Tag: japanese

An Autumn Afternoon (1962) 8.1

An Autumn Afternoon (1962)

Storyline:In the early 60's in Tokyo, the widower Hirayama is a former captain from the Japanese navy that works as a manager of a factory and lives with his twenty-four year-old daughter Michiko and his son Kazuo in ...

Once Were Enemies (2013) 8.1

Once Were Enemies (2013)

Storyline:Two parallel stories of Japanese and American WWII enemies play out on the island where they fought 60 years prior. They meet face-to-face for the first time and their adventures take them into the jungle wh...

Prisoners of the Sun (1990) 6.3

Prisoners of the Sun (1990)

Storyline:The island of Ambon in Indonesia, 1945. During the War, the number of Australian POWs on the island had dropped from 1100 to less than 300 due to abuses by their Japanese captors. Capt. Cooper is the chief p...

Tamago (2015) 6.4

Tamago (2015)

Storyline:Kii Peninsula, Wakayama, Japan. In a small harbor town at the Southernmost end of Honshu Island, a Highschool senior and the only daughter of 'Fukuro Restaurant' Sora Hirami lives alone with her father Taich...

Bed & Board (1970) 7.5

Bed & Board (1970)

Storyline:Some time after "Baisers Volés", Antoine Doinel (Jean-Pierre Léaud) and Christine Darbon (Claude Jade) are married and Antoine works dying flowers, and Christine is pregnant and gives private classes of viol...

Gamera 3: Revenge of Iris (1999) 7.3

Gamera 3: Revenge of Iris (1999)

Storyline:This final installment of the recent Gamera trilogy begins with schoolgirl Ayana discovering a large egg in a cave that, according to legend, houses demons. The egg hatches into a small monster, which Ayana ...

Merrill’s Marauders (1962) 6.6

Merrill’s Marauders (1962)

Storyline:Brigadier General Frank D. Merrill leads the 3,000 American volunteers of his 5307th Composite Unit (Provisional), aka "Merrill's Marauders", behind Japanese lines across Burma to Myitkyina, pushing beyond t...

Return of the Chinese Boxer (1977) 6.5

Return of the Chinese Boxer (1977)

Storyline:In wake of the First Sino-Japanese War (1894-1895), a group of Japanese warlords calculate that the best way to prepare an invasion of the rest of China from their southern Manchuria staging ground. They for...

Tokyo Raiders (2000) 5.9

Tokyo Raiders (2000)

Storyline:Is anyone who he says he is in this caper that moves from Hong Kong and Las Vegas to Tokyo? Ken doesn't show up in Vegas for his wedding; his disconsolate bride, Macy, heads home for Hong Kong and finds John...

Kotoko (2011) 6.7

Kotoko (2011)

Storyline:The story of a single mother who suffers from double vision; caring for her baby is a nerve-wrecking task that eventually leads her to a nervous breakdown. She is suspected of being a child abuser when thing...

Why Don’t You Play in Hell? (2013) 7.2

Why Don’t You Play in Hell? (2013)

Storyline:A renegade film crew becomes embroiled with a yakuza clan feud.User Reviews: "This movie exists only to impress you."Acclaimed Japanese director, Shion Sono (Love Exposure, Suicide Club, Coldfish) ...

Beyond Outrage (2012) 6.8

Beyond Outrage (2012)

Storyline:As the police launch a full-scale crackdown on organized crime, it ignites a national yakuza struggle between the Sanno of the East and Hanabishi of the West. Written by ProductionUser Review...

Ichi (2008) 6.6

Ichi (2008)

Storyline:Following the footsteps of the blind masseur and swordsman Zatoichi comes Ichi, a woman and a daughter who travels the land as a 'goze' or visually impaired woman who plays the traditional three-stringed sha...

The Outrage (2010) 6.8

The Outrage (2010)

Storyline:The plot concerns a struggle for power amongst Tokyo's Yakuza clans, today just as likely to be playing the stock market as shaking down pachinko parlors, over which the Sanmo-kai clan holds sway in the face...

Moonlit Winter (2019) 8.5

Moonlit Winter (2019)

Storyline:In winter, a mother and her daughter live together alone. The daughter, a high school student, accidentally reads a letter to her mother and finds out the secret her mother has been hiding all her life.User ...

Hapkido (1972) 7

Hapkido (1972)

Storyline:Korea, 1934. During the Japanese occupation, there is open warfare between rival martial arts schools. There is a fight in the marketplace, and three Chinese students can't stand the unfair way of students t...

Ghost Squad (2018) 9.4

Ghost Squad (2018)

Storyline:After a group of girls get murdered, they come back as ghosts and seek revenge.User Reviews: Find showtimes, watch trailers, browse photos, track your Watchlist and rate your favorite movies and TV shows on ...

Loners (2000) 7.7

Loners (2000)

Storyline:Robert works for a travel agency and helps to arrange scenes from the everyday lives of "ordinary" Czech families as an attraction for Japanese tourists. He also works as a kind of matchmaker and occasionall...

We Hope for A Blooming (2018) 6.2

We Hope for A Blooming (2018)

Storyline:Mitsuki is shy and rather isolated at school. Towa is on the basketball team and Mitsuki's class-mate. Due to circumstances, Mitsuki soon begins to socialize with four jocks of the basketball team, which aff...

Tokyo Story (1953) 8.2

Tokyo Story (1953)

Storyline:Elderly couple Shukishi and Tomi Hirayama live in the small coastal village of Onomichi, Japan with their youngest daughter, schoolteacher Kyoko Hirayama. Their other three surviving adult children, who they...

Collision Course (1989) 4.7

Collision Course (1989)

Storyline:Tony Costas, a brash, obnoxious, sexist and racist Detroit cop who has long since stopped following the rules, gets told that he will have to work with Inspector Fuji, a straightlaced policeman from Japan. F...

Major League II (1994) 5.5

Major League II (1994)

Storyline:Those Cleveland Indians are at it again! After losing in the ALCS the year before, the Indians are determined to make it into the World Series this time! First, though, they have to contend with Rachel Phelp...

Hachi: A Dog’s Tale (2009) 8.1

Hachi: A Dog’s Tale (2009)

Storyline:Commuting by train, music professor Parker Wilson finds an Akita puppy, whose cage broke unnoticed during shipping, leaving his destination unknown, and since the station can't care for it and the dog catche...

The Empty Hands (2017) 6.4

The Empty Hands (2017)

Storyline:Half Japanese Hong Kong girl Mari Hirakawa who succeeds karate school after tragic death of her Karate master and father encounters ex-karate student, ex-yakuza Chan Keung who also succeeds the half of her f...