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Netflix, Tv
Genre
Drama, Action, Comedy
Feel
Emotional, Funny, Gripping
Theme
Relationships, Social Issue, Crime
Language
English, French, Hindi
Released in
1 Years, 2 Years, 5 Years
Based on
History, Book, Remake
Recommended for
Adults, Kids, Elderly
Director
Takashi Miike, Akira Kurosawa, Yasujirô Ozu
Cast
Toshirô Mifune, Tatsuya Nakadai, Tadanobu Asano
Highly Rated for
Story, Acting, Action

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To help you quickly find the perfect movie, BuzzOpinion has ranked the top Japanese Movies after analyzing opinions across the web. Spirited Away is at the top of the list. Princess Mononoke is the second best. The 3rd rank goes to Seven Samurai.

To help you quickly find the perfect movie, BuzzOpinion has ranked the top Japanese Movies after analyzing opinions across the web. Spirited Away is at the top of the list. Princess Mononoke is the second best. The 3rd rank goes to Seven Samurai.

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Spirited Away
#1
Source: IMDB

Spirited Away

8.6
During her family's move to the suburbs, a sullen 10-year-old girl wanders into a world ruled by gods, witches, and spirits, and where humans are changed into beasts.
During her family's move to the suburbs, a sullen 10-year-old girl wanders into a world ruled by gods, witches, and spirits, and where humans are changed into beasts.
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Princess Mononoke
#2
Source: IMDB

Princess Mononoke

8.4
On a journey to find the cure for a Tatarigami's curse, Ashitaka finds himself in the middle of a war between the forest gods and Tatara, a mining colony. In this quest he also meets San, the Mononoke Hime.
On a journey to find the cure for a Tatarigami's curse, Ashitaka finds himself in the middle of a war between the forest gods and Tatara, a mining colony. In this quest he also meets San, the Mononoke Hime.
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Seven Samurai
#3
Source: IMDB

Seven Samurai

8.7
A poor village under attack by bandits recruits seven unemployed samurai to help them defend themselves.
A poor village under attack by bandits recruits seven unemployed samurai to help them defend themselves.
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Howl's Moving Castle
#4
Source: IMDB

Howl's Moving Castle

8.2
When an unconfident young woman is cursed with an old body by a spiteful witch, her only chance of breaking the spell lies with a self-indulgent yet insecure young wizard and his companions in his legged, walking castle.
When an unconfident young woman is cursed with an old body by a spiteful witch, her only chance of breaking the spell lies with a self-indulgent yet insecure young wizard and his companions in his legged, walking castle.
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Grave of the Fireflies
#5
Source: IMDB

Grave of the Fireflies

8.5
A young boy and his little sister struggle to survive in Japan during World War II.
A young boy and his little sister struggle to survive in Japan during World War II.
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My Neighbor Totoro
#6
Source: IMDB

My Neighbor Totoro

8.2
When two girls move to the country to be near their ailing mother, they have adventures with the wondrous forest spirits who live nearby.
When two girls move to the country to be near their ailing mother, they have adventures with the wondrous forest spirits who live nearby.
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Letters from Iwo Jima
#7
Source: IMDB

Letters from Iwo Jima

7.9
The story of the battle of Iwo Jima between the United States and Imperial Japan during World War II, as told from the perspective of the Japanese who fought it.
The story of the battle of Iwo Jima between the United States and Imperial Japan during World War II, as told from the perspective of the Japanese who fought it.
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Battle Royale
#8
Source: IMDB

Battle Royale

7.7
In the future, the Japanese government captures a class of ninth-grade students and forces them to kill each other under the revolutionary "Battle Royale" act.
In the future, the Japanese government captures a class of ninth-grade students and forces them to kill each other under the revolutionary "Battle Royale" act.
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Kimi no na wa.
#9
Source: IMDB

Kimi no na wa.

8.5
Two strangers find themselves linked in a bizarre way. When a connection forms, will distance be the only thing to keep them apart?.
Two strangers find themselves linked in a bizarre way. When a connection forms, will distance be the only thing to keep them apart?.
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Akira
#10
Source: IMDB

Akira

8.1
A secret military project endangers Neo-Tokyo when it turns a biker gang member into a rampaging psychic psychopath that only two teenagers and a group of psychics can stop.
A secret military project endangers Neo-Tokyo when it turns a biker gang member into a rampaging psychic psychopath that only two teenagers and a group of psychics can stop.
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Castle in the Sky
#11
Source: IMDB

Castle in the Sky

8.1
A young boy and a girl with a magic crystal must race against pirates and foreign agents in a search for a legendary floating castle.
A young boy and a girl with a magic crystal must race against pirates and foreign agents in a search for a legendary floating castle.
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Rashômon
#12
Source: IMDB

Rashômon

8.3
A heinous crime and its aftermath are recalled from differing points of view.
A heinous crime and its aftermath are recalled from differing points of view.
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Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind
#13
Source: IMDB

Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind

8.1
Warrior/pacifist Princess Nausicaä desperately struggles to prevent two warring nations from destroying themselves and their dying planet.
Warrior/pacifist Princess Nausicaä desperately struggles to prevent two warring nations from destroying themselves and their dying planet.
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Ghost in the Shell
#14
Source: IMDB

Ghost in the Shell

8.0
A cyborg policewoman and her partner hunt a mysterious and powerful hacker called the Puppet Master.
A cyborg policewoman and her partner hunt a mysterious and powerful hacker called the Puppet Master.
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Ran
#15
Source: IMDB

Ran

8.2
In Medieval Japan, an elderly warlord retires, handing over his empire to his three sons. However, he vastly underestimates how the new-found power will corrupt them and cause them to turn on each other.
In Medieval Japan, an elderly warlord retires, handing over his empire to his three sons. However, he vastly underestimates how the new-found power will corrupt them and cause them to turn on each other.
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Ponyo
#16
Source: IMDB

Ponyo

7.7
A five year-old boy develops a relationship with Ponyo, a goldfish princess who longs to become a human after falling in love with him.
A five year-old boy develops a relationship with Ponyo, a goldfish princess who longs to become a human after falling in love with him.
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Shinobi no kuni
#17
Source: IMDB

Shinobi no kuni

9.3
What is the only thing that can stand in the way of a ruthless warlord after total domination of a country? Ninjas. When ninja Mumon kills another fierce ninja in order to claim a reward.
What is the only thing that can stand in the way of a ruthless warlord after total domination of a country? Ninjas. When ninja Mumon kills another fierce ninja in order to claim a reward.
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Departures
#18
Source: IMDB

Departures

8.1
A newly unemployed cellist takes a job preparing the dead for funerals.
A newly unemployed cellist takes a job preparing the dead for funerals.
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Ookami kodomo no Ame to Yuki
#19
Source: IMDB

Ookami kodomo no Ame to Yuki

8.2
After her werewolf lover unexpectedly dies in an accident, a woman must find a way to raise the werewolf son and daughter that she had with him. But their inheritance of their father's traits proved to be a challenge for her.
After her werewolf lover unexpectedly dies in an accident, a woman must find a way to raise the werewolf son and daughter that she had with him. But their inheritance of their father's traits proved to be a challenge for her.
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Koe no katachi
#20
Source: IMDB

Koe no katachi

8.2
A young man is ostracized by his classmates after he bullies a deaf girl to the point where she moves away. Years later, he sets off on a path for redemption.
A young man is ostracized by his classmates after he bullies a deaf girl to the point where she moves away. Years later, he sets off on a path for redemption.
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