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Zatoichi Meets the One-Armed Swordsman
The swordsman Zatoichi is near the town. After discovering who the guilty parties are -- an accomplished Chinese martial artist named Wang Kang and his youthful attendant -- Zatoichi finds them and di...
The Battle of Okinawa
The Americans are closing the island of Okinawa. Generals and army divisions are sent to defend it. troops are diverted to other islands as the mission gets out of hand The non-combatants are forced t...
The Woman Gambler's Trump Card
The Daiei "Woman Gambler" series has 15 films.
The Rough One
A tale of wannabe yakuza youths. When not cooking up scams with his buddies, Zenkichi develops a crush on Taro's disgusted sister, Miki. But soon the young hoods run afoul of their underworld idols wh...
New Prison Walls of Abashiri 2
Suehiro Katsuji is sent to Shikoku to work and there is a turf battle between a local gang and the dock operator.
One small group refuses to bow to police pressure, and launches a campaign to take over Tokyo's drug, prostitution, and gambling rackets, despite the fact that a once-powerful yakuza clan has been dis...
A Colt Is My Passport
A gang lord hires Kamimura, a hit man, to take out a rival boss who's gotten greedy.
A swordsman living a quiet life until his clan lord orders that his son marry the lord's mistress, who has recently displeased the ruler, and he is played by Toshiro Mifune. When the young couple fell...
Portrait of Chieko
Takamura, a poet and sculptor, marries a budding artist named Chieko who dreams of becoming an oil painter. When a series of hardships befall her family, she finds herself unable to confide in her hus...
Greatest Boss of the Showa Era
It appears to be one of the very rare appearances of master thespian It in a yakuza role.
The Sword of Doom
Ryunosuke, a gifted swordsman, has no moral code and kills without remorse during the final days of the Shogunate rule. It is a way of life that leads to madness.
The Dragon and the Tiger
A young gambler returns from prison to find his gang scattered, and many gone over to his old rival. But their rivalry is not only a matter of gambling. For when he is about to marry the daughter of a...
Rise Against the Sword
Abare Goemon is confronted by a samurai. He raises an army of farmers to fight them. Lord Asakura tries to recruit Goemon to fight in a conflict between him and another clan when he sees the success G...
Opium Plateau: Hell Squad, Charge!
"A Man's Face Shows His Personal History" is the second movie in the trilogy. The war drama is set in China.
Shinobi no mono 7: Mist Saizo Strikes Back
[Period covered: 1616] Kirigakure Saizo (Mist Saizo) returns for the final time as he sets out to assassinate Tokugawa Ieyasu in order to avenge the death of Lord Sanada Yukimura. But first he must co...
The Black Kitten
Emiko helped her mother run a nightclub.
The films Sanshiro Sugata and Sanshiro Sugata part 2 have been re-made. A troubled man takes up a sport. The local practitioners of jujitsu, the older and more accepted of the two sports, dislike the ...
Invasion of Astro-Monster
Planet X wants people to help save the world. The Xiliens will cure you if you borrow two movies. Glenn and Fuji discovered that Monster Zero was actually King Ghidorah.
Ukyunosuke's Reverse Ichimonji Cut
In this exciting sequel to the popular samurai-ninja movie Ukyunosuke On Patrol, his mission to avenge his father's death continues. His discovery of a mysterious note written by his father, Inspector...
Sleepy Eyes of Death 3: Full Circle Killing
A decapitation at the hands of the shogun's monstrous misbegotten son kicks off the action and leads to more sword-fighting adventures when he's blamed for the beheading. The head-chopper's mother is ...
Shichinin no keiji
Miyoko Sekiguchi, who works at a second-rate trading company, and car mechanic Koji Fukumoto are in love. A call girl's body was found in Toyamagahara the morning after Koji and Miyoko went out for a ...
The Young Ace in Hawaii
Fourth entry in Toho's Wakadaishō series directed by Jun Fukuda and released on a simultaneous screening with Matango. Filmed on location in Hawaii.
The Yagyu Clan was ordered by the Tokugawa Shogunate to repair a shrine. Since it can't refuse the Shogunate's request, the Yagyu Clan tries to raise funds by obtaining a sword which holds the key to ...
The Yagyu Military Art: The Buried Conspiracy
Yagyu Jubei must protect the Yagyu scroll that holds the secret of the infamous assassination plotted by the Tokugawa government 30 years ago.
The story of five easygoing Yakuza who come together to save the live of a young innocent girl, Oichi, from an evil vassal.
Tragedy of the Coolie Samurai
Gonza was a handsome young laborer, a footman and spear-carrier, working hard for his meager wage. All Gonza wanted was to marry his young sweetheart, but despite their mutual poverty, her status as t...
Heavy drinkers are fathers and sons. The son was killed in a bar accident. The satire focuses on why people drink alcohol.
Love in the Air
When Shingo, his team mate, slipped and fell to his death, Satake Shoji felt responsible and left the circus for a life at sea. Shoji goes to a cabaret where he is involved in a fight. Shoji was offer...
A Flame at the Pier
Takashi Fujiki stars as a rebel in this drama about life on the Yokohama waterfront by New Wave director Masahiro Shinoda. The rebel works as an errand boy for a shipping company and vents his frustra...
Rainbow Over Kinmon
Three years had passed since Ichiro Takeo left Japan. He was a young physician with a promising future, until his medical error caused the death of a big-shot politician. He was discharged from the ho...
A giant planetoid is discovered to be on a collision course with Earth. Even though it is small, its mass is large enough to destroy the Earth. The mission was destroyed after all the ships were drawn...
The Rambler Goes North
In the nine part Wataridori series (1959-1962), Kobayashi played a wanderer on Japan’s back roads with most of the accoutrements of a Western hero, from a horse to fringes, guitar and even a trusty bu...
The Christian Revolt
Shiro Amakusa, a charismatic Christian rebel leader, helped the peasant Christians revolt against the shogunate in the year 1637.
Miyamoto Musashi: Showdown at Hannyazaka Heights
The remake of Yoshikawa's novel continues with the second installment in which Takezo, soon to be Miyamoto Musashi, emerges from the Himeji Castle after three years of intense contemplation and philos...
G-Men in the Pacific
G-men challenge a jewelry smuggling ring. The chase starts in Kyushu and continues to Kobe to Yokohama.
One week into newlywed Teiko Uhara's marriage, her husband, Kenichi, leaves on a short business trip and never returns. Along the way, Teiko discovers some surprising facts about her husband's past. W...
Flower, Storm and Gangster
A group of bank robbers plan a big robbery, but they all plan to betray each other for different reasons.
The Spear of Heroism
Lord Gennosuke and Princess Yoshi are to be betrothed to one another, however Gennosuke is already in love with Suzue who is from a lower caste. The order has been sent from up on high that if Gennosu...
A Fishwife's Tale
The popular daughter of the fish market owner is played by Hibari Misora. She sets out to help her biological father who has fallen victim to an evil plot orchestrated by those who would take over his...
Tange Sazen and the Princess
Tange Sazen interferes with an evil plot against the Iga Yagyu family.
Bitter End of a Sweet Night
A department store clerk is trying to move up the social ladder by getting involved with three women.
Blood Is Dry
A company uses a threat of suicide by an employee to turn it into an advertising campaign. With the success of the campaign, he is no longer a desperate man pointing a gun to his head, but a potential...
The Lost Alibi
A drama about a married salaryman whose affair with one of his co-workers is compromised when, returning from a secret meeting with his lover, he runs into a neighbor who is later accused of murder. T...
The Human Vapor
A scientific experiment goes wrong and transforms a librarian into The Human Vapour. He uses his new ability to rob banks to fund his girlfriend's career. The Human Vapour is ruthless in his quest for...
The Secret of the Telegian
Men are being murdered by a psycho who uses a device to locate his victims.
Japanese war film.
Tokyo Detective Girl
Emiko is a private eye.
Kanjuro Arashi's 300th film.
Moonlight Mask – The Challenging Ghost
Fifth Moonlight Mask theatrical film.
The Prickly Mouthed Geisha
Kenichi, an apprenticeship carpenter to her father Masagoro, is in love with Koharu, a young geisha. Their love life came to a halt after an argument between their fathers. Can their love survive desp...
The Human Condition I: No Greater Love
Kaji was a supervisor during the Second World War. He wants to help his prisoners, but he doesn't want to be a soldier. The escape attempt by Chinese prisoners resulted in Kaji's arrest. There is a ch...
Men in a Rough Town
An action-packed, dramatic gangster film.
Elegy of a Geisha
1959 Shintoho adaptation of Kyoka Izumi's novel "A Woman's Pedigree".
The Pacific War and the International Military Tribunal
In 1941, overpopulated Japan faces an economic boycott and its armed forces push further to the south. And despite negotiations between Japan and the U. S. A. war is declared with the attack on Pearl ...
Moonlight Mask – Duel to the Death in Dangerous Waters
Second Moonlight Mask theatrical film.
Queen Bee's Anger
Part of the Queen Bee series.
First Moonlight Mask theatrical film.
Ghost-Cat of Karakuri Tenjo
Based on the kabuki "Hana Saga Neko Mata Zoushi" (1853).
Throne of Blood
After returning to their lord's castle, the samurai warriors befriended a spirit who predicted their futures. When the first part of the spirit's prophecy comes true,Washizu's scheming wife, Asaji, pr...
In the mist of the warring age (Sengoku Era), the Kyushu based Hayato Clan is faced with a monumental battle to determine their survival.
Tales of Young Genji Kuro
Genji Kurô is a master swordsman and entrusted with protecting the ancient sword Kaen by the Otsubo family.
Five Paths to Revenge
The son of a count who was assassinated by his subordinates in a conspiracy during the Pacific War became obsessed with taking revenge on his enemies.
I Will Buy You
A talent scout is dead-set on signing a promising athlete to the Toyko Flowers.
Samurai III: Duel at Ganryu Island
Takezo is not a knight anymore. Shogun is the most powerful clan leader in Japan. He was challenged to fight. Takezo agrees to fight Kojiro in a year's time, but lives on the edge of a village. They w...
The Black Fury
A narcotics investigator for the harbor police, Eiichi Tsuda, is driven by thoughts of vengeance for the overdose death of his brother and the subsequent decline and death of their mother. Tsuda acts ...
Eagle of the Pacific
Despite his grave reservations about leading Japan's navy into war with the United States, the emperor is a loyal subject of the brilliant tactician. He opposed the attack on Pearl Harbor, but overrul...
The Battleship Yamato
The film is about the Yamato's suicide mission to Okinawa in March 1945 to defend the homeland threatened by U.S. bombers. Adapted from Mitsuru Yoshida's 1952 book "Requiem for the Battleship Yamato"....