Family-Friendly

Blanka (2015)
  • Drama
  • 1h 15m
  • 2015
The Great Yokai War (2005)
  • Fantasy, Horror
  • 2h 4m
  • 2005
Listen to the Universe (2019)
  • Drama, Music
  • 1h 59m
  • 2019
The Miracles of the Namiya General Store (2017)
  • Drama, Family
  • 2h 9m
  • 2017
Yoshino's Barber Shop (2004)
  • Comedy, Family
  • 1h 36m
  • 2004

Understated Comedy

The Actor (2016)
  • Comedy, Romance
  • 2h 3m
  • 2016
The Drudgery Train (2012)
  • Comedy, Drama
  • 1h 54m
  • 2012
Lying to Mom (2019)
  • Drama, Comedy
  • 2h 13m
  • 2019
Mori, the Artist's Habitat (2018)
  • Comedy, Biopic
  • 1h 39m
  • 2018

Heartbreaking Romance

Josee, The Tiger, and the Fish (2003)
  • Drama, Romance
  • 1h 56m
  • 2003
Journey to the Shore (2015)
  • Drama, Fantasy
  • 2h 8m
  • 2015
Shape of Red (2020)
  • Drama, Romance
  • 2h 3m
  • 2020

Jidaigeki (Period Films)

Sakuran (2007)
  • Period Film, Drama
  • 1h 51m
  • 2007
The Twilight Samurai (2002)
  • Period Film, Drama
  • 2h 9m
  • 2002

Dark & Violent

Bright Future (2003)
  • Drama, Crime
  • 1h 55m
  • 2003
Confessions (2010)
  • Psychological, Thriller
  • 1h 46m
  • 2010
The Devil's Path (2013)
  • Drama, Crime
  • 2h 8m
  • 2013
Fires on the Plain (2015)
  • Drama, War
  • 1h 27m
  • 2015
Sway (2006)
  • Drama, Crime
  • 1h 59m
  • 2006

Sci-Fi & Fantasy

Air Doll (2009)
  • Drama, Romance
  • 2h 5m
  • 2009
The Great Yokai War (2005)
  • Fantasy, Horror
  • 2h 4m
  • 2005
The Miracles of the Namiya General Store (2017)
  • Drama, Family
  • 2h 9m
  • 2017
Plan 75 (2018)
  • Short, Sci-Fi
  • 18min
  • 2018
Real (2013)
  • Drama, Sci-Fi
  • 2h 7m
  • 2013

Strong Female Lead

Blanka (2015)
  • Drama
  • 1h 15m
  • 2015
One Million Yen Girl (2008)
  • Drama, Comedy
  • 2h 1m
  • 2008
Rebirth (2011)
  • Drama
  • 2h 27m
  • 2011
Sakuran (2007)
  • Period Film, Drama
  • 1h 51m
  • 2007
Still the Water (2014)
  • Drama
  • 2h 0m
  • 2014

Films About Filmmaking

The Actor (2016)
  • Comedy, Romance
  • 2h 3m
  • 2016
Red Post on Escher Street (2020)
  • Comedy, Drama
  • 2h 28m
  • 2020

Social Issues & Politics

The Chicken (2020)
  • Short, Drama
  • 13min
  • 2020
Complicity (2018)
  • Drama
  • 1h 56m
  • 2018
Hush! (2001)
  • Drama, Comedy
  • 2h 15m
  • 2001
Plan 75 (2018)
  • Short, Sci-Fi
  • 18min
  • 2018

Japan Academy Film Prize Winners

Confessions (2010)
  • Psychological, Thriller
  • 1h 46m
  • 2010
Listen to the Universe (2019)
  • Drama, Music
  • 1h 59m
  • 2019
Rebirth (2011)
  • Drama
  • 2h 27m
  • 2011
The Twilight Samurai (2002)
  • Period Film, Drama
  • 2h 9m
  • 2002

Cannes Film Festival Selections

Air Doll (2009)
  • Drama, Romance
  • 2h 5m
  • 2009
Bright Future (2003)
  • Drama, Crime
  • 1h 55m
  • 2003
Hush! (2001)
  • Drama, Comedy
  • 2h 15m
  • 2001
Journey to the Shore (2015)
  • Drama, Fantasy
  • 2h 8m
  • 2015
Still the Water (2014)
  • Drama
  • 2h 0m
  • 2014
Sway (2006)
  • Drama, Crime
  • 1h 59m
  • 2006