Sen to Chihiro no kamikakushi(2001)

Combined Rating:
93
Combined Critics Rating: 90

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.



Kaze tachinu(2013)

Combined Rating:
85
Combined Critics Rating: 83

A look at the life of Jiro Horikoshi, the man who designed Japanese fighter planes during World War II.



Ran(1985)

Combined Rating:
85
Combined Critics Rating: 81

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...and him.



13 Assassins(2010)

Combined Rating:
83
Combined Critics Rating: 80

A group of assassins come together for a suicide mission to kill an evil lord.



Mononoke-hime(1997)

Combined Rating:
82
Combined Critics Rating: 74

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.



Zatôichi(2003)

Combined Rating:
79
Combined Critics Rating: 75

The blind masseur/swordsman comes to a town in control of warring gangs, and while bunking with a farming family, he meets two women with their own agenda.



The Twilight Samurai(2002)

Combined Rating:
72
Combined Critics Rating: 71

A 19th-century samurai tries to protect a battered wife.



Omohide poro poro(1991)

Combined Rating:
71
Combined Critics Rating: 72

A twenty-seven-year-old office worker travels to the countryside while reminiscing about her childhood in Tokyo.



Drive My Car(2021)

Combined Rating:
67
Combined Critics Rating: 81

Yusuke Kafuku is a stage actor and director happily married to his playwright wife. Then one day she disappears.



Tokyo Sonata(2008)

Combined Rating:
66
Combined Critics Rating: 73

An ordinary Japanese family slowly disintegrates after its patriarch loses his job at a prominent company.



Like Someone in Love(2012)

Combined Rating:
66
Combined Critics Rating: 73

In Tokyo, a young sex worker develops an unexpected connection with a widower over a period of two days.



Weathering with You(2019)

Combined Rating:
65
Combined Critics Rating: 70

A high-school boy who has run away to Tokyo befriends a girl who appears to be able to manipulate the weather.



Vampire Hunter D: Bloodlust(2000)

Combined Rating:
60
Combined Critics Rating: 50

When a girl is abducted by a vampire, a legendary bounty hunter is hired to bring her back.



Kiseki(2011)

Combined Rating:
60
Combined Critics Rating: 71

Twelve-year-old Koichi, who has been separated from his brother Ryunosuke due to his parents' divorce, hears a rumor that the new bullet trains will precipitate a wish-granting miracle when they pass each other at top speed.



Cure(1997)

Combined Rating:
58
Combined Critics Rating: 62

A frustrated detective deals with the case of several gruesome murders committed by people who have no recollection of what they've done.



Hara-Kiri: Death of a Samurai(2011)

Combined Rating:
56
Combined Critics Rating: 61

An tale of revenge, honor and disgrace, centering on a poverty-stricken samurai who discovers the fate of his ronin son-in-law, setting in motion a tense showdown of vengeance against the house of a feudal lord.



Wheel of Fortune and Fantasy(2021)

Combined Rating:
54
Combined Critics Rating: 71

An unexpected love triangle, a failed seduction trap and an encounter that results from a misunderstanding, told in three movements to depict three female characters and trace the trajectories between their choices and regrets.



An(2015)

Combined Rating:
53
Combined Critics Rating: 58

The manager of a pancake stall finds himself confronted with an odd but sympathetic elderly woman looking for work. A taste of her homemade bean jelly convinces him to hire her, which ...



The Hidden Blade(2004)

Combined Rating:
52
Combined Critics Rating: 57

During the time of change of the mid-19th Century, Yaichiro is bid farewell by his fellow samurai friends Munezo and Samon as he leaves their clan's fiefdom on the northwest coast of Japan ...



Nanking(2007)

Combined Rating:
52
Combined Critics Rating: 62

Through readings of historical account by actors and the testimony of survivors, the events of the Nanjing Massacre are recounted.




0
1
2