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:
84
Combined Critics Rating: 80

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.



Mononoke-hime(1997)

Combined Rating:
81
Combined Critics Rating: 73

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.



Omohide poro poro(1991)

Combined Rating:
70
Combined Critics Rating: 70

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



Tokyo Sonata(2008)

Combined Rating:
66
Combined Critics Rating: 72

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: 72

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: 69

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



Kiseki(2011)

Combined Rating:
60
Combined Critics Rating: 70

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.



Vampire Hunter D: Bloodlust(2000)

Combined Rating:
58
Combined Critics Rating: 48

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



Cure(1997)

Combined Rating:
57
Combined Critics Rating: 60

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



Ichimei(2011)

Combined Rating:
55
Combined Critics Rating: 59

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.



An(2015)

Combined Rating:
52
Combined Critics Rating: 56

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 ...



Mirai no Mirai(2018)

Combined Rating:
52
Combined Critics Rating: 72

A young boy encounters a magical garden which enables him to travel through time and meet his relatives from different eras, with guidance by his younger sister from the future.



Nanking(2007)

Combined Rating:
51
Combined Critics Rating: 61

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



Jigoku de naze warui(2013)

Combined Rating:
51
Combined Critics Rating: 55

A renegade film crew becomes embroiled with a yakuza clan feud.



Azumi(2003)

Combined Rating:
50
Combined Critics Rating: 42

Raised to deal in cold blooded death, the teenage assassin girl Azumi must defeat three evil warlords while also battling her own heart.



Akira(1988)

Combined Rating:
47
Combined Critics Rating: 24

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.



Uzumaki(2000)

Combined Rating:
46
Combined Critics Rating: 45

The inhabitants of a small Japanese town become increasingly obsessed with and tormented by spirals.



Akai hashi no shita no nurui mizu(2001)

Combined Rating:
46
Combined Critics Rating: 56

A down-and-out businessman travels to a seaside town, where he meets a woman with unusual sexual powers.




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