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Movies from Japan that I would like to see, or that I have seen and can recommend. (chronological order)

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1
Kurutta ippji (A Crazy Page)(A Page of Madness) 1926,  Unrated)
2
A Story of Floating Weeds (Ukikusa monogatari) 1934,  Unrated)
3
Zangiku monogatari (The Story of the Last Chrysanthemums) 1979,  Unrated)
4
Drunken Angel 1948,  Unrated)
5
Stray Dog (Nora inu) 1963,  Unrated)
6
Late Spring 1949,  G)
7
Rashmon (Rashomon) (In the Woods) 1951,  Unrated)
Rashmon (Rashomon) (In the Woods)
Enjoyable, yet a somewhat disappointing film for me, except for the one forest scene, which was unforgettable....
8
Ikiru (Doomed) (Living) (To Live) 1956,  PG)
Ikiru (Doomed) (Living) (To Live)
the message is powerful and shimura is fantastic.
favorite scene: the bureaucrat descending behind the pile of paperwork.
9
The Life of Oharu (Saikaku ichidai onna) 1952,  G)
10
Tokyo Story (Tky monogatari) 1953,  G)
11
Gion bayashi (A Geisha) 1953,  Unrated)
Gion bayashi (A Geisha)
criticker rating: 92
12
Chikamatsu monogatari (The Crucified Lovers) 1954,  Unrated)
13
Sansho the Bailiff 1954,  Unrated)
14
Ugetsu monogatari 1954,  Unrated)
Ugetsu monogatari
recommended by rubystevens.
15
Seven Samurai (Shichinin no Samurai) 1954,  Unrated)
Seven Samurai (Shichinin no Samurai)
haiku review:

a village spared
by the ronin's bravery
katanas on hill..............
16
Kumonosu J (Throne of Blood) (Macbeth) 1957,  Unrated)
17
The Hidden Fortress (kakushi-toride No San-akunin) 1958,  Unrated)
18
Ohayo (Good Morning) 1959,  Unrated)
19
Onna ga kaidan wo agaru toki (When a Woman Ascends the Stairs) 1963,  Unrated)
Onna ga kaidan wo agaru toki (When a Woman Ascends the Stairs)
recommended by rubystevens.....
20
Yojimbo 1961,  Unrated)
Yojimbo
udon western ???
21
Kohayagawa-ke no aki (The End of Summer) (Early Autumn) 1961,  Unrated)
22
Pigs and Battleships (Buta to gunkan) (Hogs and Warships) 1961,  Unrated)
23
The Warui yatsu hodo yoku nemuru (The Bad Sleep Well) 1962,  Unrated)
24
Otoshiana (Pitfall) 1962,  Unrated)
25
Sanjuro (Tsubaki Sanjr) 1962,  PG-13)
26
Harakiri 1962,  Unrated)
27
Revenge of a Kabuki Actor (Yukinojo henge) 1963,  Unrated)
Revenge of a Kabuki Actor (Yukinojo henge)
two deaths avenged / born under a lonely star / then fades into wheat
28
Sanma no aji (An Autumn Afternoon) (The Widower) 1964,  Unrated)
29
Nippon konchuki (The Insect Woman) 1963,  Unrated)
30
Kaidan (Kwaidan) (Ghost Stories) 1964,  Unrated)
Kaidan (Kwaidan) (Ghost Stories)
rubystevens recommended this one and her review rings true to me...my favorite episode: the snow woman.......
31
Kiga kaikyo (A Fugitive from the Past) 1965,  Unrated)
Kiga kaikyo (A Fugitive from the Past)
recommended by rubystevens....
32
Suna no Onna (Woman in the Dunes) 1964,  Unrated)
33
Sword of the Beast 1965,  Unrated)
34
Hakuchu no torima (The Daylight Demon) (Violence at High Noon) 1966,  Unrated)
35
Samurai Rebellion 1967,  Unrated)
36
Branded to Kill 1967,  Unrated)
37
The Sword of Doom 1966,  Unrated)
The Sword of Doom
recommended by rubystevens.....
38
Yabu no naka no kuroneko (Black Cat from the Grove) 1968,  Unrated)
39
Shinj: Ten no amijima (Double Suicide) 1969,  Unrated)
Shinj: Ten no amijima (Double Suicide)
recommended by rubystevens......
40
Blind Beast (Mj) 1969,  Unrated)
41
Goyokin (Official Gold) (Steel Edge of Revenge) 1969,  Unrated)
42
Female Convict Scorpion: Jailhouse 41 (Joshuu sasori: Dai-41 zakkyo-b) 2000,  Unrated)
43
Lady Snowblood (Lady Snowblood: Blizzard from the Netherworld) (Shurayukihime) 1973,  R)
44
Kawaita hana (Pale Flower) 1974,  Unrated)
45
Den-en ni shisu (Pastoral Hide and Seek) 1974,  Unrated)
Den-en ni shisu (Pastoral Hide and Seek)
recommended by jimbotender.
46
Dersu Uzala 1975,  G)
47
In the Realm of the Senses 1976,  NC-17)
48
Empire of Passion (Ai no borei) (In the Realm of Passion) 1978,  R)
49
Kagemusha (Shadow Warrior) (The Double) 1980,  PG)
Kagemusha (Shadow Warrior) (The Double)
The visual splendor made this truly memorable.
50
Narayama bushiko (Ballad of Narayama) 1984,  Unrated)
51
Ran 1985,  R)
52
Dreams 1990,  PG)
53
Sonatine 1993,  R)
54
47 Ronin 1994,  Unrated)
55
Fireworks (Hana-bi) 1997,  R)
56
Yume no ginga (Labyrinth of Dreams) 1997,  Unrated)
57
Red Angel 1999,  Unrated)
58
Monday 2000,  Unrated)
59
Eureka (Yreka) 2001,  Unrated)
60
All About Lily Chou-Chou (Riri Shushu no subete) 2002,  Unrated)
61
Suicide Club 2002,  R)
62
The Twilight Samurai (Tasogare Seibei) 2004,  Unrated)
63
Nobody Knows (Dare mo shiranai) 2004,  PG-13)
64
Kimy na skasu (Strange Circus) 2005,  Unrated)
65
Hotaru no haka 2005,  Unrated)
66
Death Note (Desu nto) (TV SHOW) ,  Unrated)
67
Hana 2006,  PG-13)
68
Kamome shokudo (Kamome Diner) 2006,  Unrated)
Kamome shokudo (Kamome Diner)
japanese restaurant in finland....hope to place my order soon....
69
Bushi no Ichibun (Love and Honor) 2007,  PG-13)
Bushi no Ichibun (Love and Honor)
criticker rating: 91, great......
70
13 Assassins 2011,  R)
13 Assassins
recommended by several flixster friends......
71
The Terrorizers (Kong Bu Fen Zi) 2011,  Unrated)
The Terrorizers (Kong Bu Fen Zi)
recommended by rubystevens & criticker:92...

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