The best movies tagged with japanese

List of the 10 best films tagged with japanese, order based on the average from the IMDB, TMDB and Rotten Tomatoes ratings
Hachi: A Dog's Tale
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Hachi: A Dog's Tale

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drama based on the true story of a college professor's bond with the abandoned dog he takes into his home.

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The Thin Red Line
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The Thin Red Line

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ased on the graphic novel by James Jones, The Thin Red Line tells the story of a group of men, an Army Rifle company called C-for-Charlie, who change, suffer, and ultimately make essential discoveries about themselves during the fierce World War II battle of Guadalcanal. It follows their journey, from the surprise of an unopposed landing, through the bloody and exhausting battles that follow, to the ultimate departure of those who survived. A powerful frontline cast - including Sean Penn, Nick Nolte, Woody Harrelson and George Clooney - explodes into action in this hauntingly realistic view of military and moral chaos in the Pacific during World War II.

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Abortion (Datai)
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Abortion (Datai)

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gynecologist attempts to rid the world of sexual problems by separating sex on the one hand and reproduction, which he feels should be left to artificial wombs.

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The Great Passage (Fune wo amu)
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The Great Passage (Fune wo amu)

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ajime, an eccentric man in publishing company, who has unique ability of words, joins the team that will compile a new dictionary, ‘The Great Passage.’ In the eclectic team, he becomes immersed in the world of dictionaries. But the team is overwhelmed with problems. Will ‘The Great Passage’ ever be completed?

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Mishima: A Life in Four Chapters
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Mishima: A Life in Four Chapters

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fictional account of the life of Japanese author Yukio Mishima told in four parts. The first three parts relate events in three of his novels: The temple of the Golden Pavilion, Kyoko's House, and Ranaway Horses. The last part depicts the events of 25th November 1970.

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Fist of Fury (Jing wu men)
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Fist of Fury (Jing wu men)

C

hen Zhen returns to the international compound of China only to learn of his beloved teacher's death. This is compounded by the continual racist harassment by the Japanese population in the area. Unlike his friends, he confronts it head on with his mastery of martial arts while investigating his teacher's murder.

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The Kingdom of Dreams and Madness (Yume to kyoki no okoku)
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The Kingdom of Dreams and Madness (Yume to kyoki no okoku)

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ollows the behind-the-scenes work of Studio Ghibli, focusing on the notable figures Hayao Miyazaki, Isao Takahata, and Toshio Suzuki.

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The Human Condition I: No Greater Love (Ningen no joken)
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The Human Condition I: No Greater Love (Ningen no joken)

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he Human Condition is a Japanese epic film trilogy made between 1959 and 1961. The trilogy follows the life of Kaji, a Japanese pacifist and socialist, as he tries to survive in the fascist and oppressive world of WWII-era Japan. No Greater Love (1959) opens with Kaji marrying his sweetheart Michiko despite his misgivings about the future.

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The Human Condition II: Road to Eternity (Ningen no joken)
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The Human Condition II: Road to Eternity (Ningen no joken)

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aji, having lost his exemption from military service by protecting Chinese prisoners from unjust punishment, has now been conscripted into the Japanese Kwantung Army. Despite his anti-militarism, Kaji excels in his training and tries to implement his ideals in his dealings with other soldiers in the face of the prevailing brutality. The film ends with the Soviet army's victorious onslaught.

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The Human Condition III: A Soldier's Prayer (Ningen no joken)
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The Human Condition III: A Soldier's Prayer (Ningen no joken)

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he Japanese forces having been shattered, Kaji and some comrades embark on an epic journey on foot southward to where Kaji hopes to rejoin Michiko. After surviving many perils he is captured by the Red Army and subjected to treatment that echoes that meted out to the Chinese.

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