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Top 20 Japanese Films

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The best ever films to come out of Japan.

Rated 0 points - posted 8 years ago by missdeweydecimal in category Movies.
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Spirited Away Report Abuse
This animated classic is quite possibly some of the best animation in the world.
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Seven Samurai Report Abuse
This Kurosawa Samurai epic is part modern samurai film, and part spaghetti western. In his classic tale, seven samurai come to the rescue of a small village being pillaged by bandits.
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Crazed Fruit Report Abuse
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Rashomon Report Abuse
One of Kurosawa's greatest works, this film tells the story of heinous crime, and showing the aftermath of the event as it is recalled from differing points of view.
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Grave of the Fireflies Report Abuse
This powerful World War II film looks at the war from a different side, showing two children struggling to stay alive.
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Chushingura Report Abuse
Originally a Kabuki tale, The 47 Ronin is a classic Japanese story that has been dapted in many modern films. While not the first, this version captures the tale fully, displaying the action on a much larger and impressive scale than any of the previous films.
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Ikiru Report Abuse
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The Life of Oharu Report Abuse
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Hidden Fortress Report Abuse
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Ran Report Abuse
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