Filming Location Matching "Osaka, Japan" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. Solaris (1971)

14 | 167 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

8.1
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90 Metascore

A psychologist is sent to a station orbiting a distant planet in order to discover what has caused the crew to go insane.

Director: Andrei Tarkovsky | Stars: Natalya Bondarchuk, Donatas Banionis, Jüri Järvet, Vladislav Dvorzhetskiy

Votes: 67,711

2. Equals (2015)

6 | 101 min | Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi

6.1
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43 Metascore

In an emotionless utopia, two people fall in love when they regain their feelings from a mysterious disease, causing tensions between them and their society.

Director: Drake Doremus | Stars: Nicholas Hoult, Kristen Stewart, Vernetta Lopez, Scott Lawrence

Votes: 23,159 | Gross: $0.03M

3. The Amazing Race (2001– )

60 min | Action, Adventure, Family

7.6
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Multiple teams race around the globe for $1,000,000 to 'amazing' locations.

Stars: Phil Keoghan, Joyce Agu, Uchenna Agu, Jet McCoy

Votes: 12,644

4. Black Rain (1989)

16 | 125 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

6.6
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56 Metascore

Two NYC cops arrest a Yakuza member and must escort him when he's extradited to Japan.

Director: Ridley Scott | Stars: Michael Douglas, Andy Garcia, Ken Takakura, Kate Capshaw

Votes: 44,720 | Gross: $46.21M

5. Zhui bu (2017)

106 min | Action, Thriller

5.3
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68 Metascore

Accused of heinous crimes he didn't commit, a prosecutor sets out on a mission to clear his name.

Director: John Woo | Stars: Hanyu Zhang, Masaharu Fukuyama, Stephy Qi, Ji-won Ha

Votes: 1,928

6. Tôkyô monogatari (1953)

AL | 136 min | Drama

8.2
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An old couple visit their children and grandchildren in the city; but the children have little time for them.

Director: Yasujirô Ozu | Stars: Chishû Ryû, Chieko Higashiyama, Sô Yamamura, Setsuko Hara

Votes: 42,213

7. Samsara (I) (2011)

12 | 102 min | Documentary, Music

8.5
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65 Metascore

Filmed over nearly five years in twenty-five countries on five continents, and shot on seventy-millimetre film, Samsara transports us to the varied worlds of sacred grounds, disaster zones, industrial complexes, and natural wonders.

Director: Ron Fricke | Stars: Balinese Tari Legong Dancers, Ni Made Megahadi Pratiwi, Puti Sri Candra Dewi, Putu Dinda Pratika

Votes: 28,847 | Gross: $2.60M

8. Tora! Tora! Tora! (1970)

14 | 144 min | Action, Drama, History

7.5
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In 1941, following months of economic embargo, Japan prepares to open its war against the United States with a preventive strike on the US naval base at Pearl Harbor.

Directors: Richard Fleischer, Kinji Fukasaku, Toshio Masuda | Stars: Martin Balsam, Sô Yamamura, Jason Robards, Joseph Cotten

Votes: 28,617 | Gross: $29.55M

9. Rurôni Kenshin: Meiji kenkaku roman tan (2012)

16 | 134 min | Action, Drama, History

7.6
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A former assassin who has resolved to never kill again has his vow sorely tested.

Director: Keishi Ohtomo | Stars: J. Michael Tatum, Colleen Clinkenbeard, Patrick Seitz, Takeru Satoh

Votes: 17,720

10. The Yakuza (1974)

112 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.3
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American private-eye Harry Kilmer returns to Japan to rescue a friend's kidnapped daughter from the clutches of the Yakuza.

Director: Sydney Pollack | Stars: Robert Mitchum, Ken Takakura, Brian Keith, Herb Edelman

Votes: 6,661

11. Shin kidô senki Gundam W (1995–1996)

6 | 30 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

8.2
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A squadron of giant robot pilots of a beleaguered Earth colony bring the war to their oppressive home planet.

Stars: Hikaru Midorikawa, Toshihiko Seki, Ryûzô Ishino, Akio Ôtsuka

Votes: 3,719

12. Kiseijuu (2014)

109 min | Action, Drama, Horror

7.0
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The humanity is suffering from murders all over the globe, called "Mincemeat murders". High school student, Izumi Shinichi has a parasite living off him, having replaced his right hand, and he might be the discoverer of truth.

Director: Takashi Yamazaki | Stars: Shôta Sometani, Eri Fukatsu, Ai Hashimoto, Kazuki Kitamura

Votes: 3,349

13. Hikari (II) (2017)

6 | 101 min | Drama, Romance

6.4
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52 Metascore

A passionate writer of film versions for the visually impaired meets an older photographer who is slowly losing his eyesight.

Director: Naomi Kawase | Stars: Masatoshi Nagase, Ayame Misaki, Tatsuya Fuji, Kazuko Shirakawa

Votes: 1,029

14. The Last Voyage (1960)

91 min | Drama

6.7
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After a boiler explosion aboard an aging ocean liner, a man struggles to free his injured wife from the wreckage of their cabin and ensure the safety of their four-year-old daughter as the ship begins to sink.

Director: Andrew L. Stone | Stars: Robert Stack, Dorothy Malone, George Sanders, Edmond O'Brien

Votes: 1,633

15. Ruang rak noi nid mahasan (2003)

R | 112 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.6
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73 Metascore

A suicidal, obsessively compulsive Japanese librarian is forced to lie low in Thailand with a pot-smoking woman coping with the recent loss of her sister.

Director: Pen-Ek Ratanaruang | Stars: Tadanobu Asano, Sinitta Boonyasak, Takashi Miike, Laila Boonyasak

Votes: 10,427 | Gross: $0.03M

16. Mibu gishi den (2002)

143 min | Drama

7.6
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A samurai goes to extraordinary lengths to provide for his family.

Director: Yôjirô Takita | Stars: Kiichi Nakai, Kôichi Satô, Yui Natsukawa, Takehiro Murata

Votes: 4,388

17. Kiseijuu: Kanketsuhen (2015)

117 min | Action, Drama, Horror

6.5
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Humanity is under attack by human-mimicking flesh-eating alien parasites. One parasite bonds with his young high school student host, and he convinces the parasite to help him stop the others.

Director: Takashi Yamazaki | Stars: Tadanobu Asano, Jun Kunimura, Kazuki Kitamura, Shôta Sometani

Votes: 1,839

18. Bushi no ichibun (2006)

121 min | Drama, Romance

7.8
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A look at the relationship between a young blind samurai (Kimura) and his wife, who will make a sacrifice in order to defend her husband's honor.

Director: Yôji Yamada | Stars: Takuya Kimura, Rei Dan, Mitsugorô Bandô, Takashi Sasano

Votes: 2,924 | Gross: $0.02M

19. Setoutsumi (2016)

75 min | Drama

6.5
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In a series of segments two different and contrasting high school students share experiences in their young lives as they idle away the extra time on their hands. One is serious and the ... See full summary »

Director: Tatsushi Ohmori | Stars: Sôsuke Ikematsu, Motomi Makiguchi, Takuya Matsumoto, Ayami Nakajô

Votes: 352

20. Miss Osaka

Drama, Thriller | Filming

Unconfident about herself, Ines (24), dreams of being someone else. She gets an unexpected chance to take over a foreign woman's identity while accompanying her boyfriend on his business ... See full summary »

Director: Daniel Dencik | Stars: Victoria Carmen Sonne, Mikkel Boe Følsgaard, Mirai Moriyama, Kaho Minami

21. Gyakuten saiban (2012)

135 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.6
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This movie is based on the second and fourth cases in the popular video game Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney. The plot follows Phoenix Wright, a novice lawyer, who faces off against expert ... See full summary »

Director: Takashi Miike | Stars: Hiroki Narimiya, Takumi Saitoh, Mirei Kiritani, Akiyoshi Nakao

Votes: 2,415

22. Flight from Ashiya (1964)

100 min | Adventure, Romance, Drama

5.4
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A flight crew tries to save the survivors of a shipwreck off the coast of Japan during a raging typhoon.

Director: Michael Anderson | Stars: Yul Brynner, Richard Widmark, George Chakiris, Suzy Parker

Votes: 417

23. The Great Happiness Space: Tale of an Osaka Love Thief (2006)

76 min | Documentary

7.9
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Welcome to The Great Happiness Space: Rakkyo Café. The club's owner, Issei (22), has a staff of twenty boys all under his training to become the top escorts of Osaka's underground love ... See full summary »

Director: Jake Clennell

Votes: 1,328

24. Sasameyuki (1983)

140 min | Drama, Romance

7.3
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The orphaned Makioka sisters look for a husband for their third sister, Yukiko, as the rebellious youngest sister, Taeko, is kept waiting her turn.

Director: Kon Ichikawa | Stars: Yoshiko Sakuma, Sayuri Yoshinaga, Yûko Kotegawa, Jûzô Itami

Votes: 1,157

25. Yoru no onnatachi (1948)

75 min | Drama

7.3
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A mistress of a drug dealer in post-war Japan is shocked when she discovers that he is having an affair with her sister.

Director: Kenji Mizoguchi | Stars: Kinuyo Tanaka, Sanae Takasugi, Tomie Tsunoda, Mitsuo Nagata

Votes: 901

26. Meeting People Is Easy (1998)

99 min | Documentary, Music

7.5
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An entertaining "rockumentary" about Radiohead that shows some of the tedium of being a rock star, as well as some of the fun stuff.

Director: Grant Gee | Stars: Radiohead, Thom Yorke, Jonny Greenwood, Ed O'Brien

Votes: 2,909 | Gross: $0.05M

27. Meshi (1951)

97 min | Drama

7.9
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Michiyo lives in the small place Osaka and is not happy with her marriage, all she does is cook and clean for her husband.

Director: Mikio Naruse | Stars: Ken Uehara, Setsuko Hara, Yukiko Shimazaki, Yôko Sugi

Votes: 1,175

28. Shinkansen daibakuha (1975)

152 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.9
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Criminals plant a bomb on a high-speed train. It will explode when the train slows down, unless a ransom is paid.

Director: Jun'ya Satô | Stars: Ken Takakura, Shin'ichi Chiba, Kei Yamamoto, Eiji Gô

Votes: 739

29. Suna no utsuwa (1974)

143 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

7.6
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Detectives investigate the murder of an old man found in a Tokyo rail yard.

Director: Yoshitarô Nomura | Stars: Tetsurô Tanba, Gô Katô, Kensaku Morita, Yôko Shimada

Votes: 869

30. Top Knot Detective (2017)

87 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

7.1
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This is the story of how a failed Japanese samurai series, became an instant cult classic.

Directors: Aaron McCann, Dominic Pearce | Stars: Toshi Okuzaki, Masa Yamaguchi, Mayu Iwasaki, Kuni Hashimoto

Votes: 125

31. Gamera tai Daimaju Jaiga (1970)

83 min | Action, Adventure, Family

5.6
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When an ancient statue is moved for display in Expo '70, a giant, vaguely Triceratops-like monster is released. The monster goes to Japan in pursuit of the statue and ends up battling Gamera, the giant flying turtle.

Director: Noriaki Yuasa | Stars: Tsutomu Takakuwa, Kelly Varis, Katherine Murphy, Kon Ohmura

Votes: 819

32. Jingi naki tatakai: Dairi sensô (1973)

119 min | Action, Drama

7.5
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Yakuza boss Shozo Hirono must choose his alliances carefully as the local gangster family affiliations prove themselves to be wildly unstable, causing gang conflicts to slowly escalate.

Director: Kinji Fukasaku | Stars: Bunta Sugawara, Akira Kobayashi, Tsunehiko Watase, Shingo Yamashiro

Votes: 900

33. Hit So Hard (2011)

103 min | Documentary, Biography, Music

6.9
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52 Metascore

A documentary that follows Hole drummer Patty Schemel as she struggles with fame and addiction.

Director: P. David Ebersole | Stars: Patty Schemel, Courtney Love, Eric Erlandson, Melissa Auf der Maur

Votes: 612 | Gross: $0.03M

34. Il mondo di notte numero 3 (1963)

110 min | Documentary, Musical

5.5
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A documentary highlighting some of the oddest, strangest and more grotesque examples of human behavior. Included are a tour of the Grand Guignol theater in Paris, a man who sticks long ... See full summary »

Director: Gianni Proia | Stars: George Sanders, Alexander, Maria Ansaldi, Laura Betti

Votes: 67

35. Doro no kawa (1981)

105 min | Drama

8.0
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In post-War Japan, a boy from a noodle store-owning family befriends a neighboring boy living in poverty.

Director: Kôhei Oguri | Stars: Takahiro Tamura, Mariko Kaga, Nobutaka Asahara, Makiko Shibata

Votes: 600

36. Jingi naki tatakai: Kanketsu-hen (1974)

100 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.6
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While Hirono is in prison, his rival Takeda turns his own crime organization into a political party, whose two executives stir up new tensions in their thirst for power.

Director: Kinji Fukasaku | Stars: Seizô Fukumoto, Nobuo Kaneko, Jô Shishido, Bunta Sugawara

Votes: 699

37. Kamen Raidâ (1971– )

30 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.8
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A grasshopper-like, motorcycle-riding cyborg (joined by another one later in the show) fights the evil organization that transformed him for their evil deeds.

Stars: Hiroshi Fujioka, Shinji Nakae, Jirô Yabuki, Wakako Oki

Votes: 170

38. Yatsuhaka-mura (1977)

151 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

6.6
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The heir to a family fortune discovers that a curse has been placed on it, put there centuries before by a band of samurai warriors.

Director: Yoshitarô Nomura | Stars: Ken'ichi Hagiwara, Mayumi Ogawa, Tsutomu Yamazaki, Yôko Yamamoto

Votes: 231

39. Sign Gene (2017)

Adventure

7.6
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The first generation of deaf superheroes with superpowers through the use of sign language.

Director: Emilio Insolera | Stars: Emilio Insolera, Benjamin Bahan, Hiroshi Vava, Danny Gong

Votes: 26

40. Astro Zombies: M4 - Invaders from Cyberspace (2012)

90 min | Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi

4.5
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Mutant hordes are sent to annihilate mankind.

Director: Ted V. Mikels | Stars: Sean Morelli, Jaime Preston Lynch, Ted V. Mikels, Foster Boom

Votes: 82

41. Smokin' on the Moon (2017)

135 min | Comedy, Drama

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Two young men, Sota and Rakuto make a living by working at a bar while illegally trafficking marijuana. They're not gangsters, more like wanna-be gangsters. Lacking motivation and a plan, ... See full summary »

Director: Yûichirô Tanaka | Stars: Ryôhei Abe, Honoka Ishibashi, Arata Iura, LiLiCo

42. Anata e (2012)

110 min | Drama

7.0
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A prison officer hands in his resignation after his wife's death, to drive to the port where she wants her ashes scattered at sea.

Director: Yasuo Furuhata | Stars: Ken Takakura, Yûko Tanaka, Kôichi Satô, Tsuyoshi Kusanagi

Votes: 313

43. Modulations (1998)

75 min | Documentary, Music

7.2
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The evolution of electronic music and its many genres. How the wide range of styles and scenes formed through experimentations on sound formation.

Director: Iara Lee | Stars: Arthur Baker, Afrika Bambaataa, Carl Cox, David Kristian

Votes: 339 | Gross: $0.14M

44. Nusumareta yokujô (1958)

92 min | Comedy

6.7
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A rumbunctious and ribald tale of a troupe of travelling actors who alternate highlights of kabuki theatre with strip shows.

Director: Shôhei Imamura | Stars: Osamu Takizawa, Shin'ichi Yanagisawa, Hiroyuki Nagato, Kô Nishimura

Votes: 356

45. Guts (2017)

Thriller

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Add a Plot

Director: Zachariah Shanahan | Stars: Bug Barnes, Chris Bridgewater, Jason Evans, Mizuki Fukui

46. My Country My Home (2018)

130 min | Drama

4.8
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Nan is a high school girl who was born and raised in Tokyo but whose family come from Myanmar. She thinks of herself as Japanese but when Nan finds out that her father is planning on ... See full summary »

Director: Kyi Phyu Shin | Stars: Yan Aung, Wutt Hmone Shwe Yi, Aung Ye Lin, Win Morisaki

Votes: 9

47. Nihon dasshutsu (1964)

96 min | Action, Thriller

6.5
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As Japan is preparing to host the Olympics, a gang member wanting to go to America is sought after by the police after helping his friend conduct a robbery.

Director: Yoshishige Yoshida | Stars: Yasushi Suzuki, Miyuki Kuwano, Kyôsuke Machida, Ryôhei Uchida

Votes: 127

48. 2002 FIFA World Cup (2002– )

Sport

8.0
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2002's Football World Cup, held in Korea and Japan.

Stars: Fatih Akyel, Yildiray Bastürk, Emre Belozoglu, Umit Davala

Votes: 296

49. I'm Only Looking: The Best of INXS (2004 Video)

240 min | Documentary, Music

8.1
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I'm Only Looking is a two-disc compilation DVD by INXS. Disc one contains a number of official videos with commentaries for their most famous hits, and the second disc features a number of remastered live and studio rarities.

Directors: Paul Boyd, Hamish Cameron, Claudia Castle, Emma-Kate Croghan, Troy Davies, Nick Egan, Howard Greenhalgh, Scott Hicks, Clayton Jacobson, Soren Jensen, Richard Lowenstein, Matt Mahurin, David Mallet, Gary L. Page, Mark Pellington, Alex Proyas, Joel Schumacher, Peter Sinclair, Karl Steinberg, Walter A. Stern, Big T.V., Baillie Walsh, Yasuhiko Yamamoto | Stars: Michael Hutchence, Garry Beers, Ray Charles, Andrew Farriss

Votes: 89

50. Tsuitô no zawameki (1988)

150 min | Drama

7.1
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In the slums of Osaka, various marginalized misfits have their own interpretations of love. Completely alienated from the outside world, they commit sexual perversions, violence and cannibalism.

Director: Yoshihiko Matsui | Stars: Toshihiko Hino, Simon Kumai, Yukiko Murata, Mamiko Nakai

Votes: 201


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