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Kinema Junpo's Best Ten Japanese Films (1926-2018)

Updated February 9, 2019

There are 44 horror films in this list.

  • Kotoko

    80

  • Lesson of the Evil

    92

  • Guilty of Romance

    103

  • Retribution

    203

  • Loft

    242

  • Doppelganger

    298

  • Karaoke Terror

    315

  • Pulse

    353

  • Onmyoji: The Yin Yang Master

    361

  • Audition

    382

  • Freeze Me

    385

  • Haunted School 4

    396

  • The Black House

    403

  • Gamera 3: Revenge of Iris

    405

  • Gemini

    410

  • Cure

    416

  • Ringu

    424

  • Gamera 2: Attack of the Legion

    455

  • Crest of Betrayal

    480

  • Luminous Moss

    515

  • Tetsuo II: Body Hammer

    517

  • Godzilla vs. King Ghidorah

    530

  • No Life King

    555

  • The Discarnates

    562

  • Dogra Magra

    568

  • Mermaid Legend

    627

  • The Living Koheiji

    655

  • Kagero-za

    664

  • Zigeunerweisen

    675

  • Empire of Passion

    712

  • Village of Eight Gravestones

    735

  • House

    739

  • The Inugamis

    749

  • Assault! Jack the Ripper

    754

  • Death at an Old Mansion

    773

  • Demons

    851

  • I, the Executioner

    892

  • Violated Angels

    894

  • Daimajin

    918

  • Illusion of Blood

    933

  • Kwaidan

    937

  • Onibaba

    944

  • The Ghost of Yotsuya

    1028

  • A Page of Madness

    1209