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Bungeishunjū's Top 150 Japanese Films (1989)

  • Seven Samurai

    1

  • Tokyo Story

    2

  • Ikiru

    3

  • Rashomon

    4

  • Floating Clouds

    5

  • A Fugitive from the Past

    6

  • Twenty-Four Eyes

    7

  • The Life of Matsu the Untamed

    8

  • A Sun-Tribe Myth from the Bakumatsu Era

    9

  • Humanity and Paper Balloons

    10

  • Till We Meet Again

    11

  • Ugetsu

    12

  • The Castle of Sand

    13

  • The Life of Oharu

    14

  • Muddy River

    15

  • The Yellow Handkerchief

    16

  • Yojimbo

    17

  • Drunken Angel

    18

  • Late Spring

    19

  • The Blue Mountains: Part I

    20

  • Battles Without Honor and Humanity

    21

  • Early Summer

    22

  • High and Low

    23

  • The Burmese Harp

    24

  • Zigeunerweisen

    25

  • The Funeral

    26

  • Godzilla

    27

  • Her Brother

    28

  • The Insect Woman

    29

  • The Crucified Lovers

    30

  • I Was Born, But...

    31

  • Pigs and Battleships

    32

  • It's Tough Being a Man

    33

  • The Ball at the Anjo House

    34

  • The Naked Island

    35

  • Sisters of the Gion

    36

  • The Human Condition I: No Greater Love

    37

  • The Human Condition II: Road to Eternity

    38

  • The Human Condition III: A Soldier's Prayer

    39

  • She Was Like a Wild Chrysanthemum

    40

  • The Family Game

    41

  • Fighting Elegy

    42

  • The Emperor's Naked Army Marches On

    43

  • Chuji's Travel Diary I: Koshu tate hen

    44

  • Chuji's Travel Diary II: Story of Bloody Shinshu

    45

  • Chuji's Travel Diary III: The Chuji Patrol Episode

    46

  • Cupola, Where the Furnaces Glow

    47

  • Harakiri

    48

  • Capricious Young Man

    49

  • Cruel Story of Youth

    50

  • Profound Desires of the Gods

    51

  • Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind

    52

  • Warm Current

    53

  • Marital Relations

    54

  • Intentions of Murder

    55

  • The Story of the Last Chrysanthemum

    56

  • Carmen Comes Home

    57

  • Night and Fog in Japan

    58

  • Darkness at Noon

    59

  • The Ballad of Narayama

    60

  • Crazed Fruit

    61

  • I Are You, You Am Me

    62

  • Osaka Elegy

    63

  • Tokyo Olympiad

    64

  • Fall Guy

    65

  • Stray Dog

    66

  • Sanshiro Sugata

    67

  • Wet Sand in August

    68

  • Throne of Blood

    69

  • Kiku and Isamu: Two Siblings Born in Japan

    70

  • Vacuum Zone

    71

  • Ryuji

    72

  • Enoken’s Kinta the Pickpocket

    73

  • Enoken's Chakkiri Kinta Part 2: Returning Is Scary, But the Weather Will Clear If You Wait

    74

  • Times of Joy and Sorrow

    75

  • The Ghost of Yotsuya

    76

  • The Woman with Red Hair

    77

  • A Japanese Tragedy

    78

  • Sanjuro

    79

  • Double Suicide

    80

  • No Regrets for Our Youth

    81

  • I Want to Be a Shellfish

    82

  • Tokyo Trial

    83

  • The Ceremony

    84

  • A Pebble by the Wayside

    85

  • One Wonderful Sunday

    86

  • Death by Hanging

    87

  • Woman in the Dunes

    88

  • Equinox Flower

    89

  • Pale Flower

    90

  • The Girl I Abandoned

    91

  • River of Fireflies

    92

  • Merry Christmas, Mr. Lawrence

    93

  • The Greatest Man in the World

    94

  • Our Neighbor, Miss Yae

    95

  • An Inlet of Muddy Water

    96

  • An Autumn Afternoon

    97

  • Disciples of Hippocrates

    98

  • Shinpan Ôoka seidan: Dai-ippen

    99

  • Shinpan Ôoka seidan; Daisanpen: Kaikatsuhen

    100