Country: Japan ( 2968 )

Furious 7 (2015)

Action, Crime, Thriller

Deckard Shaw seeks revenge against Dominic Toretto and his family for his comatose brother.
Director: James Wan
Stars: Jason Statham, Paul Walker, Dwayne Johnson, Vin Diesel, ...

Dracula Untold (2014)

Action, Drama, Fantasy

As his kingdom is being threatened by the Turks, young prince Vlad Tepes must become a monster feared by his own people in order to obtain the power needed to protect his own family, and the families of his kingdom.
Director: Gary Shore
Stars: Luke Evans, Dominic Cooper, Sarah Gadon, Samantha Barks, ...

The Wind Rises (2013)

Animation, Biography, Drama

Jiro dreams of flying and designing beautiful airplanes, inspired by the famous Italian aeronautical designer Caproni. Nearsighted from a young age and unable to be a pilot, Jiro joins a major Japanese engineering company in 1927 and becomes one of the world's most innovative and accomplished airplane designers. The film chronicles much of his life, depicting key historical events, including the Great Kanto Earthquake of 1923, the Great Depression, the tuberculosis epidemic and Japan's plunge into war. Jiro meets and falls in love with Nahoko, and grows and cherishes his friendship with his colleague Honjo.
Director: Hayao Miyazaki
Stars: Joseph Gordon-Levitt, John Krasinski, Emily Blunt, Martin Short, ...

Kick-Ass 2 (2013)

Action, Comedy, Crime

After Kick-Ass' insane bravery inspires a new wave of self-made masked crusaders, led by the badass Colonel Stars and Stripes, our hero joins them on patrol. When these amateur superheroes are hunted down by Red Mist -- reborn as The Mother F%&*^r -- only the blade-wielding Hit Girl can prevent their annihilation. When we last saw junior assassin Hit Girl and young vigilante Kick-Ass, they were trying to live as normal teenagers Mindy and Dave. With graduation looming and uncertain what to do, Dave decides to start the world's first superhero team with Mindy. Unfortunately, when Mindy is busted for sneaking out as Hit Girl, she's forced to retire-leaving her to navigate the terrifying world of high-school mean girls on her own. With no one left to turn to, Dave joins forces with Justice Forever, run by a born-again ex-mobster named Colonel Stars and Stripes. Just as they start to make a real difference on the streets, the world's first super villain, The Mother F%&*^r, assembles his ...
Director: Jeff Wadlow
Stars: Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Chloë Grace Moretz, Morris Chestnut, Claudia Lee, ...

The World's End (2013)

Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi

20 years after attempting an epic pub crawl, five childhood friends reunite when one of them becomes hell bent on trying the drinking marathon again. They are convinced to stage an encore by mate Gary King, a 40-year old man trapped at the cigarette end of his teens, who drags his reluctant pals to their home town and once again attempts to reach the fabled pub, The World's End. As they attempt to reconcile the past and present, they realize the real struggle is for the future, not just theirs but humankind's. Reaching The World's End is the least of their worries.
Director: Edgar Wright
Stars: Thomas Law, Zachary Bailess, Jasper Levine, James Tarpey, ...

The Wolverine (2013)

Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

In modern day Japan, Wolverine is out of his depth in an unknown world as he faces his ultimate nemesis in a life-or-death battle that will leave him forever changed. Vulnerable for the first time and pushed to his physical and emotional limits, he confronts not only lethal samurai steel but also his inner struggle against his own immortality, emerging more powerful than we have ever seen him before.
Director: James Mangold
Stars: Hugh Jackman, Tao Okamoto, Rila Fukushima, Hiroyuki Sanada, ...

The Bling Ring (2013)

Biography, Crime, Drama

Inspired by actual events, a group of fame-obsessed teenagers use the internet to track celebrities' whereabouts in order to rob their homes.
Director: Sofia Coppola
Stars: Katie Chang, Israel Broussard, Emma Watson, Claire Julien, ...

Emperor (2012)

Drama, History

A story of love and understanding set amidst the tensions and uncertainties of the days immediately following the Japanese surrender at the end of World War II. On the staff of General Douglas MacArthur (Jones), the de facto ruler of Japan as Supreme Commander of the occupying forces, a leading Japanese expert, General Bonner Fellers (Fox) is charged with reaching a decision of historical importance: should Emperor Hirohito be tried and hanged as a war criminal? Interwoven is the story of Fellers' love affair with Aya, a Japanese exchange student he had met years previously in the U.S. Memories of Aya and his quest to find her in the ravaged post-war landscape help Fellers to discover both his wisdom and his humanity and enable him to come to the momentous decision that changed the course of history and the future of two nations.
Director: Peter Webber
Stars: Matthew Fox, Tommy Lee Jones, Eriko Hatsune, Toshiyuki Nishida, ...

From Up on Poppy Hill (2011)

Animation, Drama, Family

A group of Yokohama teens look to save their school's clubhouse from the wrecking ball in preparations for the 1964 Tokyo Olympics.
Director: Goro Miyazaki
Stars: Masami Nagasawa, Jun'ichi Okada, Keiko Takeshita, Yuriko Ishida, ...

Like Someone in Love (2012)

Drama

Like Someone in Love I is a Japanese film directed by Abbas kiarostami. It has been selected to be screened in the main competition section at the 2012 Cannes Film Festival. The film is set during the mighty Heisei Dynasty-period in Japanese history. Written by Abbas kiarostami.
Director: Abbas Kiarostami
Stars: Tadashi Okuno, Rin Takanashi, Ryô Kase, Denden, ...

The House I Live In (2012)

Documentary

From the dealer to the narcotics officer, the inmate to the federal judge, a penetrating look inside America's criminal justice system, revealing the profound human rights implications of U.S. drug policy.
Director: Eugene Jarecki
Stars: Eugene Jarecki, Nannie Jeter, Betty Chism, Dennis Whidbee, ...

Girl Model (2011)

Documentary, Thriller

A documentary on the modeling industry's 'supply chain' between Siberia, Japan, and the U.S., told through the experiences of the scouts, agencies, and a 13-year-old model.
Director: David Redmon, Ashley Sabin
Stars: Ashley Arbaugh, Rachel Blais, Tigran Khachatrian, Nadya Vall, ...

Toys in the Attic (2009)

Animation, Family, Fantasy

In an attic full of discarded junk, a pretty doll called Buttercup lives in an old trunk together with her friends, the marionette Sir Handsome, the lovable Teddy Bear, a Mechanical Mouse and the plasticine creature, Laurent. When Buttercup is snatched and taken off to the Land of Evil, her pals set out on a wondrous and daring adventure to rescue her from the all-powerful Head of State.
Director: Jirí Barta, Vivian Schilling
Stars: Forest Whitaker, Joan Cusack, Vivian Schilling, Cary Elwes, ...

Samsara (2011)

Documentary, Music

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, ...

Take This Waltz (2011)

Comedy, Drama

While on a plane ride back to Toronto from a writing assignment, Margot meets Daniel, a handsome stranger. An immediate attraction is formed and Margot is able to open up and discuss some of her fears and longings. A taxi ride back home causes Daniel and Margot to realize that they are neighbours and Margot admits she's married. The summer-time heat and her increasing fascination with the handsome artist who lives across the street starts getting to her, and Margot is no longer sure if she's happy in her marriage or if she'd be happier with her fantasies with Daniel.
Director: Sarah Polley
Stars: Michelle Williams, Seth Rogen, Luke Kirby, Sarah Silverman, ...

I Wish (2011)

Drama

In Kagoshima, the boy Koichi lives with his mother Nozomi in the house of his grandparents. Koichi misses his younger brother Ryunosuke and his father Kenji, who live in Fukuoka, and he dreams of his family coming together again. One day, Koichi overhears that the energy released by two bullet trains passing by each other would grant wishes and he invites his two best friends, Tasuku and Makoto, to travel to the point of intersection of the two trains. Koichi also tells his plan to Ryunosuke that invites his three best friends to join him. Soon the seven children arrive to the meeting point in the journey of discoveries.
Director: Hirokazu Koreeda
Stars: Hiroshi Abe, Masami Nagasawa, Jô Odagiri, Yoshio Harada, ...

The Five-Year Engagement (2012)

Comedy, Romance

In San Francisco, after a year's relationship, Tom proposes to Violet; she accepts. She's an experimental psychologist, hoping for a post-doc at Cal. He's a sous chef who runs the kitchen when the chef is away. When Cal falls through and she gets an offer in Ann Arbor, Tom agrees to support the move, turning down a job as chef at a new restaurant. The move requires postponing the wedding. At Michigan, Violet is in her element, but Tom is underemployed and frustrated; he's Stoic for a while, but when two years in Michigan become four, Tom's frustrations boil over, and on the eve of yet another wedding date, they must make a choice. Is there any other alternative?
Director: Nicholas Stoller
Stars: Jason Segel, Emily Blunt, Chris Pratt, Alison Brie, ...

Safe House (2012)

Action, Crime, Mystery

Matt Weston (Ryan Reynolds) is a CIA rookie who is manning a safe house in Cape Town, South Africa, when Tobin Frost (Denzel Washington) the CIA's most wanted rogue agent is captured and taken to the safe house. During Frost's interrogation, the safe house is overtaken by mercenaries who want Frost. Weston and Frost escape and must stay out of the gunmen's sight until they can get to another safe house.
Director: Daniel Espinosa
Stars: Denzel Washington, Ryan Reynolds, Vera Farmiga, Brendan Gleeson, ...

The Secret World of Arrietty (2010)

Animation, Adventure, Family

14-year-old Arrietty and the rest of the Clock family live in peaceful anonymity as they make their own home from items that they borrow from the house's human inhabitants. However, life changes for the Clocks when a human boy discovers Arrietty.
Director: Hiromasa Yonebayashi
Stars: Moises Arias, Bridgit Mendler, David Henrie, Will Arnett, ...

Norwegian Wood (2010)

Drama, Romance

Upon hearing the song "Norwegian Wood," Toru (Matsuyama) remembers back to his life in the 1960s, when his friend Kizuki killed himself and he grew close to Naoko, Kizuki's girlfriend. As the two try, in very different ways, to contend with their grief, Toru forms a bond with another woman, Midori.
Director: Tran Anh Hung
Stars: Ken'ichi Matsuyama, Rinko Kikuchi, Kiko Mizuhara, Kengo Kôra, ...