Putlocker "Japanese" Movies

Backwater 2013

Based on a novel by Shinya Tanaka, this film is set in a quiet riverside town, where 17-year-old Tooma lives with his...

Country: Japan

Stars: Masaki Suda, Misaki Kinoshita, Yukiko Shinohara,

6.2 IMDB Rating 111 Views 102 min Runtime
Memories 1995

In this anime anthology, a salvage ship crew happens upon a haunted vessel in "Magnetic Rose"; a cold tablet turns a ...

Country: Japan

Stars: Shigeru Chiba, Hisao Egawa, Kayoko Fujii,

7.4 IMDB Rating 93 Views 113 min Runtime
Grotesque 2009

An unnamed doctor has always had everything he's ever wanted, but that has only made him develop more extreme and dep...

Country: Japan

Stars: Hiroaki Kawatsure, Tsugumi Nagasawa, Shigeo Osako,

5.3 IMDB Rating 12 Views 73 min Runtime
Horus, Prince of the Sun 1968

Horus, a kid living in an unnamed Scandinavian/Eastern Europe culture of the Iron Age, recovers the Sword of the Sun ...

Country: Japan

Stars: Yukari Asai, Mikijiro Hira, Etsuko Ichihara,

6.3 IMDB Rating 126 Views 82 min Runtime
Blue Summer 2018

Rio is a high school student in Tokyo. Her mother tells her she will spend the summer in the countryside. There, she ...

Country: Japan

Stars: Wakana Aoi, Hayato Sano, Seika Furuhata,

7 IMDB Rating 4 Views 90 min Runtime
Harmony 2015

Set in a future world. Japan has created a great medical technology that controls ethics, health, and social interact...

Country: Japan

Stars: Miyuki Sawashiro, Reina Ueda, Aya Suzaki,

7.5 IMDB Rating 151 Views 119 min Runtime
Love Exposure 2009

The story of a teenage boy named Yu, who falls for Yoko, a girl he runs into while working as an "up-skirt" photograp...

Country: Japan

Stars: Takahiro Nishijima, Hikari Mitsushima, Sakura Ando,

8.2 IMDB Rating 47 Views 237 min Runtime
Godzilla 1985 1985

Originally released in Japan as "The Return of Godzilla" in 1984, this is the heavily re-edited, re-titled "Godzilla...

Country: United States of America, Japan

Stars: Ken Tanaka, Yasuko Sawaguchi, Keiju Kobayashi,

6.8 IMDB Rating 55 Views 87 min Runtime
Ran 1985

With Ran, legendary director Akira Kurosawa reimagines Shakespeare's King Lear as a singular historical epic set in s...

Country: Japan, France

Stars: Tatsuya Nakadai, Akira Terao, Jinpachi Nezu,

8.1 IMDB Rating 75 Views 160 min Runtime
Ninja Scroll 1993

Jubei is a masterless ninja who travels the land alone, lending his services to those with gold—or a worthy cause. ...

Country: Japan

Stars: Kouichi Yamadera, Emi Shinohara, Takeshi Aono,

7.6 IMDB Rating 127 Views 94 min Runtime
The Lawnmower Man 1992

A simple man is turned into a genius through the application of computer science.

Country: United Kingdom, Japan, United States of America

Stars: Jeff Fahey, Pierce Brosnan, Jenny Wright,

5.4 IMDB Rating 67 Views 108 min Runtime
The Kingdom of Dreams and Madness 2013

Follows the behind-the-scenes work of Studio Ghibli, focusing on the notable figures Hayao Miyazaki, Isao Takahata, a...

Country: Japan

Stars: Hideaki Anno, John Lasseter, Hayao Miyazaki,

7.6 IMDB Rating 79 Views 118 min Runtime
Empire of the Sun 1987

Jamie Graham, a privileged English boy, is living in Shanghai when the Japanese invade and force all foreigners into ...

Country: United States of America

Stars: Christian Bale, John Malkovich, Miranda Richardson,

7.5 IMDB Rating 71 Views 153 min Runtime
The Heart is Deceitful Above All Things 2004

Young Jeremiah lives in a stable environment with loving foster parents until the day his troubled mother, Sarah, ret...

Country: United States of America, United Kingdom, France,

Stars: Asia Argento, Jimmy Bennett, Jeremy Renner,

5.7 IMDB Rating 17 Views 98 min Runtime
In Pursuit of Silence 2016

IN PURSUIT OF SILENCE is a meditative exploration of silence and the impact of noise on our
lives. The film ta...

Country: India, Japan, United States of America

Stars:

6.6 IMDB Rating 107 Views 81 min Runtime
Garm Wars: The Last Druid 2014

In a world where clone soldiers from three military tribes are locked in a perpetual battle of air, land and technolo...

Country: Canada, Japan

Stars: Lance Henriksen, Kevin Durand, MĂ©lanie St-Pierre,

4.2 IMDB Rating 60 Views 92 min Runtime
Throne of Blood 1957

Returning to their lord's castle, samurai warriors Washizu and Miki are waylaid by a spirit who predicts their future...

Country: Japan

Stars: ToshirĹŤ Mifune, Isuzu Yamada, Akira Kubo,

8 IMDB Rating 97 Views 108 min Runtime
The Bridge on the River Kwai 1957

The classic story of English POWs in Burma forced to build a bridge to aid the war effort of their Japanese captors. ...

Country: United Kingdom, United States of America

Stars: William Holden, Alec Guinness, Jack Hawkins,

7.9 IMDB Rating 100 Views 161 min Runtime
One Missed Call 2 2005

In Japan, the daycare teacher Kyoko Okudera is convinced by her colleague and friend Madoka to visit her boyfriend Na...

Country: Japan

Stars: Mimura, Hisashi Yoshizawa, Asaka Seto,

5.7 IMDB Rating 75 Views 105 min Runtime
The Bow 2005

On a fishing boat at sea, a 60-year old man has been raising a girl since she was a child. It is agreed that they wil...

Country: South Korea, Japan

Stars: Seo Ji-Seok, Jeon Kuk-hwan, Seong-hwang Jeon,

7 IMDB Rating 98 Views 89 min Runtime
Shinobi: Heart Under Blade 2005

Even though Gennosuke and Oboro are from rival ninja villages, they are secretly in love. At an annual conference wit...

Country: Japan

Stars: Yukie Nakama, Joe Odagiri, Tomoka Kurotani,

6.4 IMDB Rating 90 Views 107 min Runtime
Lesson of the Evil 2012

A popular high school teacher concocts an extreme plan to deal with the rise of bullying and bad behavior among the s...

Country: Japan

Stars: Hideaki Ito, Fumi Nikaido, Shota Sometani,

6.8 IMDB Rating 91 Views 129 min Runtime
Punk Samurai Slash Down 2018

Junoshin Kake is a ronin. To get hired by the Kurokaze Han, he lies and tells them that a religious group is trying t...

Country: Japan

Stars: Go Ayano, Tadanobu Asano, Masatoshi Nagase,

6.3 IMDB Rating 18 Views 130 min Runtime
In Full Bloom 2019

Set shortly after the end of World War II, IN FULL BLOOM is a philosophical boxing drama of two fighters from opposit...

Country: Japan, United States of America

Stars: Tyler JW Wood, Yusuke Ogasawara, Hiroyuki Watanabe,

7.3 IMDB Rating 112 Views 88 min Runtime
Meatball Machine Kodoku 2017

Nobody knows where they came from. They parasitize in human beings, take control of them and change their bodies into...

Country: Japan

Stars: Yoji Tanaka, Tomori Abe, Ashihara Kensuke,

6.7 IMDB Rating 112 Views 100 min Runtime
The Red Turtle 2016

The dialogue-less film follows the major life stages of a castaway on a deserted tropical island populated by turtles...

Country: Belgium, France, Japan

Stars: Emmanuel Garijo, Tom Hudson, Baptiste Goy,

7.6 IMDB Rating 104 Views 80 min Runtime
Hankyu Railways - A 15-Minute Miracle 2011

"Hankyu Densha" follows the lives of various people who commute on Hankyu Railway's Imazu Line - connecting the citie...

Country: Japan

Stars: Miki Nakatani, Erika Toda, Nobuko Miyamoto,

7 IMDB Rating 18 Views 119 min Runtime
Little Nemo: Adventures in Slumberland 1989

A little boy whose dreams transcend reality is sucked into his own fantasy, which is everything he has dreamed of, un...

Country: Japan

Stars: Gabriel Damon, Mickey Rooney, René Auberjonois,

6.8 IMDB Rating 137 Views 85 min Runtime
Parallel World Love Story 2019

"A world" - After graduating from a university, close friends Takashi Tsurug and Tomohiko Miwa begin work at a compan...

Country: Japan

Stars: Yuta Tamamori, Riho Yoshioka, Shota Sometani,

6 IMDB Rating 93 Views 109 min Runtime
Pokémon: Mewtwo Strikes Back - Evolution 2019

After a scientific experiment leads to the creation of Mewtwo, he sets out to destroy the world. Satoshi and his frie...

Country: Japan

Stars: Rica Matsumoto, Ikue Otani, Mayumi Iizuka,

6.7 IMDB Rating 77 Views 98 min Runtime
Your Name. 2016

High schoolers Mitsuha and Taki are complete strangers living separate lives. But one night, they suddenly switch pla...

Country: Japan

Stars: Ryunosuke Kamiki, Mone Kamishiraishi, Masami Nagasawa,

8.6 IMDB Rating 117 Views 106 min Runtime
Gantz 2010

After trying to rescue a man on the subway tracks, two teens wake up in a room dominated by a mysterious black sphere...

Country: Japan

Stars: Kazunari Ninomiya, Kenichi Matsuyama, Yuriko Yoshitaka,

6.4 IMDB Rating 108 Views 130 min Runtime