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1970s Japanese Movies

Public list by WPS with 288 movies or TV shows/series

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In the Realm of the Senses(1976)

1h 45min | Drama, Romance / Love
3.3/5 (with 246 votes)

A passionate telling of the story of Sada Abe, a woman whose affair with her master led to an obsessive and ultimately destructive sexual relationship.

Godzilla vs. Megalon(1973)

G
| 1h 22min | Action, Science Fiction
3.1/5 (with 75 votes)

Inventor Goro Ibuki creates a humanoid robot named Jet Jaguar. It is soon seized by an undersea race of people called the Seatopians. Using Jet Jaguar as a guide, the Seatopians send Megalon as vengeance for the nuclear tests that have devastated their society.

Godzilla vs. Mechagodzilla(1974)

G
| 1h 24min | Action, Science Fiction
3.5/5 (with 92 votes)

An Okinawan prophecy that foretells the destruction of the Earth is seeming fulfilled when Godzilla emerges to return to his destructive roots. But not all is what it seems after Godzilla breaks his ally Anguirus's jaw. Matters are further complicated when a second Godzilla emerges, revealing the doppelgänger as a mechanical weapon.

Dersu Uzala(1975)

G
| 2h 21min | Action, Adventure, Drama
4.0/5 (with 209 votes)

A military explorer meets and befriends a Goldi man in Russia’s unmapped forests. A deep and abiding bond evolves between the two men, one civilized in the usual sense, the other at home in the glacial Siberian woods.

Godzilla vs. Gigan(1972)

G
| 1h 29min | Action, Science Fiction
3.2/5 (with 75 votes)

Manga artist Gengo Odaka lands a job with the World Children's Land amusement park only to become suspicious of the organization when a garbled message is discovered on tapes. As Gengo and his team investigate, Godzilla and Anguirus quickly decipher the message and begin their own plan of action.

House(1977)

1h 28min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
3.7/5 (with 255 votes)

Hoping to find a sense of connection to her late mother, Gorgeous takes a trip to the countryside to visit her aunt at their ancestral house. She invites her six friends, Prof, Melody, Mac, Fantasy, Kung Fu, and Sweet, to join her. The girls soon discover that there is more to the old house than meets the eye.

Oxen Split Torturing(1976)

1h 20min | Horror, Drama
2.9/5 (with 10 votes)

Two short stories set in Edo during the Shogun era. 1 - During a time when Christians are persecuted vehemently, Iori falls in love with young Christian girl. When she and her family are captured during a raid, his sadistic master takes her as his personal slave to torment Iori, and tries breaking her spirit by means of rape, torture and pure sadism. After Iori refuses to participate any longer he is exiled, but vows to get her back no matter what it takes. 2 - When Sutezo is forced to serve the barbarous master of a brothel in order to repay his debts, he becomes friends with a young girl named Sato in process. Together, they both escape and try to get by on scams and petty theft.

Directed by Yūji Makiguchi

Female Prisoner #701: Scorpion(1972)

1h 27min | Crime, Thriller, Action
3.6/5 (with 59 votes)

After being cruelly set up and deceived by Sugimi, a detective in cohorts with the mob with whom she was whole-heartedly in love, Matsushima’s desire for revenge knows no bounds.

Rope and Skin(1979)

1h 10min
2.9/5 (with 2 votes)

Okoma (literally, Red Cherry) was a woman gambler until she retired from the yakuza world. Two years later, she returns home, and finds that the big boss has been assassinated and his daughter is having trouble keeping things in line against the rival gang headed by the men who killed her father. Okoma decides to avenge her former boss and help his daughter, a former friend of hers. She recruits her own gang, starting with an expert knife-fighter, her former lover. After a fight, the new Gang Leader captures and tortures Okoma sadistically.

Tora! Tora! Tora!(1970)

G
| 2h 24min | Drama, History, War
3.6/5 (with 230 votes)

In the summer of 1941, the United States and Japan seem on the brink of war after constant embargos and failed diplomacy come to no end. "Tora! Tora! Tora!", named after the code words use by the lead Japanese pilot to indicate they had surprised the Americans, covers the days leading up to the attack on Pearl Harbor, which plunged America into the Second World War.

Terror of Mechagodzilla(1975)

3.5/5 (with 82 votes)

A submarine expedition to salvage the remains of Mechagodzilla is thwarted by a massive dinosaur named Titanosaurus. An Interpol investigation leads biologist Ichinose to uncover the work of Dr. Mafune and his mysterious daughter Katsura. Aligned with the Black Hole Aliens, Katsura's life becomes entwined with the resurrected machine.

Directed by Ishirō Honda - With Akihiko Hirata, Kenji Sahara, Toru Kawai, Tatsumi Nikamoto, Katsuhiko Sasaki, Tomoko Ai, ...

Godzilla vs. Hedorah(1971)

G
| 1h 25min | Action, Science Fiction
3.4/5 (with 78 votes)

An ever evolving alien life-form arrives on a comet from the Dark Gaseous Nebula and proceeds to consume pollution. Spewing mists of sulfuric acid and corrosive sludge, neither humanity nor Godzilla may be able to defeat this toxic menace.

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The Magnificent Seven Ride!(1972)

PG
| 1h 40min | Western, Action
2.7/5 (with 31 votes)

Marshal Chris Adams turns down a friend's request to help stop the depredations of a gang of Mexican bandits. When his wife is killed by bank robbers and his friend is killed capturing the last thief, Chris feels obligated to take up his friend's cause and recruits a writer and five prisoners to destroy the desperadoes.The last in the original series of four "Magnificent Seven" movies.

Empire of Passion(1978)

R
| 1h 45min | Drama, Horror
3.5/5 (with 44 votes)

A young man has an affair with an older woman. He is very jealous of her husband and decides that they should kill him. One night, after the husband had plenty of sake to drink and was in bed, they strangle him and dump his body down a well. To avert any suspicions, she pretends her husband has gone off to Tokyo to work. For three years the wife and her lover secretly see each other. Finally, suspicions become very strong and people begin to gossip. To make matters worse, her husband's ghost begins to haunt her and the law arrives to investigate her husband's disappearance.

Lone Wolf and Cub: Baby Cart at the River Styx(1972)

1h 21min | Action, Drama
3.7/5 (with 74 votes)

In the second film of the Lone Wolf and Cub series, Ogami Itto battles a group of female ninja in the employ of the Yagyu clan and must assassinate a traitor who plans to sell his clan's secrets to the Shogunate.

Lady Snowblood(1973)

1h 37min | Drama, Thriller, Action
3.8/5 (with 142 votes)

Yuki's family is nearly wiped out before she is born due to the machinations of a band of criminals. These criminals kidnap and brutalize her mother but leave her alive. Later her mother ends up in prison with only revenge to keep her alive. She creates an instrument for this revenge by purposefully getting pregnant. Yuki never knows the love of a family but only killing and revenge.

Wife to Be Sacrificed(1974)

1h 11min | Drama, Romance / Love
2.7/5 (with 13 votes)

A wife charges her husband with sexual battery. He escapes from the police and goes into hiding. In three years, she divorces him and tries to put the pieces of her life back in order, when suddenly he returns. Obsessed with rage and hatred, he kidnaps her and brings her to a house in a remote wooded area. There he disciplines her vehemently, subjecting her to increasingly shocking forms of sexual torture, tetherings, suspensions and humiliations. Astonishingly, through the rage and lust, the pair develops a relationship that pushes the boundaries of lurid passions and perverse obsessions.

Directed by Masaru Konuma - With Naomi Tani

The Yakuza(1974)

R
| 1h 52min | Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
3.6/5 (with 76 votes)

Harry Kilmer returns to Japan after several years in order to rescue his friend George's kidnapped daughter - and ends up on the wrong side of the Yakuza, the notorious Japanese mafia.

The Bullet Train(1975)

NR
| 2h 32min | Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
3.3/5 (with 16 votes)

One of the Japanese Shinkansen, “Bullet Trains,” is threatened with a bomb that will explode automatically if the train slows below 80 km/h, unless a ransom is paid. Police race to find the bombers so the train crew can learn how to defuse the bomb.

Lone Wolf and Cub: Baby Cart in Peril(1972)

1h 21min | Action
3.7/5 (with 57 votes)

In the fourth film of the Lone Wolf and Cub series, Ogami Itto is hired to kill a tattooed female assassin and battles Retsudo, head of the Yagyu clan, and his son Gunbei.

Red Sun(1971)

PG
| 1h 54min | Western
3.5/5 (with 105 votes)

In 1870, Japanese ambassador Sakaguchi and his entourage travel by train to Washington to deliver a valuable sword to the President of the United States, a gift from the Emperor of Japan. On board the same train are two robbers, Link and Gauche, ready to make their move….

Female Prisoner Scorpion: Beast Stable(1973)

1h 32min | Drama, Crime, Thriller
3.5/5 (with 24 votes)

Following her successful prison break, Scorpion begins this third episode in the series hiding out in a brothel. Her prostitute friend tries to keep her identity secret, but the brothel's madam discovers that Scorpion is the ex-girlfriend of the vice officer who killed her lover.

Lone Wolf and Cub: Sword of Vengeance(1972)

1h 23min | Drama, Action
3.8/5 (with 95 votes)

In this first film of the Lone Wolf and Cub series, adapted from the manga by Kazuo Koike, we are told the story of the Lone Wolf and Cub's origin. Ogami Itto, the official Shogunate executioner, has been framed for disloyalty to the Shogunate by the Yagyu clan, against whom he now is waging a one-man war, along with his infant son, Daigoro.

The Transgressor(1974)

1h 31min | Drama, Thriller, Horror
3.3/5 (with 22 votes)

After the mysterious death of her mother, Maya takes religious vows to find out what terrible things happened to her mother inside the Sacred Heart Convent. As soon as the door closes to the nunnery, the nuns start torturing her. She also has to deal with a lecherous archbishops and a lesbian mother superior.

Dodes'ka-den(1970)

2h 20min | Drama
3.5/5 (with 52 votes)

This film follows the daily lives of a group of people barely scraping by in a slum on the outskirts of Tokyo. Yet as desperate as their circumstances are, each of them—the homeless father and son envisioning their dream house; the young woman abused by her uncle; the boy who imagines himself a trolley conductor—finds reasons to carry on.

Fairy in a Cage(1977)

1h 10min | Drama
2.4/5 (with 7 votes)

During the latter part of World War II, Judge Murayama, head of the Japanese military police, uses his position to falsely accuse, capture, imprison and torture women in whom he is interested. Namiji Kikushima, a high-class business woman, is one such lady.

Directed by Kōyū Ohara - With Naomi Tani, Rei Okamoto

The Killer Elite(1975)

2h 2min | Crime, Action
2.9/5 (with 40 votes)

Mike Locken is one of the principle members of a group of freelance spies. A significant portion of their work is for the C.I.A. and while on a case for them one of his friends turns on him and shoots him in the elbow and knee. His assignment, to protect someone, goes down in flames. He is nearly crippled, but with braces is able to again become mobile. For revenge as much as anything else, Mike goes after his ex-friend.

Gamera vs. Jiger(1970)

3.0/5 (with 22 votes)

When a giant stone statue on Wester Island is disturbed, the legendary monster Jiger appears and heads for Japan. Gamera tries to stop this new rival, only to be injured when Jiger lays eggs inside of him. As two boys in a submarine go on a dangerous quest inside of Gamera's body to save him, Jiger threatens the Expo '70 world's fair in Osaka.

Directed by Noriaki Yuasa, Bret Morrison - With Ryo Hayami, Franz Gruber, Shō Natsuki, Kon Ōmura

Madame Evening Glory(1976)

1h 10min | Drama
2.3/5 (with 3 votes)

Kizaki kidnaps Yuriko and engages in a rape and torture session with her, which he photographs. With the photos, he blackmails flower arrangement teacher Yumeji, Yuriko's older sister. Rather than allow him to shame her clan by sending the photos to the media, Yumeji goes to Kizaki. Kizaki then proceeds to rape and torture Yumeji, who was his true desire all along.

Female Prisoner Scorpion: #701's Grudge Song(1973)

1h 29min | Drama, Crime, Thriller
3.0/5 (with 19 votes)

Nami is once again on the run from the law but is saved by an old classmate who works at a strip club. Through a subsequent conversation they discover they both have a score to settle with a particular crooked cop. However, Nami has doubts about ever trusting a man.

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