BFI's The best Japanese film of every year – from 1925 to now

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  1. 1 new

    Orochi

    1925, in 0 top lists Check
  2. 2 new

    Kurutta ippêji

    1926 — a.k.a. A Page of Madness, in 11 top lists Check
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    Chuji Tabinikki Daisanbu Goyohen

    1927, in 1 top list Check
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    Jûjiro

    1928 — a.k.a. Crossroads, in 3 top lists Check
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    Gakusei romansu: Wakaki hi

    1929 — a.k.a. Days of Youth, in 0 top lists Check
  6. 6 new

    Nani ga kanojo o sô saseta ka

    1930 — a.k.a. What Made Her Do It?, in 1 top list Check
  7. 7 new

    Madamu to nyôbô

    1931 — a.k.a. The Neighbor's Wife and Mine, in 1 top list Check
  8. 8 new

    Otona no miru ehon - Umarete wa mita keredo

    1932 — a.k.a. I Was Born, But..., in 12 top lists Check
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    Minato no nihonmusume

    1933 — a.k.a. Japanese Girls at the Harbor, in 1 top list Check
  10. 10 new

    Tonari no Yae-chan

    1934 — a.k.a. My Little Neighbor, Yae, in 1 top list Check
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    Tsuma yo bara no yô ni

    1935 — a.k.a. Wife! Be Like a Rose!, in 1 top list Check
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    Gion no shimai

    1936 — a.k.a. Sisters of the Gion, in 4 top lists Check
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    Ninjô kami fûsen

    1937 — a.k.a. Humanity and Paper Balloons, in 4 top lists Check
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    Hana chirinu

    1938 — a.k.a. Flowers Have Fallen, in 0 top lists Check
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    Zangiku monogatari

    1939 — a.k.a. The Story of the Last Chrysanthemum, in 11 top lists Check
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    Kojima no haru

    1940, in 0 top lists Check
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    Kanzashi

    1941 — a.k.a. Ornamental hairpin, in 3 top lists Check
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    Hawai Marê oki kaisen

    1942, in 0 top lists Check
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    Muhomatsu no issho

    1943, in 1 top list Check
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    Rikugun

    1944 — a.k.a. Army, in 1 top list Check
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    Momotarô: Umi no shinpei

    1945 — a.k.a. Momotaro's Divine Sea Warriors, in 1 top list Check
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    Utamaro o meguru gonin no onna

    1946 — a.k.a. Utamaro and His Five Women, in 1 top list Check
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    Anjô-ke no butôkai

    1947, in 3 top lists Check
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    Hachi no su no kodomotachi

    1948 — a.k.a. Children of the Beehive, in 1 top list Check
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    Banshun

    1949 — a.k.a. Late Spring, in 13 top lists Check
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    Rashômon

    1950 — a.k.a. Rashomon, in 32 top lists Check
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    Meshi

    1951 — a.k.a. Repast, in 3 top lists Check
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    Saikaku ichidai onna

    1952 — a.k.a. The Life of Oharu, in 11 top lists Check
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    Tôkyô monogatari

    1953 — a.k.a. Tokyo Story, in 25 top lists Check
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    Shichinin no samurai

    1954 — a.k.a. Seven Samurai, in 33 top lists Check
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    Chibusa yo eien nare

    1955 — a.k.a. The Eternal Breasts, in 0 top lists Check
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    Kurutta kajitsu

    1956 — a.k.a. Crazed Fruit, in 4 top lists Check
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    Bakumatsu taiyôden

    1957 — a.k.a. A Sun-Tribe Myth from the Bakumatsu Era, in 4 top lists Check
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    Kyojin to gangu

    1958 — a.k.a. Giants and Toys, in 1 top list Check
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    Nobi

    1959 — a.k.a. Fires on the Plain, in 6 top lists Check
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    Hadaka no shima

    1960 — a.k.a. The Naked Island, in 6 top lists Check
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    Furyo shonen

    1961 — a.k.a. Bad Boys, in 0 top lists Check
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    Seppuku

    1962 — a.k.a. Harakiri, in 15 top lists Check
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    Nippon konchûki

    1963 — a.k.a. The Insect Woman, in 8 top lists Check
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    Suna no onna

    1964 — a.k.a. Woman in the Dunes, in 19 top lists Check
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    Kiga kaikyô

    1965 — a.k.a. A Fugitive from the Past, in 4 top lists Check
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    Tobenai chinmoku

    1966 — a.k.a. Silence Has No Wings, in 2 top lists Check
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    Koroshi no rakuin

    1967 — a.k.a. Branded to Kill, in 9 top lists Check
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    Kôshikei

    1968 — a.k.a. Death by Hanging, in 9 top lists Check
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    Bara no sôretsu

    1969 — a.k.a. Funeral Parade of Roses, in 6 top lists Check
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    Erosu purasu gyakusatsu

    1969 — a.k.a. Eros + Massacre, in 3 top lists Check
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    Sho o suteyo machi e deyô

    1971 — a.k.a. Throw Away Your Books, Rally in the Streets, in 3 top lists Check
  48. 48 new

    Joshû sasori: Dai-41 zakkyo-bô

    1972 — a.k.a. Female Prisoner Scorpion: Jailhouse 41, in 1 top list Check
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    Jingi naki tatakai

    1973 — a.k.a. Battles Without Honor and Humanity, in 2 top lists Check
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    Sandakan hachibanshokan bohkyo

    1974 — a.k.a. Sandakan 8, in 2 top lists Check
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