Nobuhiko Obayashi's 100 Greatest Japanese Films

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The list is made by Japanese critic Nobuhiko Kobayashi(小林信彦) from his book 2001: A Cinema Odyssey(2001年映画の旅). In the book, Kobayashi chooses 100 greatest Japanese films and 100 greatest foreign films.

Missing:
東京の暴れん坊 The Tkyo Mighty Guy(1960), Dir. by Takeichi Saitô

Thanks to zhangalan for putting it on IMDB.

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  1. 1 new

    Madamu to nyôbô

    1931 — a.k.a. The Neighbor's Wife and Mine, in 1 top list Check
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    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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    Uwasa no musume

    1935 — a.k.a. The Girl in the Rumour, in 0 top lists Check
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    Tange Sazen yowa: Hyakuman ryô no tsubo

    1935 — a.k.a. Sazen Tange and the Pot Worth a Million Ryo, in 5 top lists Check
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    Kôchiyama Sôshun

    1936 — a.k.a. Priest of Darkness, in 1 top list Check
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    Arigatô-san

    1936 — a.k.a. Mr. Thank You, in 3 top lists Check
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    Naniwa erejî

    1936 — a.k.a. Osaka Elegy, in 3 top lists 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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    Kagirinaki zenshin

    1937 — a.k.a. Unending Advance, in 0 top lists Check
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    Shukujo wa nani o wasureta ka

    1937 — a.k.a. What Did the Lady Forget?, in 1 top list Check
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    Ninjô kami fûsen

    1937 — a.k.a. Humanity and Paper Balloons, in 5 top lists Check
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    Asakusa no hi

    1937 — a.k.a. The Lights of Asakusa, in 0 top lists Check
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    Anma to onna

    1938 — a.k.a. The Masseurs and a Woman, in 2 top lists Check
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    Ani to sono imoto

    1939, in 1 top list Check
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    Enoken no ganbari senjutsu

    1939 — a.k.a. Rivals, in 0 top lists Check
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    Danryu

    1939 — a.k.a. Warm Current, in 0 top lists Check
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    Enoken no songokû: songokû zenko-hen

    1940 — a.k.a. Monkey Sun, 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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    Matte ita otoko

    1942, in 0 top lists Check
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    Chichi ariki

    1942 — a.k.a. There Was a Father, in 3 top lists Check
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    Sugata Sanshirô

    1943 — a.k.a. Sanshiro Sugata, in 2 top lists Check
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    Muhomatsu no issho

    1943, in 1 top list Check
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    Raigekitai Shutsudô

    1944 — a.k.a. Battle Troop, in 0 top lists Check
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    Ôsone-ke no ashita

    1946 — a.k.a. Morning for the Osone Family, in 1 top list Check
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    Ginrei no hate

    1947 — a.k.a. Snow Trail, in 0 top lists Check
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    Anjô-ke no butôkai

    1947, in 3 top lists Check
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    Yoidore tenshi

    1948 — a.k.a. Drunken Angel, in 5 top lists Check
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    Ôshô

    1948, in 0 top lists Check
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    Ojôsan kanpai

    1949 — a.k.a. Here's to the Girls, in 1 top list Check
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    Aoi sanmyaku

    1949, in 1 top list Check
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    Banshun

    1949 — a.k.a. Late Spring, in 14 top lists Check
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    Nora inu

    1949 — a.k.a. Stray Dog, in 7 top lists Check
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    Bôryoku no Machi

    1950, in 0 top lists Check
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    Bakushû

    1951 — a.k.a. Early Summer, in 6 top lists Check
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    Saikaku ichidai onna

    1952 — a.k.a. The Life of Oharu, in 12 top lists Check
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    Honjitsu kyûshin

    1952, in 0 top lists Check
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    Genbaku no ko

    1952 — a.k.a. Children of Hiroshima, in 0 top lists Check
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    Inazuma

    1952 — a.k.a. Lightning, in 3 top lists Check
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    Ikiru

    1952, in 23 top lists Check
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    Nigorie

    1953 — a.k.a. An Inlet of Muddy Water, in 0 top lists Check
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    Himeyuri no Tô

    1953, in 0 top lists Check
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    Tôkyô monogatari

    1953 — a.k.a. Tokyo Story, in 26 top lists Check
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    Onna no sono

    1954 — a.k.a. The Garden of Women, in 1 top list Check
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    Shichinin no samurai

    1954 — a.k.a. Seven Samurai, in 35 top lists Check
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    Bangiku

    1954 — a.k.a. Late Chrysanthemums, in 3 top lists Check
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    Gojira

    1954 — a.k.a. Godzilla, in 12 top lists Check
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    Jirochô sangokushi: kaitô-ichi no abarenbô

    1954, in 0 top lists Check
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    Meoto zenzai

    1955, in 0 top lists Check
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    Ukigumo

    1955 — a.k.a. Floating Clouds, in 7 top lists Check
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