List of Japanese War Movies

Japan has main part in World War and the effect of War still unforgettable to the entire country, so most of the films contains story about Wars and battle. Japanese film industry attached many modern technologies to their limit, the Studios that produced War movies that well in Box Office. The Films about Wars many of them are story about World War II. We have listed some Japanese War Movies that highly based on story of War.

Sea Without Exit

The Japanese Movies of War are listed below including Stars and Director of the Movie.

Film Name

Director

Stars

Release Year

Note

The Bridge on the River KwaiDavid LeanWilliam Holden, Jack Hawkins ,Alec GuinnessOctober 2, 1957A World War II Film Released in 1957.
Run Silent, Run DeepRobert WiseClark Gable, Burt Lancaster and Jack Warden27-Mar-58Written by Kevin Ackley which is the Story of World War II.
Letters From Iwo JimaClint EastwoodKen Watanabe, Kazunari Ninomiya, Tsuyoshi IharaDecember 9, 2006A Story throughout Japanese Archaeologists Explore tunnels on lwo Jima and they find something in the dirt.
Flags of Our FathersClint EastwoodRyan Phillippe, Jesse Bradford, Adam BeachOctober 20, 2006The story begins in medias res, applying a complex series of flashbacks.
Hiroshima, Mon AmourAlain ResnaisEmmanuelle Riva, Eiji Okada, Stella Dassas10-Jun-59A drama Film between a French and Japanese couple about memory and forgetfulness.
RashomonAkira KurosawaToshiro Mifune, Masayuki Mori, Machiko Kyō,August 25, 1950A Crime drama Film working close collabaration with Cinematographer Kazuo Miyagawa
Seven SamuraiAkira KurosawaTakashi Shimura, Toshiro MifuneApril 26, 1954Japanese adventure drama film co-written, edited, and directed by Akira Kurosawa.
Samurai AssassinKihachi OkamotoToshirō Mifune, Keiju Kobayashi, Michiyo AratamaJanuary 3, 1965A Battle Film of Empire Era with martial Arts Stunts.
The Burmese HarpKon IchikawaRentarō Mikuni, Shoji Yasui, Jun HamamuraJanuary 21, 1956It was based on a children’s novel of the same name written by Michio Takeyama.
RanAkira KurosawaTatsuya Nakadai, Mieko HaradaMay 31, 1985Japanese-French jidaigeki epic film.
Throne of BloodAkira KurosawaToshirō Mifune, Isuzu Yamada, Takashi ShimuraJanuary 15, 1957The film commutes the plot of William Shakespeare’s play Macbeth to feudal Japan.
GojiraIshiro HondaAkihiko Hirata, Momoko KochiJanuary 1, 1956A Film about 400-foot-tall mutant dinosaur called Gojira
The Hidden FortressAkira KurosawaToshirō Mifune, Misa Uehara, Minoru Chiaki  December 28, 1958A battle film which is released in 1958.
Fires on the PlainKon IchikawaEiji Funakoshi, Osamu Takizawa, Mickey Curtis  November 3, 1959A Story on World War II.
Grave of the FirefliesIsao TakahataTsutomu Tatsumi, Ayano Shiraishi, Yoshiko ShinoharaApril 16, 1988A Story of Taking place in the final months of World War II in Japan.
The Burmese HarpKon IchikawaRentaro Mikuni, Shoji Yasui, Jun HamamuraJanuary 1, 1956A Film of Japanese Soldier and Army with the effect of World War II.
Black RainShohei ImamuraYoshiko Tanaka, Kazuo Kitamura1989The film impresses between Shizuma Shigematsu’s diary entries about Hiroshima in 1945
KagemushaAkira Kurosawa, Ishirō HondaTatsuya NakadaiApril 26, 1980It is set in the Sengoku period of Japanese history and tells the story of a lower-class criminal
Sea Without ExitKiyoshi SasabeEbizô Ichikawa, Yûsuke IseyaSeptember 16, 2006