Movies and TV shows set in okinawa

The list contains the best, new and most relevant movies set in okinawa ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, humorous, disturbing, touching, suspenseful and captivating films and TV shows about / with beach, violence, murder, teenager, blood, island, japanese girl, male nudity, vengeance and love plots mostly in Drama, Action and Thriller genres shot in Japan, USA, Australia and other countries.
okinawa movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as okinawa: Hacksaw Ridge (2016), Churasan (2001), Harukana Receive (2018), Rage (2016), Non Non Biyori: Vacation (2018), Check It Out, Yo! (2006), Boiling Point (1990), The Karate Kid Part II (1986), The Pacific (2010), All About Lily Chou-Chou (2001).

List of movies set in okinawa

Hacksaw Ridge (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: Australia, USA, UK, China
Duration: 139 min.
Story: WWII American Army Medic Desmond T. Doss, who served during the Battle of Okinawa, refuses to kill people and becomes the first Conscientious Objector in American history to receive the Congressional Medal of Honor.
Style: touching, inspirational, sentimental, emotional, brutal ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: world war two, war, conscientious objector, soldier, religion, american soldier, u.s. army, bible, father son relationship, pacifism, u.s. military, military ...
Time: 1940s, middle ages, year 1945, 20th century
Place: okinawa, okinawa japan, japan, tennessee, usa
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Churasan (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: The 64th NHK Asadora Renzoku Drama is Churasan, a story of a young woman, Kohagura Eri, who was born in Kohamajima Island, Okinawa on May 15, 1972, the day when Okinawa was returned to Japan from the U.S. Eleven years later, Kamimura Shizuko and her ...
Plot: romance, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, love, death of brother, unfulfilled love, romantic relationship, love story, tragic love, love and romance, love interest, family tragedy, couples ...
Place: okinawa
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Harukana Receive (2018)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Sport
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: Oozora Haruka, who's just moved to Okinawa, is generally cheerful and optimistic, but there's one thing she feels insecure about: she's taller than most other girls. Her cousin Higa Kanata also has one hang-up: she had to quit her ...
Style: entertaining, captivating, disturbing, ecchi
Plot: beach, beach volleyball, female protagonist, slice of life, volleyball, sport team, female athlete, tournament, ambition, girl, professional rivalry, teamwork ...
Place: okinawa
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Rage (2016)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 142 min.
Story: A man brutally murders a married couple and leaves the word “ikari” (“rage”) written with their blood. The killer undergoes plastic surgery and flees. At three different locations in Japan, a male stranger appears. People suspect that the ...
Style: disturbing, rough, bleak, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: gay, murderer, murder suspect, murder, suspicion, mistaken identity, single mother, trust, father daughter relationship, island, gay relationship, lgbtq ...
Place: japan, tokyo, okinawa, okinawa japan
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Non Non Biyori: Vacation (2018)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 71 min.
Story: The movie for Non Non Biyori series. Summer vacation is drawing to an end. When Suguru wins a free trip to Okinawa, all of the five students of Asahigaoka branch school are excited to end their vacation with a bang. Along with Hikage, Konomi, and ...
Style: sweet, humorous, feel good, light, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: summer vacation, countryside, friendship, sea voyage, teenage girl, friendship between girls, summer, sea, airplane, friend, village, vacation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, okinawa japan, okinawa
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Check It Out, Yo! (2006)
Genre: Drama, Musical
Country: Japan
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Tomboy Yui (Mao Inoue) brings her 3 male friends along with her to see a live performance of local Okinawan rap group, “Workaholic”. Upon witnessing the crowd reaction, the boys decide to start a rap group of their own to impress chicks—while ...
Plot: hip hop, teenager in love, infatuation, island, boy girl relationship, rap, drowning, high school student, aquarium, concert
Place: okinawa, okinawa japan
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Boiling Point (1990)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Masaki, a baseball player and gas-station attendant, gets into trouble with the local Yakuza and goes to Okinawa to get a gun to defend himself. There he meets Uehara, a tough gangster, who is in serious debt to the yakuza and planning revenge.
Style: bloody, neo noir, semi serious, realistic, exciting ...
Plot: yakuza, gangsters, tragic event, baseball, car accident, revenge, interracial relations, organized crime, mafia, empire, sex crime, gas station ...
Time: 80s
Place: japan, okinawa, asia, okinawa japan, tokyo
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The Karate Kid Part II (1986)
Genre: Action, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Mr. Miyagi and Daniel take a trip to Okinawa to visit Mr. Miyagi's dying father. After arriving Mr. Miyagi finds he still has feelings for an old love. This stirs up trouble with an old rival who he originally left Okinawa to avoid. In the mean ...
Style: sentimental, feel good, visually appealing, slasher, motivational ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: martial arts, underdog, teenager, fight, teacher, childhood, bullying, revenge, coming of age, romance, sport, family ...
Time: 80s, future, 20th century
Place: japan, okinawa, tokyo, hawaii, asia ...
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The Pacific (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 530 min.
TV show
Story: A 10-part mini-series from the creators of "Band of Brothers" telling the intertwined stories of three Marines during America's battle with the Japanese in the Pacific during World War II.
Style: serious, emotional, suspenseful, disturbing, epic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, military, war, battlefield, battles, squad, soldier, marines, american soldier, u.s. military, imperial japan, navy ...
Time: 1940s, year 1945, 20th century
Place: pacific ocean, japan, alabama, okinawa, asia ...
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All About Lily Chou-Chou (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Music, Romance, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 146 min.
Story: Charts the troubled teenage years of students Yuichi Hasumi and Shusuke Hoshino, exploring the shifting and complex power dynamics of their relationship against the backdrop of Yuichi's love for the dreamy and abstract music of fictional pop ...
Style: atmospheric, meditative, intense, serious, psychological ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: coming of age, music, bullying, alienation, high school, friendship, internet, school, teenage life, youth, social misfits, mind game ...
Time: 21st century, 2000s, year 2001, year 2000, year 1999
Place: japan, tokyo, okinawa, asia, okinawa japan
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Gamblers in Okinawa (1971)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A yakuza gang gets driven out of Yokohama by a big gang from Tokyo. They relocate to Okinawa to violently start over.
Plot: yakuza, gangsters, organized crime, mafia, samurai, gang war, murder, hitman, released from prison, blood, sunglasses, one armed man
Place: okinawa, okinawa japan
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The Stranger by the Beach (2020)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 59 min.
Story: On an island off the coast of Okinawa, two young men meet on a beach: Shun Hashimoto, a gay novelist and Mio Chibana, a somber high school student. Day by day, the two of them grow closer, but then, suddenly, Mio decides to leave the island. They ...
Style: yaoi, romantic, scenic, sentimental, touching ...
Plot: lgbt, gay, love and romance, first love, youth, love, gay teenager, boys love, lovers apart, encounter, teenager, sex scene ...
Place: japan, okinawa
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The Secrets We Keep (2020)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In post-World War II America, a woman, rebuilding her life in the suburbs with her husband, kidnaps her neighbor and seeks vengeance for the heinous war crimes she believes he committed against her.
Style: suspense, psychological, suspenseful, emotional, rough ...
Plot: holocaust, concentration camp, captive, war crime, gypsy, vengeance, rape, revenge, husband wife relationship, murder, tragic past, moral dilemma ...
Time: post world war two, year 1959, year 1946
Place: romania, bucharest, zurich switzerland, europe, virginia ...
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Glasses (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Harried and overworked, Taeko leaves the city for a much-needed island vacation. Stepping off a propeller plane onto golden sands, she drags her giant suitcase across the beach to Hamada Inn. Owner Yuji is impressed; it's the first time in ...
Style: disturbing, humorous, captivating, psychological, psychedelic ...
Plot: beach, travel, vacation, social problems, relationship problems, crisis, island, identity crisis, tropical island, stress, female protagonist, hotel manager ...
Place: okinawa japan, okinawa
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My Korean Teacher (2016)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Japan
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Young-Ung was dumped by his girlfriend. While he is in Okinawa, Japan on a business trip, the company he works for goes bankrupt. Sakura is a single mother and works for a travel agency. She needs to learn Korean for her job. At a Korean language ...
Style: romantic, funny, uplifting, sweet, feel good ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: milf, sexual satisfaction, promiscuous woman, feminine beauty, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, single mother, job interview, gold digger, rivalry, love, love and romance, relationships ...
Time: contemporary
Place: okinawa japan, okinawa
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Karate Girl (2011)
Genre: Action
Country: Japan
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In Okinawa, Ayaka Kurenai was born in the world’s greatest legendary Karate family. When she was a child, her family was attacked by a mysterious gang that seeks legendary black belt. Her father Soujiro Kurenai was killed and her younger sister ...
Style: suspense, stylized, unusual plot structure, captivating, cult film
Plot: female martial artist, pretty girl, karate, pretty woman, martial arts, kidnapping, teenage girl, japanese schoolgirl, schoolgirl, sibling relationship, bandit, fight ...
Place: japan, okinawa, okinawa japan
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The Shell Collector (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The latest discovery by a blind shell collector puts the relationship between man and nature on edge: a rare mollusc that is extremely poisonous, but has a healing and hallucinogenic effect on some people. Can people resist the creature’s ...
Plot: female nudity, sea, blind man, beach, remote island, shell
Place: okinawa, okinawa japan
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Blood+ (2005)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: Blood+, pronounced as "Blood Plus", is an anime series produced by Production I.G and Aniplex and directed by Junichi Fujisaku. The series premiered in Japan on Sony's anime satellite channel, Animax, as well as on terrestrial ...
Style: exciting, manga, scary, stylized, serious ...
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: vampire, heroic mission, self discovery, destiny, adventure, heroes, monster, supernatural, coming of age, immortality, sword fight, bloodlust ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia, okinawa
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