Movies and TV shows set in hokkaido

The list contains the best, new and most relevant movies set in hokkaido ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, touching, realistic, captivating, sincere and psychological films and TV shows about / with snow, train, schoolgirl, friendship, divorce, flashback, mother daughter relationship, restaurant, kiss and japanese police plots mostly in Drama, Romance and Adventure genres shot in Japan, USA, South Korea and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as hokkaido: When Marnie Was There (2014), Contact (1997), The Bullet Train (1975), Golden Kamuy (2018), Moonlit Winter (2019), Dance With Me (2019), We Were Here: Part 1 (2012), The Naked Director (2019), The Third Murder (2017), Hanamizuki (2010).

List of movies set in hokkaido

When Marnie Was There (2014)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Family, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Upon being sent to live with relatives in the countryside due to an illness, an emotionally distant adolescent girl becomes obsessed with an abandoned mansion and infatuated with a girl who lives there - a girl who may or may not be real.
Style: touching, emotional, atmospheric, sentimental, scenic ...
Audience: family outing, teens, chick flick, kids
Plot: friendship, self discovery, childhood, dream, loneliness, countryside, adolescence, teenage life, imaginary friend, magic realism, twists and turns, bittersweet ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, tokyo, hokkaido, asia, england
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 7.5
 276K
Contact (1997)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Contact is a science fiction film about an encounter with alien intelligence. Based on the novel by Carl Sagan the film starred Jodie Foster as the one chosen scientist who must make some difficult decisions between her beliefs, the truth, and ...
Style: philosophical, inspirational, cerebral, emotional, captivating ...
Plot: science, nasa, alien encounter, space travel, scientist, space and aliens, alien contact, first contact, benign alien, religion, intelligence, alien ...
Time: future, 90s, 20th century
Place: puerto rico, new mexico, washington d.c., usa, florida ...
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The Bullet Train (1975)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 152 min.
Story: 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 and to learn how to defuse the bomb.
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, railway, disaster, speed, runaway train, race against time, train, confined, heroes, save the day, master criminal, crimes ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: japan, tokyo, hokkaido
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Love, Chunibyo & Other Delusions! Take On Me (2018)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Yuuta and Rikka are in their third year of high school. One day in Spring, Touka declares that she will take Rikka to Italy with her, as her job has stabilized there and thinks they should migrate together as a family. Touka is also worried about ...
Style: road movie, sincere, captivating, light, humorous
Plot: romance, school, young love, on the road, spring break, friendship, couples, everyday life, family relations, society, slice of life, wedding ...
Place: japan, hokkaido, tokyo
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 8.1
 2K
Golden Kamuy (2018)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, History, Western
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Saichi Sugimoto is a tough soldier who participates in the Russo-Japanese War and who earned the nickname "Sugimoto the Immortal." Honors in combat are of little use to him when he is expelled from the army for a certain incident, but he ...
Style: entertaining, exciting, semi documentary, semi serious, road movie ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hunting, gold, escapades, tough girl, violence, adventure, criminal, gunfight, survival, ex soldier, sword, japanese culture ...
Time: 1910s
Place: japan, hokkaido
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 7.0
 847
Moonlit Winter (2019)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The arrival of an intimate letter prompts a young woman to bring her mother on vacation to a small Japanese town, where someone special resides.
Style: emotional, serious, sincere, realistic, touching ...
Plot: first love, mother, lesbian, winter, female female relationship, love letter, love interest, secret, teenager, women, sexuality, lesbian love ...
Place: south korea, hokkaido, japan, korea
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 6.8
 764
Dance With Me (2019)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Musical
Country: Japan
Duration: 103 min.
Story: After being hypnotized, Shizuka Suzuki has to sing and dance whenever she hears music.
Plot: chinawoman, sibling relationship, stealing a car, aunt niece relationship, hypnosis, effeminate man, schoolgirl, bus, niece, hotel, gas station, street musician ...
Place: hokkaido
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We Were Here: Part 1 (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 123 min.
Story: "We Were There" follows the 10 year romance between Motoharu Yano (Toma Ikuta) & Nanami Takahashi (Yuriko Yoshitaka). During their high school days, Motoharu Yano was the most popular boy in school, but can't get over the ...
Style: touching, sincere, serious, sentimental, romantic
Plot: teenage love, romance, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, cancer patient, separation, sadness, old friend, teenager, love story, superhero, stepmother stepson relationship ...
Place: japan, tokyo, hokkaido
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The Naked Director (2019)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 48 min.
TV show
Story: In 1980s Japan, one determined man turned every crushing setback into opportunity. His name was Toru Muranishi, and he revolutionized his industry.
Style: erotic, funny, captivating, sexploitation film
Plot: cheating wife, adult filmmaking, female nudity, sex scene, porn industry, director, yakuza, filmmaking, teamwork, new beginning, porn star, sex ...
Time: 80s, 90s
Place: japan, hokkaido, tokyo, hawaii
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The Third Murder (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Shigemori is a lawyer tasked with defending Misumi in a murder trial. Misumi has previous convictions for murder and has confessed to the crime, but evidence in the case leads to Shigemori having doubts about what really happened.
Style: suspense, psychological, captivating, tense
Plot: lawyer, courtroom, courtroom drama, murder, puzzle, school, pig, secret, police, lie, judge, justice ...
Place: japan, hokkaido
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 6.8
 1K
Hanamizuki (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Sae (Yui Aragaki) is a high school student who is studying hard for her college entrance exams. She lost her father when she was very young and so lives with her mother Ryoko (Hiroko Yakushimaru) in Hokkaido, Japan. Her father Kemimichi (Arata) once ...
Style: romantic, shoujo, touching, sentimental, sincere ...
Plot: first love, pretty girl, love at first sight, begging, determination, dreaming, mother daughter relationship, teenage girl, wedding, professor, breakup, little girl ...
Place: nova scotia, tokyo, canada, hokkaido
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Sky's Restaurant (2019)
Genre: Family
Country: Japan
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Wataru, his woman Kotoe and daughter Shiori are ranchers and dairy farmers in Hokkaido in northern Japan. He is following in his father's footsteps. A visiting chef cooks an unforgettable meal with his ingredients, which prompts the family to ...
Plot: ranch, restaurant, family, cooking, japanese woman, chef, cow, short haired female, cheese
Place: hokkaido
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Twisted Justice (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Taking his inspiration from the biggest scandal in Japan’s police history, Kazuya Shiraishi has created a massive and sinister crime epic about the grand forces of corruption that brings to mind the best of Kinji Fukasaku’s yakuza movies ...
Style: disturbing, captivating, tense
Plot: police officer, corrupt cop, crime family, police corruption, unconventional method, police detective, bandit, criminal, detective inspector, investigation, crimes, con artists ...
Place: hokkaido
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 6.5
 476
Over the Fence (2016)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A recently divorced and traumatized man moves to Hakodate, Hokkaido and attends a vocational college to learn carpentry along with several other students who are in the same boat as he. When a couple of the guys go to a hostess club the man meets an ...
Plot: wench, sluttiness, japanese schoolgirl, crazy, chick, hostess, carpenter, craziness, ship, freak, psycho, insanity ...
Place: hokkaido
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The Light Shines Only There (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A man has thrown away love and a woman has given up on love. The two souls meet in a brief summer in the northern city of Hakodate.
Style: realistic, serious, touching, rough, romantic ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, prostitute, life is a bitch, fall in love, social decay, society, love and romance, family problems, friends, friendship, haunted by the past, sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2013
Place: japan, hokkaido
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 7.0
 252
Station (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 132 min.
Story: A detective goes out of his way to crack the case of a serial killer who specialises in murdering police officers.
Plot: snow, divorce, police officer, train station, suicide, olympics, live action, shooting, salute, suicide note
Time: year 1976, year 1979, year 1968
Place: hokkaido
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The Yellow Handkerchief (1977)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 109 min.
Story: The story starts with Kinya, who has recently upgraded his car. He’s a young adult and he’s single so naturally he uses his ride to ahem, look for companions. He offers a ride to a shy girl by the name of Akemi and she reluctantly accepts. From ...
Style: road movie
Plot: road trip, flashback, police, divorce, husband wife relationship, fall in love, breakup, woman driver, ex convict, nightmare, diarrhea, homecoming ...
Place: hokkaido
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Thirty Lies or So (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Takarada, a member of a group of swindlers which has reunited to pull off a big caper involving down comforters, shoddy encyclopedias, and a panda suit. However, the actual scam they’re about to run takes a back seat to the trust issues between ...
Style: suspense
Plot: whodunit, money, train travel, con artists, magic trick, dominant woman, cheating, suitcase of money, deception, love triangle, unrequited love, escape ...
Place: hokkaido
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 7.5
 2K
Boy (1969)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A family of four lives off of scams in which they pretend to be injured by automobiles. After suffering an injury during the war, the father believes he is an invalid. He and his wife have a 10-year-old boy and a 3-year-old girl. The adults pretend ...
Style: experimental, thought provoking, realistic, serious, touching ...
Audience: teens
Plot: family relations, youth, child abuse, dysfunctional family, train, boy, traumatic childhood, father son relationship, abusive father, stepmother, abortion, family problems ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: japan, hokkaido
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 7.6
 2K
Antarctica (1983)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 143 min.
Story: Two Japanese scientists, Ushioda and Ochi, develop a bond with their sled dogs while on an expedition in Antarctica.
Style: depressing, serious, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: survival, dog sled, dog, expedition, nature, heroes, adventure, pets, escapades, rescue, daring rescue, hopes ...
Time: 50s
Place: antarctica, japan, asia, antarctic, hokkaido
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 7.9
 9K
Love Letter (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 117 min.
Story: When exchanging letters two women discover new things about a deceased man they used to know.
Style: art house, romantic, epic, realistic, serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: true love, time travel, strong female character, love story, mountain, friendship, high school, love letter, couples, friends, haunted by the past, road not taken ...
Time: 90s
Place: japan, hokkaido
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 6.8
 510
Manhunt (1976)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 151 min.
Story: A tough police detective is falsely accused of corruption, and goes on the run to clear his name. He is assisted by the beautiful daughter of a rich man.
Plot: escape, on the run, false accusation, trap, chase, mental institution, human experiment, bear attack
Place: hokkaido
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The Dagger of Kamui (1985)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure
Country: Japan
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Young Jiro finds his mother and sister murdered at home; falsely accused, he flees to a new life and trains to be an assassin.
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful
Plot: ninja, murder, samurai, revenge, treasure, ancient, hitman, battles, rivalry, heroes, clergy, master warrior ...
Time: 19th century
Place: japan, asia, hokkaido, usa
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Man Walking on Snow (2001)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: Japan
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Mashike, a city on the Japanese island of Hokkaido. Nobuo Honma is a 63-year-old sake producer. He has lived with Yasuo since his wife died two years ago. Yasuo is his youngest son to whom he has entrusted his trade. Every day Nobuo goes for a walk ...
Plot: father son relationship, old man, loneliness, death of wife, anniversary, loss of wife, fish, mountain, death of mother, snow, family reunited, family relations ...
Place: hokkaido, japan
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 7.0
 3K
Unforgiven (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Set in Hokkaido, Japan in the 1880s. Jubei Kamata (Ken Watanabe), who is on the side of the Edo shogunate government, kills many people. His name is infamous in Kyoto. When the battle at Goryoukaku is about to be finished, Jubei disappears. 10 years ...
Style: tense, psychological, atmospheric, captivating, serious ...
Plot: samurai, lone wolves, bounty hunter, one last job, vengeance, human nature, redemption, hopes, isolation, aging, cowboy, fight ...
Time: 19th century
Place: japan, hokkaido
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