Movies and TV shows set in hiroshima japan

The list contains the best, new and most relevant movies set in hiroshima japan ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, captivating, realistic, emotional, thought provoking and suspenseful films and TV shows about / with atomic bomb, world war two, war, military, death, family relations, catastrophe, hospital, soldier and nuclear plots mostly in Drama, War and History genres shot in Japan, USA, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as hiroshima japan: Hiroshima (1995), In This Corner of the World (2016), Hiroshima: Out of the Ashes (1990), Barefoot Gen 2 (1986), Kundun (1997), Black Rain (1989), Come See the Paradise (1990), The Face of Jizo (2004), Drive My Car (2021), Eternals (2021).

List of movies set in hiroshima japan

Hiroshima (1995)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Canada, Japan
Duration: 190 min.
Story: Hiroshima is a 1995 Japanese / Canadian film directed by Koreyoshi Kurahara and Roger Spottiswoode about the decision-making processes that led to the dropping of the atomic bombs by the United States on the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki ...
Style: captivating, realistic, serious
Plot: world war two, nuclear, politics, atomic bomb, surrender, battles, emperor, white house, invasion, disaster, catastrophe, heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, year 1945
Place: hiroshima japan, asia, usa, new york, japan
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In This Corner of the World (2016)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Family, History, War
Country: Japan
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Newlywed Suzu Urano moves to her new life in Kure City on the coast of Hiroshima Prefecture, where she perseveres through World War II with pluck and determination.
Style: thought provoking, captivating, suspenseful, touching, tense ...
Plot: family relations, military, wedding, bombing, female protagonist, evacuation, anniversary, world war two, war, couples, society, navy ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 20th century, year 1935, year 1944 ...
Place: japan, hiroshima japan, east asia, asia
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Hiroshima: Out of the Ashes (1990)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The movie follows the perspective of several characters (such as Japanese victims, soldiers, American prisoners of war and others) and how they lived or tried to survive the effects felt during the aftermath of the Atomic Bomb dropping by the Enola ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, gloomy, emotional ...
Plot: surrender, world war two, disaster, war, against humanity, state affairs, military, life is a bitch, confined, battles, nuclear holocaust, catastrophe ...
Time: 1940s
Place: hiroshima japan, japan, asia, usa
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Lorelei: The Witch of the Pacific Ocean (2005)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller, War
Country: Japan
Duration: 128 min.
Story: A drama set during World War II where a submarine carrying a secret weapon attempts to stop a planned third atomic bombing of Japan. Based on Harutoshi Fukui's novel Shuusen no Lorelei.
Style: suspenseful, stylized, exciting, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: submarine, secret weapon, war, military, escapades, military life, heroic mission, chaos, battles, save the world, soldier, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s
Place: japan, hiroshima japan, pacific ocean, asia
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Barefoot Gen 2 (1986)
Genre: Animation, Biography, Drama, War
Country: Japan
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Three years after the Hiroshima bombing, a teenager helps a group of orphans to survive and find their new life.
Plot: ruins, hunger, male full rear nudity, constitution, male nudity, teenager, radiation sickness, starvation, death of child, grave, children, black market ...
Place: hiroshima japan, japan
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Battles Without Honor and Humanity (1973)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In the teeming black markets of postwar Japan, Shozo Hirono and his buddies find themselves in a new war between factious and ambitious yakuza...
Style: suspenseful, rough, stylized, exciting, captivating ...
Plot: betrayal, prison, gang, graphic violence, prison life, chaos and mayhem, criminal's revenge, gangsters, rivalry, crimes, going straight, ambition ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, post world war two
Place: japan, tokyo, asia, hiroshima japan
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Frankenstein Conquers the World (1965)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 87 min.
Story: During WWII, a human heart taken from Dr. Frankenstein's lab and is kept in Japan where it gets exposed to the radiation of the bombing of Hiroshima. The heart grows in size, mutates and eventually becomes an indestuctable humanoid. Later, a ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, exciting, psychotronic ...
Plot: frankenstein, world war two, false accusation, monster, scientist, deadly creature, rescue, supernatural, experiment gone awry, laboratory, mutant, master villain ...
Time: year 1945, 60s, 1940s
Place: japan, tokyo, asia, hiroshima japan, germany
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Kundun (1997)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: USA, Monaco, Morocco
Duration: 134 min.
Story: The Tibetans refer to the Dalai Lama as 'Kundun', which means 'The Presence'. He was forced to escape from his native home, Tibet, when communist China invaded and enforced an oppressive regime upon the peaceful nation. The Dalai ...
Style: thought provoking, stylized, realistic, serious, touching ...
Plot: buddhism, buddhist monk, buddha, politics, exile, monastery, communism, society, leadership, hopes, political unrest, occupation ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s, 50s, 20th century
Place: tibet, china, asia, hiroshima japan, india ...
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Black Rain (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 123 min.
Story: The story of the aftermath of the Hiroshima bombing, based on Masuji Ibuse's novel.
Style: serious, realistic, sincere, emotional, bleak ...
Plot: survival, world war two, atomic bomb, radiation sickness, nuclear war, social relations, family relations, couples, war, life is a bitch, parents and children, homecoming ...
Time: year 1945, year 1950
Place: japan, asia, hiroshima japan
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Come See the Paradise (1990)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Come See The Paradise is a deeply touching love story set against the backdrop of a dramatic and controversial period in American history, It follows the romance and eventual marriage of Jack McGurn (Dennis Quad), a hot blooded Irish American, and a ...
Style: emotional, thought provoking, serious, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: forbidden love, world war two, injustice, family relations, racism, interracial relations, interracial romance, culture clash, war, romance, love, couples ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 20th century, year 1941, year 1936 ...
Place: north dakota, seattle, los angeles, usa, hiroshima japan ...
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The Face of Jizo (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Based on a play by Hisashi Inoue, it focuses on the sufferings of the survivors of Hiroshima. The film takes place during 4 days in the summer of 1948, as the ghost of her father visits Mitsué (Rié Miyama). He had somehow learned that she has ...
Plot: atomic bomb, father daughter relationship, war
Place: hiroshima japan
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Drive My Car (2021)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 179 min.
Story: Yusuke Kafuku, a stage actor and director, still unable, after two years, to cope with the loss of his beloved wife, accepts to direct Uncle Vanja at a theater festival in Hiroshima. There he meets Misaki, an introverted young woman, appointed to ...
Style: bilingual
Plot: japanese wife, rehearsal, sign language, theatre play, audition, driver, japanese woman, infidelity, grief, loss of child, theatre director, road trip ...
Time: 2010s
Place: japan, hiroshima japan
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Eternals (2021)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 156 min.
Story: The story of a race of immortal beings who lived on Earth and shaped its history and civilizations.
Style: exciting, captivating, suspenseful, tense, surprise ending ...
Plot: space and aliens, supernatural, alien attack, alien race, superhero, alien encounter, alien, super strength, man versus machine, evil alien, spacecraft, alien abduction ...
Time: 21st century, year 1945, 16th century, 1940s, 2020s
Place: usa, australia, india, south dakota, mumbai india ...
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The History of Time Travel (2014)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: A fictional documentary about the creation of the world's first time machine, the men who created it, and the unintended ramifications it has on world events.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: time travel, murder of parents, espionage, wedding, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, death of wife, hiding place, death of mother, world war two, scientist, journal ...
Time: 80s, 1940s, year 1944, 50s, year 1996 ...
Place: hiroshima japan
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Red Joan (2018)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The story of Joan Stanley, who was exposed as the KGB's longest-serving British spy.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, factual, realistic, intense ...
Plot: female spy, woman, atomic bomb, world war two, interrogation, suffering, oppression, kgb, politics, propaganda, british secret service, older man younger woman relationship ...
Time: 20th century, year 1945, 1930s, 1940s, 2000s ...
Place: ussr, canada, russia, hiroshima japan, montreal
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The War of the Planets: The Flight of the Moths (2019)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: In the year 3000, the nuclear war that has ravaged planet Earth 500 years earlier seems almost a distant memory. A new greener and bluer world flourished from the ashes of the old, a new world has been taken over by giant moths.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: humanoid, survival, planet earth, empire, military, power, world war two, drugs, socialism, genocide, julius caesar, communism ...
Place: britain, england, hiroshima japan, ussr
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Lanterns on Blue Waters (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 112 min.
Story: The story of a Japanese man who as a 16-year-old went to Maui to work in the sugar cane fields in order to support his family back in Japan. Now 89 and still living in Hawaii he is visited by his granddaughter who brings him a letter from his ...
Style: bilingual
Plot: national identity, world war two, flashback, grandson, fishing, letter, island, emigration, family conflict, loyalty
Place: hiroshima japan, hawaii, pearl harbor
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Pride: The Fateful Moment (1998)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Japan
Duration: 161 min.
Story: Based on the International Military Tribunal for the Far East of 1946–48, depicts Japanese prime minister Hideki Tojo (played by Masahiko Tsugawa) as a family man who fought to defend Japan and Asia from western colonialism but was ultimately ...
Plot: world war two, court, prime minister, court martial, japanese history, military, courtroom, pride
Time: post world war two
Place: japan, pearl harbor, hiroshima japan, tokyo
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Give 'em Hell, Harry! (1975)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: One man show about the presidency of Harry S Truman.
Style: political, one man show, political comedy
Plot: constitution, usa president, ku klux klan, impersonation, videotaping, general, theater, spouse, senior citizen, josef stalin, american, labor ...
Time: 1940s, year 1948, 50s
Place: washington d.c., seattle, hiroshima japan, israel, usa ...
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Slaughterhouse-Five (1972)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi, War
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: "Listen: Billie Pilgrim has come unstuck in time." Slaughterhouse-Five is an award-winning 1972 film adaptation of Kurt Vonnegut's novel of the same name. Director Hill faithfully renders for the screen Vonnegut's obsessive story ...
Style: atmospheric, surreal, tense, emotional, serious ...
Plot: time travel, world war two, assassination, sent to the future, family relations, parents and children, alien encounter, space and aliens, war, vandalism, pow, grudge ...
Time: future, 20th century, 1940s, year 1945, 50s ...
Place: new england, philadelphia, usa, pennsylvania, pacific ocean ...
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Voices in the Wind (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 139 min.
Story: In her search for answers, 17-year-old Haru sets out on a long journey across the country to the town where, in 2011, the devastating tsunami swept away her brother and parents. This road trip takes the young woman, who is still haunted by her loss, ...
Style: inter cultural
Plot: mother and son, mistaken identity, landslide, fat man, escape, girl, niece, pregnant woman, hitchhiker, ferry, elderly, cafe ...
Place: japan, hiroshima japan
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Radioactive (2019)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France, USA, China, Hungary
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Tells the story of Nobel Prize winner Marie Curie and her extraordinary scientific discoveries — through the prism of her marriage to husband Pierre — and the seismic and transformative effects their discovery of radium had on the 20th century.
Style: intellectual, uplifting, captivating, poignant, harsh ...
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: nuclear, chemistry, nobel prize, scientific research, radioactivity, science, radiation, backfire, husband wife relationship, scientific discovery, plan, nuclear power ...
Time: year 1986, year 1957, year 1961, year 1934, year 1945
Place: chernobyl, europe, france, hiroshima japan, stockholm sweden ...
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A Carol for Another Christmas (1964)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Director Joseph Mankiewicz's first work for television, the 90-minute ABC drama was publicized as having an all-star cast (which meant that names of some supporting cast members were not officially released). In Rod Serling's update of ...
Plot: christmas, post apocalypse, anti war, nephew, ruins, charles dickens, concentration camp, un, uncle nephew relationship, world war one, loss of son, christmas eve ...
Time: 1940s, 1910s
Place: hiroshima japan
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The Blood of Wolves (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Set in 1988 in Hiroshima, Japan, prior to the enactment of the anti-organized crime law. A rumor exists that Detective Shogo Ogami has ties with the yakuza. He is partnered with Detective Shuichi Hioka and they investigate a missing person case ...
Style: suspense, tense, captivating
Plot: yakuza, police officer, gang warfare, japanese police, police, gang war, investigation, partners against crime, fighting crime, teamwork, rivalry, criminal gang ...
Time: 80s
Place: japan, hiroshima japan
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Ernesto (2017)
Genre: Biography
Country: Japan, Cuba
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Freddy Maemura Hurtado, a second-generation Japanese-Bolivian, heads to Cuba to study medicine. He meets revolutionist Che Guevara. When civil war breaks out in Bolivia, he decides to join Guevara’s revolutionary army under the name of “Ernesto ...
Style: serious, disturbing, captivating, exciting
Plot: freedom fighter, heroism, military, coup d'etat, imperialism, soldier, betrayal, military dictatorship, traitor, revolution, swashbuckler, reporter ...
Place: cuba, bolivia, hiroshima japan, ussr, japan
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Hiroshima Maiden (1988)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 53 min.
Story: "You have to think about whether they're really your friends," Johnny's dad says when Johnny talks to him about the grief his pals have been giving him lately. The other boys haven't exactly tried to understand why Dad ...
Plot: atomic bomb, surgery, disfigured face, disfigurement, racism, prejudice, fbi, family relations, japanese girl, friend, spy, friendship ...
Time: 50s, post world war two
Place: japan, hiroshima japan
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The Yakuza Papers, Vol. 4: Police Tactics (1974)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 101 min.
Story: As Japan gears up for the 1964 Olympic games, the cops start to crack down under pressure from the public and the press, adding a new dimension in the war for power among the yakuza families of Hiroshima. Akira Kobayashi's Takeda tries to keep ...
Plot: murder, police, gang war, yakuza, mafia, mob boss, violence, arrest, shot to death
Place: hiroshima japan
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Women in the Mirror (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan, France
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Three women who share memories of the Hiroshima disaster try to uncover the hidden family ties that may or may not bind them together.
Plot: mother daughter relationship, amnesia, widow, identity crisis, memory loss, little girl, broken mirror, sea, shadow, identity, radiation, kidnapping ...
Place: hiroshima japan
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Insignificance (1985)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Four 1950s cultural icons (Albert Einstein, Marilyn Monroe, Joe DiMaggio, and Senator Joseph MacCarthy) who conceivably could have met but probably didn't, fictionally do so in this modern fable of post-WWII America. Visually intriguing, the ...
Style: witty, clever, realistic, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: hotel, hotel room, satire, artists and showbiz, switching roles, writer's life, mathematics, couples, anti war, celebrity culture, guilt, miscarriage ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, year 1954, 80s
Place: hiroshima japan, new york
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Day One (1989)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 141 min.
Story: Hungarian physicist Leo Szilard leaves Europe, eventually arriving in the United States. With the help of Einstein, he persuades the government to build an atomic bomb. The project is given to no-nonsense Gen. Leslie Groves who selects physicist J. ...
Style: tense, captivating, thought provoking, realistic, serious
Plot: world war two, politics, super weapon, nuclear threat, fight for supremacy, nuclear holocaust, state affairs, intrigue, life is a bitch, against humanity, rivalry, laboratory ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 20th century
Place: usa, new mexico, hiroshima japan, italy, germany ...
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