Movies and TV shows set in osaka japan

The list contains the best, new and most relevant movies set in osaka japan ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, suspense, realistic, weird, tense and captivating films and TV shows about / with murder, blood, cigarette smoking, yakuza, hospital, violence, flashback, gun, death and catastrophe plots mostly in Drama, Action and Thriller genres shot in Japan, USA, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as osaka japan: Black Rain (1989), What's Going On With My Sister (2014), The Fable (2019), Gantz:O (2016), Kate (2021), Yakuza Princess (2021), Asako I & II (2018), Where I Belong (2017), The Outsider (2018), Goke, Body Snatcher from Hell (1968).

List of movies set in osaka japan

 6.6
 56K
Black Rain (1989)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Two New York cops get involved in a gang war between members of the Yakuza, the Japanese Mafia. They arrest one of their killers and are ordered to escort him back to Japan. In Japan, however, he manages to escape. As they try to track him down, ...
Style: suspense, exciting, neo noir, intense, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: organized crime, gangsters, yakuza, culture clash, police, gang war, fish out of water, police investigation, chase, gunfight, crimes, tough cop ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: japan, new york, osaka japan, asia, tokyo ...
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What's Going On With My Sister (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Mitsuki (Tenka Hashimoto) and Yuya (Yukichi Kobayashi) become stepsister and stepbrother because of their parents' marriage. Mitsuki can't get along with her new family and Yuya doesn't know how to approach his new stepsister. One ...
Style: erotic, sexy, captivating, romantic, psychological ...
Plot: japanese schoolgirl, dream girl, incestuous relationship, alternative lifestyle, japanese girl, teenage sexuality, chastity belt, japanese teenager, teenage girl, taboo, forbidden love, stepbrother stepsister relationship ...
Place: japan, osaka japan
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 6.5
 2K
The Fable (2019)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Japan
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Fable is a legendary yakuza hitman equal to none—but his boss orders him and his sultry associate to lay low and learn how to live a "normal life" in Osaka.
Style: humorous, entertaining, captivating, feel good, epic
Plot: yakuza, hitman, sexy girl, office, contract, gang, employer employee relationship, killer, crime boss, new identity, relationships, hidden identity ...
Time: future
Place: japan, osaka japan
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 7.1
 15K
Gantz:O (2016)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Somewhere in Tokyo, there is a room. In that room is a black sphere. Periodically, people who should otherwise have died are transferred to the room. There, the sphere gives them special suits and weapons, and sends them out on a mission to kill ...
Style: surreal, weird, post modern
Plot: monster, good versus evil, human versus monster, game, alien encounter, violence, heroes, back from the dead, evil alien, katana, resurrection, teleportation ...
Place: japan, osaka japan, tokyo
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 6.2
 62K
Kate (2021)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: After she's irreversibly poisoned, a ruthless criminal operative has less than 24 hours to exact revenge on her enemies and in the process forms an unexpected bond with the daughter of one of her past victims.
Style: suspense, disturbing, tense, captivating, neo noir ...
Plot: female assassin, murder, vengeance, assassin, female protagonist, poison, revenge, murderer, yakuza, strong female lead, violence, fight ...
Time: 2020s
Place: tokyo, japan, osaka japan
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Yakuza Princess (2021)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Brazil
Duration: 111 min.
Story: In Brazil, Akemi finds out that she's the heiress to the Yakuza empire. Just after that, her destiny enters a spiral of violence and mystery, where a gaijin (foreigner) who's been protecting her all this time, Shirô, may have been ...
Style: disturbing, tense, suspense, captivating
Plot: yakuza, female fighter, female yakuza, female protagonist, japanese mafia, female warrior, criminal syndicate, katana, samurai, power struggle, organized crime, bonding ...
Place: japan, sao paulo brazil, brazil, osaka japan
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 7.0
 4K
Asako I & II (2018)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan, France
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Asako meets her boyfriend's perfect double two years after his abrupt disappearance.
Style: touching, emotional, realistic, sweet, sentimental
Audience: chick flick, date night
Plot: love, love at first sight, theater, power of love, romance, love affair, memory loss, young woman, destiny, doppelganger, adultery, rainstorm ...
Place: tokyo, osaka japan
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 7.1
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Where I Belong (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Izumi (Kento Hayashi) was abandoned by his parents. He now commits burglary, targeting women and the elderly. He is chased by the cops. While on the run, in the mountains of Miyazaki Prefecture, he helps an injured elderly woman, Suma (Etsuko ...
Plot: old man, pig, hidden money, japanese woman, cell phone, motorcycle accident, orphan, farmer, car, tv news, criminal, pet dog ...
Place: osaka japan
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 6.2
 26K
The Outsider (2018)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A former American G.I. joins a yakuza family after his release from prison in post-World War II Osaka.
Style: suspense, realistic, suspenseful, intense, tense ...
Plot: yakuza, organized crime, rivalry, gangsters, dishonesty, crimes, rise and fall, mob boss, heroin, ambition, drug traffic, smuggling ...
Time: 50s, post world war two, year 1954
Place: japan, osaka japan
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Goke, Body Snatcher from Hell (1968)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 84 min.
Story: The survivors of a plane crash in a remote area are attacked by blob-like alien creatures that turn their victims into blood-thirsty vampires.
Style: suspense, slasher, macabre, serious, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vampire, alien invasion, monster, sexploitation, aviation, air disaster, evil alien, airplane, hijacking, anti war, vietnam war, mind control ...
Time: 60s
Place: japan, osaka japan
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The Land of Rain Trees (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Story: Nobuyuki Sakisaka (Yuta Tamamori) is a salaryman. When he was in middle school student, he read light novel "Fairy Game”. He still has that light novel, because he was so shocked by the ending. One day, Nobuyuki Sakisaka browses the internet ...
Plot: pretty woman, perseverance, brother brother relationship, cinema, criticism, shopping, restaurant, operation, bicycle, pity, hospital, schoolgirl ...
Place: tokyo, mount fuji, osaka japan
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 7.1
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Noisy Requiem (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Makoto, a youth bound to the slums of Osaka, murders brutally and often, hoarding the entrails he collects atop his rooftop shelter.
Style: experimental, disturbing, avant garde, weird, controversial ...
Plot: slum, nightmare, sexual perversion, partisan, korean, firefighter, cinema, pigeon, hopelessness, incest, ghetto, war veteran ...
Place: osaka japan
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Kisarazu Cat's Eye: World Series (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 131 min.
Story: After terminally ill Bussan finally passes away he misses hanging out with his still living friends and decides to return to Kisarazu. In his ghost form however only his most trusted friends can see him, and his meddling in the lives of the living ...
Plot: russian, beer, death, wedding, election, train, ghost, army, cafe, yakuza, korean, maid ...
Time: 2000s
Place: tokyo, osaka japan
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20th Century Boys 1: Beginning of the End (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 142 min.
Story: In 1969, Kenji, an elementary school kid and his friends built a secret base during their summer holidays. They fantasized that they had to fight villains who were out to conquer the world and wrote them in the Book of Prophecies. Years later in ...
Style: stylized, suspenseful, serious, tense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rock, adventure, best friends, save the world, terrorism, teenage life, apocalypse, male female relationship, mother daughter relationship, childhood, brother sister relationship, superhero ...
Time: 21st century, 70s, 90s, 20th century, 2000s ...
Place: japan, tokyo, bangkok thailand, asia, osaka japan ...
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 7.5
 6K
Maborosi (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A young woman's husband apparently commits suicide without warning or reason, leaving behind his wife and infant. Yumiko remarries and moves from Osaka to a small fishing village, yet continues to search for meaning in a lonely world.
Style: art house, atmospheric, allegory, visually appealing, breathtaking ...
Plot: suicide, self discovery, arranged marriage, train, death, memory, nudity (full frontal - brief), solitude, tragedy, imagination, mentor, workplace ...
Time: 90s
Place: japan, tokyo, venice, asia, italy ...
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Being Two Isn't Easy (1962)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The trials, tribulations, and joys of raising a child. The film follows the everyday events of a family with one boy, coming up to his second birthday, interspersed with occasional thoughts of the child. They initially live in an apartment building, ...
Plot: parenthood, grandmother, argument, boy, milkman, husband wife relationship, zoo, dog, toys, baby, child's point of view, doctor ...
Place: japan, osaka japan, tokyo
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Last Life in the Universe (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Thailand, Japan, Netherlands
Duration: 112 min.
Story: An obsessive-compulsive Japanese librarian living in Bangkok spends most of his days contemplating suicide in his lifeless apartment. His life changes when he witnesses the death of Nid, seconds before he was about to jump off a bridge. This brings ...
Style: surreal, atmospheric, lyrical, psychological, serious ...
Plot: suicide attempt, loneliness, suicide, friendship, self discovery, melancholy, perfectionist, destiny, relationships, opposites attract, couples, romance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: japan, thailand, tokyo, bangkok thailand, asia ...
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 6.3
 73K
Ninja Assassin (2009)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA, France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Ninja Assassin follows Raizo, one of the deadliest assassins in the world. Taken from the streets as a child, he was transformed into a trained killer by the Ozunu Clan, a secret society whose very existence is considered a myth. But haunted by the ...
Style: bloody, exciting, intense, brutal, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ninja, martial arts, vengeance, kung fu, one man army, assassin, revenge, one against many, sword fight, martial artist, assassination, violent ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: japan, china, osaka japan, berlin germany, asia
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Late Night Shopping (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, Germany
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Four friends Sean, Vincent, Lenny and Jody find themselves at something of a deadend. Trapped in a twilight world of permanent night shift work, they hang out together in the local cafe, drinking coffee and entertaining themselves by observing ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, witty, realistic, talky ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, looking for love, buddies, womanizer, dishonesty, romance, couple relations, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, nightshift, sex, infidelity, cafe ...
Time: contemporary
Place: glasgow scotland, osaka 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, romantic, dramatic, heartbreaking, sad ...
Plot: world war two, interracial romance, forbidden love, racism, family relations, love, culture clash, romance, war, holocaust, marriage, bomb ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 20th century, year 1941, year 1936 ...
Place: hiroshima japan, ireland, japan, tokyo, asia ...
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Urotsukidoji: Legend of the Overfiend (1989)
Genre: Animation, Action, Fantasy, Horror, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Legend has it that the human race is not the only dominant civilization living on Earth. Two other races exist in this world: the Makai (a demon race) and the Juujinkai (a half-man, half-beast race). Once every 3,000 years, a supreme being known as ...
Style: hentai, disturbing, suspenseful, rough, adult animation ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: supernatural ability, monster, violent sex, obsession, parallel world, good versus evil, interdimensional travel, monster rape, chaos, supernatural, demon, violence ...
Time: 80s, 1920s, 20th century, future
Place: osaka japan, tokyo
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Urotsukidoji III: Return of the Overfiend (1992)
Genre: Animation, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 53 min.
Story: As the Overfiend slumbers, the mad emperor Caesar rises to power, enslaving a new race of demon beasts. Into this cruel existence is born the Lord of Chaos, the Overfiend's nemesis. As the blood-thirsty beasts capture the tyrant's daughter ...
Style: surreal, hentai, epic, saga
Plot: demon, demon rape, flashback, mutant, erection, tentacle, u.s. president, monster, revolt, brother sister relationship, evil, bloodbath ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 2000s, 2010s, 1940s
Place: tokyo, osaka japan, washington d.c., berlin germany, japan
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 5.2
 3K
Manhunt (2017)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Accused of a murder he didn't commit, a prosecutor sets out on a mission to clear his name.
Style: stylized, serious, intense, atmospheric
Plot: murder, police chase, corpse, false accusation, police station, brutality, suspicion, escape from custody, life turned upside down, who done it, uncover truth, chase ...
Place: japan, osaka japan
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The Drug King (2018)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 139 min.
Story: Busan, South Korea, 1970s. Lee Doo-sam is a small-time smuggler. After helping a drug gang to smuggle meth, he falls into the dark crime world. Quick-witted and full of ambition, he eventually takes over the drug underworld and starts to lead a ...
Style: captivating, suspense, tense, psychological
Plot: drug dealer, crimes, political corruption, drug lord, drug traffic, yakuza, police corruption, drugs, drug crime, political intrigue, rivalry, murder ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: south korea, busan, osaka japan
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Carmen from Kawachi (1966)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Japan
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The ups and downs in the life of a young woman.
Plot: cabaret, hostess, nightclub, rape, model, mother daughter relationship, dark humor, filmmaking, young woman, wealth, murder, priest ...
Place: osaka japan
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