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Japan Academy Prize for Outstanding Foreign Language Film Winners List

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List of Japan Academy Prize for Outstanding Foreign Language Film winners from every year the award has been given out. All Japan Academy Prize for Outstanding Foreign Language Film winners are listed below in order of popularity, but can be sorted by any column. People who won the Japan Academy Prize for Outstanding Foreign Language Film award are listed along with photos for every Japan Academy Prize for Outstanding Foreign Language Film winner that has a picture associated with their name online. You can click on the name of the Japan Academy Prize for Outstanding Foreign Language Film award recipients to get more information about each. People who won the Japan Academy Prize for Outstanding Foreign Language Film are usually listed by year, but on this list you've got a complete list of Japan Academy Prize for Outstanding Foreign Language Film winners from all years. If this proves to not be a full list of Japan Academy Prize for Outstanding Foreign Language Film winners, you can help make it so by adding to this one. This list includes the most memorable and well-known Japan Academy Prize for Outstanding Foreign Language Film winners of all time. Anybody who won the Japan Academy Prize for Outstanding Foreign Language Film usually has a picture associated with their name, so all the Japan Academy Prize for Outstanding Foreign Language Film-winning people are listed here with photos when available. This list spans the history of the Japan Academy Prize for Outstanding Foreign Language Film, so most of the famous Japan Academy Prize for Outstanding Foreign Language Film winners are here and can be a good starting point for making a list of your favorites. This list answers the question "who are all the people who have ever won Japan Academy Prize for Outstanding Foreign Language Film?" If you're looking for all the nominees, you can click the links above the title of this page to the Listopedia page where you'll find a directory of award nominees, as well as the rest of the award winners lists we have. You can use the items in this fact-based list to create a new one, just like this one, to start your own. List features items like Steven Spielberg, Oliver Stone. (29 items)
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Bernardo Bertolucci is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Japan Academy Prize for Outstanding Foreign Language Film Winners List
Bernardo Bertolucci
Bernardo Bertolucci (Italian: [berˈnardo bertoˈluccʃi]; 16 March 1941 – 26 November 2018) was an Italian director and screenwriter, whose films include The Conformist, Last Tango in Paris, 1900, ...more
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Christopher Nolan is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Japan Academy Prize for Outstanding Foreign Language Film Winners List
Christopher Edward Nolan, (born 30 July 1970) is an English-American film director, screenwriter, and producer, who is known for making personal, distinctive films within the Hollywood ...more

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Clint Eastwood is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Japan Academy Prize for Outstanding Foreign Language Film Winners List
Clinton Eastwood Jr. (born May 31, 1930) is an American actor, filmmaker, musician, and politician. After achieving success in the Western TV series Rawhide, he rose to international fame with ...more

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Curtis Hanson is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Japan Academy Prize for Outstanding Foreign Language Film Winners List
Curtis Lee Hanson (March 24, 1945 – September 20, 2016) was an American film director, screenwriter, and producer. His directing work included the psychological thriller The Hand That Rocks the ...more
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Edward Zwick is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Japan Academy Prize for Outstanding Foreign Language Film Winners List
Edward M. Zwick (born October 8, 1952) is an American filmmaker, director and Academy Award-winning film and television producer. He has worked primarily in the comedy-drama and epic historical ...more

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Eric Toledano is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Japan Academy Prize for Outstanding Foreign Language Film Winners List
Eric Toledano is a film director, actor and screenwriter.
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Frank Darabont is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Japan Academy Prize for Outstanding Foreign Language Film Winners List
Frank Árpád Darabont (born Ferenc Árpád Darabont, January 28, 1959) is a French-born Hungarian-American film director, screenwriter and producer who has been ...more

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James Cameron is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Japan Academy Prize for Outstanding Foreign Language Film Winners List
James Francis Cameron (born August 16, 1954) is a Canadian filmmaker and environmentalist who currently lives in New Zealand and the United States. After working in special effects, he found ...more

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John G. Avildsen is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Japan Academy Prize for Outstanding Foreign Language Film Winners List
John Guilbert Avildsen (December 21, 1935 – June 16, 2017) was an American film director. He is perhaps best known for directing Rocky (1976), which earned him the Academy Award for Best ...more
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John McTiernan is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Japan Academy Prize for Outstanding Foreign Language Film Winners List
John Campbell McTiernan Jr. (born January 8, 1951) is an American filmmaker. He is best known for his action films, especially Predator (1987), Die Hard (1988), and The Hunt for Red October ...more
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Kevin Costner is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Japan Academy Prize for Outstanding Foreign Language Film Winners List
Kevin Michael Costner (born January 18, 1955) is an American actor, director, producer, and musician. His accolades include two Academy Awards, three Golden Globe Awards, one Primetime Emmy ...more

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Lars von Trier is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Japan Academy Prize for Outstanding Foreign Language Film Winners List
Lars von Trier (born Lars Trier; 30 April 1956) is a Danish film director and screenwriter with a prolific and controversial career spanning almost four decades. His work is known for its genre ...more

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Luchino Visconti is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Japan Academy Prize for Outstanding Foreign Language Film Winners List
Luchino Visconti di Modrone, Count of Lonate Pozzolo (Italian: [luˈkiːno visˈkonti di moˈdroːne]; 2 November 1906 – 17 March 1976), was an Italian theatre, opera and cinema director, as well as ...more
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M. Night Shyamalan is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Japan Academy Prize for Outstanding Foreign Language Film Winners List
Manoj Nelliyattu "M. Night" Shyamalan (born August 6, 1970) is an American filmmaker and actor. He is known for making films with contemporary supernatural plots and twist endings. He ...more

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Marc Forster is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Japan Academy Prize for Outstanding Foreign Language Film Winners List
Marc Forster (born 30 November 1969) is a German-born Swiss filmmaker, best known for directing the feature films Monster's Ball, Finding Neverland, Stranger than Fiction, The Kite Runner, ...more

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Michael Cimino is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Japan Academy Prize for Outstanding Foreign Language Film Winners List
Michael Cimino ( chi-MEE-noh; February 3, 1939 – July 2, 2016) was an American film director, screenwriter, producer, and author. Born in New York City, he graduated with a BA in graphic arts ...more
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Michael Radford is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Japan Academy Prize for Outstanding Foreign Language Film Winners List
Michael Radford (born 24 February 1946) is an English film director and screenwriter. He was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Director for the 1994 film Il Postino: The Postman.
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Oliver Stone is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Japan Academy Prize for Outstanding Foreign Language Film Winners List
William Oliver Stone (born September 15, 1946) is an American filmmaker, director, writer and conspiracy theorist.Stone won an Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay as writer of Midnight ...more

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Olivier Nakache is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Japan Academy Prize for Outstanding Foreign Language Film Winners List
Olivier Nakache is a film director, screenwriter and actor.
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Phil Alden Robinson is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Japan Academy Prize for Outstanding Foreign Language Film Winners List
Phil Alden Robinson (born March 1, 1950) is an American film director and screenwriter whose films include Field of Dreams, Sneakers, and The Sum of All Fears.
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Robert Benton is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Japan Academy Prize for Outstanding Foreign Language Film Winners List
Robert Douglas Benton (born September 29, 1932) is an American screenwriter and film director. He won the Academy Awards for Best Adapted Screenplay and Best Director for Kramer vs. Kramer ...more

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Robert Zemeckis is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Japan Academy Prize for Outstanding Foreign Language Film Winners List
Robert Lee Zemeckis (; born May 14, 1952) is an American director, film producer and screenwriter frequently credited as an innovator in visual effects. He first came to public attention in the ...more

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Roman Polański is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Japan Academy Prize for Outstanding Foreign Language Film Winners List
Rajmund Roman Thierry Polański (born 18 August 1933) is a French-Polish film director, producer, writer, and actor. Since 1978, he has been a fugitive from the U.S. criminal justice system, ...more

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Sergio Leone is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Japan Academy Prize for Outstanding Foreign Language Film Winners List
Sergio Leone (Italian: [ˈsɛrdʒo leˈoːne]; January 3, 1929 – April 30, 1989) was an Italian film director, producer and screenwriter, credited as the inventor of the Spaghetti Western genre and ...more

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Stephen Daldry is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Japan Academy Prize for Outstanding Foreign Language Film Winners List
Stephen David Daldry, CBE (born 2 May 1960) is an English director and producer of film, theatre, and television. He has won three Olivier Awards for his work in the West End and two Tony Awards ...more

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