Movies Directed By Yoji Yamada

List of all movies directed by Yoji Yamada, listed alphabetically. These popular films directed by Yoji Yamada include trailers of the movies when available. This collection includes some of the best movies directed by Yoji Yamada, so use the list to find some movies you haven't already seen. From Yoji Yamada's studio films to Yoji Yamada's independent films, this Yoji Yamada filmography includes movies from all genres.

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  • A Class to Remember

    A Class to Remember

    Toshiyuki Nishida, Masato Hagiwara, Keiko Takeshita
    • Released: 1993
    • Directed by: Yoji Yamada
    A Class to Remember is a 1993 Japanese film directed by Yōji Yamada. It was chosen as Best Film at the Japan Academy Prize ceremony.
  • A Distant Cry from Spring

    A Distant Cry from Spring

    Chieko Baisho, Ken Takakura
    • Directed by: Yoji Yamada
    A Distant Cry from Spring is a 1980 Japanese film directed by Yoji Yamada.
  • About Her Brother
    Yū Aoi, Ryo Kase, Nenji Kobayashi
    • Released: 2010
    • Directed by: Yoji Yamada
    "After her husband’s death, Ginko, her daughter Koharu and Ginko’s mother-in-law take over the Takano pharmacy. But Koharu is about to get married. After the wedding she is going to move in with her ...more
  • Final Take

    Final Take

    Akira Emoto, Chieko Baisho, Ittoku Kishibe
    • Released: 1986
    • Directed by: Yoji Yamada
    Final Take is a 1986 Japanese drama film directed by Yoji Yamada. It was Japan's submission to the 59th Academy Awards for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film, but was not accepted as a ...more
  • Foster Daddy, Tora!

    Foster Daddy, Tora!

    Chishū Ryū, Chieko Baisho, Masami Shimojô
    • Released: 1980
    • Directed by: Yoji Yamada
    Foster Daddy, Tora! aka Torasan's Song of the Seagull is a 1980 Japanese comedy film directed by Yoji Yamada. It stars Kiyoshi Atsumi as Torajirō Kuruma, and Ran Itō as his love interest or ...more
  • Gakko II

    Gakko II

    Ayumi Hamasaki, Toshiyuki Nishida, Masatoshi Nagase
    • Released: 1996
    • Directed by: Yoji Yamada
    Gakko II is a 1996 Japanese film directed by Yoji Yamada. It is a sequel to Yamada's 1993 film A Class to Remember. The film was Japan's submission to the 69th Academy Awards for the Academy Award ...more