Film Movies Directed By Yoji Yamada

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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.

List is made up of many different movies, including Hearts and Flowers for Tora-san and Love and Honor.

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A Class to Remember Toshiyuki Nishida, Masato Hagiwara, Keiko Takeshita 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.

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A Distant Cry from Spring Chieko Baisho, Ken Takakura A Distant Cry from Spring is a 1980 Japanese film directed by Yoji Yamada.

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About Her Brother Yū Aoi, Ryo Kase, Nenji Kobayashi "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 ...more

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Final Take Akira Emoto, Chieko Baisho, Ittoku Kishibe 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 ...more

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Foster Daddy, Tora! is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Movies Directed By Yoji Yamada
Foster Daddy, Tora! Chishū Ryū, Chieko Baisho, Masami Shimojô 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

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Gakko II Ayumi Hamasaki, Toshiyuki Nishida, Masatoshi Nagase 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 ...more

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Hearts and Flowers for Tora-san Chishū Ryū, Akira Emoto, Chieko Baisho Hearts and Flowers for Tora-san is a 1982 Japanese comedy film directed by Yoji Yamada. It stars Kiyoshi Atsumi as Torajirō Kuruma, and Ayumi Ishida as his love interest or "Madonna". ...more

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Hope and Pain Chieko Baisho, Hiroko Yakushimaru, Tetta Sugimoto Hope and Pain is a 1988 Japanese film directed by Yoji Yamada. It was Japan's submission to the 61st Academy Awards for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film, but was not accepted as ...more

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Kabei - Our Mother Tadanobu Asano, Mirai Shida, Daisuke Gōri Kabei - Our Mother is a 2008 film directed by Yoji Yamada.

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Kyoto Story Mai Nishida, Hana Ebise, Sôtarô Tanaka Kyoto Story is a 2010 romantic drama film directed by Yoji Yamada and Abe Tsutomu.

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Kyu-Chan´s Big dream Kyu Sakamoto, Chieko Baisho, Shiro Ito Kyu-chan no Dekkai Yume/Kyu-chan's Big dream is a 1967 Japanese comedy film by film director Yoji Yamada. Most of the movie takes place at Japan's biggest seaport: Yokohama.

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Love and Honor Takuya Kimura, Kaori Momoi, Ken Ogata Love and Honor is a 2006 film set in Japan of the Edo period. It is the final film in Yoji Yamada's acclaimed Samurai Trilogy.

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Marriage Counselor Tora-san Chieko Baisho, Masami Shimojô, Kiyoshi Atsumi Marriage Counselor Tora-san is a 1984 Japanese comedy film directed by Yoji Yamada. It stars Kiyoshi Atsumi as Torajirō Kuruma, and Rie Nakahara as his love interest or "Madonna". ...more

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My Sons Rentarō Mikuni, Masatoshi Nagase, Emi Wakui My Sons is a 1991 Japanese film directed by Yōji Yamada. It was chosen as Best Film at the Japan Academy Prize ceremony.

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Stage-Struck Tora-san Chishū Ryū, Chieko Baisho, Masami Shimojô Stage-Struck Tora-san aka Tora-san's Stage-Struck is a 1978 Japanese comedy film directed by Yoji Yamada. It stars Kiyoshi Atsumi as Torajirō Kuruma, and Nana Kinomi as his love interest or ...more

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Talk of the Town Tora-san is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Movies Directed By Yoji Yamada
Talk of the Town Tora-san Chieko Baisho, Masami Shimojô, Kiyoshi Atsumi Talk of the Town Tora-san aka Torasan and a Lovely Maid is a 1978 Japanese comedy film directed by Yoji Yamada. It stars Kiyoshi Atsumi as Torajirō Kuruma, and Reiko Ōhara as his love interest ...more

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The Hidden Blade Takako Matsu, Chieko Baisho, Ken Ogata The Hidden Blade is a 2004 film, set in 1860s Japan, directed by Yoji Yamada. The plot revolves around several samurai during a time of change in the ruling and class structures of Japan. The ...more

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The Twilight Samurai Hiroyuki Sanada, Rie Miyazawa, Tetsurō Tamba The Twilight Samurai or Tasogare Seibei is a 2002 Japanese film directed by Yoji Yamada. Set in mid-19th century Japan, a few years before the Meiji Restoration, it follows the life of Seibei ...more

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The Yellow Handkerchief Kaori Momoi, Chieko Baisho, Ken Takakura The Yellow Handkerchief is a 1977 Japanese film directed by Yoji Yamada. It was the winner of the first Best Picture award at the Japan Academy Prize. The film was inspired by a column series ...more

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Tora's Pure Love Chieko Baisho, Machiko Kyō, Masami Shimojô Tora's Pure Love aka Torasan Meets his School-Mates and Tora-san's Heart of Gold is a 1976 Japanese comedy film directed by Yoji Yamada. It stars Kiyoshi Atsumi as Torajirō Kuruma, and Machiko ...more

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Tora's Tropical Fever is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Movies Directed By Yoji Yamada
Tora's Tropical Fever Chishū Ryū, Chieko Baisho, Masami Shimojô Tora's Tropical Fever aka Torasan Goes to Hisbiscus Land is a 1980 Japanese comedy film directed by Yoji Yamada. It stars Kiyoshi Atsumi as Torajirō Kuruma, and Ruriko Asaoka as his love ...more

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Tora-san Confesses Chishū Ryū, Chieko Baisho, Masami Shimojô Tora-san Confesses is a 1991 Japanese comedy film directed by Yoji Yamada. It stars Kiyoshi Atsumi as Torajirō Kuruma, and Kumiko Goto as his love interest or "Madonna". Tora-san ...more

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Tora-san Goes North Toshiro Mifune, Chieko Baisho, Masami Shimojô Tora-san Goes North aka Torasan, Remind Shiretoke is a 1987 Japanese comedy film directed by Yoji Yamada. It stars Kiyoshi Atsumi as Torajirō Kuruma, and Keiko Takeshita as his love interest or ...more

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Tora-san Goes Religious? Chishū Ryū, Chieko Baisho, Kaoru Sugita Tora-san Goes Religious? aka Torasan Whistling is a 1983 Japanese comedy film directed by Yoji Yamada. It stars Kiyoshi Atsumi as Torajirō Kuruma, and Keiko Takeshita as his love interest or ...more

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Tora-san Goes to Vienna Keiko Takeshita, Kiyoshi Atsumi Tora-san Goes to Vienna is a 1989 Japanese comedy film directed by Yoji Yamada. It stars Kiyoshi Atsumi as Torajirō Kuruma, and Keiko Takeshita as his love interest or "Madonna". ...more

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Tora-san Loves an Artist Chieko Baisho, Masahiko Tsugawa, Keiko Kishi Tora-san Loves an Artist aka Tora-san Goes French is a 1973 Japanese comedy film directed by Yoji Yamada. It stars Kiyoshi Atsumi as Torajirō Kuruma, and Keiko Kishi as his love interest or ...more

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Tora-san Makes Excuses Chishū Ryū, Chieko Baisho, Masami Shimojô Tora-san Makes Excuses is a 1992 Japanese comedy film directed by Yoji Yamada. It stars Kiyoshi Atsumi as Torajirō Kuruma, and Kumiko Goto as his love interest or "Madonna". Tora-San ...more

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Tora-san Meets His Lordship is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Movies Directed By Yoji Yamada
Tora-san Meets His Lordship Chieko Baisho, Masami Shimojô, Norihei Miki Tora-san Meets His Lordship aka Tora-san and a Lord is a 1977 Japanese comedy film directed by Yoji Yamada. It stars Kiyoshi Atsumi as Torajirō Kuruma, and Kyōko Maya as his love interest or ...more

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Tora-san Plays Cupid Chishū Ryū, Chieko Baisho, Masami Shimojô Tora-san Plays Cupid aka Tora-san, Hold Out! is a 1977 Japanese comedy film directed by Yoji Yamada. It stars Kiyoshi Atsumi as Torajirō Kuruma, and Shiho Fujimura as his love interest or ...more

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Tora-san Plays Daddy is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Movies Directed By Yoji Yamada
Tora-san Plays Daddy Chishū Ryū, Chieko Baisho, Masami Shimojô Tora-san Plays Daddy aka Torasan's Tale is a 1987 Japanese comedy film directed by Yoji Yamada. It stars Kiyoshi Atsumi as Torajirō Kuruma, and Kumiko Akiyoshi as his love interest or ...more

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Tora-san Takes a Vacation is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Movies Directed By Yoji Yamada
Tora-san Takes a Vacation Chishū Ryū, Chieko Baisho, Masami Shimojô Tora-san Takes a Vacation is a 1990 Japanese comedy film directed by Yoji Yamada. It stars Kiyoshi Atsumi as Torajirō Kuruma, and Kumiko Goto as the love interest or "Madonna". ...more

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Tora-san to the Rescue Chieko Baisho, Masami Shimojô, Kunie Tanaka Tora-san to the Rescue is a 1995 Japanese comedy film directed by Yoji Yamada. It stars Kiyoshi Atsumi as Torajirō Kuruma, and Ruriko Asaoka as his love interest or "Madonna". Tora-san ...more

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Tora-san's Bluebird Fantasy is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Movies Directed By Yoji Yamada
Tora-san's Bluebird Fantasy Chieko Baisho, Masami Shimojô, Kiyoshi Atsumi Tora-san's Bluebird Fantasy aka Tora-san, Bluebird of Happiness is a 1986 Japanese comedy film directed by Yoji Yamada. It stars Kiyoshi Atsumi as Torajirō Kuruma, and Etsuko Shihomi as his love ...more

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Tora-san's Cherished Mother Chieko Baisho, Tsutomu Yamazaki, Kiyoshi Atsumi Tora-san's Cherished Mother aka Tora-san's Homeward Journey, Am I Trying? Part II, and Torasan Pt. 2 is a 1969 Japanese comedy film directed by Yoji Yamada. It stars Kiyoshi Atsumi as Kuruma ...more

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Tora-san's Dear Old Home Chishū Ryū, Chieko Baisho, Sayuri Yoshinaga Tora-san's Dear Old Home aka Tora-san's New Romance is a 1972 Japanese comedy film directed by Yoji Yamada. It stars Kiyoshi Atsumi as Torajirō Kuruma, and Sayuri Yoshinaga as his love interest ...more

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Tora-san's Dream of Spring Chishū Ryū, Herb Edelman, Kyōko Kagawa Tora-san's Dream of Spring aka Torasan Dreams Springtime is a 1979 Japanese comedy film directed by Yoji Yamada. It stars Kiyoshi Atsumi as Torajirō Kuruma, and Kyōko Kagawa as his love interest ...more

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Tora-san's Dream-Come-True Kinuyo Tanaka, Chishū Ryū, Chieko Baisho Tora-san's Dream-Come-True aka 'Torasan Appears in a Dream is a 1972 Japanese comedy film directed by Yoji Yamada. It stars Kiyoshi Atsumi as Torajirō Kuruma, and Kaoru Yachigusa as his love ...more

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Tora-san's Easy Advice Chieko Baisho, Masami Shimojô, Rino Katase Tora-san's Easy Advice is a 1994 Japanese comedy film directed by Yoji Yamada. It stars Kiyoshi Atsumi as Torajirō Kuruma, and Rino Katase as his love interest or "Madonna". Tora-san's ...more

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Tora-san's Forbidden Love is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Movies Directed By Yoji Yamada
Tora-san's Forbidden Love Chieko Baisho, Masami Shimojô, Kiyoshi Atsumi Tora-san's Forbidden Love is a 1984 Japanese comedy film directed by Yoji Yamada. It stars Kiyoshi Atsumi as Torajirō Kuruma, and Reiko Ōhara as his love interest or "Madonna". ...more

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Tora-san's Forget Me Not Chishū Ryū, Chieko Baisho, Kiyoshi Atsumi Tora-san's Forget Me Not aka Torasan and his Forget-Me-Not is a 1973 Japanese comedy film directed by Yoji Yamada. It stars Kiyoshi Atsumi as Torajirō Kuruma, and Ruriko Asaoka as his love ...more

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Tora-san's Island Encounter is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Movies Directed By Yoji Yamada
Tora-san's Island Encounter Chishū Ryū, Chieko Baisho, Masami Shimojô Tora-san's Island Encounter aka Torasan, From Shibamata with Love is a 1985 Japanese comedy film directed by Yoji Yamada. It stars Kiyoshi Atsumi as Torajirō Kuruma, and Komaki Kurihara as his ...more

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Tora-san's Love Call Takashi Shimura, Chishū Ryū, Chieko Baisho Tora-san's Love Call aka Tora-san's Love Song is a 1971 Japanese comedy film directed by Yoji Yamada. It stars Kiyoshi Atsumi as Torajirō Kuruma, and Junko Ikeuchi as his love interest or ...more

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Tora-san's Love in Osaka Chishū Ryū, Chieko Baisho, Masami Shimojô Tora-san's Love in Osaka aka Tora's Many-Splintered Love is a 1981 Japanese comedy film directed by Yoji Yamada. It stars Kiyoshi Atsumi as Torajirō Kuruma, and Keiko Matsuzaka as his love ...more

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Tora-san's Lovesick is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Movies Directed By Yoji Yamada
Tora-san's Lovesick Chishū Ryū, Chieko Baisho, Sayuri Yoshinaga Tora-san's Lovesick aka Tora-san's Lovesickness is a 1974 Japanese comedy film directed by Yoji Yamada. It stars Kiyoshi Atsumi as Torajirō Kuruma, and Sayuri Yoshinaga as his love interest or ...more

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Tora-san's Lullaby Chishū Ryū, Chieko Baisho, Masami Shimojô Tora-san's Lullaby is a 1974 Japanese comedy film directed by Yoji Yamada. It stars Kiyoshi Atsumi as Torajirō Kuruma, and Yukiyo Toake as his love interest or "Madonna". Tora-san's ...more

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Tora-san's Matchmaker Chieko Baisho, Masami Shimojô, Keiko Matsuzaka Tora-san's Matchmaker is a 1993 Japanese comedy film directed by Yoji Yamada. It stars Kiyoshi Atsumi as Torajirō Kuruma, and Keiko Matsuzaka as his love interest or "Madonna". ...more

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Tora-san's Promise Chishū Ryū, Chieko Baisho, Masami Shimojô Tora-san's Promise aka Torasan and a Paper Balloon is a 1981 Japanese comedy film directed by Yoji Yamada. It stars Kiyoshi Atsumi as Torajirō Kuruma, and Mikiko Otonashi as his love interest or ...more

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Tora-san's Rise and Fall Chishū Ryū, Chieko Baisho, Masami Shimojô Tora-san's Rise and Fall aka Tora-san Finds a Sweetheart, Tora-san Meets the Songstress Again and Torasan: Love Under the Umbrella is a 1975 Japanese comedy film directed by Yoji Yamada. It ...more

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Tora-san's Runaway Chishū Ryū, Chieko Baisho, Kiyoshi Atsumi Tora-san's Runaway aka Tora-san Homebound is a 1970 Japanese comedy film directed by Yoji Yamada. It stars Kiyoshi Atsumi as Torajirō Kuruma, and Aiko Nagayama as his love interest or ...more

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Tora-san's Salad-Day Memorial is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Movies Directed By Yoji Yamada
Tora-san's Salad-Day Memorial Chishū Ryū, Chieko Baisho, Masami Shimojô Tora-san's Salad-Day Memorial is a 1988 Japanese comedy film directed by Yoji Yamada. It stars Kiyoshi Atsumi as Torajirō Kuruma, and Yoshiko Mita as his love interest or "Madonna". ...more