Top 10 awesome movies like Children of Nagasaki that you will enjoy watching

You just finished watching Children of Nagasaki and you can't get over how good this movie was. Now you want to watch more of such masterpieces. We have curated a list of similar movies which are created by the likes of Keisuke Kinoshita, Gô Katô and Yukiyo Toake . Here goes the list -

  1. The Burmese Harp
  2. The River Fuefuki
  3. The Geisha
  4. Sandakan 8
  5. Japan's Longest Day
  6. Himeyuri no Tô
  7. Paradise Road
  8. The Revolutionary
  9. Gekido no showashi: Okinawa kessen
  10. Tengu-tô
  1. The Burmese Harp

    The Burmese Harp

    After becoming separated from his platoon, a Japanese soldier dons a Buddhist monk's robe and tends to the bodies of the many war casualties strewn across the countryside.

    This movie, created by Kon Ichikawa, Kôji Ishizaka and Kiichi Nakai, scores 6.2 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama | War

  2. The River Fuefuki

    The River Fuefuki

    A young man decides to become a warrior, causing trouble for his clan.

    This movie, created by Keisuke Kinoshita, Hideko Takamine and Takahiro Tamura, scores 7.0 on IMDb.

    Genres - History | Drama | War

  3. The Geisha

    The Geisha

    The loves and tragedies of a geisha in 1933 Japan.

    This movie, created by Hideo Gosha, Ken Ogata and Kimiko Ikegami, scores 7.1 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama | War

  4. Sandakan 8

    Sandakan 8

    A journalist interviews an old woman who was forced into prostitution, just like many other Japanese women working in Asia outside of Japan during the first half of the 20th century. She worked in a Malaysian brothel called Sandakan 8.

    This movie, created by Kei Kumai, Komaki Kurihara and Yôko Takahashi, scores 7.5 on IMDb.

    Genres - History | Drama | War

  5. Japan's Longest Day

    Japan's Longest Day

    Following the detonation of the atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, the Japanese military and the government clash over the demand from the Allies for unconditional surrender. Minister of the Army Anami leads the military officers who propose to fight on, even to the death of every Japanese citizen. Emperor Hirohito, however, joins with his ministers in asking the unthinkable, the peaceful surrender of Japan. When the military plots a coup to overthrow the Emperor's civilian government, Anami must face the choice between his desires and loyalty to his Emperor.

    This movie, created by Kihachi Okamoto, Seiji Miyaguchi and Rokkô Toura, scores 7.7 on IMDb.

    Genres - History | Drama | War

  6. Himeyuri no Tô

    Himeyuri no Tô

    Story follows a group of high school girls trained as nurses during World War II who witness the horrors of war first-hand on Okinawa.

    This movie, created by Tadashi Imai, Komaki Kurihara and Yûko Kotegawa, scores 6.5 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama | War

  7. Paradise Road

    Paradise Road

    Fact-based recounting of a group of women who are imprisoned on the island of Sumatra by the Japanese during World War II and used music as a relief to their misery.

    This movie, created by Bruce Beresford, Glenn Close and Frances McDormand, scores 6.8 on IMDb.

    Genres - War | History | Drama

    You can watch this on Apple Itunes, Google Play Movies, Vudu, Amazon Video, Microsoft Store, Fandangonow, Youtube and Directv.

  8. The Revolutionary

    The Revolutionary

    In the year 1637 in Shimabara of Tokugawa-era Japan, oppressed peasant Christians revolt against the shogunate with the aid of a charismatic Christian rebel leader Shiro Amakusa.

    This movie, created by Nagisa Ôshima, Hashizô Ôkawa and Ryûtarô Ôtomo, scores 6.7 on IMDb.

    Genres - History | Drama | War

  9. Gekido no showashi: Okinawa kessen

    Gekido no showashi: Okinawa kessen

    Told from the Japanese perspective, this war drama captures the events of World War II's Battle of Okinawa - a massive amphibious assault by U.S. troops that left more than 150,000 Japanese civilians dead.

    This movie, created by Kihachi Okamoto, Keiju Kobayashi and Yûzô Kayama, scores 7.0 on IMDb.

    Genres - History | Drama | War

  10. Tengu-tô

    Tengu-tô

    Recounts the events that the Mito Tengu Group undertook when they attempted to overthrow the Shogunate during the Bakumatsu Period.

    This movie, created by Satsuo Yamamoto, Tatsuya Nakadai and Ayako Wakao, scores 6.5 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama | War

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