Top 10 awesome movies like Forest of No Escape that you will enjoy watching

You just finished watching Forest of No Escape 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 Sôkichi Tomimoto, Ayako Wakao and Keisuke Sonoi . Here goes the list -

  1. Love Under the Crucifix
  2. Akunin shigan
  3. Mahjong Horoki
  4. The Lost Alibi
  5. Sleepless Town
  6. Iden & Tity
  7. Gate of Flesh
  8. Theater of Life
  9. Tenshi o yûwaku
  10. The Street of Desire
  1. Love Under the Crucifix

    Love Under the Crucifix

    A tea master and his daughter Ogin are both Christians in feudal Japan. Ogin falls in love with a married feudal prince who shares her faith. When the Shogun bans Christianity, the situation worsens.

    This movie, created by Kinuyo Tanaka, Ineko Arima and Tatsuya Nakadai, scores 7.1 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  2. Akunin shigan

    Akunin shigan

    In a small mining town, a young woman named Hide survives a suicide attempt while her lover dies. Blaming her for the death of his brother, Tatsuo and his gang of thugs try their best to drive the woman out of town. Eventually, Hide's days become a routine of delivering leftovers to a local pig farmer to make some money, being bullied by children on the streets and occasionally beaten by Tatsuo's men. Although it has become almost unbearable, she remains unimpressed by any of these ordeals. One day, a young man named Yasuo comes into town to work in the local quarry. His physical weakness and his stuttering make him an easy target for the workers as well as Tatsuo's men who tease and bully him. As a proof of his manhood, he is forced to sleep with Hide, but the situation creates a connection between the two of them, revealing a dark secret and the reason Yasuo had to escape from where he came from originally.

    This movie, created by Tsutomu Tamura, Kayoko Honoo and Masao Mishima, scores 7.2 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  3. Mahjong Horoki

    Mahjong Horoki

    A mahjong neophyte loses everything to game master only to hone his skills, take on all challenges and plan for an ultimate revenge match.

    This movie, created by Makoto Wada, Hiroyuki Sanada and Shinobu Ôtake, scores 7.0 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  4. The Lost Alibi

    The Lost Alibi

    Ishino has a pleasant life as a procurement manager in a good company, a husband with a loving wife and two kids, and a sugar daddy with a mistress. His affair jeopardizes everything when it becomes a murder suspect's only alibi.

    This movie, created by Hiromichi Horikawa, Keiju Kobayashi and Chisako Hara, scores 7.6 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  5. Sleepless Town

    Sleepless Town

    Kabukicho is a forgotten world. A place where people of different tongues and races meet, where they fight against each other to gain money, power and territory. The struggle which never ends. Based on a dangerous love story which unfolds a dangerous town.

    This movie, created by Chi-Ngai Lee, Takeshi Kaneshiro and Mirai Yamamoto, scores 7.1 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

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  6. Iden & Tity

    Iden & Tity

    This movie, created by Tomorô Taguchi, Kazunobu Mineta and Kumiko Asô, scores 6.6 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  7. Gate of Flesh

    Gate of Flesh

    A tale of prostitutes in American-occupied Japan, following the end of World War 2.

    This movie, created by Shôgorô Nishimura, Reiko Kayama and Tokuko Watanabe, scores 5.2 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  8. Theater of Life

    Theater of Life

    This movie, created by Toshio Sugie, Ryô Ikebe and Hisaya Morishige, scores 6.2 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  9. Tenshi o yûwaku

    Tenshi o yûwaku

    This story of the everyday life of a couple living together is made all the more powerful by the lead's real off-screen romance.

    This movie, created by Toshiya Fujita, Momoe Yamaguchi and Tomokazu Miura, scores 6.6 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  10. The Street of Desire

    The Street of Desire

    A valet at a fancy nightclub hatches a plot to punish those responsible for his father's death.

    This movie, created by Haruhiko Mimura, Hiroyuki Sanada and Yûko Natori, scores 6.4 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

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