Top 10 awesome movies like House of Sleeping Beauties that you will enjoy watching

You just finished watching House of Sleeping Beauties 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 Hiroto Yokoyama, Yoshio Harada and Yuka Ohnishi . Here goes the list -

  1. Deep River
  2. Aisuru
  3. The Sea and Poison
  4. The Shadow Within
  5. Kagi
  6. Yoru o kakete
  7. The Street of Desire
  8. Kyoto
  9. Dog of Fortune
  10. Wilderness: Part One
  1. Deep River

    Deep River

    Three Japanese pilgrims arrive in India. Miss Naruse is looking for Otsu, a Catholic priest, her lover ten years before; after time in France and Israel, he has come to Benares where he carries the bodies of the poor to the crematorium. Her life is empty and, although Otsu was her lover only as a joke, she is now drawn to his spiritual nature. Mr. Isobe searches for a village child who may be the reincarnation of his dead wife. Mr. Yagusi comes to pray for the man who saved his life in World War II, a man haunted for 50 years by the means he used to save his comrade. Pantheism, Buddhism, Hinduism, and Christianity meet on the shores of the Ganges in these characters.

    This movie, created by Kei Kumai, Kumiko Akiyoshi and Eiji Okuda, scores 7.0 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  2. Aisuru

    Aisuru

    Two young people meet by chance and fall in love but the woman is diagnosed with leprosy and sent away to a remote mountain sanitorium.

    This movie, created by Kei Kumai, Miki Sakai and Atsuro Watabe, scores 6.4 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  3. The Sea and Poison

    The Sea and Poison

    Downed American fliers in WWII are vivisected by Japanese surgeons in cruel medical experiments.

    This movie, created by Kei Kumai, Eiji Okuda and Ken Watanabe, scores 7.3 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  4. The Shadow Within

    The Shadow Within

    Hamajima is a quiet, hard-working man, whose life changes drastically when he reunites with a lovely childhood friend and her strange little boy.

    This movie, created by Yoshitarô Nomura, Shima Iwashita and Gô Katô, scores 7.1 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  5. Kagi

    Kagi

    Ikuko is a mature, reserved Kyoto woman married for many years to a respectable, now-middle-aged man. The only problem in their relationship has been that her husband is dissatisfied with her lack of passion during lovemaking. All this changes after they meet the young Mr. Kimura. After the three spend the evening drinking together and Kimura has gone home, Ikuko's husband discovers that his wife, in her alcohol-induced haze, has become far more passionate than she ever was before. The one drawback, however, is that her ardor is clearly fueled by Kimura, and not by him. Though he decides that his wife's new- found passion is worth this unusual price, the long-term consequences may be more than he bargained for.

    This movie, created by Toshiharu Ikeda, Naomi Kawashima and Akira Emoto, scores 6.2 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  6. Yoru o kakete

    Yoru o kakete

    When poverty-stricken Korean-Japanese (Zainichi) discover there is valuable iron ore in the rubble of a destroyed shantytown they plan to haul it out for profit. Amidst this plan there is discrimination, war and an infatuation between a man and a woman, but like everything around them there and owing to the forces around them, there is as much chance that these may burn to ashes and be destroyed or be the beginning of something new.

    This movie, created by Sujin Kim, Jun Fubuki and Mansaku Fuwa, scores 5.1 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  7. 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

  8. Kyoto

    Kyoto

    Two twin girls are separated at birth. One grows up in a loving family. The other one doesn't. They finally meet by complete accident on a town fair. No one ever told them about the other one so they begin familiarizing with each other.

    This movie, created by Noboru Nakamura, Shima Iwashita and Hiroyuki Nagato, scores 7.2 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  9. Dog of Fortune

    Dog of Fortune

    Japanese girl loses her beloved dog while moving with her family. The rest of the TV series is about the girl and the dog trying to find each other.

    This movie, created by Shigeyuki Yamane, Kôji Tsuruta and Yôko Shimada, scores 7.9 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  10. Wilderness: Part One

    Wilderness: Part One

    The year is 2021 and years of mismanagement have left Japan a broken society riddled with poverty and underemployment. Kenji is visibly disabled and has an inferiority complex. Shinji is released from prison and has time in his hands. They both coincidentally sign up at a club for boxing and soon become friends.

    This movie, created by Yoshiyuki Kishi, Masaki Suda and Ik-joon Yang, scores 7.2 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

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