Top 10 awesome movies like Scoop! that you will enjoy watching

You just finished watching Scoop! 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 Hitoshi Ône, Masaharu Fukuyama and Lily Franky . Here goes the list -

  1. The Breath
  2. Birds Without Names
  3. The Dark Maidens
  4. The Brain Man
  5. Gukoroku - Traces of Sin
  6. Erased
  7. Killing for the Prosecution
  8. The Shadow Spirit
  9. Yurigokoro
  10. Snow Woman
  1. The Breath

    The Breath

    This film is inspired by a true incident involving a Japanese girl who went missing in Taiwan (and then was found murdered by a taxi driver) several years ago. Haida, once a famous private detective, is now down and out and running out of reasons to live. One day, while engaging in a group volunteer project to clean up a river, he loses what's left of his will to live and lets the water carry him away. He ends up rescuing a drowning man who alters his view of life totally. Soon he gets a job investigating the mysterious disappearance of a student who sent her mother a cryptic letter, "Wait a bit, Mother. I'm sending my breath. It will arrive soon."

    This movie, created by Kaizô Hayashi, Juro Kara and Yoshio Harada, scores 6.5 on IMDb.

    Genres - Mystery | Drama

  2. Birds Without Names

    Birds Without Names

    Tawako's boyfriend is not her kind, but she puts up with it in exchange for shelter. Her old boyfriend of almost a decade ago is long gone, and was also not nice, but like most girls she still reminisces about him and is attracted to his bad ways. Enter Mizushima who reminds Tawako of her old boyfriend, but soon more transpires to remind the girl of her old relationship.

    This movie, created by Kazuya Shiraishi, Yû Aoi and Sadao Abe, scores 6.5 on IMDb.

    Genres - Mystery | Drama

  3. The Dark Maidens

    The Dark Maidens

    Members of a High School literature club discover there is more to the club members than their weekly meetings would lead them to believe.

    This movie, created by Saiji Yakumo, Fumika Shimizu and Marie Iitoyo, scores 6.3 on IMDb.

    Genres - Mystery

  4. The Brain Man

    The Brain Man

    A not-too-bright cop searches for a serial bomber.

    This movie, created by Tomoyuki Takimoto, Fumi Nikaidô and Shôta Sometani, scores 6.5 on IMDb.

    Genres - Mystery | Crime

  5. Gukoroku - Traces of Sin

    Gukoroku - Traces of Sin

    an investigations on murder didn't reach to any results, until a journalist discover new information that get on the trail of the criminal.

    This movie, created by Kei Ishikawa, Satoshi Tsumabuki and Hikari Mitsushima, scores 6.7 on IMDb.

    Genres - Mystery | Drama

  6. Erased

    Erased

    Struggling manga author Satoru Fujinuma is beset by his fear to express himself. However, he has a supernatural ability of being forced to prevent deaths and catastrophes by being sent back in time before the incident occurred, repeating time until the accident is prevented. One day, he gets involved in an accident that has him framed as a murderer. Desperate to save the victim, he sends himself back in time only to find himself as a grade-schooler one month before fellow classmate Kayo Hinazuki went missing. Satoru now embarks on a new quest: to save Kayo and solve the mystery behind her disappearance.

    This movie, created by Yûichirô Hirakawa, Tamae Andô and Kasumi Arimura, scores 6.4 on IMDb.

    Genres - Mystery | Sci-Fi | Drama

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  7. Killing for the Prosecution

    Killing for the Prosecution

    Mogami Takeshi works at the Tokyo prosecutor's office focusing on violent criminal cases. Okino Keiichiro admires him and is happy to be assigned to work with Mogami. When a money lender is killed for his dealings with the deceased one Matsukura Shigeo is considered a suspect. He has a past involving a schoolgirl and the prosecutors strive to make the case.

    This movie, created by Masato Harada, Takuya Kimura and Kazunari Ninomiya, scores 6.4 on IMDb.

    Genres - Mystery

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  8. The Shadow Spirit

    The Shadow Spirit

    This movie, created by Masato Harada, Shinichi Tsutsumi and Hiroshi Abe, scores 5.9 on IMDb.

    Genres - Mystery | Thriller | Crime

  9. Yurigokoro

    Yurigokoro

    Adapted from a 2011 novel by author Mahokaru Numata, Yurigokoro has Ryosuke's father, who is stricken with advanced cancer, as a man with a diary. When the family discovers the father's diary in the latter's office leafing through it reveals notes written by a murderer. Are these fictional accounts or the memoirs of the diary's owner?

    This movie, created by Naoto Kumazawa, Yuriko Yoshitaka and Tae Kimura, scores 6.6 on IMDb.

    Genres - Mystery

  10. Snow Woman

    Snow Woman

    Minokichi and Mosaku find shelter in a hut while out hunting during a snow storm. Minokichi awakens to discover his senior has been murdered by a female spirit, but has spared him due to his younger age. In exchange for the clemency, the spirit named Yuki ('snow' in Japanese and played by the director) under oath of death extracts a promise of silence from Minokichi. The man meets, falls for and marries a woman - again played by the director - resembling Yuki years later.

    This movie, created by Kiki Sugino, Kiki Sugino and Munetaka Aoki, scores 6.8 on IMDb.

    Genres - Mystery

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