Top 10 awesome movies like Shonen tanteidan: Kabutomushi no yoki that you will enjoy watching

You just finished watching Shonen tanteidan: Kabutomushi no yoki 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 Hideo Sekigawa, Eiji Okada and Jun Usami . Here goes the list -

  1. Three Seconds Before the Explosion
  2. Oatsurae Jirôkichi koshi
  3. Escape from Hell
  4. Another New Bad Reputation Story
  5. Daisan no kagemusha
  6. Fencing Master
  7. Lone Wolf Isazo
  8. Satan's Sword
  9. Hakuchyu no shikaku
  10. Woman in the Dunes
  1. Three Seconds Before the Explosion

    Three Seconds Before the Explosion

    A lightning-paced 60's crime film from Japan's Nikkatsu Studios, 3 SECONDS TO EXPLOSION packs enough subterfuge and action into its 84 volatile minutes to fill out a dozen pictures made anywhere else.

    This movie, created by Motomu Ida, Akira Kobayashi and Hideki Takahashi, scores 5.9 on IMDb.

    Genres - Action | Thriller | Crime

    You can watch this on Vudu and Amazon Video.

  2. Oatsurae Jirôkichi koshi

    Oatsurae Jirôkichi koshi

    The only completely preserved silent film directed by Daisuke Ito, this film relates the life of a legendary thief, Jirokichi the Rat in an exquisite original story and through the revolutionary use of dynamic intertitles. The skillful benshi narration featuring a mixture of Edo dialect and Kansai dialect is highly entertaining.

    This movie, created by Daisuke Itô, Denjirô Ôkôchi and Naoe Fushimi, scores 6.8 on IMDb.

    Genres - Action | Drama

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  3. Escape from Hell

    Escape from Hell

    This movie, created by Kazuo Inoue, Keiji Sada and Rentarô Mikuni, scores 6.1 on IMDb.

    Genres - Action

  4. Another New Bad Reputation Story

    Another New Bad Reputation Story

    This movie, created by Tokuzô Tanaka, Shintarô Katsu and Jirô Tamiya, scores 6.4 on IMDb.

    Genres - Action | Crime

  5. Daisan no kagemusha

    Daisan no kagemusha

    A warlords' retainer offers a farmer the chance to become a samurai, but he is instead forced to serve as a double of the warlord at expense of his freedom.

    This movie, created by Umetsugu Inoue, Raizô Ichikawa and Hizuru Takachiho, scores 7.4 on IMDb.

    Genres - Action | Drama

  6. Fencing Master

    Fencing Master

    The remake of a Akira Kurosawa script is based on the story of the actual figure Ichikawa Danpei who was a tateshi, or fencing instructor and choreographer, in Japan in the Taisho era at the beginning of the twentieth century. The sword fighting style of the man is less and less in demand as the years progress, tastes change and more realism is called for.

    This movie, created by Shunkai Mizuho, Raizô Ichikawa and Ganjirô Nakamura, scores 6.9 on IMDb.

    Genres - Action | Adventure | Drama

  7. Lone Wolf Isazo

    Lone Wolf Isazo

    Isazo is a traveling gambler and living legend in the world of Yakuza, known for his swordsmanship and bravery, his impeccable manners, and his brilliant talent in gambling.

    This movie, created by Kazuo Ikehiro, Raizô Ichikawa and Mayumi Ogawa, scores 7.3 on IMDb.

    Genres - Action | Drama

  8. Satan's Sword

    Satan's Sword

    The story follows the life of Ryunosuke Tsukue, an amoral samurai and a master swordsman with an unorthodox style.

    This movie, created by Kenji Misumi, Raizô Ichikawa and Kôjirô Hongô, scores 6.8 on IMDb.

    Genres - Action | Drama

  9. Hakuchyu no shikaku

    Hakuchyu no shikaku

    A crime story about a sociopath businessman and his associates who cheat small businesses out of their money with shady contracts in the early 50s.

    This movie, created by Tôru Murakawa, Isao Natsuyagi and Katsu Ryûzaki, scores 7.0 on IMDb.

    Genres - Action | Crime | Drama

  10. Woman in the Dunes

    Woman in the Dunes

    An entomologist on vacation is trapped by local villagers into living with a woman whose life task is shoveling sand for them.

    This movie, created by Hiroshi Teshigahara, Eiji Okada and Kyôko Kishida, scores 8.5 on IMDb.

    Genres - Thriller | Drama

    You can watch this on Amazon Video and Apple Itunes.

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