Top 10 awesome movies like The Detective Is in the Bar that you will enjoy watching

You just finished watching The Detective Is in the Bar 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 Hajime Hashimoto, Yô Ôizumi and Ryûhei Matsuda . Here goes the list -

  1. Code Blue the Movie
  2. Close-Knit
  3. Tokyo Island
  4. Umizaru 3: The Last Message
  5. Visitors
  6. Walking My Life
  7. Liar Game: Reborn
  8. The Light Shines Only There
  9. Rakka suru yugata
  10. Moon and Thunder
  1. Code Blue the Movie

    Code Blue the Movie

    The 'helicopter doctor' team is back with perfect hair, perfect skin and perfect body and ready to take on expected and unexpected disasters and accidents at Japan's Narita airport and points near and far. They work together through these professional emergencies and deal with personal calamities in and out of their blue uniforms too.

    This movie, created by Tomohisa Yamashita and Yui Aragaki, scores 5.8 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

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  2. Close-Knit

    Close-Knit

    One spring Hiromi, who is the mother of an 11-year-old girl Tomo, left home for the umpteenth time. Tomo is accustomed to such a mother and as always went to Makio's place. He is a brother of Hiromi and has lived with Rinko, a pretty girlfriend. Actually, Rinko is a transwoman. She works as a caregiver in a nursing home where Makio's mother Sayuri who suffers from dementia is living. Rinko makes a delicious meal and sometimes cuddles Tomo. She is a little confused, but Tomo, Rinko and Makio start to live a life together. One day Rinko teaches Tomo to knit to control her temper. Rinko was also taught by her mother at the age of puberty when she struggled with her sexuality. A daughter neglected by her mother. A gentle uncle and his transgender lover. An angsty boy who recognizes a sense of himself as a gay - A warm "knitting" reorganizes unconventional family.

    This movie, created by Naoko Ogigami, Mugi Kadowaki and Tôma Ikuta, scores 7.0 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

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  3. Tokyo Island

    Tokyo Island

    Men and one woman have drifted to an uninhabited island. The only woman will try to survive by taking advantage of her own sexual attractiveness.

    This movie, created by Makoto Shinozaki, Tae Kimura and Yôsuke Kubozuka, scores 4.7 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  4. Umizaru 3: The Last Message

    Umizaru 3: The Last Message

    While a menacing typhoon approaches, an accident at the giant natural gas plant Regalia occurs. Japan Coast Guard rescue divers Daisuke Senzaki (Hideaki Ito), Tetsuya Yoshioka (Ryuta Sato) and engineer Hiroshiichirou Sakuragi (Masaya Kato) head together to the gas plant. During their rescue efforts an explosion occurs that traps Daisuke, Natsu Nishizawa Kazue Fukiishi and worker Hisayoneo Kizima (Gaku Hamada). Daisuke then looks for a way out for his party with a man he just meets Takuya Hotori. Because of the typhoon, even a helicopter cannot approach the Regalia. Meanwhile, at the head office of the Japan Coast Guard, the Japanese coast guard tries to find a way to rescue the trapped people, but the government officials put national interests first. Tension arises between these two parties. Daisuke's wife Tamakisai Senzaki (Ai Kato) prays for the safe return of Daisuke not only for her sake, but for their new born son. Daisuke's party is still trapped in the giant plant have one last choice .... (Source: Asian Wiki)

    This movie, created by Eiichirô Hasumi, Soji Arai and Hideaki Itô, scores 6.1 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

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  5. Visitors

    Visitors

    Part of the Jeonju Digital Project, Visitors consists of three films from three different directors. "Lost in the Mountains," by Hong Sang Soo. "Koma" by Naomi Kawase, and "Butterflies have no Memories" by Lav Diaz.

    This movie, created by Lav Diaz, Yu-mi Jung and Kazuki Kitamura, scores 6.3 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  6. Walking My Life

    Walking My Life

    A 48-year-old company chief, Yukihiro Fujiyama (Koji Yakusho) goes to a hospital. There he discovered that he has got terminal lung cancer and will die within half a year. He declines any treatment and decides to go to see some people he has not met for years, to write farewell letters to his family, relatives and friends...

    This movie, created by Satoshi Isaka, Kôji Yakusho and Miki Imai, scores 6.6 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

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  7. Liar Game: Reborn

    Liar Game: Reborn

    College graduate Yu Shinomiya is invited to the Liar Game, which has been restarted by funding from new investors. She turns to her psychology professor for help, who is none other than Shinichi Akiyama, former Liar Game champion. He advises her to ignore the invitation, but afraid of the penalty fee should she do so, she decides to participate. Soon, Akiyama is issued an invitation of his own by Fukunaga, who now works for the game. Playing on Akiyama's sympathy for the naive student, Fukunaga manages to get Akiyama to participate as well. The game this time is a diabolical version of Musical Chairs. Once again, Akiyama's cunning and ingenuity is put to the ultimate test.

    This movie, created by Hiroaki Matsuyama, Shôta Matsuda and Mikako Tabe, scores 6.5 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  8. The Light Shines Only There

    The Light Shines Only There

    Two troubled souls living on the fringes of a port town fall in love, but their trials are far from over.

    This movie, created by Mipo Oh, Gô Ayano and Chizuru Ikewaki, scores 6.7 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  9. Rakka suru yugata

    Rakka suru yugata

    Rica and Kengo have been living together for the past four years. It's been a very happy time for Rica; the only dark spot being an accident she caused during a shoot for a commercial in which Kengo's good friend, Shibata, nearly lost his life. The memory of this event weighs heavily on Rica's conscience. One night Kengo tells Rica that he has fallen in love with a charming but "inscrutable" woman named Hanako. Kengo moves out of their apartment and, although Rica is terribly hurt and confused, she cannot bring herself to hate Kengo. Nevertheless, she suffers a great deal as a result of their separation. She cannot believe her eyes when Hanako suddenly appears at her door, but this is not nearly as baffling as when Kengo also turns up at Rica's apartment looking for his new lover. For a while this threesome co-habit in a kind of Ménage à Trois, but then Hanako starts staying away for nights on end - without telling either of them where she goes. Kengo soon tires of the situation; Rica, however, decides to find out what's going on once and for all.

    This movie, created by Naoe Gôzu, Tomoyo Harada and Atsuro Watabe, scores 6.7 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  10. Moon and Thunder

    Moon and Thunder

    As a child Yasuko lived in a house without a mother. She was abandoned and never had that certain thing that growing up with a mother gives one. Satoshi's mother dated Yasuko's late father. Satoshi visits Yasuko and has a tale to tell. Yasuko's life is going to be different from that day forward.

    This movie, created by Hiroshi Ando, Eriko Hatsune and Kengo Kôra, scores 6.9 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

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