Top 10 awesome movies like The Human Condition I: No Greater Love that you will enjoy watching

You just finished watching The Human Condition I: No Greater Love 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 Masaki Kobayashi, Tatsuya Nakadai and Michiyo Aratama . Here goes the list -

  1. The Human Condition III: A Soldier's Prayer
  2. The Human Condition II: Road to Eternity
  3. The Human Bullet
  4. I Want to Be a Shellfish
  5. Desertion at Dawn
  6. Japan's Longest Day
  7. Children of Hiroshima
  8. Hiroshima
  9. The Geisha
  10. Taiheiyô kiseki no sakusen: Kisuka
  1. The Human Condition III: A Soldier's Prayer

    The Human Condition III: A Soldier's Prayer

    His ideals challenged by life as a conscript in war-time Japan's military, a pacifist faces ever greater tests in his fight for survival.

    This movie, created by Masaki Kobayashi, Tatsuya Nakadai and Michiyo Aratama, scores 8.8 on IMDb.

    Genres - War | History | Drama

  2. The Human Condition II: Road to Eternity

    The Human Condition II: Road to Eternity

    As a conscript in war-time Japan's military, a pacifist struggles to maintain his determination to keep his ideals.

    This movie, created by Masaki Kobayashi, Tatsuya Nakadai and Michiyo Aratama, scores 8.5 on IMDb.

    Genres - War | History | Drama

  3. The Human Bullet

    The Human Bullet

    During World War II, a Japanese soldier finds himself assigned to a kamikaze mission against a U.S. battleship.

    This movie, created by Kihachi Okamoto, Minori Terada and Naoko Ôtani, scores 7.4 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama | War

  4. I Want to Be a Shellfish

    I Want to Be a Shellfish

    On a post-war peaceful day in Japan, Toyomatsu Shimizu, a barber as well as a good father and husband, is suddenly arrested by the Prefectural Police as a war criminal and sued for murder. According to the accusation by GHQ, Toyomatsu "attemped to kill a US prisoner", which was nothing but an order by his superior and failed after all with hurting the prisoner by weak Toyomatsu. Also, Toyomatsu was driven to corner at the trial by the fact that he fed the US prisoner some burdock roots to nourish him. Toyomatsu believes nothing but being not guilty, but he is sentenced to death by hanging. Prior to the execution, Toyomatsu writes a long farewell letter to his family, the wife and the only son: "If I ever incarnate, I hate to be a human being any more.... Oh yes, I would like to be...a shellfish living on the rock-bottom of the sea."

    This movie, created by Shinobu Hashimoto, Furankî Sakai and Michiyo Aratama, scores 7.4 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama | War

  5. Desertion at Dawn

    Desertion at Dawn

    Mikami, a Japanese soldier serving in China, is captured by the Chinese. Although he is able to escape, his troubles are far from over. He returns to his unit but is treated with contempt for the disgrace of having been captured. Mikami falls in love with Harumi, a prostitute. She tries to convince him to desert from the army, with fatal results.

    This movie, created by Senkichi Taniguchi, Ryô Ikebe and Shirley Yamaguchi, scores 7.2 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama | War

  6. Japan's Longest Day

    Japan's Longest Day

    Following the detonation of the atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, the Japanese military and the government clash over the demand from the Allies for unconditional surrender. Minister of the Army Anami leads the military officers who propose to fight on, even to the death of every Japanese citizen. Emperor Hirohito, however, joins with his ministers in asking the unthinkable, the peaceful surrender of Japan. When the military plots a coup to overthrow the Emperor's civilian government, Anami must face the choice between his desires and loyalty to his Emperor.

    This movie, created by Kihachi Okamoto, Seiji Miyaguchi and Rokkô Toura, scores 7.7 on IMDb.

    Genres - History | Drama | War

  7. Children of Hiroshima

    Children of Hiroshima

    Post war Hiroshima: It's been four years since the last time she visited her hometown. Takako faces the after effects of the A-bomb when she travels around the city to call on old friends.

    This movie, created by Kaneto Shindô, Nobuko Otowa and Osamu Takizawa, scores 7.8 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama | War

  8. Hiroshima

    Hiroshima

    Brilliant and extremely realistic retelling of the Day in Hiroshima the day the bomb dropped.

    This movie, created by Hideo Sekigawa, Eiji Okada and Yumeji Tsukioka, scores 7.7 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama | War

    You can watch this on Youtube, Amazon Video, Google Play Movies and Apple Itunes.

  9. The Geisha

    The Geisha

    The loves and tragedies of a geisha in 1933 Japan.

    This movie, created by Hideo Gosha, Ken Ogata and Kimiko Ikegami, scores 7.1 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama | War

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  10. Taiheiyô kiseki no sakusen: Kisuka

    Taiheiyô kiseki no sakusen: Kisuka

    In 1943, the Aleutian island of Kiska, Alaska was fortified by a small contingent of Japanese soldiers. When word arrived of an impending attack by an overwhelming force of Americans, the Japanese Navy attempted one of the most daring and unlikely evacuations in military history. This is that story.

    This movie, created by Seiji Maruyama, Toshirô Mifune and Sô Yamamura, scores 7.4 on IMDb.

    Genres - History | Drama | War

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