Top 10 awesome movies like The Rickshaw Man that you will enjoy watching

You just finished watching The Rickshaw Man 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 Hiroshi Inagaki, Toshirô Mifune and Hideko Takamine . Here goes the list -

  1. Koshoku ichidai otoko
  2. Saikô shukun fujin
  3. Tôkyô no kyûjitsu
  4. Being Two Isn't Easy
  5. A False Student
  6. Where Chimneys Are Seen
  7. The Pornographers
  8. The Crazy Family
  9. A Room for Rent
  10. License to Live
  1. Koshoku ichidai otoko

    Koshoku ichidai otoko

    A mans' escapades concerning sex and love.

    This movie, created by Yasuzô Masumura, Raizô Ichikawa and Ayako Wakao, scores 6.7 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama | Comedy

  2. Saikô shukun fujin

    Saikô shukun fujin

    In the forties in Japan, a group of brilliantly qualified university students are selected to break all ties with their previous lives and form the Japanese spy service.

    This movie, created by Yasuzô Masumura, Ayako Wakao and Hiroshi Kawaguchi, scores 7.6 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama | Comedy

  3. Tôkyô no kyûjitsu

    Tôkyô no kyûjitsu

    May Kawaguchi is a famous Japanese fashion designer. Returning to Tokyo from her home in New York, she travels incognito with a tour group, in hopes of having a quiet vacation without being noticed. But she is spotted and the press has a field-day with the returning celebrity. Her hopes of rest shattered, she agrees to put on a large-scale fashion show.

    This movie, created by Kajirô Yamamoto, Shirley Yamaguchi and Kaoru Yachigusa, scores 7.1 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama | Comedy

  4. Being Two Isn't Easy

    Being Two Isn't Easy

    Husband and wife Gorô and Chiyo, and their only offspring, an infant son named Tarô, go through the ups and downs of family life living in a cramped modern apartment building in suburban Tokyo. Their story is told in Tarô's second year of life. Many of their issues stem from both Gorô and Chiyo being unsure of themselves as parents, and being different in their perspectives of parenting, Gorô who believes in the traditional roles in which Chiyo is tasked with most of the child rearing responsibilities especially around the home. They also differ in the number of children they want, Gorô who believes Tarô is enough of a handful, while Chiyo really wants at least one more child in the general joy she feels in being a mother despite the problems. The unsurety that Gorô and Chiyo feel about their parenting is confirmed by Tarô, openly in his frequent crying fits when he is unhappy in what his parents or other adults around him have done wrong, and in secret as Tarô provides an inner voice narrative of what he wants and believes as a baby which is often contrary to what Gorô or Chiyo believe Tarô wants or needs. Their situation gets more complicated as Gorô's aged and thus stuck in her ways mother Ino gets directly involved in Gorô, Chiyo and Tarô's home life and thus Tarô's upbringing.

    This movie, created by Kon Ichikawa, Fujiko Yamamoto and Hiroo Suzuki, scores 6.9 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama | Comedy

  5. A False Student

    A False Student

    After failing the entrance exam for university for the fourth time, a young man pretends to be a student to avoid the shame of his family.

    This movie, created by Yasuzô Masumura, Ayako Wakao and Jerry Fujio, scores 7.4 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama | Comedy

  6. Where Chimneys Are Seen

    Where Chimneys Are Seen

    Where Chimneys Are Seen focuses primarily on the interconnected lives of two couples in a lower-middle-class neighborhood in Senju, a poor industrial section of Tokyo.

    This movie, created by Heinosuke Gosho, Kinuyo Tanaka and Ken Uehara, scores 7.3 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama | Comedy

  7. The Pornographers

    The Pornographers

    Life of a pornographer who tries to stay under the radar of the mob. He has a mistress, a step-son, a step-daughter (whom he's attracted to) and a wife who believes her first husband was reincarnated as a restless carp.

    This movie, created by Shôhei Imamura, Shôichi Ozawa and Sumiko Sakamoto, scores 7.3 on IMDb.

    Genres - Comedy | Drama

  8. The Crazy Family

    The Crazy Family

    The Kobayashi family finally get the chance to move out of their tiny, cramped Tokyo apartment in favour of the suburban house of their dreams. But all is not well: the house is infested by termites and the family starts cracking up: Son Masaki is studying so obsessively for his exams that he's losing his mind; daughter Erika is oblivious of all but her forthcoming record company audition, grandfather Yasukuni starts getting World War II flashbacks and father Katsuhiko is so worried about his family's "sickness" that he thinks can only be cured by group suicide...

    This movie, created by Gakuryû Ishii, Katsuya Kobayashi and Mitsuko Baishô, scores 7.2 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama | Comedy

  9. A Room for Rent

    A Room for Rent

    The story follows the various tenants living in a multi-room tenement on a hill overlooking the city of Osaka.

    This movie, created by Yûzô Kawashima, Furankî Sakai and Nobuko Otowa, scores 7.2 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama | Comedy

  10. License to Live

    License to Live

    Yoshi, aged 24, awakes after 10 years in a coma, goes on to start a new life and rebuild his family.

    This movie, created by Kiyoshi Kurosawa, Hidetoshi Nishijima and Shun Sugata, scores 6.8 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama | Comedy

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