Top 10 awesome movies like The Sound of Waves that you will enjoy watching

You just finished watching The Sound of Waves 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 Senkichi Taniguchi, Akira Kubo and Sadako Sawamura . Here goes the list -

  1. Gan
  2. Love Letter
  3. Kuchizuke
  4. Gobanchô yûgirirô
  5. Imôto
  6. Aka chôchin
  7. The Affair
  8. Saraba natsuno hikariyo
  9. Flame of My Love
  10. Heaven's Bookstore
  1. Gan

    Gan

    A lowly divorcee is tricked into becoming the mistress of a despised moneylender but soon falls in love with a student.

    This movie, created by Shirô Toyoda, Hideko Takamine and Hiroshi Akutagawa, scores 7.2 on IMDb.

    Genres - Romance | Drama

  2. Love Letter

    Love Letter

    Explores the wounds of war, the limits of love and the need to forgive. A sad and troubled man, Reikichi Mayumi finds a new job five years after the end of WWII, where he writes love letters for other people.

    This movie, created by Kinuyo Tanaka, Masayuki Mori and Yoshiko Kuga, scores 7.3 on IMDb.

    Genres - Romance | Drama

  3. Kuchizuke

    Kuchizuke

    Omnibus feature with three independent stories.

    This movie, created by Masanori Kakei, Kyôko Aoyama and Hiroshi Tachikawa, scores 7.3 on IMDb.

    Genres - Romance | Drama

  4. Gobanchô yûgirirô

    Gobanchô yûgirirô

    A forlorn love story between a young monk and his childhood sweet-heart set in post WWII Japan.

    This movie, created by Tomotaka Tasaka, Chôichirô Kawarasaki and Yoshiko Sakuma, scores 6.8 on IMDb.

    Genres - Romance | Drama

  5. Imôto

    Imôto

    Akio's sister, Neri has separated from her boyfriend. They lived in Kamakura. She moves in with her brother. Her ex-boyfriend's sister, Eiko comes to see Neri. She wonders if the separation occurred due to her because the three of them used to live together. Eiko's brother has disappeared in the meantime.

    This movie, created by Toshiya Fujita, Kumiko Akiyoshi and Ryûzô Hayashi, scores 6.5 on IMDb.

    Genres - Romance | Drama

  6. Aka chôchin

    Aka chôchin

    A man meets a girl in the city. He falls in love with the chick. She claims she has fallen head over heels for him. She moves in with him. Returning home one day there is a man in their room. The man is lying down. He tells them he is an insurance salesman and he has stomachache. He has made himself at home. The three become room-mates. When the boyfriend returns home one day he finds his girlfriend sharing a bed with their room-mate. She claims she was scared due to a crematorium nearby. They move to another house.

    This movie, created by Toshiya Fujita, Kenji Takaoka and Kumiko Akiyoshi, scores 6.5 on IMDb.

    Genres - Romance | Drama

  7. The Affair

    The Affair

    A woman, unhappily married to a cheating executive, starts meeting her dead mother's lover and gets thrown into a romantic dilemma after succumbing to a rough laborer.

    This movie, created by Yoshishige Yoshida, Mariko Okada and Yoshie Minami, scores 7.2 on IMDb.

    Genres - Romance | Drama

  8. Saraba natsuno hikariyo

    Saraba natsuno hikariyo

    This movie, created by Shigeyuki Yamane, Hiromi Gô and Kumiko Akiyoshi, scores 7.2 on IMDb.

    Genres - Romance | Drama

  9. Flame of My Love

    Flame of My Love

    A woman's struggle for equality in Japan in the 1880s. Eiko Hirayama leaves Okayama for Tokyo, where she helps the fledgling Liberal Party and falls in love with its leader Kentaro Omoi, just as the party is being disbanded by the government. Eiko and Omoi are jailed because of a fire at a factory instigated by Chiyo, a servant girl from Eiko's home in Okayama, who was sold to slavery. A few years later the 1889 constitution is proclaimed, Eiko, Omoi, and Chiyo are pardoned, and the Liberal Party is reinaugurated. However Omoi does not campaign for women's rights.

    This movie, created by Kenji Mizoguchi, Kinuyo Tanaka and Mitsuko Mito, scores 7.4 on IMDb.

    Genres - Romance | Drama

  10. Heaven's Bookstore

    Heaven's Bookstore

    KENTA (Tetsuji Tamayama), a young pianist who has just lost his job, is drowning his woes at a bar, when he meets a man in a Hawaiian shirt named YAMAKI (Yoshio Harada). He invites Kenta to work with him, and the next thing he knows, Kenta wakes up to find himself in a room he has never been in before. It is a strange room that seems to have no connection to life. He descends a staircase to find many shelves of books. Yamaki appears once again, and tells him that this is Heaven's Book Service and Kenta is going to start working a short-term part-time job here. In addition to selling books, this bookstore, owned by Yamaki, provides a service of reading aloud to customers. Although he is unsure of his new surroundings, Kenta follows their actions and starts to work in his new part-time job.

    This movie, created by Tetsuo Shinohara, Yûko Takeuchi and Tetsuji Tamayama, scores 6.5 on IMDb.

    Genres - Romance | Drama

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