Top 10 awesome movies like Tokyo Story that you will enjoy watching

You just finished watching Tokyo Story 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 Yasujirô Ozu, Chishû Ryû and Chieko Higashiyama . Here goes the list -

  1. Tôkyô boshoku
  2. Flavor of Green Tea Over Rice
  3. Early Summer
  4. The Life of Oharu
  5. The Ballad of Narayama
  6. When a Woman Ascends the Stairs
  7. Black Narcissus
  8. Maadadayo
  9. Café Lumière
  10. Stromboli, terra di Dio
  1. Tôkyô boshoku

    Tôkyô boshoku

    Two sisters find out the existence of their long-lost mother, but the younger cannot take the truth of being abandoned as a child.

    This movie, created by Yasujirô Ozu, Setsuko Hara and Ineko Arima, scores 8.2 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  2. Flavor of Green Tea Over Rice

    Flavor of Green Tea Over Rice

    A childless middle-aged couple faces a marital crisis of sorts.

    This movie, created by Yasujirô Ozu, Shin Saburi and Michiyo Kogure, scores 7.7 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  3. Early Summer

    Early Summer

    A family chooses a match for their daughter Noriko, but she, surprisingly, has her own plans.

    This movie, created by Yasujirô Ozu, Setsuko Hara and Chishû Ryû, scores 8.2 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

    You can watch this on Apple Itunes.

  4. The Life of Oharu

    The Life of Oharu

    Follows a woman's fight and survival amid the vicissitudes of life and the cruelty of the society.

    This movie, created by Kenji Mizoguchi, Kinuyo Tanaka and Tsukie Matsuura, scores 8.2 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  5. The Ballad of Narayama

    The Ballad of Narayama

    A kabuki theatre-inflected story about a poor village whose people have to be carried to a nearby mountain to die once they get old.

    This movie, created by Keisuke Kinoshita, Kinuyo Tanaka and Teiji Takahashi, scores 7.9 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

    You can watch this on Amazon Video and Apple Itunes.

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  6. When a Woman Ascends the Stairs

    When a Woman Ascends the Stairs

    A middle-aged bar hostess, constantly in debt, is faced with numerous social constraints and challenges posed to her by her family, customers and friends.

    This movie, created by Mikio Naruse, Hideko Takamine and Masayuki Mori, scores 8.1 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

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  7. Black Narcissus

    Black Narcissus

    After opening a convent in the Himalayas, five nuns encounter conflict and tension - both with the natives and also within their own group - as they attempt to adapt to their remote, exotic surroundings.

    This movie, created by Michael Powell, Deborah Kerr and Flora Robson, scores 7.8 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

    You can watch this on Amazon Video and Apple Itunes.

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  8. Maadadayo

    Maadadayo

    Following World War II, a retired professor approaching his autumn years finds his quality of life drastically reduced in war-torn Tokyo. Denying despair, he pursues writing and celebrates his birthday with his adoring students.

    This movie, created by Akira Kurosawa, Tatsuo Matsumura and Hisashi Igawa, scores 7.3 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  9. Café Lumière

    Café Lumière

    The story revolves around Yoko Inoue, a pregnant woman in search for a cafe that's frequented by a Taiwanese composer whose life she is researching.

    This movie, created by Hsiao-Hsien Hou, Yo Hitoto and Tadanobu Asano, scores 6.9 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  10. Stromboli, terra di Dio

    Stromboli, terra di Dio

    Karen, a young woman from the Baltic countries, marries fisherman Antonio to escape from a prisoners camp. But the life in Antonio's village, Stromboli, threatened by the volcano, is a tough one and Karen cannot get used to it.

    This movie, created by Roberto Rossellini, Ingrid Bergman and Mario Vitale, scores 7.3 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

    You can watch this on Amazon Video.

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