Top 10 awesome movies like Why Not? that you will enjoy watching

You just finished watching Why Not? 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 Shôhei Imamura, Kaori Momoi and Shigeru Izumiya . Here goes the list -

  1. Blood and Bones
  2. Sword in the Moonlight
  3. Nanayo
  4. The Sting of Death
  5. Café Lumière
  6. Samurai Rebellion
  7. Tokyo Tower: Mom and Me, and Sometimes Dad
  8. The Pillow Book
  9. Talking the Pictures
  10. Lovers Are Wet
  1. Blood and Bones

    Blood and Bones

    In 1923, the Korean teenager Kim Shun-Pei moves from Cheju Island, in South Korea, to Osaka, in Japan. Along the years, he becomes a cruel, greedy and violent man and builds a factory of ...

    This movie, created by Yôichi Sai, Takeshi Kitano and Hirofumi Arai, scores 7.0 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  2. Sword in the Moonlight

    Sword in the Moonlight

    Tsukue Ryunosuke is a master swordsman with an evil style, reflecting the evil in his heart.

    This movie, created by Tomu Uchida, Chiezô Kataoka and Kinnosuke Nakamura, scores 6.8 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  3. Nanayo

    Nanayo

    A young woman leaves her job and lover in Japan to start a new life in Thailand.

    This movie, created by Naomi Kawase, Kyoko Hasegawa and Grégoire Colin, scores 6.9 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  4. The Sting of Death

    The Sting of Death

    Period drama set in the 1950's about a couple isolating themselves from the outside world as they attempt to salvage their faltering marriage, no matter what the costs, after the husband has an affair.

    This movie, created by Kôhei Oguri, Keiko Matsuzaka and Ittoku Kishibe, scores 7.0 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

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  5. 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

  6. Samurai Rebellion

    Samurai Rebellion

    The mother of a feudal lord's only heir is kidnapped away from her husband by the lord. The husband and his samurai father must decide whether to accept the unjust decision, or risk death to get her back.

    This movie, created by Masaki Kobayashi, Toshirô Mifune and Yôko Tsukasa, scores 8.4 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

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  7. Tokyo Tower: Mom and Me, and Sometimes Dad

    Tokyo Tower: Mom and Me, and Sometimes Dad

    Leaving her alcoholic husband, Eiko takes their son Masaya away from Tokyo and back to her hometown in a Kyushu rural mining community. She toils to support him though many years of schooling even after he wastes his time while studying art in a Tokyo university. After graduation he struggles to find work and finally pulls his life together for his mother's sake, ultimately ending up with multiple jobs as an illustrator and even as the host of a sexually-themed talk show on radio. When Eiko becomes ill with cancer, Masaya invites her to live with him in back in Tokyo where the roles of support are reversed.

    This movie, created by Joji Matsuoka, Joe Odagiri and Kirin Kiki, scores 7.4 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

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  8. The Pillow Book

    The Pillow Book

    A woman with a body writing fetish seeks to find a combined lover and calligrapher.

    This movie, created by Peter Greenaway, Vivian Wu and Yoshi Oida, scores 6.7 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

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  9. Talking the Pictures

    Talking the Pictures

    Set in early 20th Century Japan, the movie follows the adventures of a young man who wants to get into the movie business -- but in a job unique to his country: a dramatic narrator for silent movies known as "Katsubenshi" or just "benshi". Comedy and action ensue as he becomes entangled with competing movie theaters where the crowds are drawn mostly by the skills of the dramatic interpreters rather than the movies themselves.

    This movie, created by Masayuki Suo, Nozomi de Lencquesaing and Sôsuke Ikematsu, scores 5.8 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

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  10. Lovers Are Wet

    Lovers Are Wet

    Katsu, a fugitive youth on the run from the yakuza, returns to his birthplace and begins an affair with the cinema owner.

    This movie, created by Tatsumi Kumashiro, Rie Nakagawa and Toru Ohe, scores 6.1 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

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