Top 10 awesome movies like Women of the Night that you will enjoy watching

You just finished watching Women of the Night 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 Kenji Mizoguchi, Kinuyo Tanaka and Sanae Takasugi . Here goes the list -

  1. Joyû Sumako no koi
  2. Utamaro and His Five Women
  3. Sisters of the Gion
  4. Bokutô kitan
  5. Poppy
  6. The Straits of Love and Hate
  7. Flavor of Green Tea Over Rice
  8. Wasurerareta kora
  9. Sword in the Moonlight
  10. Sincerity
  1. Joyû Sumako no koi

    Joyû Sumako no koi

    The stage director Shimamura, who is bringing western theatre to Japan, falls in love with the outspoken actress Sumako Matsui, and leaves his family to be with her, while trying to keep his Art Theatre solvent.

    This movie, created by Kenji Mizoguchi, Kinuyo Tanaka and Sô Yamamura, scores 6.9 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  2. Utamaro and His Five Women

    Utamaro and His Five Women

    Utamaro, a great artist, lives to create portraits of beautiful women, and the brothels of Tokyo provide his models. A world of passion swirls around him, as the women in his life vie for lovers. And, occasionally, his art gets him into trouble.

    This movie, created by Kenji Mizoguchi, Minosuke Bandô and Kinuyo Tanaka, scores 7.1 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  3. Sisters of the Gion

    Sisters of the Gion

    Two geisha sisters lead a hard life in the Gion district of Kyoto. After one of them feels obliged to support a bankrupt businessman, the other sister sets up various schemes to get rid of him.

    This movie, created by Kenji Mizoguchi, Isuzu Yamada and Yôko Umemura, scores 7.5 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  4. Bokutô kitan

    Bokutô kitan

    This movie, created by Shirô Toyoda, Fujiko Yamamoto and Hiroshi Akutagawa, scores 7.0 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  5. Poppy

    Poppy

    Based on Soseki Natsume's 1908 novel of the same title, Poppy is an ornately complicated story of desire and ambition. Fujio is beautiful, talented, well-heeled, and engaged to Munechika, a rising young diplomat. She has promised him a gold watch, a family heirloom, as an emblem of their engagement. But she falls in love with Ono, a student employed to tutor her in English, who is attracted by her beauty and wealth. Ono is himself bound by an engagement to Sayoko, the daughter of his mentor, Professor Inoue. The self-centered Fujio is ready to forsake everything for Ono, but he is prevailed upon to go ahead with his marriage to Sayoko. Fujio then offers the watch to Munechika who, perceiving Fujio's true feelings, hurls the watch into the sea.

    This movie, created by Kenji Mizoguchi, Daijirô Natsukawa and Ichirô Tsukida, scores 6.5 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  6. The Straits of Love and Hate

    The Straits of Love and Hate

    A young couple of lovers want to travel to Tokio to work and form a family there, but the parents of him want his son to regent their hotel. Finally, he does what his parents want him to, and her finds herself abandoned in the big city.

    This movie, created by Kenji Mizoguchi, Taizô Fukami and Akira Harue, scores 6.6 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  7. 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

  8. Wasurerareta kora

    Wasurerareta kora

    This movie, created by Hiroshi Inagaki, Yûji Hori and Chishû Ryû, scores 6.1 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  9. 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

  10. Sincerity

    Sincerity

    Two young girls, Nobiko and Tomiko, go to the same school. The less fortunate girl Nobiko is one of the top students, while the rich girl Tomiko is not. At one time Tomiko's father was quite fond of Nobuko's mother.

    This movie, created by Mikio Naruse, Takako Irie and Minoru Takada, scores 7.3 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

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