Most Popular Movies and TV Shows With Ryûnosuke Akutagawa
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1. Rashomon (1950)
Not Rated | 88 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
The rape of a bride and the murder of her samurai husband are recalled from the perspectives of a bandit, the bride, the samurai's ghost and a woodcutter.
Votes: 140,119 | Gross: $0.10M
3. The Outrage (1964)
Approved | 96 min | Crime, Drama, Western
Travelers in the 1870s Southwest discuss a recent murder trial in which all the principals told differing stories about the events.
Votes: 1,848 | Gross: $3.92M
4. Aoi Bungaku Series (2009– )
22 min | Animation, Drama, History
Aoi Bungaku is a 12 episode anime series that is comprised of adaptations of six Japanese literary classics. The stories included are 'No Longer Human' and 'Run, Melos!' by Osamu Dazai, 'In... See full summary »
5. Play of the Week (1959–1961)
Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
This syndicated anthology series staged a different play every week covering all genres, dramas, comedies, musicals, fantasies, mysteries, et al, utilizing some of the best talent appearing on Broadway.
6. Iron Maze (1991)
R | 104 min | Drama, Thriller
In Corinth, a dying town 15 miles from Pittsburg: One evening, a Japanese businessman, who wanted to tear down the closed iron mills to build an amusement park, is found half dead in his ... See full summary »
7. The Outrage (2011)
R | 108 min | Drama, Mystery
In this worthy adaptation of the Japanese film "Rashomon," a young monk is left to determine the truth behind three competing perspectives after a bandit's disturbing murder trial.
10. Misty (1996)
99 min | Drama, Romance
In a forest, a man was murdered and his wife raped. The eyewitnesses make their statements, but they are very contradictory. Who is telling the truth and who is lying?
11. Jigokuhen (1969)
91 min | Drama
A rebellious Korean artist tests the limits of his sadistic patron, an omnipotent feudal Japanese lord. Yoshihide demands a commission to paint screens of the Hell which he sees the ... See full summary »
12. Kaidan Horror Classics (2010– )
In national broadcaster NHK's 'ghost story,' four episodes have been compiled into two films. Each story is taken from, or at least inspired by a well-known and familiar classic Japanese ... See full summary »
13. Yabu no naka (1996)
88 min | Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Takehiro and his beautiful wife Masago are attacked by a thief, Tajomaru. He rapes Masago in front of Takehiro, then kills him. He is arrested, sentenced and beheaded by the police. People ... See full summary »
14. Toshishun (1981 TV Movie)
65 min | Animation, Adventure, Fantasy
A very young boy gets separated from his mother after a cruel warlord marries her. He grows up in poverty among the poor until he gets a chance to go after his wishes and find the deepest and the most worthy of them.
15. In a Grove (2011)
Unrated | 40 min | Short, Thriller
A series of witnesses are summoned to give their accounts of the events leading up to the death of Mike Green and the disappearance of his girlfriend.
16. Tajomaru (2009)
126 min | Action, Crime, Drama
TAJOMARU is the famous 'bandit' of the forest from RASHOMON. Whoever kills Tajomaru inherits his name, status and sword. A royal brother leaves his kingdom to protect the princess he loves,... See full summary »
19. Bijo to touzoku (1952)
80 min | Adventure
The picture belongs to the jidai gekki (historic) genre. It is a powerful story of violence and eroticism, picturing a world at once sordid and poetic, with two central themes which ... See full summary »
20. Rashomon (1961 TV Movie)
90 min | Drama
In the depths of a forest, a man is killed and his wife seemingly raped. When a notorious bandit is brought to trial, the case could hardly seem simpler. But what really happened?
22. Akutagawa Ryunosuke's Rashomon (2013)
4 min | Animation, Short
A drifter seeks shelter from the harsh environment, and discovers an old woman stealing hair from dead people. Together they reflect on the harsh realities of the world, and what needs to be done to survive.
25. Hellscreen (2016)
Not Rated | 52 min | Horror, Thriller
When an art student is commissioned to create a visage of Hell for a local church he becomes obsessed with the project, using students as unwilling inspiration for his painting.
Drama, Music, Musical
Jesse is hospitalized as he suffers a concussion. He's unconscious and thus unable to testify to what happened. Mr. Dyrenforth, Miss Sherwoord, and Christopher try to get to the bottom of ... See full summary »