List of Japanese films of 1968

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A list of films released in Japan in 1968 (see 1968 in film).


Japanese films released in 1968
Title Director Cast Genre Notes
Absolutely Secret: Girl Torture Komori, KiyoshiKiyoshi Komori Naomi Tani Pink
Affair in the Snow Yoshida, YoshishigeYoshishige Yoshida [1]
The Bamboozlers Taniguchi, SenkichiSenkichi Taniguchi Masayuki Mori, Mako Midori, Hisano Yamaoka [2]
Black Lizard Fukasaku, KinjiKinji Fukasaku Akihiro Maruyama, Yukio Mishima, Ko (Isao) Kimura Crime, thriller [3]
Blackmail is My Life Fukasaku, KinjiKinji Fukasaku Hiroki Matsukata Crime [4]
Booted Babe, Busted Boss Fukuda, JunJun Fukuda Akira Takarada, Makoto Sato, Bibari Maeda [2]
Death By Hanging Oshima, NagisaNagisa Oshima Fumio Watanabe, Toshiro Ishido, Masao Adachi Comedy drama [5]
Destroy All Monsters Honda, IshirōIshirō Honda Akira Kubo, Jun Tazaki, Yoshio Tsuchiya Science fiction, horror [6]
Drifters Desoyo Watanabe, YusukeYusuke Watanabe The Drifters [7]
Five Gents and a Chinese Merchant Matsubayashi, ShueShue Matsubayashi Hisaya Morishige, Daisuke Kato, Keiju Kobayashi [2]
Front Row Life Kumashiro, TatsumiTatsumi Kumashiro Hatsue Tonooka Kumashiro's first film
Gamera vs. Viras Yuasa, NoriakiNoriaki Yuasa Science fiction [8]
Genocide Nihonmatsu, KazuiKazui Nihonmatsu Keisuke Sonoi, Yusuke Kawazu, Emi Shindo [9]
The Great Adventure of Horus, Prince of the Sun Takahata, IsaoIsao Takahata Fantasy, adventure [10]
Goke, Body Snatcher from Hell Sato, HajimeHajime Sato Teruo Yoshida, Tomomi Sato, Hideo Ko [11]
Good-bye Moscow Horikawa, HiromichiHiromichi Horikawa Yuzo Kayama, Toshiko Morita, Masahiko Togashi [7]
The Green Slime Fukasaku, KinjiKinji Fukasaku Robert Horton, Luciana Paluzzi, Richard Jaeckel Science fiction American-Japanese co-production[12]
The Green Years Deme, MasanobuMasanobu Deme Yoko Naito, Toshio Kurosawa, Masumi Okada Drama [13]
Hatsukoi Jigokuhen Hani, SusumuSusumu Hani Entered into the 18th Berlin International Film Festival
Hippies of Kawachi Chiba, YasukiYasuki Chiba Frankie Sakai, Hajime Hana, Yumiko Nogawa Comedy [14][15]
Hot Vacation Hirayama, MitsunobuMitsunobu Hirayama Norihei Miki, Kitsuko Matsuoka, Toki Shirozawa Comedy [16]
How to be the Worst of Office Workers Sugawa, EizoEizo Sugawa Shoichi Ozawa, Reiko Dan, Toshio Kurosawa Comedy [15]
Hymn to a Tired Man Masaki Kobayashi Entered into the 1969 Cannes Film Festival
Judge and Jeopardy Moritani, ShiroShiro Moritani Keiju Kobayashi, Yoko Minarnikaze, Keiji Furuyama Drama [15]
Kill! Okamoto, KihachiKihachi Okamoto Tatsuya Nakadai, Etsushi Takahashi, Atsuo Nakamura [17]
Kuroneko Shindo, KanetoKaneto Shindo Kichiemon Nakamura, Nobuko Otowa, Kei Sato Horror [18][19]
The Living Skeleton Matsuno, HiroshiHiroshi Matsuno Kikko Matsuoka, Yasunori Irikawa, Masumi Okada [20]
Mexican Free-for-All Tsuboshima, TakashiTakashi Tsuboshima The Crazy Cats, Hajime Hana, Kei Tani [7][14]
The Profound Desire of the Gods Imamura, ShōheiShōhei Imamura Rentarō Mikuni Comedy drama [21]
Retaliation Hasebe, YasuharuYasuharu Hasebe Akira Kobayashi, Joe Shishido, Hideaki Nitani
Samaritan Zatoichi Misumi, KenjiKenji Misumi Shintaro Katsu, Yoshiko Mita, Makoto Sato [22]
Shogun's Joys of Torture Ishii, TeruoTeruo Ishii Yuki Kagawa Ero guro
Snake Woman's Curse Nakagawa, NobuoNobuo Nakagawa Seizaburo Kawazu, Yukie Kagawa, Shingo Yamashiro Horror [23]
Thoroughbred Nozaki, KensukeKensuke Nozaki Takeshi Kusaka Documentary [14]
Three Resurrected Drunkards Nagisa Oshima Kazuhiko Kato, Norihiko Hashida, Osamu Kitayama [24]
Time for Undutiful Children Yamamoto, KunihikoKunihiko Yamamoto The Spiders [16]
Two Hearts in the Rain Onchi, HideoHideo Onchi Toshio Kurosawa, Wakako Sakai, Ryo Tamura [7]
Ukiyo-e Cruel Story Tetsuji Takechi Noriko Tatsumi Pink
Volcano of Station Front Plaza Yamada, TatsuoTatsuo Yamada Hisaya Morishige, Frankie Sakai, Junzaburo Ban Comedy [14]
The World is Waiting for Us Wada, YoshinoriYoshinori Wada The Tigers Comedy [7]
Yokai Monsters: One Hundred Monsters Yasuda, KimiyoshiKimiyoshi Yasuda [25]
Yokai Monsters: Spook Warfare Yoshiyuki, KurodaKuroda Yoshiyuki [26][27]
Young Guy in Rio Iwauchi, KatsumiKatsumi Iwauchi Yuzo Kayama, Yuriko Hoshi, Mie Nakao [15][13]
Zatoichi and the Fugitives Yasuda, KimiyoshiKimiyoshi Yasuda Shintaro Katsu, Takashi Shimura, Kayao Mikimoto [28]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "Juhyo No Yoromek". AllMovie. Retrieved May 25, 2015. 
  2. ^ a b c Galbraith, 2008. p.247
  3. ^ Erickson, Hal. "Black Lizard". AllMovie. Retrieved May 25, 2015. 
  4. ^ Buchanan, Jason. "Blackmail Is My Life". AllMovie. Retrieved May 25, 2015. 
  5. ^ Crow, Jonathan. "Death By Hanging". AllMovie. Retrieved May 25, 2015. 
  6. ^ Binion, Cavett. "Destroy All Planets". AllMovie. Retrieved May 25, 2015. 
  7. ^ a b c d e Galbraith, 2008. p.248
  8. ^ Erickson, Hal. "Destroy All Monsters". AllMovie. Retrieved May 25, 2015. 
  9. ^ "Genocide". Criterion Collection. Retrieved May 25, 2015. 
  10. ^ "Prince of the Sun: Horus' Great Adventure". AllMovie. Retrieved May 25, 2015. 
  11. ^ "Goke, Body Snatcher From Hell". Criterion Collection. Retrieved May 25, 2015. 
  12. ^ "Green Slime". American Film Institute. Retrieved May 25, 2015. 
  13. ^ a b Galbraith, 2008. p.251
  14. ^ a b c d Galbraith, 2008. p.249
  15. ^ a b c d Galbraith, 2008. p.250
  16. ^ a b Galbraith, 2008. p.254
  17. ^ "Kill!". Criterion Collection. Retrieved May 25, 2015. 
  18. ^ "Kuroneko". Criterion Collection. Retrieved May 25, 2015. 
  19. ^ Binion, Cavett. "Kuroneko". AllMovie. Retrieved May 25, 2015. 
  20. ^ "The Living Skeleton". Criterion Collection. Retrieved May 25, 2015. 
  21. ^ "The Profound Desire of the Gods". Retrieved May 25, 2015. 
  22. ^ "Samaritan Zatoichi". Criterion Collection. Retrieved May 25, 2015. 
  23. ^ Buchanan, Jason. "Snake Woman's Curse". AllMovie. Retrieved May 25, 2015. 
  24. ^ "Three Resurrected Drunkards". Criterion Collection. Retrieved May 25, 2015. 
  25. ^ Collar, Cammila. "Yokai Monsters: One Hundred Monsters". AllMovie. Retrieved May 25, 2015. 
  26. ^ "Yokai Monsters: Spook Warfare". AllMovie. Retrieved May 25, 2015. 
  27. ^ Foster, 2008. p.168
  28. ^ "Zatoichi and the Fugitives". Criterion Collection. Retrieved May 25, 2015. 

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