List of Japanese films of 1956

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A list of films released in Japan in 1956 (see 1956 in film).

1956[edit]

Title Director Cast Genre Notes
1956
Arashi Hiroshi Inagaki Entered into the 7th Berlin International Film Festival
The Burmese Harp Kon Ichikawa Shoji Yasui War
Crazed Fruit Kō Nakahira Masahiko Tsugawa
Yujiro Ishihara
Drama
Christ in Bronze Minoru Shibuya Eiji Okada
Osamu Takizawa
Drama Entered into the 1956 Cannes Film Festival
Early Spring Yasujiro Ozu Haruko Sugimura Drama
Godzilla, King of the Monsters! Ishirō Honda Raymond Burr, Takashi Shimura Science-fiction Japanese-American co-production
The Legend of the White Serpent Shirō Toyoda Entered into the 6th Berlin International Film Festival
Mahiru no ankoku Tadashi Imai Won Best Film at the 7th Blue Ribbon Awards and at the 11th Mainichi Film Awards
Nagareru Mikio Naruse Isuzu Yamada, Kinuyo Tanaka Drama
Rodan Ishirō Honda Yumi Shirakawa Science fiction First kaiju film in color. First appearance of Rodan
Samurai III: Duel At Ganryu Island Hiroshi Inagaki Toshiro Mifune, Koji Tsuruta
Street of Shame Kenji Mizoguchi Machiko Kyō, Ayako Wakao Drama
Victory Is Mine Seijun Suzuki Kou Mishima
Ichirō Sugai
Action
Warning from Space Koji Shima Toyomi Karita Science fiction

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