List of Japanese films of 1962

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A list of films released in Japan in 1962 (see 1962 in film).

1962[edit]

Title Director Cast Genre Notes
1962
An Autumn Afternoon Yasujiro Ozu Chishu Ryu Drama
Flesh Market Satoru Kobayashi Tamaki Katori Erotic film First pink film
Foundry Town Kiriro Urayama Sayuri Yoshinaga co-written by Shohei Imamura
Entered into the 1962 Cannes Film Festival
Won the Blue Ribbon Awards in 1962.
Gorath Ishirō Honda Ryo Ikebe Sci-fi
Harakiri Masaki Kobayashi Samurai film
King Kong vs. Godzilla Ishirō Honda Kenji Sahara Sci-fi, Monster movie
  • First colored appearance of both King Kong and Godzilla.
  • First of two King Kong movies officially made in Japan.
The Manster George Breakston Sci-fi, Horror
Mitasareta seikatsu Susumu Hani Entered into the 12th Berlin International Film Festival
Pitfall Hiroshi Teshigahara
Sanjuro Akira Kurosawa Toshirō Mifune Samurai film
The Tale of Zatoichi Kenji Misumi Shintaro Katsu 1st in the Zatoichi series
The Tale of Zatoichi Continues Kazuo Mori Shintaro Katsu 2nd in the Zatoichi series

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