List of Japanese films of 1957

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A list of films released in Japan in 1957 (see 1957 in film).

Title Director Cast Genre Notes
1957
An Osaka Story Kōzaburō Yoshimura
Nijūkyū-nin no Kenka-jō Kimiyoshi Yasuda
Ghost-Cat of Yonaki
I Am Waiting Koreyoshi Kurahara Crime Drama Produced by the Nikatsu film company
Jun'ai monogatari Tadashi Imai Won the Silver Bear for Best Director at Berlin
The Lower Depths Akira Kurosawa Toshirō Mifune Drama
The Military Policeman and the Dismembered Beauty Crime drama
The Mysterians Ishirō Honda Kenji Sahara Science fiction
Ninjutsu (Yagyu Secret Scrolls Part II) Hiroshi Inagaki Toshirō Mifune
Kōji Tsuruta
Jidaigeki
The Rice People Tadashi Imai Hitomi Nakahara
Isao Kimura
Drama Entered into the 1957 Cannes Film Festival, won Best Film at the 8th Blue Ribbon Awards and at the 12th Mainichi Film Awards
Snow Country Shirō Toyoda Ryo Ikebe
Keiko Kishi
Romance Entered into the 1958 Cannes Film Festival
Throne of Blood Akira Kurosawa Toshirō Mifune
Isuzu Yamada
Jidaigeki Called Kumonosu-jō (蜘蛛巣城), meaning Spiderweb Castle, in Japan.
Tokyo Twilight Yasujiro Ozu Setsuko Hara
Chishu Ryu
Drama
Yellow Crow Heinosuke Gosho Chikage Awashima, Yûnosuke Itô

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