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What are the best Japanese horror films?

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  1. 1Ringu

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    Ringu, also known as Ring, is a Japanese horror and thriller movie directed by Hideo Nakata released in 1998. It centers on journalist Reiko Asakawa and her ex-husband Ryuji Takayama's investigation on a cursed videotape. 

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  1. 2Dark Water

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    Dark Water is a horror and suspense film directed by Hideo Nakata which was first released on January 19, 2002, by FilmRise and produced by Takashige Ichise. It features stars Hitomi Kuroki, Rio Kanno, and Mirei Oguchi.

  2. 3Noroi: The Curse

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    Noroi: The Curse is a Japanese horror and thriller film directed by Koji Shiraishi. It was released in the year 2005 following an indie documentary setting. It starred Jin Muraki, Rio Kanno and Tomono Kuga.

  1. 4Carved: The Slit-Mouthed Woman

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    Carved: The Slit-Mouthed Woman is a Japanese horror movie adaptation of a famous urban legend, directed by Koji Shiraishi. It was first released on February 9, 2007, by Palisades Tartan. It starred Eriko Sato, Kato Haruhiko, and Miki Mizuno.

  2. 5Audition

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    Audition is a horror film adaptation of the novel with the same title. It is directed by Takashi Miike and was first released on August 8, 2001, by Shout Factory. It starred Ryo Ishibashi, Eihi Shiina, and Tetsu Sawaki.

  3. 6Ju-on

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    Ju-on, also known as The Grudge, is a Japanese horror and thriller movie directed by Takashi Shimizu. It was released January 1, 2003. It starred Megumi Okina, Misaki Ito, Misa Uehara, Yui Ichikawa, and Kanji Tsuda.

  4. 7Suicide Club

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    Suicide Club is a horror-suspense and comedy film inspired by a mass suicide event that happened prior to the movie. It was directed by Sion Sono and was first released on March 9, 2002, by TLA Releasing. It starred Ryo Ishibashi, Takashi Nomura, and Hideo Sako.

  5. 8One Missed Call

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    One Missed Call is a mystery, horror and suspense film directed by Takashi Mike. It was first released on April 22, 2005, by Tokyo Shock with an MPAA rating of R. It starred Ko Shibasaki, Shin'ichi Tsutsumi, and Kazue Fukiishi.

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    Anonymous
    July 9, 2018
    "This is an unfair horror story which makes you think there is no option but to die under the hands of this ugly piece of... anyways the movie is scary and it has a sad story behind it so go watch."
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    Carved: The Slit-Mouthed Woman
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    Anonymous
    July 9, 2018
    "This a really intense movie that makes you feel as if you're sufforcating or drowning. The title fits the movie it self as it reeks of hopelessness and despair."
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    Dark Water
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    Anonymous
    July 9, 2018
    "Pyschotic stories are really the scariest among all genre because it could be happening right under our noses and we wouldnt even be aware of it."
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    Audition
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    Anonymous
    July 9, 2018
    "This is kinda like i dont wanna use my freaking phone ever again? did anyone watch this movie c'mon tell us your thoughts."
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    One Missed Call
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    Anonymous
    July 9, 2018
    "This creepy province cult movie uses screams of infants as effect which in my opinion is really creepy you know.... :D"
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    Noroi: The Curse
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    Anonymous
    July 9, 2018
    "This is forever a classic for Jap horror movies :) This scared the bajesus out of me as if I was really cursed."
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    Ringu
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    Anonymous
    July 9, 2018
    "This event inspired by true events in Japan is really sad and disturbing."
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    Suicide Club
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    Anonymous
    July 9, 2018
    "Showes will always scare me nowadays. Maybe I'll use the dipper instead."
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    Ju-on
This list is about What are the best Japanese horror films
RankAnswersTypeVotesPrice
1RinguMovies 13 Paid
2Dark WaterMovies 13 Paid
3Noroi: The CurseMovies 7 Paid
4Carved: The Slit-Mouthed WomanMovies 7 Paid
5AuditionMovies 6 Paid
6Ju-onMovies 2 Paid
7Suicide ClubMovies 2 Paid
8One Missed CallMovies 1 Paid
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