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List of Japanese Movies and TV Shows on Epix

Browse the full list of Japanese movies and TV shows streaming on Epix. Sort by Rotten Tomatoes, IMDB rating, popularity and more to find something to watch!

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1. Babel

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7.4/10
Rotten Tomatoes Logo69%
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82/100
Released: 2006Rated: R
Drama

What it's about: Tragedy strikes a married couple on vacation in the Moroccan desert, touching off an interlocking story involving four different families.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Epix) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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2. Chaplin

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7.6/10
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77/100
Released: 1992Rated: PG-13
Biography, Drama

What it's about: An elderly Charlie Chaplin discusses his autobiography with his editor, while is depicted his amazing journey from his poverty-stricken childhood to world-wide success after the ingenious invention of the Little Tramp.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Starz), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Starz & Epix) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 7 services (iTunes, Google Play & 5 others).

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3. The House I Live In

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7.9/10
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74/100
Released: 2012
Documentary

What it's about: In the past 40 years, the War on Drugs has accounted for 45 million arrests, made America the world's largest jailer, and destroyed impoverished communities at home and abroad. Yet drugs are cheaper, purer, and more available today than ever. Where did we go wrong, and what can be done?

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi), stream on a subscription service (Sundance Now), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Epix) & rent or buy from $1.99 on 7 services (iTunes, Google Play & 5 others).

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4. Astro Boy

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6.3/10
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64/100
Released: 2009Rated: PG
Action & Adventure, Children

What it's about: Set in the futuristic Metro City, Astro Boy (Atom) is a young robot with incredible powers created by a brilliant scientist in the image of the son he had lost. Unable to fulfill his creator's expectations, Astro embarks on a journey in search of acceptance, experiencing betrayal and a netherworld of robot gladiators, before returning to save Metro City and reconcile with the father who rejected him.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Epix) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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5. Box of Moonlight

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7.3/10
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64/100
Released: 1996Rated: R
Comedy, Drama

What it's about: Al Fountain, a middle-aged electrical engineer, is on the verge of a mid-life crisis, when he decides to take his time coming home from a business trip, rents a car, and heads out looking for a lake he remembers from his childhood. But his wandering takes him into the life of Kid, a free-spirited young man who helps Al escape from the routine of everyday life and find freedom to enjoy himself.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Epix) & rent or buy from $1.99 on 2 services (Google Play & PlayStation Store).

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6. Tokyo Decadence

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6.0/10
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61/100
Released: 1992Rated: R
Drama

What it's about: A submissive hooker goes about her trade, suffering abuse at the hands of Japanese salarymen and Yakuza types. She's unhappy about her work, and is apparently trying to find some sort of appeasement for the fact that her lover has married.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Epix) & rent or buy from $1.99 on 1 service (Prime Video).

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7. Emperor

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6.5/10
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59/100
Released: 2012Rated: PG-13
Drama, History

What it's about: As the Japanese surrender at the end of WWII, Gen. Fellers is tasked with deciding if Emperor Hirohito will be hanged as a war criminal. Influencing his ruling is his quest to find Aya, an exchange student he met years earlier in the U.S.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Tribeca Short List), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Epix) & rent or buy from $1.99 on 7 services (iTunes, Google Play & 5 others).

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8. Bright Lights, Big City

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5.7/10
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57/100
Released: 1988Rated: R
Drama

What it's about: A young kid from Kansas moves to New York to work on a magazine. He gets caught up in the world of drink and drugs, and starts a steady decline. The only hope is the cousin of one of his drinking partners, can she pull him through it ?

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Vudu) & stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Epix).

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9. Graveyard Shift

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4.9/10
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47/100
Released: 1990Rated: R
Horror, Drama

What it's about: John Hall is a drifter who wanders into a small town in Maine. He needs a job and decides to seek employment at the community's top business: a large textile mill. He is hired to work the "graveyard shift" -- from around midnight to dawn -- and, along with a few others, he is charged with cleaning out the basement. This task strikes the workers as simple enough, but then, as they proceed deeper underground, they encounter an unspeakable monstrosity intent on devouring them all.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Epix) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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10. Journey to the West

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5.9/10
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39/100
Released: 1960
Animation, Anime

What it's about: Alakazam is a young and brave monkey who has been encouraged by all the other monkeys to become their king. After attaining the throne, he becomes rude and dictatorial, and does not believe that human beings are greater than he is. Then he tricks/forces Merlin the magician to teach him magic (reluctantly on Merlin's part, who warns Alakazam that the powers he acquires now will bring him much unhappiness later). Alakazam becomes so arrogant that he abuses his magic powers, and chooses to go up to Majutsu Land (the Heavens), to challenge King Amo. He is defeated by King Amo. For his punishment, he is sentenced to serve as the bodyguard of Prince Amat on a pilgrimage; in order to learn humility, mercy and to fight with wisdom. Ultimately, he learns his lesson and becomes a true hero.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Epix).

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11. The Manster

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5.4/10
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36/100
Released: 1959
Horror, Science-Fiction

What it's about: A reporter is sent to interview a scientist working in his mountain laboratory.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Epix) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 1 service (Prime Video).

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12. Rollerball

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3.1/10
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33/100
Released: 2002Rated: PG-13
Action & Adventure, Science-Fiction

What it's about: In this fast action-packed thriller, Jonathan, Marcus, and Aurora compete in a dangerous, fierce sport called Rollerball. Although, Johnathan and Marcus try to quit, cruel and vindictive promoter Alexi Petrovich encourages them to still participate.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Starz), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Starz & Epix) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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13. Flight from Ashiya

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5.4/10
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29/100
Released: 1964
Action & Adventure, Romance

What it's about: Featuring an all-star cast and on-location shooting in Japan, where the story is set, three US Air Force rescue pilots must overcome their personal problems and differences to embark upon a dangerous mission to save raft-bound Japanese survivors from a murderous storm-tossed sea. As they head for their location, the film flashes back to chronicle the pasts of each pilot to make clear their mixed feelings about their upcoming assignment.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Epix) & rent or buy from $5.99 on 1 service (Prime Video).

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14. Alter Ego

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4.5/10
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29/100
Released: 2002
Horror

What it's about: Set in an urban Japanese city, three young aspiring models are on their very first fashion shoot at an abandoned and neglected school one hot summer day. Without warning strange events begin occurring around the set that causes the models and photo crew to question their sanity as one by one they begin dying an agonizing and painful death. Deaths seemingly caused by none other then themselves.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Vudu), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Epix) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 3 services (iTunes, Prime Video & Vudu).

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15. Psycho Shark

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1.4/10
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24/100
Released: 2009
Horror, Mystery

What it's about: Beautiful girls are in danger. At Sunny Beach, a huge shark is waiting for his prey. College students Miki and Mai arrive on a private beach on a tropical island. They can't find the hotel where they booked their reservations, and have gotten hopelessly lost, until a handsome young man shows up, offering to take them to his lodge. But something is not right about the place. The owner's fingernails are tainted with blood and Miki feels something sinister lurking nearby.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (PopcornFlix & Tubi) & stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Epix).