50 Best IMDb Rated Foreign Movies on Netflix Japan

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Last updated: 2019-07-21

While Hollywood still dominates the box office, art houses and services like Netflix have given us easy access to films from around the globe. Here's the list of 50 best IMDb rated foreign movies on Netflix Japan right now. This list keeps updating as and when there's change in the Netflix database.

Amelie


Amelie 2001
IMDb:   8.3/10

Metacritic:   69/100

Genre:   Comedy, Romance

Available From:   2015-04-14

Year:   2001

Director(s):   Jean-Pierre Jeunet

When impish Amelie finds a long-hidden trove of toys behind a baseboard in her apartment, she's inspired to return the items to their original owner.

Actor(s):   Audrey Tautou, Claire Maurier, Clotilde Mollet, Dominique Pinon, Isabelle Nanty, Jamel Debbouze, Lorella Cravotta, Mathieu Kassovitz, Rufus, Serge Merlin

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Baahubali 2: The Conclusion


Baahubali 2: The Conclusion 2017
IMDb:   8.7/10

Metacritic:   tbd

Genre:   Action, Fantasy

Available From:   2017-08-07

Year:   2017

Director(s):   S.S. Rajamouli

When Shiva, the son of Bahubali, learns about his heritage, he begins to look for answers. His story is juxtaposed with past events that unfolded in the Mahishmati Kingdom.

Actor(s):   Anushka Shetty, Nassar, Prabhas, Ramya Krishnan, Rana Daggubati, Sathyaraj, Subbaraju, Tamannaah Bhatia

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Dangal


Dangal 2016
IMDb:   8.7/10

Metacritic:   tbd

Genre:   Biography, Drama, Sport

Available From:   2017-06-21

Year:   2016

Director(s):   Nitesh Tiwari

A once-promising wrestler pursues the gold medal he never won by training two of his daughters to compete at the Commonwealth Games.

Actor(s):   Aamir Khan, Aparshakti Khurana, Fatima Sana Shaikh, Ritwik Sahore, Sakshi Tanwar, Sanya Malhotra, Suhani Bhatnagar, Zaira Wasim

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Ip Man


Ip Man 2008
IMDb:   8.1/10

Metacritic:   59/100

Genre:   Action, Biography

Available From:   2015-04-14

Year:   2008

Director(s):   Wilson Yip

An occupying Japanese general challenges Chinese men to duels to prove the superiority of the Japanese, but Ip Man refuses to fight at first.

Actor(s):   Chen Zhi Hui, Donnie Yen, Gordon Lam, Hiroyuki Ikeuchi, Ka Tung Lam, Lynn Hung, Simon Yam, Siu-Wong Fan, Xing Yu, You-Nam Wong

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The Intouchables


The Intouchables 2011
IMDb:   8.6/10

Metacritic:   57/100

Genre:   Biography, Comedy, Drama

Available From:   2015-04-14

Year:   2011

Director(s):   Aric Toledano, Olivier Nakache

Based on a true story, a quadriplegic aristocrat's world is turned upside down when he hires a good-humored ex-con as his caretaker.

Actor(s):   Francois Cluzet

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Taare Zameen Par


Taare Zameen Par 2007
IMDb:   8.5/10

Metacritic:   tbd

Genre:   Drama, Family

Available From:   2017-12-08

Year:   2007

Director(s):   Aamir Khan, Amole Gupte

When daydreamer Ishaan is sent to boarding school, an unconventional art teacher tries to help the imaginative student discover his true identity.

Actor(s):   Aamir Khan, Darsheel Safary, Girija Oak, M.K. Raina, Sachet Engineer, Tanay Chheda, Tisca Chopra, Vipin Sharma

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Das Boot: Director’s Cut


Das Boot: Director's Cut 1981
IMDb:   8.4/10

Metacritic:   86/100

Genre:   Drama, War

Available From:   2015-09-01

Year:   1981

Director(s):   Wolfgang Petersen

Nominated for six Oscars, this edge-of-your-seat dramatic triumph follows the trials of a German U-boat crew during World War II.

Actor(s):   Bernd Tauber, Claude-Oliver Rudolph, Erwin Leder, Heinz Hoenig, Herbert Gronemeyer, Hubertus Bengsch, Jan Fedder, Joachim Bernhard, Jurgen Prochnow, Klaus Wennemann, Martin May, Martin Semmelrogge, Oliver Stritzel, Ralf Richter, Uwe Ochsenknecht

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Oldboy


Oldboy 2003
IMDb:   8.4/10

Metacritic:   74/100

Genre:   Action, Mystery, Thriller

Available From:   2015-04-14

Year:   2003

Director(s):   Chan-wook Park

With no clue how he came to be imprisoned, drugged and tortured for 15 years, a desperate businessman seeks revenge on his captors.

Actor(s):   Byeong-ok Kim, Dae-han Ji, Dae-yeon Lee, Hye-jeong Kang, Ji-tae Yu, Jin-seo Yun, Kwang-rok Oh, Min-sik Choi, Oh Dal-su, Seung-Shin Lee

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Drishyam


Drishyam 2015
IMDb:   8.4/10

Metacritic:   tbd

Genre:   Crime, Thriller

Available From:   2017-05-01

Year:   2015

Director(s):   Nishikant Kamat

Humble businessman Vijay becomes a murder suspect when an inspector general's son goes missing after targeting Vijay's daughter for sexual blackmail.

Actor(s):   Ajay Devgn, Ishita Dutta, Mrunal Jadhav, Prasanna Ketkar, Prathamesh Parab, Rajat Kapoor, Rishabh Chaddha, Shriya Saran, Tabu, Yogesh Sonam

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Pink


Pink 2016
IMDb:   8.3/10

Metacritic:   tbd

Genre:   Crime, Drama

Available From:   2017-01-20

Year:   2016

Director(s):   Aniruddha Roy Chowdhury

A sexual assault victim, unjustly tried for the attempted murder of her attacker, is defended by a retired lawyer who challenges India's rape culture.

Actor(s):   Amitabh Bachchan, Andrea Tariang, Angad Bedi, Dhritiman Chatterjee, Kirti Kulhari, Mamata Shankar, Piyush Mishra, Raashul Tandon, Tapsee Pannu, Tushar Pandey, Vijay Varma

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