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An incomplete list of films produced in Japan ordered by year in the 1930s. For an alphabetical list of films see Category:Japanese films. Also see cinema of Japan.

1930sEdit

Title Director Cast Genre Notes
1930
The Army Advances'Kiyohiko UshiharaDenmei Suzuki
Kinuyo Tanaka
Aiyoku no kiHeinosuke GoshoKinuyo Tanaka
Ichiro Yuki
What Made Her Do It?Shigeyoshi SuzukiKeiko Takatsu
Rintaro Fujima
Furusato (1930 film)Kenji MizoguchiYoshie Fujiwara
Shizue Natsukawa
Japan's second feature-length talkie (after Taii no Musume (The Captain's Daughter))
1931
The Neighbor's Wife and MineHeinosuke Gosho Japan's first commercially successful talkie
Tokyo Chorus Yasujirō Ozu Tokihiko Okada Drama
1932
I Was Born, But...Yasujirō OzuTatsuo SaitoComedy drama
1933
Dragnet Girl Yasujirô Ozu Kinuyo Tanaka Crime
The Life of BangakuSadao Yamanaka
Nightly DreamsMikio Naruse
Passing FancyYasujirō Ozu
Wasei Kingu KonguTorajiro Saito
1934
A Story of Floating WeedsYasujirō Ozu
Our Neighbour Miss YaeYasujirō Shimazu
1935
The Girl in the RumourMikio Naruse
An Inn in Tokyo Yasujirō Ozu Takeshi Sakamoto
The Million Ryo PotSadao Yamanaka
KimikoMikio Naruse
The Village-Tattooed ManSadao Yamanaka
Wife! Be Like a Rose!Mikio Naruse
1936
The Only Son Yasujirō Ozu Chishu Ryu Drama
Osaka ElegyKenji MizoguchiIsuzu Yamada
Yoko Umemura
Drama
Sisters of the GionKenji Mizoguchi
1937
AvalancheMikio Naruse
Humanity and Paper BalloonsSadao YamanakaChojuro KawarazakiDrama
The Daughter of the SamuraiMansaku Itami
Arnold Fanck
Setsuko Hara
Sesshu Hayakawa
DramaJapanese/German production
1938
King Kong Appears in Edo (Possibly) Japan's first kaiju film.
1939
The Story of the Last ChrysanthemumsKenji MizoguchiKakuo MoriRomantic drama

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