Some upcoming film releases in Japan for 2014


At a glance

For those of us who enjoy going to the movies now and again and live in Japan, it can be frustrating to have to wait ages for some international films, but not so long for others. Keeping track of their releases can get confusing, so I've created a nice little at-a-glance list of some titles premiering in Japan this year. Some of them are films I'm personally very excited to see and support at movie theaters. Others just kind of stood out and I added them in for good measure.

If you're living in Japan, you can check the full release schedule I mined this info from over at imdb. My list is below:

February 2014

  • Lee Daniels' The Butler (15th)
  • Kick-Ass 2 (22nd)
  • The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (28th)

March 2014

  • Riddick (8th)
  • Frozen (14th)
  • RoboCop (14th)
  • The Lego Movie (21st)
  • Saving Mr. Banks (21st)
  • Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa (29th)

April 2014

  • The Book Thief (11th)
  • Captain America: The Winter Soldier (19th)
  • The Amazing Spider-Man 2 (25th)

July 2014

  • Muppets Most Wanted (26th)

December 2014

  • The Hobbit: There and Back Again (17th)

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