The Best Hirokazu Koreeda Movies Ranked And Where to Watch them

If you're looking for the best Hirokazu Koreeda movies of all time then here is a definitive list. We rank every movie directed by Hirokazu Koreeda based on their popularity score from IMDB from best to worst. Click on the ‘see more’ button to find out where to watch them in Australia covering all streaming services. In July 2021 there are 5 films in this list.

List of the Best Movies Directed by Hirokazu Koreeda In Order of Popularity

  1. Still Walking
  2. Shoplifters
  3. Our Little Sister
  4. After the Storm
  5. The Truth

The top 5 Movies directed by Hirokazu Koreeda

1. Still Walking

Rated: Not Rated

7.9/10

Still Walking is a family drama about grown children visiting their elderly parents, which unfolds over one summer day. The aging parents have lived in the family home for decades. Their son and daughter return for a rare family reunion, bringing their own families with them. They have gathered to commemorate the tragic death of the eldest son, who drowned in an accident fifteen years ago. Although the roomy house is as comforting and unchanging as the mother's homemade feast, everyone in the family has subtly changed.

2. Shoplifters

Rated: R

7.9/10

A family of small-time crooks take in a child they find outside in the cold.

3. Our Little Sister

Rated: PG

7.5/10

Three sisters live together in their late grandmother's house in the city of Kamakura. They have lived together since their dad left home for another woman. They have lived together since their mum imitated her husband by running off with another man... Sachi, 29, the oldest Koda sister, a nurse at the local hospital, acts as a substitute mother to Yoshino, 22, and Chika, 19. One day, the threesome learns of the death of their "traitor" father and it is only halfheartedly that they go to his funeral. But in Yamagata something unexpected happens: they meet their half-sister Suzu, 13, there and immediately fall for the spell of this exquisite young creature. Sensing that Yoko, her father's widow, will not be a fit guardian. Sachi invites Suzu to move to Kamakura home...

4. After the Storm

Rated: Not Rated

7.4/10

Dwelling on his past glory as a prize-winning author, Ryota (Hiroshi Abe) wastes the money he makes as a private detective on gambling and can barely pay child support. After the death of his father, his aging mother (Kirin Kiki) and beautiful ex-wife (Yoko Make) seem to be moving on with their lives. Renewing contact with his initially distrusting family, Ryota struggles to take back control of his existence and to find a lasting place in the life of his young son (Taiyo Yoshizawa) - until a stormy summer night offers them a chance to truly bond again.

5. The Truth

Rated: PG

6.5/10

A stormy reunion between scriptwriter Lumir with her famous mother and actress, Fabienne, against the backdrop of Fabienne's autobiographic book and her latest role in a Sci-Fi picture as a daughter of a mother who never grows old.