Tokyo Story (1953) Poster



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Late Spring (1949)
Early Summer (1951)

Version of 

Remade as 

Tokyo Family (2013)
An updated adaptation.


Make Way for Tomorrow (1937)
The plot of Tokyo Story is a reference to this film
Stagecoach (1939)
One of the sons whistles the theme to 'Stagecoach' constantly

Referenced in 

The Godfather (1972)
I Lived, But... (1983)
mentioned by interviewee
Stranger Than Paradise (1984)
The title is mentioned.
Roujin Z (1991)
Century of Cinema: 100 Years of Japanese Cinema (1995) (TV Episode)
A still from this film is shown.
Weakest link: Hitori gachi no hôsoku: Episode #1.3 (2002) (TV Episode)
Referenced by name.
The World (2004)
The film plays "Tokyo Story's" theme in two occasions. The back-turned image of Little Sister's parents mirrors that of the Hirayamas looking out at the beach at Atami.
Destroy All Humans! 2 (2006) (Video Game)
There's a mission in the game entitled "Takoshima Story." Takoshima is the game's surrogate for Tokyo.
Santiago (2007)
F. (2007)
The subject of this documentary mentions this film.
No Country for Old Men (2007)
The final shot pays homage to the conclusion of Ozu's film with the sound of a ticking clock punctuating both characters acceptance of their own mortality.
Youth in Revolt (2009)
Nick mentions the film in conversation with Sheeni.
Bento Monogatari (2010) (Short)
title reference
Rewind This! (2013)
Video case is shown.
What a Wonderful Family! (2016)
Film is watched by the character.
Cotton Wool (2017) (Short)
The framing of the film is in part inspired/a homage to this earlier film.

Featured in 

Tokyo-Ga (1985)
The Cinema of Ozu According to Kiju Yoshida (1993)
Several clips are shown
WatchMojo: Top 10 Movies from Japan (2015) (TV Episode)
Tokyo Story is #9.

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