Rashomon (Film)

Awards and honors

  • Blue Ribbon Awards (1951) – Best Screenplay: Akira Kurosawa and Shinobu Hashimoto
  • Mainichi Film Concours (1951) – Best Actress: Machiko Kyō
  • Venice Film Festival (1951) – Golden Lion: Akira Kurosawa
  • National Board of Review USA (1952) – Best Director: Akira Kurosawa and Best Foreign Film: Japan
  • 24th Academy Awards, USA (1952) – Honorary Award for "most outstanding foreign language film"

Top lists

The film appeared on many critics' top lists of the best films.

  • 5th – Top ten list in 1950, Kinema Junpo
  • 10th – Directors' Top Ten Poll in 1992, Sight & Sound
  • 9th – Directors' Top Ten Poll in 2002, Sight & Sound
  • 290th – The 500 Greatest Movies of All Time in 2008, Empire[20]
  • 50 Klassiker, Film by Nicolaus Schröder in 2002[21]
  • 1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die by Steven Jay Schneider in 2003[22]
  • 22nd – Empire magazine's "The 100 Best Films Of World Cinema" in 2010.[23]
  • Woody Allen included it among his top 10 films.[24]

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