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1. Mute Samurai (1973–1974)
Episode: The Dangerous Highway

Action

An entire village is held hostage by brigands who have taken over the water supply during a terrible drought. Led by a beautiful woman, these vicious killers can only be stopped by one man, the 'Silent Samurai' Kiichi Hogan.

Director: Kenji Misumi | Stars: Yûko Hama, Tomisaburô Wakayama

2. Little Red Riding Hood (I) (2009 Video)

15 min | Short, Action, Adventure

5.4
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A satirized version of the iconic fairy tale retold with more than a few "twists". Little Red Riding Hood is sent out on an errand by her domineering mother to bring her ailing Grandmother ... See full summary »

Director: J.L. Carrozza | Stars: Charli Henley, David Luce, Jonathan Daire, Neil Cicierega

Votes: 31

3. Shoot First and Pray You Live (Because Luck Has Nothing to Do with It) (2008)

R | 110 min | Action, Adventure, Western

6.3
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Tale of vengeance -- outlaw style -- as Red Pierre hunts down legendary gunman Bob McGurk to avenge the murder of his Mother and Father.

Director: Lance Doty | Stars: John Doman, Jim Gaffigan, Jeff Hephner, Tamara Hope

Votes: 255

4. Shogun Assassin (1980)

R | 85 min | Action, Adventure

7.4
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When the wife of the Shogun's Decapitator is murdered and he is ordered to commit suicide by the paranoid Shogun, he and his four-year-old son escape and become assassins for hire, embarking on a journey of blood and violent death.

Directors: Robert Houston, Kenji Misumi | Stars: Tomisaburô Wakayama, Kayo Matsuo, Minoru Ôki, Shôgen Nitta

Votes: 8,164

5. Zatôichi monogatari (1974–1979)

45 min | Action, Drama

8.3
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Blind masseur Zatôichi travels from town to town gambling, drinking, and fighting off the local gangs.

Stars: Shintarô Katsu, Shintarô Akatsuki, Renji Ishibashi, Keizô Kanie

Votes: 122

6. The Last Samurai (1974)

159 min | Action, Drama

7.5
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Toranosuke Sugi, a brave and loyal Samurai, fights to practice and preserve his master's teachings amid a civil war. With friends on both side will he cave to temptation, or stand on principle and for freedom?

Director: Kenji Misumi | Stars: Hideki Takahashi, Ken Ogata, Takahiro Tamura, Teruhiko Saigô

Votes: 237

7. Zatôichi monogatari (1974–1979)
Episode: The Kannon Statue That Was Tied (1974)

Action, Drama

7.0
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A roadside statue of some significance needs to be moved. Its popularity means that there's lots of money to be made in its new location. Two different bosses want their territories to be its new home and they'll do anything to get it.

Director: Kenji Misumi

Votes: 6

8. Zatôichi monogatari (1974–1979)
Episode: Traveling Alone (1974)

Action, Drama

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Zatoichi returns to the home village that he left many years ago. The head priest there convinces him to end his violent ways and become a priest instead. Will his many enemies leave him in peace?

Director: Kenji Misumi | Stars: Shintarô Katsu, Ganjirô Nakamura, Akira Nakao, Muga Takewaki

9. Lone Wolf and Cub: Baby Cart in the Land of Demons (1973)

Unrated | 89 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.7
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Five warriors challenge Ogami to duels. Each holds a part of information needed to complete the assassination of a mad clan leader.

Director: Kenji Misumi | Stars: Tomisaburô Wakayama, Michiyo Ohkusu, Akihiro Tomikawa, Shingo Yamashiro

Votes: 2,613

10. Sakura no Daimon (1973)

88 min | Action, Drama

8.0
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Director: Kenji Misumi | Stars: Tomisaburô Wakayama, Kayo Matsuo, Michi Higashi, Tomoko Mayama

Votes: 7

11. Mute Samurai (1973–1974)

Action

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A master swordsman, Kiichi Hogan, wanders Japan in search of the Spanish swordsman who murdered his parents and slashed his throat 18 years before. Renouncing any normal life the samurai ... See full summary »

Stars: Tomisaburô Wakayama, Yûko Hama, Shintarô Katsu, Yoshiko Nakada

Votes: 39

12. Hissatsu shiokinin (1973– )

46 min | Action, Drama

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Stars: Tsutomu Yamazaki, Yumiko Nogawa, Makoto Fujita, Takayuki Akutagawa

13. Hissatsu shikakenin (1972–1973)
Episode: Jigoku bana (1973)

Action

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Director: Kenji Misumi | Stars: Ken Ogata, Taisaku Akino, Yumi Kanai, Saburô Ukita

14. Hissatsu shiokinin (1973– )
Episode: Ningen no kuzu ya oharai (1973)

Action, Drama

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Director: Kenji Misumi | Stars: Tsutomu Yamazaki, Masaya Oki, Yumiko Nogawa, Yuriko Mishima

15. Hissatsu shikakenin (1972–1973)
Episode: Shikakenin okite ni chôsen! (1973)

Action

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Director: Kenji Misumi | Stars: Yoichi Hayashi, Ken Ogata, Hiroyuki Ôta, Rumi Matsumoto

16. Lone Wolf and Cub: Sword of Vengeance (1972)

Unrated | 83 min | Action

7.9
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The story of a Ronin (i.e. a masterless samurai) who wanders the countryside of Japan with his small child, having various adventures.

Director: Kenji Misumi | Stars: Tomisaburô Wakayama, Fumio Watanabe, Tomoko Mayama, Shigeru Tsuyuguchi

Votes: 5,064

17. Lone Wolf and Cub: Baby Cart at the River Styx (1972)

Unrated | 81 min | Action, Drama

8.1
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Trailed by a clan of female ninja, Ogami is paid to assassinate a clan traitor accompanied by three killers known as the Gods of Death.

Director: Kenji Misumi | Stars: Tomisaburô Wakayama, Kayo Matsuo, Akiji Kobayashi, Minoru Ôki

Votes: 3,945

18. Lone Wolf and Cub: Baby Cart to Hades (1972)

R | 89 min | Action, Drama

7.7
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Ogami Itto volunteers to be tortured by the yakuza to save a prostitute and is hired by their leader to kill an evil chamberlain.

Director: Kenji Misumi | Stars: Tomisaburô Wakayama, Gô Katô, Yûko Hama, Isao Yamagata

Votes: 3,234

19. Hanzo the Razor: Sword of Justice (1972)

94 min | Action

6.8
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Hanzo Itami is an incorruptible Edo officer who learns that an infamous killer has fled from his island prison. Hanzo begins tracking him down using his unorthodox interrogation techniques.

Director: Kenji Misumi | Stars: Shintarô Katsu, Yukiji Asaoka, Mari Atsumi, Kô Nishimura

Votes: 1,261

20. Kozure ôhkami - ko wo kashi ude kashi tsu (1972)

83 min

8.3
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Director: Kenji Misumi | Stars: Tomisaburô Wakayama, Akihiro Tomikawa, Gô Katô, Yûko Hama

Votes: 31

21. Hissatsu shikakenin (1972–1973)

46 min | Action

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"Shikakenin", they have a double life and live inconspicuously in Edo. Baian Fujieda is an acupuncturist. Sanai Nishimura is a masterless samurai. They believe that Otowaya-Han'emon who is ... See full summary »

Stars: Ken Ogata, Gorô Mutsumi, Sô Yamamura, Yoichi Hayashi

22. Hissatsu shikakenin (1972–1973)
Episode: Aki kaze futari tabi (1972)

Action

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Director: Kenji Misumi | Stars: Ken Ogata, Yoichi Hayashi, Akiji Kobayashi, Kensaku Hara

23. Hissatsu shikakenin (1972–1973)
Episode: Jigoku gokuraku kami hitoe (1972)

Action

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Director: Kenji Misumi | Stars: Yoichi Hayashi, Ken Ogata, Taisaku Akino, Hiroyuki Ôta

24. Hissatsu shikakenin (1972–1973)
Episode: Koroshi no okite (1972)

Action

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Director: Kenji Misumi | Stars: Ken Ogata, Yoichi Hayashi, Taisaku Akino, Rumi Matsumoto

25. Hissatsu shikakenin (1972–1973)
Episode: Shikakerareta shikakenin (1972)

Action

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Director: Kenji Misumi | Stars: Yoichi Hayashi, Ken Ogata, Hiroyuki Ôta, Rumi Matsumoto

26. Kitsune no kureta akanbô (1971)

89 min | Action, Drama

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Director: Kenji Misumi | Stars: Shintarô Katsu, Naoko Ôtani, Ichirô Nakatani, Shin Kishida

27. Shin onna tobakushi tsubogurehada (1971)

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Director: Kenji Misumi | Star: Kyôko Enami

28. Zatoichi Goes to the Fire Festival (1970)

Not Rated | 96 min | Drama, Adventure, Action

7.6
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Zatoichi meets an infamous blind leader of a gangster organization as he contends with a gloomy ronin widower.

Director: Kenji Misumi | Stars: Shintarô Katsu, Reiko Ôhara, Pîtâ, Kazuko Yoshiyuki

Votes: 855

29. Shirikurae Magoichi (1969)

95 min | Action

6.9
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Director: Kenji Misumi | Stars: Kinnosuke Nakamura, Komaki Kurihara, Kôjirô Hongô, Katsuo Nakamura

Votes: 28

30. Oni no sumu yakata (1969)

76 min | Drama

7.5
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An abandoned temple in the mountains outside of the old capital city of Kyoto is the scene of a fated meeting between a traveling priest, two women, and a vicious killer.

Director: Kenji Misumi | Stars: Shintarô Katsu, Hideko Takamine, Michiyo Aratama, Kei Satô

Votes: 70

31. Samaritan Zatoichi (1968)

Not Rated | 84 min | Drama, Action, Adventure

7.4
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Zatoichi is tricked by a crime gang into killing a man. Realizing his mistake, he sets out to protect the dead man's sister, who is conflicted in accepting his help.

Director: Kenji Misumi | Stars: Shintarô Katsu, Yoshiko Mita, Makoto Satô, Kô Nishimura

Votes: 697

32. Tomuraishi tachi (1968)

89 min | Drama

7.6
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Director: Kenji Misumi | Stars: Shintarô Katsu, Yûnosuke Itô, Arihiro Fujimura, Takuya Fujioka

Votes: 11

33. Nihiki no yojimbo (1968)

81 min

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Director: Kenji Misumi | Stars: Tôru Abe, Miyoko Akaza, Hiroko Hasegawa, Kôjirô Hongô

Votes: 7

34. Zatôichi chikemuri kaidô (1967)

Not Rated | 87 min | Drama, Adventure, Action

7.7
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After an artist is threatened by the yakuza into creating valuable but highly illegal pornography, the law aims to execute him. Zatoichi, having been honor bound to protect the man and his family, must now run against the law.

Director: Kenji Misumi | Stars: Shintarô Katsu, Jûshirô Konoe, Miwa Takada, Yukiji Asaoka

Votes: 801

35. Namida gawa (1967)

79 min | Drama

7.9
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Director: Kenji Misumi | Stars: Shiho Fujimura, Kiku Wakayagi, Toshiyuki Hosokawa, Rokkô Toura

Votes: 12

36. Yuki no mosho (1967)

92 min

6.1
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Director: Kenji Misumi | Stars: Ayako Wakao, Toyoto Fukuda, Tamao Nakamura, Chiaki Tsukioka

Votes: 8

38. Return of Daimajin (1966)

79 min | Drama, Fantasy

6.5
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Giant statue exacts revenge upon those who conquer its worshippers.

Director: Kenji Misumi | Stars: Kôjirô Hongô, Shiho Fujimura, Tarô Marui, Takashi Kanda

Votes: 407

39. Sleepy Eyes of Death: Sword of Villainy (1966)

79 min | Drama

6.9
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Director: Kenji Misumi | Stars: Raizô Ichikawa, Shigeru Amachi, Shiho Fujimura, Kentarô Kudô

Votes: 65

40. Yoidore hakase (1966)

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Director: Kenji Misumi | Stars: Shintarô Katsu, Kyôko Enami, Chizuru Hayashi, Tetsuko Kobayashi

41. Shojo ga mita (1966)

84 min | Drama, Mystery

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Director: Kenji Misumi | Stars: Ayako Wakao, Michiyo Ohkusu, Tomisaburô Wakayama, Gô Amaha

42. Zatoichi and the Chess Expert (1965)

Approved | 87 min | Drama, Adventure, Action

7.5
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A samurai with a high skill in chess makes friends with Zatoichi, who finds that things become peculiar in his presence.

Director: Kenji Misumi | Stars: Shintarô Katsu, Mikio Narita, Chizu Hayashi, Kaneko Iwasaki

Votes: 889

43. Ken ki (1965)

83 min

7.2
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Hanpei is an orphan mistreated by other vassals of the manor. He loves flowers and is named the castle gardener. One day in the forest he meets a samurai who teaches him his technique. To ... See full summary »

Director: Kenji Misumi | Stars: Raizô Ichikawa, Michiko Sugata, Kei Satô, Ryûtarô Gomi

Votes: 188

44. Sleepy Eyes of Death: Sword of Fire (1965)

Drama

7.0
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Director: Kenji Misumi | Stars: Raizô Ichikawa, Tamao Nakamura, Michiko Sugata, Sanae Nakahara

Votes: 99

45. Muhômatsu no isshô (1965)

96 min | Adventure, History

8.0
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Director: Kenji Misumi | Stars: Shintarô Katsu, Ineko Arima, Ken Utsui, Tôru Abe

Votes: 7

46. Zatôichi kesshô-tabi (1964)

Not Rated | 87 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.6
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When Zatoichi witnesses the murder of a young mother he promises to deliver the baby to the father. Along the way he gains the help of a reluctant criminal.

Director: Kenji Misumi | Stars: Shintarô Katsu, Nobuo Kaneko, Gen Kimura, Ikuko Môri

Votes: 1,036

47. Ken (1964)

94 min | Drama

7.5
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Director: Kenji Misumi | Stars: Raizô Ichikawa, Yûsuke Kawazu, Hisaya Morishige, Akio Hasegawa

Votes: 173

48. Sleepy Eyes of Death: Sword of Adventure (1964)

83 min | Action, Drama

7.2
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Director: Kenji Misumi | Stars: Raizô Ichikawa, Kôichi Aihara, San'emon Arashi, Shinjirô Asano

Votes: 151

49. Mushuku mono (1964)

89 min | Action

6.7
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A wandering yakuza in search for the man responsible for slicing up his father and an amateur samurai searching for the whereabouts of his own father are thrown together on the outskirts of a mob infested seaside village.

Director: Kenji Misumi | Stars: Raizô Ichikawa, Eiko Taki, Mikiko Tsubouchi, Jun Fujimaki

Votes: 33

50. Shinsengumi shimatsuki (1963)

93 min

7.0
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As change sweep Japan, an honest man joins the Shinsengumi out of respect for their leader and because he wants to live and die as a samurai. However, as his involvement goes, reality and idealism come into deadly conflict.

Director: Kenji Misumi | Stars: Raizô Ichikawa, Shiho Fujimura, Tomisaburô Wakayama, Shigeru Amachi

Votes: 101