Ninja Movies

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1.
Diamond Ninja Force (1988)
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We begin with Shô Kosugi demonstrating the use of a katana, saying nothing about the film he is introducing... (92 mins.)
Director: Godfrey Ho
 
2.
Shogun Assassin (1980)
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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. (85 mins.)
 
3.
Ninja, a Band of Assassins (1962)
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Ishikawa Goemon (Ichikawa Raizo), a talented young ninja, becomes ensnared in a twisted scheme to assassinate Oda Nobunaga... (104 mins.)
Director: Satsuo Yamamoto
 
4.
Revenge of the Ninja (1983)
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After his family is killed in Japan by ninjas, Cho and his son Kane come to America to start a new life... (90 mins.)
Director: Sam Firstenberg
 
5.
American Ninja (1985)
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American soldier, obviously very skilled in martial arts, single-handedly takes on mercenaries in the Philippines. (95 mins.)
Director: Sam Firstenberg
 
6.
Izo (2004)
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An executed samurai takes an existential journey throughout time, space and eternity in search of bloody vengeance. (128 mins.)
Director: Takashi Miike
 
7.
Goemon (2009)
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Based on a Japanese folk legend that echoes the tale of Robin Hood, this ninja thriller follows the exploits of Goemon Ishikawa (Yôsuke Eguchi)... (128 mins.)
Director: Kazuaki Kiriya
 
8.
Azumi (2003)
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Raised to deal in cold blooded death, the teenage assassin girl Azumi must defeat three evil warlords while also battling her own heart. (128 mins.)
 
9.
Ninja vs. Ninja (1987)
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Director: Lik Cheung
 
10.
Ninja III: The Domination (1984)
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An evil ninja attempts to avenge his death from beyond the grave, by possessing an innocent woman's body. (92 mins.)
Director: Sam Firstenberg
 
11.
Five Element Ninjas (1982)
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A young martial artist seeks revenge on the Ninja who kills his martial arts brothers and teacher. He... (107 mins.)
Director: Chang Cheh
 
12.
Zombie vs. Ninja (1989)
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Ethan, a young man, is beaten while his father is killed by a group of thieves. With the help of an undertaker... (88 mins.)
Director: Charles Lee
 
13.
Lethal Ninja (1992)
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An American ninja's wife is held hostage by a sadistic Nazi chemist on an Asian island. He teams up with an African-American ninja to rescue her. (97 mins.)
Director: Joseph Wein
 
14.
Lethal Ninja (2006)
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A super cute Ninja works with her masterto protecta street musiciannamed Copy. Evil mastermindBrian suspects that Copy holds the key to opening a mysterious red box that contans jinrui that is a substance that cures any disease. (94 mins.)
Director: Herman Yau
 
15.
The Black Ninja (2003 Video)
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Infamous defense attorney Malik Ali's haunted past causes him to double as a vigilante ninja, defending... (90 mins.)
Director: Clayton Prince
 
16.
Afro Ninja (2009 Video)
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This homage to martial arts legend Jim Kelly is based on a hugely successful Youtube video. Reggie's got a dead end job... (88 mins.)
Director: Mark Hicks
 
17.
Cyber Ninja (1988)
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A man's body and soul are stolen and used as part of a demon castle. What's left becomes Cyber Ninja...
Director: Keita Amemiya
 
18.
The Octagon (1980)
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A martial artist must defeat a plan by ninjas to create a worldwide training camp for terrorists. (103 mins.)
Director: Eric Karson
 
19.
Ninja in the Dragon's Den (1982)
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Two rival warriors, a Japanese and a Chinese, are forced to work together after their master has been killed by a mighty ennemy. (95 mins.)
Director: Corey Yuen
 
20.
The Shogun's Samurai (1978)
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Following the death of the second Tokugawa shogun, it is revealed that he was poisoned by retainers... (130 mins.)
Director: Kinji Fukasaku
 
21.
Ninja bugeicho momochi sandayu (1980)
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In the middle of the 16th century, Hideyoshi, a power hungry warlord sets out to destroy the Momochi clan... (117 mins.)
Director: Noribumi Suzuki
 
22.
A Force of One (1979)
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When the detectives of an undercover police unit are being mysteriously killed by a martial artist, a professional kickboxer is hired to assist them. (90 mins.)
Director: Paul Aaron
 
23.
The Ninja Wars (1982)
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A fortuneteller prophesizes that whoever marries the beautiful Ukio will become the ruler of the world... (100 mins.)
Director: Kôsei Saitô
 
24.
Cobra vs. Ninja (1987)
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There is a Ronald MacDonald ninja who fights. Some stuff on it happened. (90 mins.)
Director: Joseph Lai
 
25.
The Hunted (1995)
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Paul is on a business trips to Nagoya, as a computer-chip executive from New York, when he meets a beautiful and mysterious woman... (110 mins.)
Director: J.F. Lawton
 
26.
Mafia vs. Ninja (1985)
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Sewage workers Jack and Charlie get involved in an international Asian gang war when Jack helps the... (90 mins.)
Director: Robert Tai
 
27.
Kamen no ninja Aka-Kage (1967 TV Series)
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The masked ninja Red Shadow and his sidekicks Blue and White Shadow save ancient Japan from evil. (30 mins.)
 
28.
Seven Samurai (1954)
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A poor village under attack by bandits recruits seven unemployed samurai to help them defend themselves. (207 mins.)
Director: Akira Kurosawa
 
29.
Ninja Assassin (2009)
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A young ninja turns his back on the orphanage that raised him, leading to a confrontation with a fellow ninja from the clan. (99 mins.)
Director: James McTeigue
 
30.
The Princess Blade (2001)
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In the near future, Japan is ruled once more by a monarchy. But, rebels opposed to this rule seek to overthrow the government... (92 mins.)
Director: Shinsuke Sato
 
31.
Ninja Extreme Weapons (1988)
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(78 mins.)
Director: Victor Sears
 
32.
Pray for Death (1985)
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After a peace loving Japanese immigrant and his family become victims of a crime syndicate, a master ninja emerges. (92 mins.)
Director: Gordon Hessler
 
34.
Clash of the Ninjas (1986)
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(90 mins.)
Director: Willace Chan
 
35.
Gai shi ji hua (1981)
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An orphan girl becomes a martial arts expert to revenge her murdered family, and discovers that the evil monk behind the play has turned her loved ones against her. (87 mins.)
Director: Hao Fang
 
36.
Samurai Spy (1965)
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The legendary samurai Sasuke Sarutobi gets caught in a web of political intrigue, deception and espionage during the early 17th century. (102 mins.)
 
37.
Watari, Ninja Boy (1966)
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(86 mins.)
Director: Sadao Funatoko
 
38.
Deadly Life of a Ninja (1983)
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A man receives a Ninjitsu death threat and needs to enlist in the aid of someone trained in the art of the Ninja to catch the would be assassin. (88 mins.)
Director: Tso Nam Lee
 
39.
Nine Deaths of the Ninja (1985)
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Two anti-terrorist agents are assigned to free a busload of American schoolchildren in the Philippines who are taken hostage by terrorists. (94 mins.)
Director: Emmett Alston
 
40.
Ninjas vs. Vampires (2010)
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Ninjas battle Vampires for the fate of the world in this all new Action-Horror-Comedy from the creators of 2010's cult smash... (89 mins.)
Director: Justin Timpane
 
41.
Lone Wolf and Cub: Sword of Vengeance (1972)
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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. (83 mins.)
Director: Kenji Misumi
 
42.
The Twilight Samurai (2002)
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A 19th-century samurai tries to protect a battered wife. (129 mins.)
Director: Yôji Yamada
 
43.
The Hidden Blade (2004)
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During the time of change of the mid-19th Century, Yaichiro is bid farewell by his fellow samurai friends... (132 mins.)
Director: Yôji Yamada
 
44.
When the Last Sword is Drawn (2002)
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Kanichiro Yoshimura is a Samurai and Family man who can no longer support his wife and children on the... (143 mins.)
Director: Yôjirô Takita
 
45.
Harakiri (1962)
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An elder ronin samurai arrives at a feudal lord's home and requests an honorable place to commit suicide. But when the ronin inquires about a younger samurai who arrived before him things take an unexpected turn. (133 mins.)
 
46.
The Sword of Doom (1966)
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Through his unconscionable actions against others, a sociopath samurai builds a trail of vendettas that follow him closely. (119 mins.)
Director: Kihachi Okamoto
 
47.
Rônin-gai (1990)
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A group of masterless samurai living in Edo's red light district must fend off a militia bent on wiping out local prostitutes. (117 mins.)
 
48.
Yojimbo (1961)
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A crafty ronin comes to a town divided by two criminal gangs and decides to play them against each other to free the town. (110 mins.)
Director: Akira Kurosawa
 
49.
Akô-jô danzetsu (1978)
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(159 mins.)
Director: Kinji Fukasaku
 
50.
Samurai Rebellion (1967)
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The mother of a feudal lord's only heir is kidnapped away from her husband by the lord. The husband and his samurai father must decide whether to accept the unjust decision, or risk death to get her back. (128 mins.)
 
51.
Goyokin (1969)
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A guilt-haunted samurai warrior attempts to stop a massacre taking place. (124 mins.)
Director: Hideo Gosha
 
52.
Hitokiri (1969)
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A destitute ronin allies himself with an established clan, but its ruthless leader tries to turn him into a mindless killer. (140 mins.)
Director: Hideo Gosha
 
53.
Sleepy Eyes of Death: The Chinese Jade (1963)
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Nemuri Kyoshiro, a youthful and cynical ronin with unparalleled skill, is approached by both sides in a game of corruption... (82 mins.)
Director: Tokuzô Tanaka
 
55.
Nemuri Kyôshirô: Engetsugiri (1964)
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Kyoshiro demonstrates his skill by slicing the clothes from the body of a female opponent, and gets involved in a plot that could spell his doom! (86 mins.)
 
56.
Nemuri Kyôshirô: Joyôken (1964)
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(87 mins.)
Director: Kazuo Ikehiro
 
58.
Sleepy Eyes of Death: Sword of Satan (1965)
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Tsurumatsu, a young boy, is supposed to be a new Lord but he's not really interested, he would rather be a carpenter. So he gets kidnapped and it's up to Nemuri Kyoshiro to save him. (75 mins.)
 
59.
Sleepy Eyes of Death: The Mask of the Princess (1966)
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Princess Kiku, Shogun's daughter, wants revenge on Nemuri Kyoshiro for embarrassing her. (85 mins.)
Director: Akira Inoue
 
64.
Lady Snowblood (1973)
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A young girl is born and raised to be an instrument of revenge. (97 mins.)
Director: Toshiya Fujita
 
65.
Ran (1985)
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In Medieval Japan, an elderly warlord retires, handing over his empire to his three sons. However, he vastly underestimates how the new-found power will corrupt them and cause them to turn on each other...and him. (162 mins.)
Director: Akira Kurosawa
 
66.
Zen and Sword (1961)
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The film begins when the legendary swordsman Miyamoto Musashi is still named Shinmen Takezo. After being on the losing side of the Battle of Sekigahara, Takezo and his friend manage to escape and come across a young woman and her mother. (110 mins.)
Director: Tomu Uchida
 
67.
Hunter in the Dark (1979)
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Yataro Tanigawa, a one-eyed hired assassin, impresses yakuza boss Gomyo Kiyoemon with his skill. Gomyo hires Tanigawa as his bodyguard... (137 mins.)
Director: Hideo Gosha
 
68.
Demon Spies (1974)
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Deep in the mountains of feudal Japan, a group of children endure cruel and unorthodox training in order... (86 mins.)
 
69.
Zatoichi Meets the One-Armed Swordsman (1971)
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Two of Japan and China's greatest heroic swordsman find themselves caught in a plot to protect a young child. But will national distrust and simple misunderstanding keep the two kindred spirits apart? (94 mins.)
 
70.
The Tale of Zatoichi (1962)
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The adventures of a blind, gambling masseur who also happens to be a master swordsman. (96 mins.)
Director: Kenji Misumi
 
71.
Zatoichi and the Fugitives (1968)
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Zatoichi runs afoul of some evil fugitives, working for a corrupt law official. (82 mins.)
 
72.
Zatoichi and the Chess Expert (1965)
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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. (87 mins.)
Director: Kenji Misumi
 
73.
Samaritan Zatoichi (1968)
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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. (84 mins.)
Director: Kenji Misumi
 
74.
Zatoichi on the Road (1963)
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Zatoichi promises to deliver a maiden safely home but finds two dangerous gangs have a mysterious interest in the young girl. (85 mins.)
 
75.
Zatoichi and the Chest of Gold (1964)
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Zatoichi is mistaken for a thief. To clear his name he must find and defeat the real villain. (83 mins.)
Director: Kazuo Ikehiro
 
76.
Zatoichi sakate giri (1965)
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The blind masseur and swordsman, Zatoichi, searches for proof an imprisoned man's innocence. (88 mins.)
Director: Kazuo Mori
 
77.
Zatoichi Meets Yojimbo (1970)
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Zatoichi tries to unrest the mob rule over a small village all while the gang leader's bodyguard is actually the Yojimbo, secretly taking the gang down from the inside. Will the two heroes realize in time that they are on the same side? (79 mins.)
Director: Kihachi Okamoto
 
78.
New Tale of Zatoichi (1963)
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Wishing to find peace, Zatoichi travels to his old village but only finds trouble when he ends up in a love triangle and finds old scores have followed him home. (91 mins.)
Director: Tokuzô Tanaka
 
79.
Zatôichi (1989)
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Nearing the village of his sensei, Zatoichi decides to pay the teacher a visit, only to learn that he... (116 mins.)
Director: Shintarô Katsu
 
80.
Zatoichi the Fugitive (1963)
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A yakuza gang targets the blind masseur Zatoichi after he defeats their group in a wrestling match. Meanwhile a long lost love of Zatoichi's returns to his life. (86 mins.)
Director: Tokuzô Tanaka
 
81.
Fight, Zatoichi, Fight (1964)
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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. (87 mins.)
Director: Kenji Misumi
 
82.
Zatoichi's Revenge (1965)
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After Zatoichi learns of his sensei's murder he uncovers a horrible conspiracy involving the local government and crime family. (84 mins.)
Director: Akira Inoue
 
83.
Zatoichi's Vengeance (1966)
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Promising to make a delivery for a dying man, the blind swordsman Zatoichi comes across the usual crime gangs but also meets a blind monk who brings into question his use of violence. (83 mins.)
Director: Tokuzô Tanaka
 
84.
Adventures of Zatoichi (1964)
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The blind swordsman tries to locate a girl's missing father. (86 mins.)
 
85.
Red Peony Gambler (1968)
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Oryu (Fuji Junko) is invited to stay with a local yakuza boss of a silk farming town. When a rival gang... (98 mins.)
 
86.
Kagemusha (1980)
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A petty thief with an utter resemblance to a samurai warlord is hired as the lord's double. When the warlord later dies the thief is forced to take up arms in his place. (180 mins.)
Director: Akira Kurosawa
 
87.
Sanada Yukimura no bouryaku (1979)
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Generel Sanada, seeking retribution for the murder of his father and a lost battle, both conceived by the Shogun, devises a series of brilliant plans to thwart the Shogun's overwhelming strength. (148 mins.)
Director: Sadao Nakajima
 
88.
Castle of Owls (1963)
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(91 mins.)
Director: Eiichi Kudô
 
89.
Duel to Death (1983)
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The best sword master from China vs the best sword master from Japan. Who will win? (86 mins.)
Director: Siu-Tung Ching
 
90.
Samurai Reincarnation (1981)
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The villain is called Amakusa SHIRO Tokaisada. He is actually based on a real christian samurai. The movie was one of the inspirations for the game called 'Samurai Shodown' (actual spelling) (122 mins.)
Director: Kinji Fukasaku
 
91.
Makai tenshô (2003)
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37,000 Peasants perished in the Shimbara Revolt: among them, the leader of that uprising, Shiro Amakusa... (106 mins.)
 
92.
Makai tenshô: The Armageddon (1999)
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An evil sorcerer summons seven legendary Samurai warriors to aid him in his conquest of the world. One valiant warrior stands against them. (82 mins.)
Director: Kazumasa Shirai
 
94.
Tenshi no harawata: Akai kyôshitsu (1979)
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When a writer for a porn magazine, watches a "rape" porn that is set in a school, he becomes obsessed with the lead actress, Nami, and tries to find her. He meets her by chance as he arrives for a shoot at a hotel. (79 mins.)
Director: Chuusei Sone
 
95.
Blind Fury (1989)
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A blind Vietnam vet, trained as a swordfighter, comes to America and helps to rescue the son of a fellow soldier. (86 mins.)
Director: Phillip Noyce
 
96.
The Samurai of Ayothaya (2010)
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Based on a true historic figure during Ayothaya Era, the film depicts the life of Yamada Nagamasa, a... (100 mins.)
Director: Nopporn Watin