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Bakumatsu zankoku monogatari (1964)
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(99 mins.)
Director: Tai Katô
 
2.
Revenge (1964)
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After killing a high-ranking officer in an illegal duel, a low-ranking samurai is declared insane and challenged to a fixed duel by the vengeful clan to which his dead opponent belonged to. (104 mins.)
Director: Tadashi Imai
 
3.
The Secret of the Urn (1966)
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Loyal samurai Samanosuke is attacked, mutilated, and left for dead while carrying out a mission for his clan... (91 mins.)
Director: Hideo Gosha
 
4.
The Last Samurai (1974)
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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? (159 mins.)
Director: Kenji Misumi
 
5.
Kill! (1968)
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Two ronin - an ex-samurai and an ex-farmer - get caught up a local official's complex game of murder and betrayal. (115 mins.)
Director: Kihachi Okamoto
 
7.
Ryômaden (2010 TV Series)
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1880's Meiji Japan. It is almost twenty years since the end of the Samurai Era in Japan, one time Tosa Clansman...
 
8.
Humanity and Paper Balloons (1937)
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The lives of two slum neighbors, one of a happy-go-lucky gambler and the other of a poor ronin, converge when the two get involved with the affairs of a powerful samurai official and his gangsters. (86 mins.)
Director: Sadao Yamanaka
 
9.
Gate of Hell (1953)
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A samurai pursues a married lady-in-waiting. (86 mins.)
 
10.
Sansho the Bailiff (1954)
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In Medieval Japan a compassionate governor is sent into exile. His wife and children try to join him, but are separated, and the children grow up amid suffering and oppression. (124 mins.)
Director: Kenji Mizoguchi
 
11.
Taira Clan Saga (1955)
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Special Forces commander Captain Tadamori returns to Kyoto after successfully defeating the uprising of pirates in the western sea of Japan... (108 mins.)
Director: Kenji Mizoguchi
 
12.
Zen and Sword (1961)
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Director: Tomu Uchida
 
13.
Hara-Kiri: Death of a Samurai (2011)
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An tale of revenge, honor and disgrace, centering on a poverty-stricken samurai who discovers the fate of his ronin son-in-law, setting in motion a tense showdown of vengeance against the house of a feudal lord. (128 mins.)
Director: Takashi Miike
 
14.
Sword of the Beast (1965)
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After killing a counselor of his clan, a fugitive samurai befriends a couple poaching the shogun's gold in the mountains. (85 mins.)
Director: Hideo Gosha
 
15.
Chiyari Fuji (1955)
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A samurai travels to Edo with his two servants. On their way, they meet many people and encounter great injustice. (94 mins.)
Director: Tomu Uchida