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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.)
 
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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
 
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Kaze no yôjinbô (2001 TV Series)
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In this modern day reimagining of Akira Kurosawa's film Yojimbo, Jyouji ("George") Kodama has arrived in Kimujuku...
 
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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
 
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Kôya no yôjinbô (1973 Mini-Series)
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(60 mins.)
 
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Nihiki no yojimbo (1968)
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(81 mins.)
Director: Kenji Misumi
 
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Machibuse (1970)
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In the Edo period, a nameless ronin accepts an assignment to go to a mountain pass and wait. Near the... (117 mins.)
Director: Hiroshi Inagaki
 
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Ore wa yojinbo (1950)
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(89 mins.)
Director: Hiroshi Inagaki
 
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Yôjinbô kyôjô-tabi (1969)
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(81 mins.)
Director: Akira Inoue
 
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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
 
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Zatoichi's Flashing Sword (1964)
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After being wounded in a fight, Zatoichi is nursed to health by a young woman and her father. Now indebted to the family, he works to protect their ferry business from local thugs. (82 mins.)
Director: Kazuo Ikehiro
 
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Zatoichi and the Fugitives (1968)
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Zatoichi runs afoul of some evil fugitives, working for a corrupt law official. (82 mins.)
 
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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
 
14.
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.)
 
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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
 
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Adventures of Zatoichi (1964)
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The blind swordsman tries to locate a girl's missing father. (86 mins.)
 
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Zatôichi monogatari (1974 TV Series)
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Blind masseur Zatôichi travels from town to town gambling, drinking, and fighting off the local gangs. (45 mins.)
 
18.
The Blind Swordsman (1978 Documentary)
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(58 mins.)
Director: John Nathan
 
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Zatoichi the Outlaw (1967)
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In a town where debt-ridden peasants are being ruthlessly exploited, Zatoichi is forced to take sides between a cruel yakuza boss and his seemingly altruistic rival. (96 mins.)
Director: Satsuo Yamamoto
 
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Zatoichi's Conspiracy (1973)
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Zatoichi returns to his home village for the first time in over ten years to find much has changed and that corruption abounds. (88 mins.)
 
21.
Zatôichi chikemuri kaidô (1967)
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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. (87 mins.)
Director: Kenji Misumi
 
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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
 
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47 Ronin (2013)
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A band of samurai set out to avenge the death and dishonor of their master at the hands of a ruthless shogun. (128 mins.)
Director: Carl Rinsch
 
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The Hidden Fortress (1958)
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Lured by gold, two greedy peasants escort a man and woman across enemy lines. However, they do not realize that their companions are actually a princess and her general. (139 mins.)
Director: Akira Kurosawa
 
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Samurai (2009 TV Movie)
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Mark Ducascos journeys to Japan to learn what it means to be a samurai and to learn about the most popular, and much mythicized, samurai of all time Miyamoto Musashi.