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1.
Jûsan-nin no shikaku (1963)
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A group of samurai plan to assassinate a sadistic feudal lord. (125 mins.)
Director: Eiichi Kudô
 
2.
13 Assassins (2010)
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A group of assassins come together for a suicide mission to kill an evil lord. (141 mins.)
Director: Takashi Miike
 
3.
Rurôni Kenshin: Meiji kenkaku roman tan (2012)
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In 1868, after the end of the Bakumatsu war, the former assassin Kenshin Himura promises to defend those in need without killing... (134 mins.)
Director: Keishi Ohtomo
 
4.
Warriors of the Rainbow: Seediq Bale I (2011)
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An indigenous clan-based people living in harmony with nature find their way of life threatened when violent interlopers from another culture arrive, intent on seizing their natural resources and enslaving them. (144 mins.)
Director: Te-Sheng Wei
 
5.
A Woman, a Gun and a Noodle Shop (2009)
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The owner of a Chinese noodle shop's scheme to murder his adulterous wife and her lover goes awry. (95 mins.)
Director: Yimou Zhang
 
6.
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
 
7.
The Rickshaw Man (1958)
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A poor rickshaw driver finds himself taking care of a young woman and her son after the woman's husband dies suddenly. (103 mins.)
Director: Hiroshi Inagaki
 
8.
The Assassins (2012)
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Set in the Three Kingdoms period of Chinese history, the story focuses on Cao Cao in his old age, exploring the areas of military tactics, love, and the relationship between father and son. (107 mins.)
Director: Linshan Zhao
 
9.
Reign of Assassins (2010)
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Drizzle/Zeng Jing tries to start a new life after she had betrayed her gang and hid the remains of monk. (117 mins.)
Director: Chao-Bin Su
 
10.
Shaolin (2011)
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After ambushing and killing his rival, losing everything in the process, dispirited warlord Hou Jie turns to a Shaolin monastery seeking salvation. (131 mins.)
Director: Benny Chan
 
11.
Zatoichi: The Last (2010)
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A blind master swordsman attempts to lead a quiet life with his wife but he is provoked back into battle.
Director: Junji Sakamoto
 
12.
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
 
13.
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.)
 
14.
Zatoichi in Desperation (1972)
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Star Shintaro Katsu sits in the director's chair for this psychedelic and unremittingly bleak entry in the Zatoichi series... (95 mins.)
Director: Shintarô Katsu
 
15.
Zatoichi at Large (1972)
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On the road, Zatoichi meets a dying pregnant woman and delivers the child moments before she passes. Honor bound, he sets out to find the next-of-kin who he discovers have their own problems. (90 mins.)
Director: Kazuo Mori
 
16.
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.)
 
17.
Zatoichi Goes to the Fire Festival (1970)
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Cowritten by star Shintaro Katsu, this adventure pits Zatoichi against one of his most diabolical foes:... (96 mins.)
Director: Kenji Misumi
 
18.
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
 
19.
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
 
20.
Zatoichi and the Fugitives (1968)
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Zatoichi runs afoul of some evil fugitives, working for a corrupt law official. (82 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
 
22.
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
 
23.
Zatoichi's Cane-sword (1967)
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Zatoichi, while fighting off the usual group of gangsters, meets the apprentice of the swordsman who created his blade, who relays bad news about the sword. (93 mins.)
 
24.
Zatoichi: The Blind Swordsman's Pilgrimage (1966)
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Zatoichi's trek through 88 temples to atone for his violent past is interrupted as he stumbles into a village terrorized by a violent yakuza boss. (82 mins.)
Director: Kazuo Ikehiro
 
25.
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
 
26.
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
 
27.
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
 
28.
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
 
29.
Adventures of Zatoichi (1964)
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The blind swordsman tries to locate a girl's missing father. (86 mins.)
 
30.
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
 
31.
War of the Arrows (2011)
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Set during the second Manchu invasion of Korea, Nam Yi, the best archer in Korea, goes up against the Qing Dynasty to save his younger sister Ja In - who was dragged away by Manchurian. (122 mins.)
Director: Han-min Kim
 
32.
Zatoichi (2003)
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The blind masseur/swordsman comes to a town in control of warring gangs, and while bunking with a farming family, he meets two women with their own agenda. (116 mins.)
Director: Takeshi Kitano
 
33.
The Lost Bladesman (2011)
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The story of legendary Guan Yu crossing five passes & slaying six generals. He played a major role in the civil war that led to the collapse of Han Dynasty & the establishment of Shu Han of the 3 Kingdoms, making Liu Bei its first emperor. (109 mins.)
 
34.
The Sorcerer and the White Snake (2011)
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A master monk tries to protect a naive young physician from a thousand-year-old snake demon. A contest of psychic powers results in mayhem. (100 mins.)
Director: Tony Ching
 
35.
Ip Man (2008)
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During the Japanese invasion of 1937, when a wealthy martial artist is forced to leave his home and work to support his family, he reluctantly agrees to train others in the art of Wing Chun for self-defense. (106 mins.)
Director: Wilson Yip
 
36.
Ip Man 2 (2010)
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Centering on Ip Man's migration to Hong Kong in 1949 as he attempts to propagate his discipline of Wing Chun martial arts. (108 mins.)
Director: Wilson Yip
 
37.
The Legend Is Born: Ip Man (2010)
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Yip Man's resistance against invading foreigners, along with his romantic relations while under the tutelage of three Wing Chun masters. (100 mins.)
Director: Herman Yau
 
38.
Shinobi: Heart Under Blade (2005)
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After more than four hundred years of war between the Shinobi warriors of the Manjidani Koga and Tsubagakure Iga clans... (107 mins.)
Director: Ten Shimoyama
 
39.
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.)
 
40.
Samurai Wolf (1966)
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A charismatic ronin gets snared into a conflict between officials at a waystation, and gains the enmity of a group of thugs. (75 mins.)
Director: Hideo Gosha
 
41.
Samurai Wolf II (1967)
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Kiba is caught in the intrigue between a crooked goldmine owner, a cynical, betrayed swordsman, a manipulative lady and an arrogant dojo master. (72 mins.)
Director: Hideo Gosha
 
42.
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
 
44.
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
 
45.
Taboo (1999)
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The new member of a samurai militia unit causes disruption as several of his colleagues fall in love with him, threatening to disturb the rigid code of their squad. (100 mins.)
Director: Nagisa Ôshima
 
46.
The Twilight Samurai (2002)
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A 19th-century samurai tries to protect a battered wife. (129 mins.)
Director: Yôji Yamada
 
47.
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
 
48.
Shinobi No Mono 2: Vengeance (1963)
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Confident that he has destroyed the Iga Ninja, the evil Oda Nobunaga continues his quest to conquer Japan... (93 mins.)
Director: Satsuo Yamamoto
 
49.
Shinobi No Mono 4: Siege (1964)
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Tokugawa Ieyasu is the ruler of all Japan. But one last loose thread must be tied up before his domination is complete... (87 mins.)
Director: Tokuzô Tanaka
 
50.
Shinobi No Mono 3: Resurrection (1963)
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(86 mins.)
Director: Kazuo Mori
 
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52.
Shinobi no mono: Iga-yashiki (1965)
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(89 mins.)
Director: Kazuo Mori
 
54.
Shinsho: shinobi no mono (1966)
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(91 mins.)
Director: Kazuo Ikehiro
 
55.
Seven Swords (2005)
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Seven warriors come together to protect a village from a diabolical General. (153 mins.)
Director: Hark Tsui
 
56.
Samurai II: Duel at Ichijoji Temple (1955)
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Musashi Miyamoto returns to Kyoto after years of absence. After a series of fights against the Yoshioka School, he challenges its master to a duel. (104 mins.)
Director: Hiroshi Inagaki
 
57.
Shinsengumi: Assassins of Honor (1969)
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Feudal Japan. Kamo Serizawa and Isami Kondo turn a collection of student fencers into a band of assassins known as the Shinsen Group... (122 mins.)
 
58.
Rashomon (1950)
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A heinous crime and its aftermath are recalled from differing points of view. (88 mins.)
Director: Akira Kurosawa
 
59.
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
 
60.
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
 
61.
After the Rain (1999)
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During a downpour, a generous ronin and his supporting wife are stranded at a country inn. The ronin comes to the attention of a lord who wants to hire him as an instructor for his men, who treat the ronin with disrespect. (91 mins.)
Director: Takashi Koizumi
 
62.
Red Beard (1965)
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In 19th century Japan, a rough tempered yet charitable town doctor trains a young intern. (185 mins.)
Director: Akira Kurosawa
 
63.
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
 
64.
Blood Rain (2005)
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Blood Rain tells the story of a slew of grisly murders plaguing a small, fairly isolated island village... (119 mins.)
Director: Dae-seung Kim
 
65.
Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (2000)
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Two warriors in pursuit of a stolen sword and a notorious fugitive are led to an impetuous, physically skilled, adolescent nobleman's daughter, who is at a crossroads in her life. (120 mins.)
Director: Ang Lee
 
66.
House of Flying Daggers (2004)
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A romantic police captain breaks a beautiful member of a rebel group out of prison to help her rejoin her fellows, but things are not what they seem. (119 mins.)
Director: Yimou Zhang
 
67.
Hero (2002)
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A defense officer, Nameless, was summoned by the King of Qin regarding his success of terminating three warriors. (99 mins.)
Director: Yimou Zhang
 
68.
Curse of the Golden Flower (2006)
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During China's Tang dynasty the emperor has taken the princess of a neighboring province as wife. She has borne him two sons and raised his eldest. Now his control over his dominion is complete, including the royal family itself. (111 mins.)
Director: Yimou Zhang
 
69.
The Banquet (2006)
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A loose adaptation of Hamlet, "The Night Banquet" is set in an empire in chaos. The Emperor, the Empress, the Crown Prince, the Minister and the General all have their own enemies they would like to finish off at a night banquet. (131 mins.)
Director: Xiaogang Feng
 
70.
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
 
71.
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
 
72.
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
 
73.
The Promise (2005)
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Empowered by the love of a slave (Jang), a royal concubine (Cheung) is given the chance to make an extraordinary decision. (121 mins.)
Director: Kaige Chen
 
74.
47 Samurai (1962)
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After their lord is tricked into committing ritual suicide, forty-seven samurai warriors await the chance to avenge their master and reclaim their honor. (207 mins.)
Director: Hiroshi Inagaki
 
75.
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
 
76.
Throne of Blood (1957)
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A war-hardened general, egged on by his ambitious wife, works to fulfill a prophecy that he would become lord of Spider's Web Castle. (110 mins.)
Director: Akira Kurosawa
 
77.
Red Cliff (2008)
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The first chapter of a two-part story centered on a battle fought in China's Three Kingdoms period (220-280 A.D.). (146 mins.)
Director: John Woo
 
78.
Red Cliff II (2009)
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In this sequel to Red Cliff, Chancellor Cao Cao convinces Emperor Xian of the Han to initiate a battle against the two Kingdoms of Shu and Wu... (142 mins.)
Director: John Woo
 
79.
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.)
 
80.
Goyokin (1969)
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A guilt-haunted samurai warrior attempts to stop a massacre taking place. (124 mins.)
Director: Hideo Gosha
 
81.
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
 
82.
Lone Wolf and Cub: Baby Cart at the River Styx (1972)
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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. (95 mins.)
Director: Kenji Misumi
 
83.
Lone Wolf and Cub: Baby Cart to Hades (1972)
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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. (89 mins.)
Director: Kenji Misumi
 
84.
Lone Wolf and Cub: Baby Cart in Peril (1972)
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Fourth film in the Lone Wolf and Cub series. Ogami is hired to kill a tattooed female assassin. Gunbei Yagyu... (81 mins.)
Director: Buichi Saitô
 
85.
Lone Wolf and Cub: Baby Cart in the Land of Demons (1973)
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Fifth film in the Lone Wolf & Cub Series. 5 warriors challenge Ogami to duels. Each has 1/5th of Ogami's... (89 mins.)
Director: Kenji Misumi
 
86.
Lone Wolf and Cub: White Heaven in Hell (1974)
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In the sixth and final film of the Lone Wolf and Cub series, the final conflict between Ogami Itto and the Yagyu clan is carried out. (83 mins.)
 
87.
Sword in the Moon (2003)
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A series of high-ranking officials are being systematically eliminated by a sleek assassin and his female assistant, and arrogant master swordsman General Choi is charged with putting an end to the carnage. (102 mins.)
Director: Ui-seok Kim
 
88.
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
 
89.
Zoku Zatôichi monogatari (1962)
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The blind masseur and swordsman, Zatoichi, learns of a powerful political figure's secret and is quickly tailed by a group of killers. (72 mins.)
Director: Kazuo Mori
 
90.
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
 
91.
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
 
92.
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.)
 
93.
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
 
94.
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
 
95.
Sanjuro (1962)
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A crafty samurai helps a young man and his fellow clansmen save his uncle, who has been framed and imprisoned by a corrupt superintendent. (96 mins.)
Director: Akira Kurosawa
 
96.
The 47 Ronin (1941)
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In 1701, Lord Takuminokami Asano has a feud with Lord Kira and he tries to kill Kira in the corridors of the Shogun's palace... (241 mins.)
Director: Kenji Mizoguchi
 
97.
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
 
98.
Love and Honor (2006)
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A look at the relationship between a young blind samurai (Kimura) and his wife, who will make a sacrifice in order to defend her husband's honor. (121 mins.)
Director: Yôji Yamada