Samurai flicks 1950 to 1980

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1.
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
 
2.
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
 
3.
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
 
4.
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
 
5.
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
 
6.
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
 
7.
Demons (1971)
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After being robbed by a geisha, a ronin warrior carves a bloody path to seek revenge. (134 mins.)
 
8.
Samurai Assassin (1965)
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February 17 to March 3, 1860, inside Edo castle. A group of assassins wait by Sakurada Gate to kill the lord of the House of Ii... (122 mins.)
Director: Kihachi Okamoto
 
9.
Goyokin (1969)
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A guilt-haunted samurai warrior attempts to stop a massacre taking place. (124 mins.)
Director: Hideo Gosha
 
10.
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.)
 
11.
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
 
12.
Three Outlaw Samurai (1964)
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When poor peasants kidnap a magistrate's daughter to coerce him into reducing taxes, a wandering ronin and two renegades from the magistrate's guard take up the fight for them. (95 mins.)
Director: Hideo Gosha
 
13.
Red Lion (1969)
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Impersonating an Imperial Army officer by wearing a "red lion's mane", a poor servant returns to his... (115 mins.)
Director: Kihachi Okamoto
 
14.
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
 
15.
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.)
 
16.
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
 
17.
Kumokiri Nizaemon (1978)
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Kumokiri Nizaemon, a former samurai warrior, has abandoned his class to become the leader of a gang of thieves. He leads his outlaws in an attempt to rob the castle of his former clan. (163 mins.)
Director: Hideo Gosha
 
18.
Inochi bô ni furô (1971)
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The story takes place in feudal Japan, when any commerce with the rest of the world was strictly prohibited... (121 mins.)
 
19.
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.)
 
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.
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
 
22.
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.)
 
23.
Kill! (1968)
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Two ronin - an ex-samurai and an ex-farmer - get caught up in a local official's complex game of murder and betrayal. (115 mins.)
Director: Kihachi Okamoto
 
24.
Samurai Banners (1969)
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Feudal Japan, 1543 to 1562. Kansuke Yamamoto is a samurai who dreams of a country united, peaceful from sea to sea... (165 mins.)
Director: Hiroshi Inagaki
 
25.
Chûshingura (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
 
26.
Hanzo the Razor: Sword of Justice (1972)
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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. (94 mins.)
Director: Kenji Misumi
 
27.
Hanzo the Razor: The Snare (1973)
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During the currency devaluation by the Edo treasury, officer Hanzo deals with a temple priestess who sells her pupils as prostitutes, and a notorious thief who plans to rob the mint. (89 mins.)
 
28.
Hanzo the Razor: Who's Got the Gold? (1974)
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After extracting information by raping a ghost, Hanzo uncovers a plot among high officials to steal the shogunate's gold and loan it out to the poor. (84 mins.)
Director: Yoshio Inoue
 
29.
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
 
30.
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
 
31.
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
 
32.
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
 
33.
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.)
 
34.
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
 
35.
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
 
36.
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
 
37.
Adventures of Zatoichi (1964)
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The blind swordsman tries to locate a girl's missing father. (86 mins.)
 
38.
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
 
39.
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
 
40.
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
 
41.
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
 
42.
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
 
43.
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.)
 
44.
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
 
45.
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
 
46.
Zatoichi and the Fugitives (1968)
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Zatoichi runs afoul of some evil fugitives, working for a corrupt law official. (82 mins.)
 
47.
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
 
48.
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
 
49.
Zatoichi Goes to the Fire Festival (1970)
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Zatoichi meets an infamous blind leader of a gangster organization as he contends with a gloomy ronin widower. (96 mins.)
Director: Kenji Misumi
 
50.
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.)
 
51.
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
 
52.
Zatoichi in Desperation (1972)
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After accidentally causing an old lady's death, Zatoichi seeks out her daughter to atone for the tragedy, consequently getting into all sorts of trouble. (95 mins.)
Director: Shintarô Katsu
 
53.
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.)
 
54.
Zatoichi vs the White Wolf (1972)
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Director: Ying Lee
 
55.
Mang jian xue di zi (1973)
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(90 mins.)
Director: Chung Hsun Tu
 
56.
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
 
57.
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
 
58.
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
 
59.
Lone Wolf and Cub: Baby Cart in Peril (1972)
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Ogami is hired to kill a tattooed female assassin. Gunbei Yagyu, an enemy samurai, happens upon Ogami's son, and sees his chance for revenge. (81 mins.)
Director: Buichi Saitô
 
60.
Lone Wolf and Cub: Baby Cart in the Land of Demons (1973)
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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. (89 mins.)
Director: Kenji Misumi
 
61.
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.)
 
62.
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
 
64.
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.)
 
65.
Nemuri Kyôshirô: Joyôken (1964)
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(87 mins.)
Director: Kazuo Ikehiro
 
67.
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.)
 
68.
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
 
71.
Sleepy Eyes of Death: Hell Is a Woman (1968)
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Two devious retainers are competing to take control of a fief when the current Lord dies, but involving... (85 mins.)
Director: Tokuzô Tanaka
 
74.
Satan's Sword (1960)
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The story follows the life of Ryunosuke Tsukue, an amoral samurai and a master swordsman with an unorthodox style. (106 mins.)
Director: Kenji Misumi
 
75.
Satan's Sword II (1960)
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Ryunosuke awakens in the forest having no more idea what happened that previous night, as he'd been drunk & hallucinatory. He is surrounded by corpses & can surmise it's his own handiwork.
Director: Kenji Misumi
 
76.
Devil's Temple (1969)
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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. (76 mins.)
Director: Kenji Misumi
 
77.
Kiru (1962)
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A samurai seeks revenge and redemption after his family is executed by a rival clan. (71 mins.)
Director: Kenji Misumi
 
78.
Wicked Priest (1968)
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(90 mins.)
Director: Kiyoshi Saeki
 
79.
Festival of Swordsmen (1961)
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During the middle of the Kanei Period (1624-1644) Japan was in the early stages of its most peaceful era... (87 mins.)
Director: Shigehiro Ozawa
 
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81.
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
 
82.
Shinsengumi Chronicles (1963)
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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. (93 mins.)
Director: Kenji Misumi
 
83.
Eleven Samurai (1967)
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(100 mins.)
Director: Eiichi Kudô
 
84.
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
 
85.
Daredevil in the Castle (1961)
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Mohei is a wandering swordsman. He arrives in the city of Osaka, where the Toyotomi clan accepts him... (95 mins.)
Director: Hiroshi Inagaki
 
86.
Bushido (1963)
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After a salary-man's fiancée attempts suicide, he remembers his gruesome family history, which sees his ancestors sacrificing themselves for the sake of their cruel lords, and realizes that he's about to repeat their mistakes. (122 mins.)
Director: Tadashi Imai
 
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.
Bôhachi bushidô: Poruno jidaigeki (1973)
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A nihilistic ronin joins the immoral Bohachi clan, which intends to take control over the local prostitution industry. (81 mins.)
Director: Teruo Ishii
 
89.
Akô-jô danzetsu (1978)
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(159 mins.)
Director: Kinji Fukasaku
 
90.
The Wolves (1971)
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After going to prison for killing the boss of the Kanno gang, a gangster gets released early - only to find that his ex-gang has merged with the Kannos. But with bitter resentments lingering on both sides, bloodshed is bound to begin anew. (131 mins.)
Director: Hideo Gosha
 
91.
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
 
92.
Sword for Hire (1952)
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Soldiers Hayatenosuke Sasa and Kagami Yaheiji leave their besieged castle on a secret mission into the enemy camp... (135 mins.)
Director: Hiroshi Inagaki
 
93.
Samurai I: Musashi Miyamoto (1954)
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Depicts the early life of the legendary warrior Musashi Miyamoto; his years as an aspiring warrior, an outlaw and finally a true samurai. (93 mins.)
Director: Hiroshi Inagaki
 
94.
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
 
95.
Samurai III: Duel at Ganryu Island (1956)
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Musashi Miyamoto is challenged to a duel by a confident swordsman Sasaki Kojiro. He agrees to fight him in a year's time. (105 mins.)
Director: Hiroshi Inagaki
 
96.
Yagyû bugeichô: Sôryû hiken (1958)
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In the Tokugawa Era, the clan of Lord Yagyu has hidden away three scrolls containing clan secrets which... (105 mins.)
Director: Hiroshi Inagaki
 
97.
Nippon tanjô (1959)
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The legend of the birth of Shintoism. In Fourth Century Japan, the Emperor Keikoh's son Ouso expects to succeed his father on the throne... (182 mins.)
Director: Hiroshi Inagaki
 
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99.
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
 
100.
Rashomon (1950)
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A heinous crime and its aftermath are recalled from differing points of view. (88 mins.)
Director: Akira Kurosawa