Most Popular "Samurai Warrior" Titles
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2. The Last Samurai (2003)
R | 154 min | Action, Drama, History
An American military advisor embraces the Samurai culture he was hired to destroy after he is captured in battle.
Votes: 328,551 | Gross: $111.11M
6. Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai (1999)
R | 116 min | Action, Crime, Drama
An African American mafia hit man who models himself after the samurai of old finds himself targeted for death by the mob.
Votes: 72,274 | Gross: $3.30M
10. The Hidden Fortress (1958)
Not Rated | 126 min | Adventure, Drama
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.
11. Rurouni Kenshin: Meiji Kenkaku Romantan: Tsuioku Hen (1999– )
Not Rated | 118 min | Animation, Action, Adventure
In the era of Japan's Meiji Restoration, an assassin regains his humanity.
12. Highlander: The Final Dimension (1994)
PG-13 | 99 min | Action, Fantasy, Romance
Deceived that he had won the Prize, Connor MacLeod awakens from a peaceful life when an entombed immortal magician comes seeking the Highlander.
Votes: 16,726 | Gross: $13.83M
13. Sanjuro (1962)
Unrated | 96 min | Action, Crime, Drama
A crafty samurai helps a young man and his fellow clansmen save his uncle, who has been framed and imprisoned by a corrupt superintendent.
14. Lone Wolf and Cub: Sword of Vengeance (1972)
Unrated | 83 min | Action
The story of a Ronin (i.e. a masterless samurai) who wanders the countryside of Japan with his small child, having various adventures.
16. Samurai X: Reflection (2001– )
Not Rated | 83 min | Animation, Drama, Romance
Kenshin and Kaoru are married. Kenshin leaves Kaoru with their son, Kenji, to lead a revolution in China. But both of them suffer from a seemingly incurable disease. 15 years later, Kenshin... See full summary »
Unrated | 81 min | Action, Drama
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.
18. Chûshingura (1962)
207 min | Action, Drama, History
After their lord is tricked into committing ritual suicide, forty-seven samurai warriors await the chance to avenge their master and reclaim their honor.
19. Highlander: The Search for Vengeance (2007 Video)
Unrated | 85 min | Animation, Action, Fantasy
An anime continuation of the HIGHLANDER saga, following immortal Colin MacLeod's quest for revenge in the future.
20. Scooby-Doo and the Samurai Sword (2009 Video)
Not Rated | 74 min | Animation, Comedy, Family
The Mystery Inc. crew travels the globe on a transcontinental treasure hunt to solve a series of ancient riddles. Scooby-Doo and Shaggy are indoctrinated by an unlikely Sword Master.
Unrated | 89 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Five warriors challenge Ogami to duels. Each holds a part of information needed to complete the assassination of a mad clan leader.
22. Miyamoto Musashi (1954)
Not Rated | 93 min | Action, Adventure, Biography
Depicts the early life of the legendary warrior Musashi Miyamoto; his years as an aspiring warrior, an outlaw and finally a true samurai.
23. Kozure Okami: Jigoku e ikuzo! Daigorô (1974)
Unrated | 83 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
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.
24. Lone Wolf and Cub: Baby Cart to Hades (1972)
R | 89 min | Action, Drama
Ogami Itto volunteers to be tortured by the yakuza to save a prostitute and is hired by their leader to kill an evil chamberlain.
25. Samurai III: Duel at Ganryu Island (1956)
Not Rated | 105 min | Action, Adventure, Biography
Musashi Miyamoto is challenged to a duel by a confident swordsman Sasaki Kojiro. He agrees to fight him in a year's time.
26. Lone Wolf and Cub: Baby Cart in Peril (1972)
Unrated | 81 min | Action
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.
27. Samurai II: Duel at Ichijoji Temple (1955)
Not Rated | 104 min | Action, Adventure, Biography
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.
28. The Shogun's Samurai (1978)
130 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
Following the death of the second Tokugawa shogun, it is revealed that he was poisoned by retainers of his son Iemitsu in hopes of gaining him the shogunate despite the stammer and ... See full summary »
29. Yoroiden Samurai Troopers (1988–1995)
39 min | Animation, Action, Adventure
After a thousand years of exile, Talpa, ruler of the Netherworld, returns to claim the Earth as his own. The only thing that can stop him and his minions are five young men and their mystical suits of armor.
30. Sengoku jieitai (1979)
85 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
A squadron of Japanese Self-Defense Force soldiers find themselves transported through time to their country's warring states era, when rival samurai clans were battling to become the ... See full summary »
32. Samurai Reincarnation (1981)
122 min | Action, Fantasy, Horror
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)
35. Afro Samurai (2009 Video Game)
M | Action, Adventure, Drama
In this video game adaption of the already popular anime. You can now control the emotionless Afro Samurai as he kills various cyborgs, assassins, and ninjas to become Number 1.
36. Sengoku jieitai 1549 (2005)
119 min | Action, Sci-Fi
An accident during tests of an anti-plasma artificial magnetic shield at Japan's Ground Self Defense Force East Fuji practice range sends the 3rd Special Experimental Company, under Colonel... See full summary »
38. Shinsengumi: Assassins of Honor (1969)
122 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
Feudal Japan. Kamo Serizawa and Isami Kondo turn a collection of student fencers into a band of assassins known as the Shinsen Group, devoted to the Tokugawa shogunate and to an elegant ... See full summary »
39. Forgotten Warrior (1986)
R | 76 min | Action, Sport
Steve Parrish (Ronald Marchini) is fighting in Vietnam in 1974. He is injured and after a six-month recovery in a small village, he decides to stay behind and marry a local woman. He ... See full summary »
40. Village of Eight Gravestones (1977)
151 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
The heir to a family fortune discovers that a curse has been placed on it, put there centuries before by a band of samurai warriors.
41. Kanketsu Sasaki Kojirô: Ganryû-jima kettô (1951)
98 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
Master swordsman Kojiro Sasaki is not content with the knowledge of his own power and constantly seeks to impress it upon others. Another great samurai swordsman, Musashi Miyamoto, has ... See full summary »
45. Kage gari: Hoero taihô (1972)
89 min | Action, Adventure, Crime
The second live-action film about the adventures of three ronin: Jubei, Sunlight, and Moonlight, who dedicate their lives to hunt down "shadows", the ninja spies of the Tokugawa shogunate.
46. The Martial Arts of Samurai Jack (2006 Video)
15 min | Animation, Short
A documentary that links the animated fight choreography in SamuraiJack to real forms of martial arts such as Chinese Wu Shu and Wing Chun.