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1. 47 Ronin (2013)

PG-13 | 128 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.3
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28 Metascore

A band of samurai set out to avenge the death and dishonor of their master at the hands of a ruthless shogun.

Director: Carl Rinsch | Stars: Keanu Reeves, Hiroyuki Sanada, Ko Shibasaki, Tadanobu Asano

Votes: 125,071 | Gross: $38.30M

2. Castle in the Sky (1986)

PG | 125 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

8.1
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A young boy and a girl with a magic crystal must race against pirates and foreign agents in a search for a legendary floating castle.

Director: Hayao Miyazaki | Stars: Anna Paquin, James Van Der Beek, Cloris Leachman, Mark Hamill

Votes: 108,544

3. Shogun (1980)

60 min | Adventure, Drama, History

8.1
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A English navigator becomes both a player and pawn in the complex political games in feudal Japan.

Stars: Richard Chamberlain, Toshirô Mifune, Yôko Shimada, Furankî Sakai

Votes: 9,665

4. Jûsan-nin no shikaku (2010)

R | 141 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.6
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84 Metascore

A group of assassins come together for a suicide mission to kill an evil lord.

Director: Takashi Miike | Stars: Kôji Yakusho, Takayuki Yamada, Yûsuke Iseya, Ikki Sawamura

Votes: 53,789 | Gross: $0.80M

5. Shogun (1980 TV Movie)

125 min | Adventure, Drama, History

7.9
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An English navigator becomes both pawn and player in the deadly political games in feudal Japan.

Director: Jerry London | Stars: Richard Chamberlain, Toshirô Mifune, Yôko Shimada, Furankî Sakai

Votes: 3,636

6. Samurai Rebellion (1967)

Not Rated | 128 min | Drama

8.4
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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.

Director: Masaki Kobayashi | Stars: Toshirô Mifune, Yôko Tsukasa, Gô Katô, Tatsuyoshi Ehara

Votes: 8,108

7. Fasshon heru (2010 Video)

75 min | Comedy, Horror

4.3
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The film is about three men, Nakazu (Yuya Ishikawa), Toshida (Wani Kansai) and Uno (Toushi Yanagi) who enter a brothel in Japan to allow Nakazu to have the experience paying for sex before ... See full summary »

Director: Jun Tsugita | Stars: Asami, Yûya Ishikawa, Wani Kansai, Miyavi Matsunoi

Votes: 345

8. The Barbarian and the Geisha (1958)

TV-G | 105 min | Adventure, Drama, History

5.6
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In 1856, the first U.S. Consul General to Japan encounters the hostility of the local authorities and the love of a young geisha.

Director: John Huston | Stars: John Wayne, Eiko Ando, Sam Jaffe, Sô Yamamura

Votes: 1,392

9. The Life of Oharu (1952)

Not Rated | 133 min | Drama

8.2
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Follows a woman's fight and survival amid the vicissitudes of life and the cruelty of the society.

Director: Kenji Mizoguchi | Stars: Kinuyo Tanaka, Tsukie Matsuura, Ichirô Sugai, Toshirô Mifune

Votes: 4,533

10. Pokémon Apokélypse (2010)

3 min | Short

7.0
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Set in the near future, Pokemon battles have been outlawed and forced underground where they resemble dog fights. Crime Syndicate, Team Rocket threatens Misty and Professor Oak forcing Ash ... See full summary »

Director: Kial Natale | Stars: Lee Majdoub, Ikue Ôtani, Kial Natale, Rebecca Strom

Votes: 164

11. Samurai Fiction (1998)

111 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

7.3
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A noble young samurai searches for a thief who has stolen a precious treasure and killed one of his clansmen and meets an older samurai who tries to deter him from the violence of revenge.

Director: Hiroyuki Nakano | Stars: Morio Kazama, Mitsuru Fukikoshi, Tomoyasu Hotei, Tamaki Ogawa

Votes: 2,403

12. Journey of Honor (1991)

PG-13 | 107 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

5.5
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In the seventeenth century, Japan is divided between two forces. The Eastern Army, lead by the Warlord Tokugawa Ieyasu, and the Western Army, which fights for Toyotomi's clan. Despite ... See full summary »

Director: Gordon Hessler | Stars: Shô Kosugi, David Essex, Kane Kosugi, Christopher Lee

Votes: 283

13. The Bushido Blade (1981)

R | 104 min | Action, Drama, History

5.4
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A steel samurai blade that was to be given to the American ambassador by the Emperor of Japan is stolen. American sailors and Japanese samurai are sent to find it.

Director: Tsugunobu Kotani | Stars: Richard Boone, Toshirô Mifune, Mike Starr, Timothy Patrick Murphy

Votes: 290

14. Ryômaden (2010– )

Drama, History

8.4
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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, successful business industrialist, mogul, & founder of Mitsubishi ... See full summary »

Stars: Masaomi Kondô, Masaharu Fukuyama, Jeffrey Rowe, Andrez Bergen

Votes: 99

15. Ninja bugeicho momochi sandayu (1980)

R | 117 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.4
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In the middle of the 16th century, Hideyoshi, a power hungry warlord sets out to destroy the Momochi clan. He sends his war commander in search of the clan's hidden gold only to find that ... See full summary »

Director: Noribumi Suzuki | Stars: Hiroyuki Sanada, Shin'ichi Chiba, Etsuko Shiomi, Yuki Ninagawa

Votes: 531

16. Zakurozaka no adauchi (2014)

Action, Drama, History

6.7
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Shimura Kingo fails his duty to protect the life of the Shogun's chief minister, and spends his life tracking down the assassins. However, all but one of the assassins die before Kingo can reach them. Still, Kingo presses on.

Director: Setsurô Wakamatsu | Stars: Kiichi Nakai, Hiroshi Abe, Ryôko Hirosue, Masahiro Takashima

Votes: 162

17. Kumokiri Nizaemon (1978)

163 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.9
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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.

Director: Hideo Gosha | Stars: Tatsuya Nakadai, Kôshirô Matsumoto, Shima Iwashita, Keiko Matsuzaka

Votes: 254

18. Ôoku (2010)

116 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

6.4
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In the year 1716 a mysterious epidemic strickens the country of Japan, dropping the population of men to 1/4th of its prior state... See full synopsis »

Director: Fuminori Kaneko | Stars: Ko Shibasaki, Kazunari Ninomiya, Maki Horikita, Hiroshi Tamaki

Votes: 254

19. Sanada Yukimura no bouryaku (1979)

148 min | Action, Drama

7.2
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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.

Director: Sadao Nakajima | Stars: Hiroki Matsukata, Minori Terada, Teruhiko Aoi, Guts Ishimatsu

Votes: 96

20. Makai tenshô (2003)

106 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

5.3
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37,000 Peasants perished in the Shimbara Revolt: among them, the leader of that uprising, Shiro Amakusa. Amakusa is resurrected from hell bent on revenging the death of his fellow comrades ... See full summary »

Director: Hideyuki Hirayama | Stars: Yôsuke Kubozuka, Kumiko Asô, Tetta Sugimoto, Tomoka Kurotani

Votes: 353

21. Obugyosama! Part 2 (2015 TV Movie)

Biography, Comedy

8.3
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A crafty and mysterious gentleman comes to an office where two pretty girls Mayumi and Akiko have their problems on male-and-female relationships and decides to instruct them against their questions to free them.

Director: Kenji Mizoguchi | Stars: Katsumata Ani, Ken Matsudaira, Kotomi Onaka, Katsumata Otouto

Votes: 415

22. Atsuhime (2008– )

Drama

8.6
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Atsuhime (Princess Atsu) is the story of the real life Princess Atsu of the Satsuma Domain of Japan during the final years of the Tokugawa Shogunate. In a move to influence the Shogunate ... See full summary »

Stars: Takehiro Hira, Marina Kozawa, Hiroki Miyake, Aoi Miyazaki

Votes: 115

23. Pacific Overtures (1976 TV Movie)

120 min | Musical

9.2
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Set in 1853 Japan, Pacific Overtures follows the Westernization of Japan, mainly through the story of Kayama, a samurai, and Manjiro, a fisherman. The lives of both men are radically changed by the coming of American ships to Japan.

Director: Marty Pasetta | Stars: Mako, Soon-Tek Oh, Yuki Shimoda, Sab Shimono

Votes: 24

24. Raiou (2010)

133 min | Romance

6.2
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The mentally troubled son of a shogun falls for a girl who's been raised in the mountains.

Director: Ryuichi Hiroki | Stars: Yû Aoi, Masaki Okada, Akira Emoto, Ren Ôsugi

Votes: 102

25. Ôoku jûhakkei (1986)

115 min | Drama, Comedy, Adventure

6.8
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Genshiro must find the mother of the late Shoguns child and abort it to save his love.

Director: Noribumi Suzuki | Stars: Kyoko Tsujisawa, Mami Nomura, Yumi Iori, Natsuko Yamamoto

Votes: 64

26. Yoshitsune (2005– )

Action, Biography, Drama

8.0
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Fictionalized account of the last years of Minamoto no Yoshitsune (1159-1189), one of the great folk heroes of Japan, and the political intrigues that sealed his fate.

Stars: Mutsumi Fujita, Tatsuo Ito, Noriko Nakagoshi, Ryû Manatsu

Votes: 64

27. Ôoku: Eien - Emonnosuke · Tsunayoshi-hen (2012)

124 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

6.2
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Director: Fuminori Kaneko | Stars: Machiko Ono, Takahiro Miura, Toshiyuki Nishida, Masato Sakai

Votes: 58

28. Fujiyama Buster (1992 Video Game)

102 min | Action, Fantasy

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Shogun Warrior presents an epic set in 17th century Japan. One clan, led by the warlord Takugawa Leyasu (Toshiro Mifune), is locked in a bloody feud with a rival clan. Leyasu decides that ... See full summary »

29. Ôoku: Tanjô - Arikoto · Iemitsu-hen (2012– )

Drama, Sci-Fi

7.4
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Stars: Masato Sakai, Mikako Tabe, Kôki Tanaka, Hiroyuki Hirayama

Votes: 17

30. American Caesar (1983– )

240 min | Documentary, War

7.8
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Explores the life and actions of one of America's military legends. Part 1 follows MacArthur from his days as a forgotten hero soldiering in the Philippines on the eve of Pearl Harbor to ... See full summary »

Stars: John Colicos, John Huston, Douglas MacArthur

Votes: 20

31. Kaii Utsunomiya tsuritenjô (1956)

80 min | Action, Horror

6.6
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Director: Nobuo Nakagawa | Stars: Hiroshi Ogasawara, Akemi Tsukushi, Tetsurô Tanba, Konomi Fuji

Votes: 53

32. Manga Mito Kômon (1981–1982)

30 min | Animation, History

7.8
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Stars: Toshiya Sugita, Hirotaka Suzuoki, Masaru Ikeda, Yôko Matsuoka

Votes: 17

33. Sengoku Denshô (1991 Video Game)

Action, Fantasy

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Directors: Moonmin, Tama

34. Hijikata Toshizô - Shiro no Kiseki (2004 Video)

32 min | Animation, Short, Action

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A biographical sketch of the life and ideals of Hijikata Toshizô, Vice Commander of the Shinsengumi, fighting to uphold the Shogunate during the Meiji revolution.

Director: Chie Uratani | Stars: Tomohisa Asô, Yukitoshi Hori, Naoki Imamura, Tetsu Inada

35. Last Ninja 2 (1990 Video Game)

Not Rated | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

8.3
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With the scrolls now in his possession, The Last Ninja begins training a new order of Ninja. During a training session he is mysteriously transported to New York. The Evil Shogun has returned!

Director: Mark Cale

Votes: 42

36. Winter in Japan (2013)

21 min | Short

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The 64th annual snow festival in Sapporo, Japan.

Director: Fred Heiman | Stars: Fred Heiman, Peggy Heiman

37. Kazunomiya sama otome (1981 TV Movie)

146 min | Drama, History

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Director: Kenji Sawai | Stars: Shinobu Ohtake, Mitsuko Mori, Kimiko Ikegami, Nana Okada

38. Les Temples de Nikko (1911)

Documentary, Short

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39. Koyasan: Home of Shingon Buddhism (1998)

15 min | Short

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Visit to the ancient and spiritual city of Koyasan.

Director: Fred Heiman | Stars: Peggy Heiman, Ryusho Soeda

40. The Shogun (1982 Video Game)

Action

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41. Mortal Kombat: Legacy (2011– )
Episode: Scorpion and Sub Zero: Part 1 (2011)

TV-MA | 11 min | Action, Crime, Fantasy

7.6
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With the Shirai Ryu clan murdered by the hands of Sub-Zero and the Lin Kuei, Hanzo Hasashi has failed to protect his village. With his eternal soul destined to rot in the depths of hell, he is visited by a mysterious sorcerer.

Director: Kevin Tancharoen | Stars: Ian Anthony Dale, Kevan Ohtsji, Maurissa Tancharoen, Brandon Nomura

Votes: 196

42. Mortal Kombat: Legacy (2011– )
Episode: Scorpion and Sub Zero: Part 2 (2011)

TV-MA | Action, Crime, Fantasy

7.6
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Director: Kevin Tancharoen | Stars: Ian Anthony Dale, Kevan Ohtsji, Maurissa Tancharoen, Brandon Nomura

Votes: 190