5.4/10
265
6 user 1 critic

Journey of Honor (1991)

Kabuto (original title)
In the 17th 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 wining a recent ... See full summary »

Director:

Writers:

(story), (story) | 1 more credit »
Reviews
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Adventure | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

In Canada's North during the 1930s, a young Inuit kills a White trader and is pursued by the police but his father is determined to protect his fugitive son at any cost.

Directors: Jacques Dorfmann, Pierre Magny
Stars: Lou Diamond Phillips, Toshirô Mifune, Jennifer Tilly
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Hisa Ishii and his brother Akira emigrate from Japan to the United States. They settle in rural California and start a strawberry farm, slowly integrating themselves into the life of the ... See full summary »

Director: Koreyoshi Kurahara
Stars: Ken Matsudaira, Mako, Mariska Hargitay
Drama | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

Years after the death of legendary tea master Rikyu, his disciple Honkakubo attempts to resolve the mystery of the master's death. Years before: Sen Rikyu is a ceremonial tea master who ... See full summary »

Director: Kei Kumai
Stars: Eiji Okuda, Toshirô Mifune, Kinnosuke Nakamura
Picture Bride (1994)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

The story of 16-year-old Riyo who journeys to Hawaii in 1918 to marry a man she has never met, except through photographs and letters they have exchanged. Hoping to escape a troubled past ... See full summary »

Director: Kayo Hatta
Stars: Yûki Kudô, Akira Takayama, Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa
Rage of Honor (1987)
Action | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

A Japanese cop, Shiro, and his partner Ray are after a bunch of drug dealers. But they are betrayed by an insider and Ray is killed. Shiro follows the murderer, a sadistic drug lord, up to Singapore.

Director: Gordon Hessler
Stars: Shô Kosugi, Lewis Van Bergen, Robin Evans
Action
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.2/10 X  

Two anti-terrorist agents are assigned to free a busload of American schoolchildren in the Philippines who are taken hostage by terrorists.

Director: Emmett Alston
Stars: Shô Kosugi, Brent Huff, Emilia Crow
203 kochi (1980)
Drama | History | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

Depicts the bloody siege of the fortress Port Arthur during the Russo-Japanese War 1904 - 1905. In the story dominated the character Lt Takeshi Kogyo (Teruhiko Aoi), teachers, and a reserve... See full summary »

Director: Toshio Masuda
Stars: Tatsuya Nakadai, Teruhiko Aoi, Toshirô Mifune
Conquest (1982)
Crime | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  
Director: Sadao Nakajima
Stars: Toshirô Mifune, Mariko Okada, Bunta Sugawara
Action | Drama | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

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
Adventure | Drama | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

Based on a centuries-old traditional Japanese fairy tale, a country couple finds a baby girl in some bamboo and raises her as their own daughter. Not the same as the original tale, though, ... See full summary »

Director: Kon Ichikawa
Stars: Toshirô Mifune, Ayako Wakao, Yasuko Sawaguchi
Deep River (1995)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

Three Japanese pilgrims arrive in India. Miss Naruse is looking for Otsu, a Catholic priest, her lover ten years before; after time in France and Israel, he has come to Benares where he ... See full summary »

Director: Kei Kumai
Stars: Kumiko Akiyoshi, Eiji Okuda, Hisashi Igawa
Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Director: Shôkaku Baba
Stars: Tomoya Akashi, Yuka Aoki, Chimaru Asata
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Daigoro Mayeda
...
Don Pedro
...
Yorimune
...
King Philip
...
Father Vasco
...
Capt. Crawford
...
El Zaidan
...
Cecilia
...
Smitty
Miwa Takada ...
Nijiko Kiyokawa ...
Counselor
...
Yuki Sugimura ...
Chiyo Mayeda
Ken Sekiguchi ...
Ishikawa
Naoto Shigemizu ...
Nakamura
Edit

Storyline

In the 17th 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 wining a recent battle, things look grim for the eastern army. Toyotomi's army has a supply of modern firearms, a weapon which might turn the tides of war. Tokugawa Ieyasu send his trusted samurai Mayeda and his son Yourimune to Spain. There they are to purchase 5000 muskets. But it's a dangerous journey and there are many who plot against them. And when they finally arrive in Spain, nothing goes the way they expected. Written by Mattias Pettersson <seaman@sbbs.se>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

army | spain | fight | weapon | musket | See All (42) »


Certificate:

PG-13 | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

| |

Language:

Release Date:

24 September 1992 (Czechoslovakia)  »

Also Known As:

Journey of Honor  »

Filming Locations:

 »

Box Office

Budget:

$10,000,000 (estimated)
 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

David Essex suffered a serious eye injury while filming a action scene. See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Shogun Mayeda - A Masterpiece
8 September 2005 | by (Wellington, New Zealand) – See all my reviews

In 17th Century Japan, there lived a samurai who would set the standard for the ages. His name was Mayeda. He is sent on an epic journey across the world to acquire 5,000 muscats from the King of Spain. Whilst at sea a violent storm swallows their precious gold intended to buy the weapons and almost takes their lives. Mayeda must battle all odds to survive and the secure the fate of his beloved Japan. Shogun Mayeda is a multi million dollar action adventure epic set across three continents.

Starring cinema legends Sho Kosugi (Tenchu: Stealth Assassins), Christopher Lee (Star Wars, Lord of the Rings Trilogy), John Rhys Davies (Lord of the Rings Trilogy, Indiana Jones Trilogy) and Toshiro Milfune (The Seven Samurai, Throne of Blood), Shogun Mayeda (Kabuto) is a film masterpiece.

The Osaka winning stunt team bought to the screen by Bob Ivy bring exciting battle/action sequences such as the opening battle against the Eastern army, the attack on Mayeda's ship carrying priceless jewels and the final confrontation between Sho Kosugi and David Essex. A fine musical score by famed composer John Scott is also present. Director Sho Kusugi was not even nominated for an Oscar for this film which deals with the emotional strife such as the death of Mayedas family, the search for love and acceptance after grieving, all of which is dealt with extremely well. Highly recommended cinematic masterpiece.

Please note: All of the above is opposite for the film in question.


2 of 37 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Two Parts for Christopher Lee gurfatehphil
Discuss Journey of Honor (1991) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?