MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 10,741 this week

Saigo no Chûshingura (2010)

 -  Drama  -  18 December 2010 (Japan)
7.3
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.3/10 from 201 users  
Reviews: 5 user | 6 critic

An army of loyal samurai plot to revenge their unjustly executed lord.

Director:

Writers:

(novel), (special collaboration), 1 more credit »
0Check in
0Share...

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

list image
a list of 30 titles
created 25 Dec 2011
 
list image
a list of 385 titles
created 28 Dec 2012
 
a list of 3507 titles
created 15 Oct 2013
 
a list of 31 titles
created 11 months ago
 
a list of 55 titles
created 11 months ago
 

Related Items

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Saigo no Chûshingura (2010)

Saigo no Chûshingura (2010) on IMDb 7.3/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Saigo no Chûshingura.
2 wins & 11 nominations. See more awards »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

The 47 Ronin (1941)
Action | Drama | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

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. The Shogun sentences Lord Asano to commit suppuku and deprives ... See full summary »

Director: Kenji Mizoguchi
Stars: Chôjûrô Kawarasaki, Yoshizaburo Arashi, Utaemon Ichikawa
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

Kanichiro Yoshimura is a Samurai and Family man who can no longer support his wife and children on the the low pay he receives from his small town clan, he is forced by the love for his ... See full summary »

Director: Yôjirô Takita
Stars: Kiichi Nakai, Kôichi Satô, Yui Natsukawa
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

During the time of change of the mid-19th Century, Yaichiro is bid farewell by his fellow samurai friends Munezo and Samon as he leaves their clan's fiefdom on the northwest coast of Japan ... See full summary »

Director: Yôji Yamada
Stars: Masatoshi Nagase, Takako Matsu, Hidetaka Yoshioka
History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

After the forced suicide of Nobunaga Oda at the Incident at Honno-ji, powerful figures Katsuie Shibata, Hideyoshi Toyotomi, Nagahide Niwa and Tsuneoki Ikeda meet to decide on a successor. ... See full summary »

Director: Kôki Mitani
Stars: Tadanobu Asano, Kôji Yakusho, Ken'ichi Matsuyama
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Director: Masato Harada
Stars: Kôji Yakusho, Kaho Minami, Aoi Miyazaki
Villain (2010)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

A young woman's murder provokes reflection on the ugliness and villainy of modern society.

Director: Sang-il Lee
Stars: Eri Fukatsu, Satoshi Tsumabuki, Akira Emoto
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Director: Yoshihiro Nakamura
Stars: Ryô Nishikido, Fuku Suzuki, Rie Tomosaka
Action | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

A talented but troubled Edo Period swordsman, Kanemi Sanzawmon. Three years earlier, Kanemi killed a woman, Renko, the corrupt mistress of the powerful daimyo Tabu Ukyou. Unexpectedly, ... See full summary »

Director: Hideyuki Hirayama
Stars: Etsushi Toyokawa, Chizuru Ikewaki, Kôji Kikkawa
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Director: Masayuki Suo
Stars: Tamiyo Kusakari, Kôji Yakusho, Takao Ohsawa
Rebirth (2011)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

After the collapse of their relationship, Kiwako abducts the 6-month old child of a man she was having an affair with. Raising the child as her own, it is four years before the authorities catch up with her and the young child.

Director: Izuru Narushima
Stars: Hiromi Nagasaku, Mao Inoue, Eiko Koike
Comedy | Drama | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

In the year 1590, powerful daimyo Toyotomi Hideyoshi nears his plan to unify all of Japan, but he comes across a floating fortress known as Oshi Castle. Narita Nagachika must use his army to defend the castle.

Directors: Shinji Higuchi, Isshin Inudô
Stars: Takayuki Yamada, Mana Ashida, Machiko Ono
Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

Journalist Shuichi Fujii receives a letter from convicted killer Junji Sudo. Writing from death row, Sudo wants to confess to crimes unknown to the police. On visiting Sudo in prison, Fujii... See full summary »

Director: Kazuya Shiraishi
Stars: Takayuki Yamada, Piêru Taki, Rirî Furankî
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Magozaemon Senoo
Kôichi Satô ...
Kichiemon Terasaka
Nanami Sakuraba ...
Kane
Kôji Yamamoto ...
Shûichirô Chaya
Toshio Shiba ...
Jiuemon Tsukioka
Mitsuo Sagawa
Osamu Kogure
...
Takeo Tabata
Tadashi Shibamoto
Ichirô Yûki
Hajime Inoue
Reita Serizawa
Fumio Mochizuki
Shingo Takahashi
Edit

Storyline

An army of loyal samurai plot to revenge their unjustly executed lord.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for an act of violence | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

18 December 2010 (Japan)  »

Also Known As:

The Last Chushingura  »

Filming Locations:

 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

See  »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
HK Neo Reviews: The Last Ronin
22 November 2011 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

This is a rare cinematic gem. Very few films will be like The Last Ronin. It is a kind of film where the director gives the audience plenty of time and space to allow us to get a feel for what is happening and the message that he wanted to express. It is essentially at its very core a film about the true spirit of the samurai, the emphasis of one's honor, the essence of duty and the importance of keeping a promise. In a true warrior spirit, the film does not try to be melodramatic to affect or connect to the audience, but rather allowing us to absorb the situation, the atmosphere and embrace the unwritten code of the warrior's way. It is certainly not a film for everyone, with its ultra slow pacing and with not much really happening, the film may well frustrate even the most patience of viewers. However, those who wait will be able to reap the rewards afterwards. Almost forgotten to mention, Nanami Sakuraba is truly stunning and beautiful in her role and is most certainly an actress for the future. Ultimately, The Last Ronin is a perfect example of executing the "show-not-tell" principle to maximum effect. All in all, The Last Ronin rewards those who sit and watch with patience and endurance and slowly by the end of the film, the audience is gained with extra knowledge knowing the puzzle is solved and most likely will finish off with a smile on their face. The Last Ronin takes us on a rare cinematic journey that allows the viewer to observe, understand and finally embrace the true meaning of being a samurai. A truly unique cinematic experience…

Neo rates it 8/10.

  • www.thehkneo.com



5 of 6 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Samurai portrayel rkm-11
Where can I get this DVD? alastair-lewis
Discuss Saigo no Chûshingura (2010) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?