5.1/10
90
5 user 4 critic

Makai tenshô: The Armageddon (1999)

An evil sorcerer summons seven legendary Samurai warriors to aid him in his conquest of the world. One valiant warrior stands against them.

Director:

Writers:

(english version),
Reviews

On Disc

at Amazon

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Action | Fantasy | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

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)

Director: Kinji Fukasaku
Stars: Shin'ichi Chiba, Kenji Sawada, Akiko Kana
Shadow Warriors (TV Series 1980)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  
Stars: Shin'ichi Chiba, Jun'ichi Haruta, Naomi Hase
Action | Adventure | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  

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
Action
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

Young assassins Azumi and Nagara continue their mission to prevent a civil war. In their hunt for Masayuki Sanada, who is protected by both an army and a dangerous clan, they meet Ginkaku, ... See full summary »

Director: Shûsuke Kaneko
Stars: Aya Ueto, Yûma Ishigaki, Chiaki Kuriyama
Action | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
Director: Kazumasa Shirai
Stars: Hiroyuki Watanabe, Tomorô Taguchi, Yûko Moriyama
Azumi (2003)
Action | Adventure | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Raised to deal in cold blooded death, the teenage assassin girl Azumi must defeat three evil warlords while also battling her own heart.

Director: Ryûhei Kitamura
Stars: Aya Ueto, Kenji Kohashi, Hiroki Narimiya
Goemon (2009)
Action | Drama | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

Based on a Japanese folk legend that echoes the tale of Robin Hood, this ninja thriller follows the exploits of Goemon Ishikawa (Yôsuke Eguchi), who leaves his fighting clan after its chief... See full summary »

Director: Kazuaki Kiriya
Stars: Yôsuke Eguchi, Takao Ohsawa, Ryôko Hirosue
Action
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
Director: Masaru Tsushima
Stars: Yuka Ohnishi, Tetsuo Kurata, Rina Kitahara
Action | Drama | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Star-crossed lovers must fight on opposing sides in a battle that will determine the next Shogun.

Director: Ten Shimoyama
Stars: Yukie Nakama, Joe Odagiri, Tomoka Kurotani
Ninja Resurrection (TV Mini-Series 1997)
Animation | Action | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  

Set in the time of the Tokugawa regime, where the Shogun has outlawed the Japanese Christians, since they fear that their religion will incite rebellion and chaos. However, they believe in ... See full summary »

Stars: Tesshô Genda, Ryôtarô Okiayu, Arisa Andô
Action | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.3/10 X  

Erotica and martial arts are some very powerful skills used by ninja nun Kaede. Her goal is to infiltrate a religious cult, but is put under a sex spell by them.

Director: Takayuki Kagawa
Stars: Luna Akatsuki, Kôji Fujiyoshi, Kazu Itsuki
Ninja Masters (2009)
Action | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.7/10 X  

Mandy slaves away at two jobs struggling to support her family while dreaming about resurrecting her father's martial arts academy, a once famous school now forgotten since an accident took his leg.

Director: Xin Xin Xiong
Stars: Luxia Jiang, Sam Lee, Siu-Fai Cheung
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
... Jûbei Yagyû
Tomorô Taguchi ... Shôsetsu Yui
Yûko Moriyama ... Ohiro
Hitomi Shimizu ... Kasuga
Hiroshi Miyauchi ... Musashi Miyamoto
Kôtarô Yoshida ... Tokisada Shirô Amakusa
Shun'ya Wazaki ... Tajima Yagyû
Nobuyuki Ishida ... Izunokami Matsudaira
Shôhei Yamamoto ... Inshun Hoshoin
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Jack Cox ... Jubei Yagyu
... Hyodo Yamashiro
... Shosetsu Yui
... Ohiro
Dolly Pearl ... Old Maid
... Ichibei (as Anthony Mozdy)
Edit

Storyline

An evil sorcerer summons seven legendary Samurai warriors to aid him in his conquest of the world. One valiant warrior stands against them.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

samurai | katana sword | remake | See All (3) »

Genres:

Action | Fantasy

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for violence and some sexuality
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

|

Release Date:

26 April 1996 (Japan)  »

Also Known As:

Reborn from Hell: Samurai Armageddon  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

,  »
Show more on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Connections

Remake of Samurai Reincarnation (1981) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Wow. They figured out how to make undead Samurais boring.
6 July 2001 | by See all my reviews

Well, admittedly, the full title of this film (as I saw it anyway), "Reborn From Hell: Samurai Armageddon" is truly one of the great ones of the late 20th Century. However, this movie is wack, and wack is truly the most accurate word for it. The opening is promising enough, with an evil overlord that looks like that crazy host guy with the beaded jackets from "Iron Chef" raising the first of his army of demon warriors--who bursts alien-style through the body of a nude Japanese virgin (the first of a legion of nude virgins). But, from there on in, aside from occasional bursts of gore (tons of very fake blood, until they get into battling demons, at which point they apparently ran out and went with green tempura paint), more toplessness, mediocre swordfights, green light bulbs, primitive blue-screen effects and pointless plot twists, there's not much to see here.

Even worse is that the ostensible hero is plodding along, working his way through the seven (well, sometimes there's nine, depending on who's was standing around in the dubbing booth right then, I guess) demon warriors and then all of a sudden we cut to evil Iron Chef guy going "Ah ha ha ha ha! There's still three more demon warriors to go! And Armageddon comes on June 6 at 6am! Ah ha ha ha!" And then the credits. What about the kidnapped chick!? What about the ostensible hero's impending showdown with his father!? What about Armageddon!? What about the other three to five demon warriors?! Sheesh.


1 of 2 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 5 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page

Stream Trending Movies With Prime Video

Enjoy a night in with these popular movies available to stream now with Prime Video.

Start your free trial