Search results for "Toshirō Mifune"
Ánimas Trujano

Ánimas Trujano

Ánimas Trujano
IMDb: 7.6
100

Animas Trujano is a colorful but irresponsible Indian in a small Mexican village. He hopes above all things someday to be chosen mayordomio of his village, a place of great…

Genre: Drama
Scandal

Scandal

Scandal
IMDb: 7.2
104

A celebrity photograph sparks a court case as a tabloid magazine spins a scandalous yarn over a painter and a famous singer.

Genre: Drama
The Three Treasures

The Three Treasures

The Three Treasures
IMDb: 6.6
182

The legend of the birth of Shintoism. In Fourth Century Japan, the Emperor’s son Ouso expects to succeed his father on the throne, but Otomo, the Emperor’s vassal, prefers Ouso’s…

Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy
Bakumatsu

Bakumatsu

Bakumatsu
IMDb: 6.2
120

The story of Ryoma Sakamoto, considered to be the architect behind the downfall of the Tokugawa shogunate. He was considered an outlaw by his own clan, hunted by his government,…

Battle Anthem

Battle Anthem

Battle Anthem
IMDb: 7.1
131

The story of Japan’s victory in the battle of Tsushima Strait.

Genre: History, War
Japanese Godfather: Conclusion

Japanese Godfather: Conclusion

Japanese Godfather: Conclusion
IMDb: 6.8
131

The three-film saga comes to a conclusion as three leaders of the underworld battle it out to determine who will become Don of Japan.

Genre: Crime, Drama
Shinsengumi: Assassins of Honor

Shinsengumi: Assassins of Honor

Shinsengumi: Assassins of Honor
IMDb: 7
122

Near the end of the nineteenth century, as the balance of power shifts from Shogunate towards the Emperor, Japan restlessly awaits the dawning of a new age. But not all…

Genre: Action, Drama, History
Samurai Assassin

Samurai Assassin

Samurai Assassin
IMDb: 7.5
122

February 17 to March 3, 1860, inside Edo castle. A group of assassins wait by Sakurada Gate to kill the lord of the House of Ii, a powerful man in…

Genre: Action, Drama, History
Red Lion

Red Lion

Red Lion
IMDb: 7
115

Impersonating an Imperial Army officer by wearing a “red lion’s mane”, a poor servant returns to his village after 10 years of absence to end the village’s suffering caused by…

Genre: Action, Comedy
Shogun

Shogun

Shogun
IMDb: 7.9
125

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

Drunken Angel

Drunken Angel

Drunken Angel
IMDb: 7.7
98

The chaotic worlds of the Yakuza and an alcoholic doctor collide in this film noir classic from Akira Kurosawa. Gangster Toshiro Mifune visits doctor Takashi Shimura, after an unfortunate incident…

Genre: Drama
Hell in the Pacific

Hell in the Pacific

Hell in the Pacific
IMDb: 7.3
103

During World War II, a shot-down American pilot and a marooned Japanese navy captain find themselves stranded on the same small uninhabited island in the Pacific Ocean. Following war logic,…

Genre: Drama, War
Red Sun

Red Sun

Red Sun
IMDb: 6.9
114

In 1870, Japanese ambassador Sakaguchi and his entourage travel by train to Washington to deliver a valuable sword to the President of the United States, a gift from the Emperor…

Genre: Western
Snow Trail

Snow Trail

Snow Trail
IMDb: 7.2
89

Three bank robbers, Eijima, Nojiri, and Takasugi, flee the police and escape into the mountains. At an inn high in the Japanese Alps, Eijima and Nojiri encounter a young woman…

Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Samurai Saga

Samurai Saga

Samurai Saga
IMDb: 6.8
111

Edmund Rostand’s play Cyrano de Bergerac, transplanted to Japan. A poet-warrior with an oversized nose (matched only by his great heart) loves a lady. But she sees him only as…

Genre: Action, Drama
Stray Dog

Stray Dog

Stray Dog
IMDb: 7.9
122

A bad day gets worse for young detective Murakami when a pickpocket steals his gun on a hot, crowded bus. Desperate to right the wrong, he goes undercover, scavenging Tokyo’s…

Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Samurai I: Musashi Miyamoto

Samurai I: Musashi Miyamoto

Samurai I: Musashi Miyamoto
IMDb: 7.5
93

Struggling to elevate himself from his low caste in 17th century Japan, Miyamoto trains to become a mighty samurai warrior.

I Live in Fear

I Live in Fear

I Live in Fear
IMDb: 7.3
103

Kiichi Nakajima, an elderly foundry owner convinced that Japan will be affected by an imminent nuclear war, resolves to move his family to safety in Brazil. His family decides to…

Genre: Drama
High and Low

High and Low

High and Low
IMDb: 8.4
142

An executive of a shoe company becomes a victim of extortion when his chauffeur’s son is kidnapped and held for ransom.

Red Beard

Red Beard

Red Beard
IMDb: 8.4
185

Aspiring to an easy job as personal physician to a wealthy family, Noboru Yasumoto is disappointed when his first post after medical school takes him to a small country clinic…

Genre: Drama
The Sword of Doom

The Sword of Doom

The Sword of Doom
IMDb: 8
122

Ryunosuke, a gifted swordsman plying his trade during the turbulent final days of Shogunate rule, has no moral code and kills without remorse. It’s a way of life that leads…

Genre: Action, Drama
Safari 5000

Safari 5000

Safari 5000
IMDb: 5.8
177

In safari of torrid and all the Yujiro Ishihara is galloping bet, powerful rally and the beauty of the heroine of Ruriko Asaoka! Europe, were dared Africa long-term location, romanticism…

Winter Kills

Winter Kills

Winter Kills
IMDb: 6.1
97

19 years after President Timothy Keegan was assassinated, his brother Nick discovers a dying man claiming to have been the gunman. While trying to avoid his wealthy and domineering father’s…

Genre: Drama, Thriller
Samurai Rebellion

Samurai Rebellion

Samurai Rebellion
IMDb: 8.4
121

Toshiro Mifune stars as Isaburo Sasahara, an aging swordsman living a quiet life until his clan lord orders that his son marry the lord’s mistress, who has recently displeased the…

Genre: Action, Drama
The Fall of Ako Castle

The Fall of Ako Castle

The Fall of Ako Castle
IMDb: 7.1
159

This is the story of “The Forty-Seven Ronin.” Based on historical events in 1701-2, the movie tells the tale of the Asano clan’s downfall and the revenge of its former…

Genre: Action, Drama
Samurai III: Duel at Ganryu Island

Samurai III: Duel at Ganryu Island

Samurai III: Duel at Ganryu Island
IMDb: 7.7
105 min

A easy Takezo abandons his own life as a knight errant. He’s hunted as a teacher and vassal from Shogun,” Japan’s most powerful clan chief. He’s also challenged to combat…

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Samurai II: Duel at Ichijoji Temple

Samurai II: Duel at Ichijoji Temple

Samurai II: Duel at Ichijoji Temple
IMDb: 7.4
104 min

After years on the road establishing his reputation as Japan’s greatest fencer, Takezo returns to Kyoto. Otsu waits for him, yet he has come not for her but to challenge…

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Genre: Adventure, Drama
The Challenge

The Challenge

The Challenge
IMDb: 6.3
108 min

Rick, a down-and-out American fighter, will be hired to transfer a sword to Japan, oblivious that the entire issue is a setup in a sour blood-feud involving 2 brothers, one…

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Midway

Midway

Midway
IMDb: 6.8
132 min

This war play depicts the U.S. and Western forces at the naval Battle of Midway, that eventually became a turning point for most Americans during World War II.

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Genre: Drama, History, War
Paper Tiger

Paper Tiger

Paper Tiger
IMDb: 5.8
99 min

A considerably prim and correct Englishman is employed because the tutor to the son of the Japanese ambassador. His life modifications when he and the boy are kidnapped by terrorists…

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Genre: Drama
Grand Prix

Grand Prix

Grand Prix
IMDb: 7.2
176 min

The story tells about the confrontation with four outstanding racers of Formula 1. Each of the competitors had their own additional motivation to become a champion. Their world is a…

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Genre: Drama
Sanjuro

Sanjuro

Sanjuro
IMDb: 8.1
96 min

Toshiro Mifune swaggers along with snarls to brilliant comic effect in Kurosawa’s tightly paced, superbly written “Sanjuro.” In this companion piece and sequel to “Yojimbo,” jaded samurai Sanjuro helps an…

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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Yojimbo

Yojimbo

Yojimbo
IMDb: 8.2
110 min

A nameless ronin, or even samurai with no master, passes a little village in feudal Japan in which two competing businessmen are fighting for control of their neighborhood gaming transaction….

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Genre: Thriller
The Bad Sleep Well

The Bad Sleep Well

The Bad Sleep Well
IMDb: 8.0
151 min

With this free adaptation of “Hamlet,” illegitimate son Kôichi Nishi increases into a high ranking inside a Japanese company and also marries the crippled girl of business president Iwabuchi. In…

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Genre: Drama, Thriller
The Hidden Fortress

The Hidden Fortress

The Hidden Fortress
IMDb: 8.1
126 min

Japanese peasants Matashichi and Tahei try to fail to make a revenue from a tribal battle. They discover a man and girl whom they imagine are easy tribe members hiding…

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Throne of Blood

Throne of Blood

Throne of Blood
IMDb: 8.1
110 min

Returning to their lord’s fort, samurai warriors Washizu and Miki are waylaid by a spirit who predicts their futures. When the primary half of the spirit’s prophecy comes true, Washizu’s…

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Genre: History
Seven Samurai

Seven Samurai

Seven Samurai
IMDb: 8.6
207 min

A samurai solutions a village’s request for cover after he falls on laborious occasions. The city wants safety from bandits, so the samurai gathers six others to assist him train…

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Genre: Drama
Rashomon

Rashomon

Rashomon
IMDb: 8.2
88 min

Brimming with action while incisively examining the nature of reality, “Rashomon” is possibly the best movie ever to inquire into the doctrine of justice. Through the ingenious use of camera…

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Genre: Drama, Mystery