Search results for "Akira Kurosawa"
Ran

Ran

Ran
IMDb: 8.2
162 min

Together Ran, legendary director Akira Kurosawa reimagines Shakespeare’s King Lear as a singular historical epic set in sixteenth-century Japan. Majestic in scope, the film is Kurosawa’s late-life masterpiece, a deep…

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Genre: Drama, History
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
Ikiru

Ikiru

Ikiru
IMDb: 8.3
143 min

Kanji Watanabe is an midsize guy who has functioned at exactly the exact monotonous bureaucratic place for decades. Learning that he has cancer, he begins to search for the significance…

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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
Dreams

Dreams

Dreams
IMDb: 7.8
119 min

A group of magical tales primarily based upon the precise desires of director Akira Kurosawa.

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Genre: Fantasy