Search results for "Akira Kurosawa"
Ran

Ran

Ran
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162

Set in Japan in the 16th century (or so), an elderly warlord retires, handing over his empire to his three sons. However, he vastly underestimates how the new-found power will…

Sanjuro

Sanjuro

Sanjuro
IMDb: N/A
96

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

Yojimbo

Yojimbo

Yojimbo
IMDb: N/A
110

A nameless ronin, or samurai with no master, enters a small village in feudal Japan where two rival businessmen are struggling for control of the local gambling trade. Taking the…

Genre: Drama, Thriller
The Bad Sleep Well

The Bad Sleep Well

The Bad Sleep Well
IMDb: N/A
151

A young executive hunts down his father’s killer. Continuing his legendary collaboration with actor Toshiro Mifune, Kurosawa combines elements of Hamlet and American film noir to chilling effect in exposing…

Throne of Blood

Throne of Blood

Throne of Blood
IMDb: N/A
110

Mikio and Washizu are the commanders of the 1st and 2nd Fortress under a local lord, who reigns in the Spiders’ Web Castle. After defeating the lord’s enemies in battle,…

Genre: Drama, History
Seven Samurai

Seven Samurai

Seven Samurai
IMDb: N/A
207

A samurai answers a village’s request for protection after he falls on hard times. The town needs protection from bandits, so the samurai gathers six others to help him teach…

Genre: Action, Drama