Search results for "Toshirô Mifune"
The Hidden Fortress

The Hidden Fortress

The Hidden Fortress
IMDb: 8.1
139

Japanese peasants Matashichi and Tahei try and fail to make a profit from a tribal war. They find a man and woman whom they believe are simple tribe members hiding…

High and Low

High and Low

High and Low
IMDb: 8.7
142

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

Samurai II: Duel at Ichijoji Temple

Samurai II: Duel at Ichijoji Temple

Samurai II: Duel at Ichijoji Temple
IMDb: 7.7
103

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…

Samurai III: Duel at Ganryu Island

Samurai III: Duel at Ganryu Island

Samurai III: Duel at Ganryu Island
IMDb: 7.4
105

A humble and simple Takezo abandons his life as a knight errant. He’s sought as a teacher and vassal by Shogun, Japan’s most powerful clan leader. He’s also challenged to…

Deep River

Deep River

Deep River
IMDb: 6.7
130

A group of Japanese tourists try to forget their pasts and find themselves in India. Based on the novel by Endo Shusaku.

Genre: Drama
The Idiot

The Idiot

The Idiot
IMDb: 7.3
166

Kameda, who has been in an asylum on Okinawa, travels to Hokkaido. There he becomes involved with two women, Taeko and Ayako. Taeko comes to love Kameda, but is loved…

Genre: Drama, Romance
Mifune: The Last Samurai

Mifune: The Last Samurai

Mifune: The Last Samurai
IMDb: 8.3
80

Nearly 20 years after his death and in the run-up to his centenary, Toshiro Mifune remains a true giant of Japanese cinema.

Genre: Documentary
Rashômon

Rashômon

Rashômon
IMDb: 8.3
88

Brimming with action while incisively examining the nature of truth, “Rashomon” is perhaps the finest film ever to investigate the philosophy of justice. Through an ingenious use of camera and…

Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Sanjuro

Sanjuro

Sanjuro
IMDb: 8.2
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…

Grand Prix

Grand Prix

Grand Prix
IMDb: 7.2
176

Grand Prix driver Pete Aron is fired by his team after a crash at Monaco that injures his teammate, Scott Stoddard. While Stoddard struggles to recover, Aron begins to drive…

Genre: Action, Drama, Sport
Paper Tiger

Paper Tiger

Paper Tiger
IMDb: 6.0
N/A

A somewhat prim and proper Englishman is hired as the tutor to the son of the Japanese ambassador. His life changes when he and the boy are kidnapped by terrorists…

Genre: Adventure, Drama
The Challenge

The Challenge

The Challenge
IMDb: 6.3
113

Rick, a down-and-out American boxer, is hired to transport a sword to Japan, unaware that the whole thing is a set up in a bitter blood-feud between two brothers, one…

Yojimbo

Yojimbo

Yojimbo
IMDb: 8.3
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…

Throne of Blood

Throne of Blood

Throne of Blood
IMDb: 8.1
108

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

Genre: Drama, History
Seven Samurai

Seven Samurai

Seven Samurai
IMDb: 8.7
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…

The Bad Sleep Well

The Bad Sleep Well

The Bad Sleep Well
IMDb: 8.1
151

A vengeful young man marries the daughter of a corrupt industrialist in order to seek justice for his father’s staged suicide.

Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
1941

1941

1941
IMDb: 5.8
118

It’s been six days since the attack on Pearl Harbor. Panic grips California, supposedly the next target of the Japanese forces. Everywhere in California, people are suffering from war nerves….

Genre: Action, Comedy, War
Midway

Midway

Midway
IMDb: 6.8
132

This war drama depicts the U.S. and Japanese forces in the naval Battle of Midway, which became a turning point for Americans during World War II.

Genre: Action, Drama, History, War