Search results for "Toshirō Mifune"
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
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
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…

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
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
Rashomon

Rashomon

Rashomon
IMDb: 8.2
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
Seven Samurai

Seven Samurai

Seven Samurai
IMDb: 8.6
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
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
Samurai II: Duel at Ichijoji Temple

Samurai II: Duel at Ichijoji Temple

Samurai II: Duel at Ichijoji Temple
IMDb: 7.4
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: 7.6
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…

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
Yojimbo

Yojimbo

Yojimbo
IMDb: 8.2
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
Sanjuro

Sanjuro

Sanjuro
IMDb: 8.1
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…

Genre: Action, Comedy, 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
Grand Prix

Grand Prix

Grand Prix
IMDb: 7.2
176

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

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…

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
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
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…

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
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 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