Jûsan-nin no shikaku(2010)

Combined Rating:
82
Combined Critics Rating: 79

A group of assassins come together for a suicide mission to kill an evil lord.



The Last Samurai(2003)

Combined Rating:
80
Combined Critics Rating: 71

An American military advisor embraces the Samurai culture he was hired to destroy after he is captured in battle.



Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai(1999)

Combined Rating:
75
Combined Critics Rating: 67

An African American mafia hit man who models himself after the samurai of old finds himself targeted for death by the mob.



Tasogare Seibei(2002)

Combined Rating:
71
Combined Critics Rating: 70

A 19th-century samurai tries to protect a battered wife.



47 Ronin(2013)

Combined Rating:
63
Combined Critics Rating: 47

A band of samurai set out to avenge the death and dishonor of their master at the hands of a ruthless shogun.



Ichimei(2011)

Combined Rating:
55
Combined Critics Rating: 59

An tale of revenge, honor and disgrace, centering on a poverty-stricken samurai who discovers the fate of his ronin son-in-law, setting in motion a tense showdown of vengeance against the house of a feudal lord.



Kakushi ken oni no tsume(2004)

Combined Rating:
51
Combined Critics Rating: 55

During the time of change of the mid-19th Century, Yaichiro is bid farewell by his fellow samurai friends Munezo and Samon as he leaves their clan's fiefdom on the northwest coast of Japan ...



Mugen no jûnin(2017)

Combined Rating:
41
Combined Critics Rating: 36

Manji, a highly skilled samurai, becomes cursed with immortality after a legendary battle. Haunted by the brutal murder of his sister, Manji knows that only fighting evil will regain his soul. He promises to help a young girl named Rin avenge her parents, who were killed by a group of master swordsmen led by ruthless warrior Anotsu. The mission will change Manji in ways he could never imagine - ...



Gohatto(1999)

Combined Rating:
41
Combined Critics Rating: 38

The new member of a samurai militia unit causes disruption as several of his colleagues fall in love with him, threatening to disturb the rigid code of their squad.



Kagemusha(1980)

Combined Rating:
36
Combined Critics Rating: 14

A petty thief with an utter resemblance to a samurai warlord is hired as the lord's double. When the warlord later dies the thief is forced to take up arms in his place.



Sanjuro(1962)

Combined Rating:
34
Combined Critics Rating: 13

A crafty samurai helps a young man and his fellow clansmen save his uncle, who has been framed and imprisoned by a corrupt superintendent.



Yôjinbô(1961)

Combined Rating:
31
Combined Critics Rating: 0

A crafty ronin comes to a town divided by two criminal gangs and decides to play them against each other to free the town.



Umi wa miteita(2002)

Combined Rating:
25
Combined Critics Rating: 29

19th century. Oshin is a prostitute in a brothel of a red-light district. A disgraced samurai, Fusanosuke, rushes in the brothel seeking for a refuge, because he had wounded a powerful ...



Seppuku(1962)

Combined Rating:
25
Combined Critics Rating: 0

An elder ronin samurai arrives at a feudal lord's home and requests an honorable place to commit suicide. But when the ronin inquires about a younger samurai who arrived before him things take an unexpected turn.



Onibaba(1964)

Combined Rating:
25
Combined Critics Rating: 6

Two women kill samurai and sell their belongings for a living. While one of them is having an affair with their neighbor, the other woman meets a mysterious samurai wearing a bizarre mask.



Yamakasi - Les samouraïs des temps modernes(2001)

Combined Rating:
19
Combined Critics Rating: 0

Gravity or Police, these guys don't believe in any law. Idolised by the youth of Paris as much as they're hated by the police, they are the Yamakasis, modern samurais. With acrobatic ...



Dai-bosatsu tôge(1966)

Combined Rating:
18
Combined Critics Rating: 0

Through his unconscionable actions against others, a sociopath samurai builds a trail of vendettas that follow him closely.



Jôi-uchi: Hairyô tsuma shimatsu(1967)

Combined Rating:
18
Combined Critics Rating: 0

The mother of a feudal lord's only heir is kidnapped away from her husband by the lord. The husband and his samurai father must decide whether to accept the unjust decision, or risk death to get her back.



Kozure Ôkami: Ko wo kashi ude kashi tsukamatsuru(1972)

Combined Rating:
15
Combined Critics Rating: 0

The story of a Ronin (i.e. a masterless samurai) who wanders the countryside of Japan with his small child, having various adventures.



Mibu gishi den(2002)

Combined Rating:
13
Combined Critics Rating: 0

A samurai goes to extraordinary lengths to provide for his family.




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