Toshiro Mifune

Seven Samurai (1954)

Seven Samurai

Movie review of Seven Samurai. Often imitated but never equalled, Akira Kurosawa’s samurai story was the starting point of a hugely influential filmmaker.

The Hidden Fortress (1958)

The Hidden Fortess

Renowned film maker Akira Kurosawa wanted to make a film that would in his words be “a 100% entertainment film, full of thrills and fun". It was his way of repaying Toho Film Studios for backing some ...

Sanjuro (1962)

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The popular “rōnin with no name” from Akira Kurosawa’s internationally acclaimed samurai western “Yojimbo” returns in a tale of political double dealings and bumbling plans to rescue a clan leader ...

Yojimbo (1961)

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From the cinematic partnership of Akira Kurosawa and Toshiro Mifune comes Yojimbo, a classic samurai western influenced a generation of actors and filmmakers, and is generally regarded as their ...

Kung-fu Kingdom