Tag: ronin

Samurai Spy (1965) 7

Samurai Spy (1965)

Storyline:The legendary samurai Sasuke Sarutobi tracks the spy Nojiri, while a mysterious figure named Sakon leads a band of men on their own quest for the wily Nojiri. Soon no one knows just who is who and what side ...

Sleepy Eyes of Death: Sword of Villainy (1966) 7

Sleepy Eyes of Death: Sword of Villainy (1966)

Storyline:This film of the sleepy-eyed ronin series has the hero involved when as an act of vengeance a band of samurai whose master was unceremoniously assassinated by agents of the clan, when he sought justice and b...

Sleepy Eyes of Death: A Trail of Traps (1967) 7.1

Sleepy Eyes of Death: A Trail of Traps (1967)

Storyline:This film of the sleepy-eyed ronin series has the hero talked into escorting a precious religious artifact to Kyoto, Japan. A sect of Christian swordsmen are lying in wait to steal the statuette. What does i...

Masterless (2015) 3.6

Masterless (2015)

Storyline:Kane Madison is an architect working in Los Angeles while his doppelganger-like spirit, an eighteenth century Ronin, wanders a parallel netherworld of masked demons and Japanese swordsmen. When tragedy strik...

Hara-Kiri: Death of a Samurai (2011) 7.3

Hara-Kiri: Death of a Samurai (2011)

Storyline:A 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 lo...

Harakiri (1962) 8.7

Harakiri (1962)

Storyline:Peace in 17th-century Japan causes the Shogunate's breakup of warrior clans, throwing thousands of samurai out of work and into poverty. An honorable end to such fate under the samurai code is ritual suicide...

The Loyal 47 Ronin (1958) 6.3

The Loyal 47 Ronin (1958)

Storyline:Japan, 1701. A group of samurai become rônin after their lord is forced to commit seppuku for assaulting a court official, who will become the target of a merciless revenge.User Reviews:

Demons (1971) 8.2

Demons (1971)

Storyline:Gengobe Satsuma, an exiled samurai cast out as an Asano clan retainer is given a second chance to join his brothers in arms to become the 48th Ronin against the Shogunate. His faithful servant gathers the 10...

13 Assassins (2010) 7.3

13 Assassins (2010)

Storyline:A bravado period action film set at the end of Japan's feudal era in which a group of unemployed samurai are enlisted to bring down a sadistic lord and prevent him from ascending to the throne and plunging t...

47 Ronin (2013) 6.0

47 Ronin (2013)

Storyline:Kai—an outcast—joins Oishi, the leader of 47 outcast samurai. Together they seek vengeance upon the treacherous overlord who killed their master and banished their kind. To restore honour to their homeland...

Lone Wolf and Cub: Sword of Vengeance (1972) 7.9

Lone Wolf and Cub: Sword of Vengeance (1972)

Storyline:In this first film of the Lone Wolf and Cub series, adapted from the manga by Kazuo Koike, we are told the story of the Lone Wolf and Cub's origin. Ogami Itto, the official Shogunate executioner, has been fr...

Ronin (1998) 7.3

Ronin (1998)

Storyline:Ronin is the Japanese word used for Samurai without a master. In this case, the Ronin are outcast specialists of every kind, whose services are available to everyone - for money. Dierdre (undoubtedly from Ir...

Yojimbo (1961) 8.3

Yojimbo (1961)

Storyline:Sanjuro, a wandering samurai enters a rural town in nineteenth century Japan. After learning from the innkeeper that the town is divided between two gangsters, he plays one side off against the other. His ef...