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Yojimbo 1961

  • Akira Kurosawa
  • September 13, 1961
  • 110 mins
  • Japanese
  • Drama, Thriller
First class samurai action tale with philosophy to boot
The incomparable Toshiro Mifune stars in Akira Kurosawa’s visually stunning and darkly comic Yojimbo. To rid a terror-stricken village of corruption, wily masterless samurai Sanjuro turns a range war between two evil clans to his own advantage. Remade twice, by Sergio Leone and Walter Hill, this exhilarating genre-twister remains one of the most influential and entertaining films of all time.


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