Search results for "Akira Kurosawa"
Ran

Ran

Ran
IMDb: 8.2
162 min

In Medieval Japan, an elderly warlord retires, handing over his empire to his three sons. However, he vastly underestimates how their new-found power will corrupt them.

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Genre: Action, Drama, History
Sanjuro

Sanjuro

Sanjuro
IMDb: 8.2
96 min

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…

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Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama
Yojimbo

Yojimbo

Yojimbo
IMDb: 8.3
110 min

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…

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Genre: Drama, Thriller
The Bad Sleep Well

The Bad Sleep Well

The Bad Sleep Well
IMDb: 8.1
151 min

A vengeful young man marries the daughter of a corrupt industrialist in order to seek justice for his father’s staged suicide.

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Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Throne of Blood

Throne of Blood

Throne of Blood
IMDb: 8.1
110 min

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…

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Genre: Drama, History
Seven Samurai

Seven Samurai

Seven Samurai
IMDb: 8.7
207 min

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…

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Genre: Action, Drama
Ikiru

Ikiru

Ikiru
IMDb: 8.3
143 min

Kanji Watanabe is a middle-aged man who has worked in the same monotonous bureaucratic position for decades. Learning he has cancer, he starts to look for the meaning of his…

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Genre: Drama
Rashomon

Rashomon

Rashomon
IMDb: 8.3
88 min

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…

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Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Dreams

Dreams

Dreams
IMDb: 7.8
119 min

A collection of magical tales based upon the actual dreams of director Akira Kurosawa.

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Genre: Drama, Fantasy