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Takashi Shimura

High and Low

High and Low

Mar. 01, 1963

High and Low

An executive of a shoe company becomes a victim of extortion when his chauffeur’s son is kidnapped and held for ransom.
47 Ronin
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47 Ronin

Nov. 03, 1962

47 Ronin

The story tells of a group of samurai who were left leaderless (becoming ronin) after their daimyo (feudal lord) was forced to commit seppuku ...
Gorath

Gorath

Mar. 21, 1962

Gorath

In 1980, a giant planetoid named Gorath is discovered to be on a collision course with Earth. Even though it is smaller than Earth, its mass is ...
Sanjuro

Sanjuro

Jan. 01, 1962

Sanjuro

Toshiro Mifune swaggers and snarls to brilliant comic effect in Kurosawa’s tightly paced, beautifully composed “Sanjuro.” In ...
Mothra

Mothra

Jul. 30, 1961

Mothra

Shipwreck survivors are found on a presumably uninhabited and irradiated island called Infant Island. A joint expedition of Roliscan and Japanese ...
The Gambler’s Code
6.8

The Gambler’s Code

Jun. 14, 1961

The Gambler’s Code

One of Japan’s most popular stories is the tale of Kutsukake Tokijiro, a traveling gambler who finds that he must take care of the wife and ...
Yojimbo

Yojimbo

Apr. 25, 1961

Yojimbo

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 ...
Daredevil in the Castle
6.6

Daredevil in the Castle

During the raging war between the Toyotomi and Tokugawa clans, the swordsman Mohei (whose family has been completely decimated) is recruited by ...
Restoration Fire

Restoration Fire

Jan. 01, 1961

Restoration Fire

Megastar Kataoka Chiezo is Vice-commander Hijikata Toshizo of the Shinsengumi in this realistic tale of Japan’s inner battles that led to the ...
The Bad Sleep Well
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The Bad Sleep Well

Sep. 15, 1960

The Bad Sleep Well

In this loose adaptation of “Hamlet,” illegitimate son Kôichi Nishi climbs to a high position within a Japanese corporation and ...