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List of Akira Kurosawa Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. Asunaro monogatari (1955)
12
2
Asunaro monogatari
12
2
As:
Writer
Director:
Hiromichi Horikawa
Star Cast:
Isao Kimura, Akira Kubo, Yoshiko Kuga, Mariko Okada, Akemi Negishi
2. Shichinin no samurai (1954)
13
2
Shichinin no samurai
13
2

Shichinin no samurai also known as Seven Samurai is an Akira Kurosawa directed Japanese masterpiece. The plot revolves around seven rōnin or samurais with no masters who are hired by villagers to protect them against bandits. The final battle sees the eventual victory of the Samurai but at a very high cost. 

As:
Director, Writer
Director:
Akira Kurosawa
Genres:
Adventure, Drama
Star Cast:
Toshiro Mifune, Takashi Shimura, Daisuke Katô, Toshirô Mifune, Kamatari Fujiwara, Keiko Tsushima
3. Kieta chutai (1955)
11
2
Kieta chutai
11
2
As:
Writer
Director:
Akira Mimura
Star Cast:
Ryutaro Tatsumi, Ken'ichirô Kawamura, Goro Matsuki
4. Tengoku to jigoku (1963)
11
2
Tengoku to jigoku
11
2
As:
Producer, Director, Writer
Director:
Akira Kurosawa
Genres:
Mystery, Crime, Thriller, Drama
Star Cast:
Toshiro Mifune, Tatsuya Nakadai, Toshirô Mifune, Kyôko Kagawa, Tatsuya Mihashi, Isao Kimura
5. Kedamono no yado (1951)
11
2
Kedamono no yado
11
2
As:
Writer
Director:
Tatsuyasu Osone
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Takashi Shimura, Kôji Tsuruta, Keiko Kishi, Ichirô Arishima
6. Rashômon (1950)
11
2
Rashômon
11
2

Rashômon is a period drama that showcases four characters retelling the same story from their own perspective, often self-serving and untrue. A samurai is murdered and his wife is raped by a bandit, and the story is retold by the wife, the bandit, the dead samurai's ghost and a woodcutter.

As:
Director, Writer
Director:
Akira Kurosawa
Genres:
Mystery, Crime, Drama
Star Cast:
Toshiro Mifune, Takashi Shimura, Toshirô Mifune, Masayuki Mori, Minoru Chiaki, Machiko Kyô
7. Yôjinbô (1961)
11
2
Yôjinbô
11
2

The Kurosawa directed masterpiece tells the story of a wandering rōnin, who arrives in a small village and takes up the name of Kuwabatake Sanjuro, to pit two rival businessmen against each other. Although Sanjuro wants to reap the benefits himself, a full-scale war breaks out, leaving Sanjuro questioning his choices. 

As:
Producer, Director, Writer
Director:
Akira Kurosawa
Genres:
Thriller, Drama, Action
Star Cast:
Toshiro Mifune, Tatsuya Nakadai, Daisuke Katô, Toshirô Mifune, Yôko Tsukasa, Isuzu Yamada
8. Ikiru (1952)
11
2
Ikiru
11
2

Ikiru, which in English means ‘to live’, is a Japanese drama film, focusing on a Japanese bureaucrat, nearing his retirement. His wife is dead and his son is indifferent. A long part of bureaucratic inefficiency, he is not affected when a group ofparents wanting to turn a cesspool into a playground is endlessly harassed. Then, he is diagnosed with terminal cancer.    

As:
Director, Writer
Director:
Akira Kurosawa
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Takashi Shimura, Bokuzen Hidari, Minoru Chiaki, Shin'ichi Himori, Haruo Tanaka
9. Dersu Uzala (1975)
11
2
Dersu Uzala
G
11
2
As:
Director, Writer
Director:
Akira Kurosawa
Genres:
Biography, Drama, Adventure
Star Cast:
Yuriy Solomin, Maksim Munzuk, Mikhail Bychkov, Vladimir Khrulev, V. Lastochkin
10. Akahige (1965)
11
2
Akahige
11
2

After obtaining his post graduate degree in medicine, Dr Noboru looks forward to serving wealthy clients and earning lots of money.  However, he is disappointed to learn that he is being sent to a small hospital in a remote village.   

As:
Director, Writer
Director:
Akira Kurosawa
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Toshiro Mifune, Tsutomu Yamazaki, Yûzô Kayama, Toshirô Mifune, Kyôko Kagawa, Reiko Dan
11. Tsubaki Sanjûrô (1962)
11
2
Tsubaki Sanjûrô
11
2

This action thriller crime drama film tells the story of a samurai named Sanjuro who helps a young man save his uncle who has been framed and imprisoned. Sanjuro also helps him and his fellow young warriors weed out evil influences in their clan.  

As:
Director, Writer
Director:
Akira Kurosawa
Genres:
Thriller, Crime, Action, Drama
Star Cast:
Toshiro Mifune, Keiju Kobayashi, Tatsuya Nakadai, Yûzô Kayama, Takashi Shimura, Toshirô Mifune
12. Kumonosu-jô (1957)
11
2
Kumonosu-jô
11
2

Throne of Blood is a historical Japanese drama film, which tells the story of a war-hardened general, who receives a prophecy that says that he would become the Lord of Spider’s Web Castle. However, his wife asks him to speed up the prophecy by murdering the current lord and usurping his place. 

As:
Producer, Director, Writer
Director:
Akira Kurosawa
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Toshiro Mifune, Takashi Shimura, Toshirô Mifune, Isuzu Yamada, Minoru Chiaki, Akira Kubo
13. Kakushi-toride no san-akunin (1958)
11
2
Kakushi-toride no san-akunin
11
2

In feudal Japan, two peasants returning from war meet General Rokurota Makabe and Princess Yuki of the invaded country, who must cross the enemy line to reach the friendly territory and rebuild their clan with their gold cache. Unaware of their identity, the peasants agree to help in return for gold. The general fights his way through enemies while protecting his precious responsibility, Yuki.

As:
Producer, Director, Writer
Director:
Akira Kurosawa
Genres:
Adventure, Drama
Star Cast:
Toshiro Mifune, Takashi Shimura, Toshirô Mifune, Minoru Chiaki, Kamatari Fujiwara, Susumu Fujita
14. Warui yatsu hodo yoku nemuru (1960)
11
2
Warui yatsu hodo yoku nemuru
11
2
As:
Producer, Director, Writer
Director:
Akira Kurosawa
Genres:
Crime, Drama, Thriller
Star Cast:
Toshiro Mifune, Takashi Shimura, Toshirô Mifune, Kyôko Kagawa, Tatsuya Mihashi, Masayuki Mori
15. Kagemusha (1980)
11
2
Kagemusha
PG
11
2

A petty thief having a resemblance to a samurai warlord is given two options: Either to face the death penalty, or to impersonate the warlord.     

As:
Producer, Director, Writer
Director:
Akira Kurosawa
Genres:
Drama, History, War
Star Cast:
Tatsuya Nakadai, Tsutomu Yamazaki, Ken'ichi Hagiwara, Jinpachi Nezu, Hideji Ôtaki
Awards:
BAFTA Award for Best Direction
16. Jiruba Tetsu (1950)
11
2
Jiruba Tetsu
11
2
As:
Writer
Director:
Isamu Kosugi
Star Cast:
Yuriko Hamada, Utaemon Ichikawa
17. Nora inu (1949)
11
2
Nora inu
11
2

This crime drama mystery film tells us the story of a newly-promoted homicide detective in the Tokyo police, whose colt pistol is stolen while he is riding on a crowded trolley. Although he chases the pickpocket, he fails to catch him. Eventually he is asked to conduct an investigation to find the culprit, and he eventually finds himself trying to infiltrate the illicit arms market.

As:
Producer, Director, Writer
Director:
Akira Kurosawa
Genres:
Crime, Drama, Thriller, Mystery
Star Cast:
Toshiro Mifune, Takashi Shimura, Toshirô Mifune, Keiko Awaji, Eiko Miyoshi, Noriko Sengoku
18. Fukeyo haru kaze (1953)
11
2
Fukeyo haru kaze
11
2
As:
Writer
Director:
Senkichi Taniguchi
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Toshiro Mifune, Toshirô Mifune, Kyôko Aoyama, Sô Yamamura, Mariko Okada, Hisako Yamane
19. The Magnificent Seven (1960)
11
2
The Magnificent Seven
TV-PG
11
2

After repeated terrorizing attacks from pillaging bandits led by Calvera, farmers of an oppressed Mexican village hire seven master gunmen to defend their village. The gunslingers train the villagers and help them fight off the goons. The next time, Calvera’s men capture and drive the gunmen away. The seven men decide not to run off, but to return and confront the outlaws. 

As:
Writer
Director:
John Sturges
Genres:
Action, Adventure, Western
Star Cast:
20. Yoidore tenshi (1948)
11
2
Yoidore tenshi
11
2
As:
Director, Writer
Director:
Akira Kurosawa
Genres:
Crime, Drama, Thriller, Romance
Star Cast:
Toshiro Mifune, Takashi Shimura, Toshirô Mifune, Noriko Sengoku, Chieko Nakakita, Reizaburô Yamamoto
21. Ran (1985)
10
2
Ran
R
10
2

A Sengoku-period warlord, Hidetora Ichimonji, decides to step down and divides his kingdom among his three sons. The eldest two agree, while third son Saburo states that it’s unlikely that the three will stay united, displeasing Hidetora who banishes him. Later, Saburo’s warnings prove true as the eldest two fight for power and turn against Hidetora, so Saburo is his only hope. 

As:
Director, Writer
Director:
Akira Kurosawa
Genres:
Action, Drama
Star Cast:
Tatsuya Nakadai, Jinpachi Nezu, Daisuke Ryû, Akira Terao, Mieko Harada
Awards:
BAFTA Award for Best Foreign Language Film
22. Sugata Sanshiro (1965)
10
2
Sugata Sanshiro
10
2

Sanchiro Sugata tells the story of a young man who wants to learn the new art of judo. He meets a wise teacher who tells him that judo is not merely a means of combat nor a demonstration of physical skill. However, it is an art which can help the artist reveal himself.

As:
Producer, Writer
Director:
Seiichirô Uchikawa
Genres:
Action, Drama
Star Cast:
Toshiro Mifune, Tsutomu Yamazaki, Yûzô Kayama, Eiji Okada, Takashi Shimura, Bokuzen Hidari
23. Jakoman to Tetsu (1949)
10
2
Jakoman to Tetsu
10
2
As:
Writer
Director:
Senkichi Taniguchi
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Toshiro Mifune, Toshirô Mifune, Yoshiko Kuga, Ryûnosuke Tsukigata, Yuriko Hamada, Sen Hara
24. Tsubasa no gaika (1942)
10
2
Tsubasa no gaika
10
2
As:
Writer
Director:
Satsuo Yamamoto
Genres:
Drama, War
Star Cast:
Seizaburô Kawazu, Takako Irie, Ranko Hanai, Jôji Oka, Heihachirô Ôkawa
25. Seishun no kiryû (1942)
10
2
Seishun no kiryû
10
2
As:
Writer
Director:
Osamu Fushimizu
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Susumu Fujita, Setsuko Hara, Hisako Yamane, Ichirô Ryûzaki, Den Obinata
26. Tora! Tora! Tora! (1970)
10
2
Tora! Tora! Tora!
G
10
2

The film illustrates the American and Japanese perspectives about the events leading up to the Japanese air-raid on the Pearl Harbor naval base in 1941. US economic embargo results in strained relations with Japan, which leads the Japanese to plot an early morning surprise air-strike on Pearl Harbor. Though US intelligence succeeds in intercepting the Japanese messages, they are dismissed as implausible. 

As:
Writer
Director:
Richard Fleischer, Kinji Fukasaku, Toshio Masuda
Genres:
Drama, History, Action, War
Star Cast:
James Whitmore, Jason Robards, Joseph Cotten, Martin Balsam, E.G. Marshall, Tatsuya Mihashi
27. Sugata Sanshiro (1955)
10
2
Sugata Sanshiro
10
2
As:
Director, Writer
Director:
Akira Kurosawa, Tsuneo Tomita
Genres:
Action, Drama
28. Sengoku burai (1952)
10
2
Sengoku burai
10
2
As:
Writer
Director:
Hiroshi Inagaki
Genres:
Action, Adventure, Drama
Star Cast:
Toshiro Mifune, Takashi Shimura, Toshirô Mifune, Shirley Yamaguchi, Rentarô Mikuni, Danshirô Ichikawa
29. Dodesukaden (1970)
10
2
Dodesukaden
10
2
As:
Producer, Director, Writer
Director:
Akira Kurosawa
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Yoshitaka Zushi, Kin Sugai, Toshiyuki Tonomura, Shinsuke Minami, Yûko Kusunoki
30. Donzoko (1957)
10
2
Donzoko
10
2
As:
Producer, Director, Writer
Director:
Akira Kurosawa
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Toshiro Mifune, Toshirô Mifune, Kyôko Kagawa, Isuzu Yamada, Minoru Chiaki, Kamatari Fujiwara
31. Shizukanaru kettô (1949)
10
2
Shizukanaru kettô
10
2
As:
Director, Writer
Director:
Akira Kurosawa
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Toshiro Mifune, Takashi Shimura, Toshirô Mifune, Noriko Sengoku, Miki Sanjô, Kenjirô Uemura
32. Hakuchi (1951)
11
2
Hakuchi
11
2
As:
Director, Writer
Director:
Akira Kurosawa
Genres:
Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Toshiro Mifune, Takashi Shimura, Toshirô Mifune, Masayuki Mori, Setsuko Hara, Yoshiko Kuga
33. Jakoman to Tetsu (1964)
10
2
Jakoman to Tetsu
10
2
As:
Writer
Director:
Kinji Fukasaku
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Ken Takakura, Tetsurô Tanba, Isao Yamagata, Yôko Minamida, Kumeko Urabe
34. Ikimono no kiroku (1955)
10
2
Ikimono no kiroku
10
2
As:
Director, Writer
Director:
Akira Kurosawa
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Toshiro Mifune, Takashi Shimura, Toshirô Mifune, Minoru Chiaki, Eiko Miyoshi, Kyôko Aoyama
35. Shûbun (1950)
10
2
Shûbun
10
2
As:
Director, Writer
Director:
Akira Kurosawa
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Toshiro Mifune, Takashi Shimura, Toshirô Mifune, Noriko Sengoku, Shirley Yamaguchi, Yôko Katsuragi
36. Jigoku no kifujin (1949)
10
2
Jigoku no kifujin
10
2
As:
Writer
Director:
Motoyoshi Oda
Star Cast:
Takashi Shimura, Eitarô Ozawa, Michiyo Kogure, Ichirô Ryûzaki, Minoru Takada
37. Yume (1990)
10
2
Yume
PG
10
2

Yume is a fantasy drama film directed by Akira Kurosawa, in which he portrays eight different dreams he had experienced.

As:
Director, Writer
Director:
Akira Kurosawa, Ishirô Honda
Genres:
Fantasy, Drama
Star Cast:
Martin Scorsese, Mitsunori Isaki, Akira Terao, Toshie Negishi, Mitsuko Baishô, Mieko Harada
38. Nora inu (1973)
10
2
Nora inu
10
2
As:
Writer
Director:
Azuma Morisaki
Genres:
Drama, Crime
Star Cast:
Tetsuya Watari, Shinsuke Ashida, Keiko Matsuzaka, Tarô Shigaki, Harue Akagi
39. Sengoku gunto-den (1959)
10
2
Sengoku gunto-den
10
2
As:
Writer
Director:
Toshio Sugie
Genres:
Action, Adventure, Drama
Star Cast:
Toshiro Mifune, Takashi Shimura, Toshirô Mifune, Yôko Tsukasa, Minoru Chiaki, Misa Uehara
40. Ame agaru (1999)
10
2
Ame agaru
10
2
As:
Writer
Director:
Takashi Koizumi
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Hisashi Igawa, Akira Terao, Yoshiko Miyazaki, Hidetaka Yoshioka, Shirô Mifune
41. Subarashiki nichiyôbi (1947)
10
2
Subarashiki nichiyôbi
10
2
As:
Director, Writer
Director:
Akira Kurosawa
Genres:
Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Chieko Nakakita, Isao Numasaki, Atsushi Watanabe, Zekô Nakamura, Ichirô Namiki
42. Xue cheng (1968)
10
2
Xue cheng
10
2
As:
Writer
Director:
Fu-Ti Lin
Genres:
Action, Adventure
Star Cast:
Yeh Tien, Hsiu-Fang Wu, Hsiao Yen Chang, Shao Chun Chang, Lung Chin
43. Ginrei no hate (1947)
10
2
Ginrei no hate
10
2

This action crime drama film revolves around three bank robbers who escape the police and go hiding into the mountains. Soon, they encounter a young woman and her father, who welcome them as guests, but they have no idea that the men are criminals.

As:
Writer
Director:
Senkichi Taniguchi
Genres:
Action, Drama, Crime
Star Cast:
Toshiro Mifune, Takashi Shimura, Toshirô Mifune, Kokuten Kôdô, Akitake Kôno, Setsuko Wakayama
44. Tateshi Danpei (1962)
10
2
Tateshi Danpei
10
2
As:
Writer
Director:
Shunkai Mizuho
Genres:
Adventure, Drama, Action
Star Cast:
Ganjirô Nakamura, Kichijirô Ueda, Raizô Ichikawa, Kinuyo Tanaka, Miwa Takada
45. Nichiro sensô shôri no hishi: Tekichû ôdan sanbyaku-ri (1957)
10
2
Nichiro sensô shôri no hishi: Tekichû ôdan sanbyaku-ri
10
2
As:
Writer
Director:
Kazuo Mori
Genres:
War, Action, Adventure
Star Cast:
Kenji Sugawara, Yoshirô Kitahara, Ryûji Shinagawa, Hideo Takamatsu, Ryuichi Ishii
46. Akatsuki no dasso (1950)
10
2
Akatsuki no dasso
10
2
As:
Writer
Director:
Senkichi Taniguchi
Genres:
Drama, War
Star Cast:
Haruo Tanaka, Shirley Yamaguchi, Eitarô Ozawa, Ryô Ikebe, Hajime Izu
47. Waga seishun ni kuinashi (1946)
10
2
Waga seishun ni kuinashi
10
2
As:
Director, Writer
Director:
Akira Kurosawa
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Susumu Fujita, Eiko Miyoshi, Setsuko Hara, Denjirô Ôkôchi, Haruko Sugimura
48. Tateshi Danpei (1950)
10
2
Tateshi Danpei
10
2
As:
Writer
Director:
Masahiro Makino
Genres:
Adventure, Action, Drama
Star Cast:
Isuzu Yamada, Ryûnosuke Tsukigata, Utaemon Ichikawa, Chiaki Tsukioka, Eitarô Shindô
49. Ai to nikushimi no kanata e (1951)
10
2
Ai to nikushimi no kanata e
10
2
As:
Writer
Director:
Senkichi Taniguchi
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Toshiro Mifune, Takashi Shimura, Toshirô Mifune, Kichijirô Ueda, Eitarô Ozawa, Ryô Ikebe
50. Maadadayo (1993)
9
2
Maadadayo
9
2
As:
Director, Writer
Director:
Akira Kurosawa
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
George Tokoro, Tatsuo Matsumura, Hisashi Igawa, Masayuki Yui, Akira Terao
51. Tora no o wo fumu otokotachi (1945)
10
2
Tora no o wo fumu otokotachi
10
2
As:
Director, Writer
Director:
Akira Kurosawa
Genres:
Drama, Thriller, Adventure
Star Cast:
Takashi Shimura, Masayuki Mori, Susumu Fujita, Denjirô Ôkôchi, Ken'ichi Enomoto
53. Araki Mataemon: Kettô kagiya no tsuji (1952)
9
2
Araki Mataemon: Kettô kagiya no tsuji
9
2

This Japanese action adventure drama film tells the story of a renowned swordsman who decides to help a young man in his quest for vengeance.

As:
Writer
Director:
Kazuo Mori
Genres:
Drama, Adventure, Action
Star Cast:
Toshiro Mifune, Takashi Shimura, Daisuke Katô, Toshirô Mifune, Minoru Chiaki, Yuriko Hamada
54. Uma (1941)
9
2
Uma
9
2
As:
Director, Writer
Director:
Akira Kurosawa, Kajirô Yamamoto
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Kamatari Fujiwara, Hideko Takamine, Chieko Takehisa, Kaoru Futaba, Takeshi Hirata
55. Shozo (1948)
9
2
Shozo
9
2
As:
Writer
Director:
Keisuke Kinoshita
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Kuniko Miyake, Chieko Higashiyama, Eitarô Ozawa, Ichirô Sugai, Kuniko Igawa
56. Hachi-gatsu no rapusodî (1991)
9
2
Hachi-gatsu no rapusodî
PG
9
2
As:
Director, Writer
Director:
Akira Kurosawa
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Richard Gere, Mitsunori Isaki, Hisashi Igawa, Sachiko Murase, Narumi Kayashima
57. Sugata Sanshirô (1943)
9
2
Sugata Sanshirô
9
2
As:
Director, Writer
Director:
Akira Kurosawa
Genres:
Action, Adventure, Drama
Star Cast:
Takashi Shimura, Susumu Fujita, Denjirô Ôkôchi, Ryûnosuke Tsukigata, Yukiko Todoroki
58. Asu o tsukuru hitobito (1946)
9
2
Asu o tsukuru hitobito
9
2
As:
Director
Director:
Akira Kurosawa, Kajirô Yamamoto, Hideo Sekigawa
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Takashi Shimura, Masayuki Mori, Susumu Fujita, Hideko Takamine, Kenji Susukida
59. Yottsu no koi no monogatari (1947)
9
2
Yottsu no koi no monogatari
9
2
As:
Writer
Director:
Kajirô Yamamoto, Kenta Yamazaki, Teinosuke Kinugasa, Mikio Naruse, Shirô Toyoda
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Yoshiko Kuga, Michiyo Kogure, Isao Numasaki, Ken'ichi Enomoto, Ryô Ikebe
60. Umi wa miteita (2002)
9
2
Umi wa miteita
R
9
2
As:
Writer
Director:
Kei Kumai
Genres:
Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Misa Shimizu, Nagiko Tôno, Masatoshi Nagase, Hidetaka Yoshioka, Miho Tsumiki
61. The Magnificent Seven (2016)
9
2
The Magnificent Seven
PG-13
9
2

Bartholomew Bogue takes control of the American frontier town Rose Creek and forces its citizens to forced labor. When a group of locals, led by Matthew Cullen stand up to him, he has them killed. Cullen’s widow then recruits U.S. Marshal Sam Chisholm who forms a group of seven fighters to take on Bogue and his army. 

As:
Writer
Director:
Antoine Fuqua
Genres:
Western, Adventure, Action
63. Dohyosai (1944)
9
2
Dohyosai
9
2
As:
Writer
Director:
Santarô Marune
Star Cast:
Akira Kishii, Chiezô Kataoka, Haruyo Ichikawa
64. Appare Isshin Tasuke (1945)
9
2
Appare Isshin Tasuke
9
2
As:
Writer
Director:
Kiyoshi Saeki
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Musei Tokugawa, Ken'ichi Enomoto, Yukiko Todoroki, Akira Kishii, Toshiko Hattori
65. Zoku Sugata Sanshirô (1945)
9
2
Zoku Sugata Sanshirô
9
2
As:
Director, Writer
Director:
Akira Kurosawa
Genres:
Adventure, Action
Star Cast:
Susumu Fujita, Denjirô Ôkôchi, Akitake Kôno, Ryûnosuke Tsukigata, Yukiko Todoroki
66. Last Man Standing (1996)
8
2
Last Man Standing
TV-MA
8
2

During the Prohibition Era, drifting gun-for-hire John Smith, who is on the run, reaches Jericho, Texas, a ghost town where warring Irish and Italian mobs have driven away the townsfolk. John Smith decides to take advantage of the situation and play the rival gangs against each other for his benefit. But while at it, the mercenary gunslinger learns the value of honor. 

As:
Writer
Director:
Walter Hill
Genres:
Crime, Thriller, Action, Drama
Star Cast:
Bruce Willis, Bruce Dern, Leslie Mann, Christopher Walken, William Sanderson, David Patrick Kelly
67. Ichiban utsukushiku (1944)
8
2
Ichiban utsukushiku
8
2
As:
Director, Writer
Director:
Akira Kurosawa
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Takashi Shimura, Sôji Kiyokawa, Ichirô Sugai, Takako Irie, Yôko Yaguchi
68. Haru no tawamure (1949)
11
2
Haru no tawamure
11
2
As:
Producer
Director:
Kajirô Yamamoto
Star Cast:
Ureo Egawa, Musei Tokugawa, Jûkichi Uno, Masao Mishima, Chôko Iida
69. Dora-heita (2000)
9
2
Dora-heita
9
2
As:
Writer
Director:
Kon Ichikawa
Genres:
Crime, Action
Star Cast:
Hideji Ôtaki, Kôji Yakusho, Yûko Asano, Tsurutarô Kataoka, Ryûdô Uzaki
70. U mong pa meung (2011)
8
2
U mong pa meung
R
8
2
As:
Writer
Director:
M.L. Pundhevanop Dhewakul
Genres:
Mystery, Drama
Star Cast:
Mario Maurer, Petchtai Wongkamlao, Pongpat Wachirabunjong, Ananda Everingham, Laila Boonyasak
71. Kakushi toride no san akunin (2008)
8
2
Kakushi toride no san akunin
8
2
As:
Writer
Director:
Shinji Higuchi
Genres:
Drama, Adventure, Action
Star Cast:
Masami Nagasawa, Jun Matsumoto, Daisuke Miyagawa, Kippei Shîna, Hiroshi Abe
72. Tsubaki Sanjûrô (2007)
8
2
Tsubaki Sanjûrô
8
2
As:
Writer
Director:
Yoshimitsu Morita
Genres:
Action, Drama, History
Star Cast:
Yûji Oda, Makoto Fujita, Shin'yû Fujiwara, Tsuyoshi Hayashi, Ichitaro

TV Movie(s)

1. Uma no uta (1970)
10
2
Uma no uta
10
2
As:
Director
Director:
Akira Kurosawa
Genres:
Documentary
Star Cast:
Hiroyuki Kawase, Noboru Mitani
2. Norainu (2013)
9
2
Norainu
9
2
As:
Writer
Director:
Yasuo Tsuruhashi
Genres:
Thriller
Star Cast:
Shidô Nakamura, Yôsuke Eguchi, Ryôko Hirosue, Tasuku Emoto

Animation(s)

Samurai 7 (2004)
Samurai 7
TV-PG
As:
Writer
Director:
Toshifumi Takizawa, Tôru Yoshida, Futoshi Higashide, Hiroyuki Okuno, Jirô Fujimoto
Genres:
Sci-Fi, Animation, Adventure, Action
Star Cast:
R. Bruce Elliott, Christopher Sabat, Sean Teague, Colleen Clinkenbeard, Luci Christian

TV Shows and Videos

Nioh (2017)
Nioh
As:
Writer
Director:
Shinji Higuchi, Yosuke Hayashi, Fumihiko Yasuda, Makoto Kamiya
Genres:
Adventure, Action, Fantasy
Star Cast:
Nicholas Boulton, Jessica Regan, Emi Takei, Richie Campbell, Ben Peel

Akira Kurosawa Awards

BAFTA Awards
Ran Best Foreign Language Film 1987
Kagemusha Best Direction 1981