The Samurai Film Encyclopedia

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Created by Sir Plebeian.

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Adopted from The Samurai Film: Expanded and Revised By Alain Silver

001-011: Hideo Gosha (1929-1992)
012-015: Masaki Kobayashi (1916-1996)
016-024: Akira Kurosawa (1910-1998)
025-033: Kihachi Okamoto (1923-2005)
034-039: Masahiro Shinoda (1931- )
040-056: Kyoshiro Nemuri Series (Begun 1956)
057-083: Zato Ichi Series (Shintaro Katsu 1962-1989)
084-087: The Crimson Bat Series (1969-1970)
088-095: Band Of Assassins Series (1962-1966)
096-159: (Pre-1950s)
160-208: (1950-1957)
209-240: (1958)
241-287: (1959)
288-320: (1960)
321-382: (1961-1962)
383-405: (1963-1964)
406-418: (1965-1966)
419-422: (1967)
423-435: (1968)
436-451: (1969)
452-458: (1970)
459-483: (1971-1979)
484-500: (1980s)
501-516: (1990s)
517-525: (2000-present)

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  1. 1 new

    Sanbiki no samurai

    1964 — a.k.a. Three Outlaw Samurai, in 2 top lists Check
  2. 2 new

    Kedamono no ken

    1965 — a.k.a. Sword of the Beast, in 2 top lists Check
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    Tange Sazen: Hien iaigiri

    1966 — a.k.a. The Secret of the Urn, in 1 top list Check
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    Kiba Ôkaminosuke

    1966 — a.k.a. Samurai Wolf I, in 1 top list Check
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    Kiba Ôkaminosuke: jigoku giri

    1967 — a.k.a. Samurai Wolf II, in 0 top lists Check
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    Goyôkin

    1969 — a.k.a. Goyokin, in 3 top lists Check
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    Hitokiri

    1969 — a.k.a. Tenchu!, in 2 top lists Check
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    Kumokiri Nizaemon

    1978 — a.k.a. Bandit vs. Samurai Squad, in 1 top list Check
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    Yami no karyudo

    1979 — a.k.a. Hunter in the Dark, in 1 top list Check
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    Tange Sazen: Hyakuman ryo no tsubo

    2004, in 0 top lists Check
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    Jittemai

    1986 — a.k.a. Death Shadow, in 0 top lists Check
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    Seppuku

    1962 — a.k.a. Harakiri, in 15 top lists Check
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    Kaidan

    1964 — a.k.a. Kwaidan, in 12 top lists Check
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    Jôi-uchi: Hairyô tsuma shimatsu

    1967 — a.k.a. Samurai Rebellion, in 6 top lists Check
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    Inochi bô ni furô

    1971 — a.k.a. At the Risk of My Life, in 0 top lists Check
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    Tora no o wo fumu otokotachi

    1945 — a.k.a. The Men Who Tread on the Tiger's Tail, in 1 top list Check
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    Rashômon

    1950 — a.k.a. Rashomon, in 32 top lists Check
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    Shichinin no samurai

    1954 — a.k.a. Seven Samurai, in 34 top lists Check
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    Kumonosu-jô

    1957 — a.k.a. Throne of Blood, in 17 top lists Check
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    Kakushi-toride no san-akunin

    1958 — a.k.a. The Hidden Fortress, in 9 top lists Check
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    Yôjinbô

    1961 — a.k.a. Yojimbo, in 18 top lists Check
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    Tsubaki Sanjûrô

    1962 — a.k.a. Sanjuro, in 7 top lists Check
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    Kagemusha

    1980, in 12 top lists Check
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    Ran

    1985, in 24 top lists Check
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    Sengoku yarô

    1963 — a.k.a. Warring Clans, in 1 top list Check
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    Samurai

    1965 — a.k.a. Samurai Assassin, in 1 top list Check
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    Dai-bosatsu tôge

    1966 — a.k.a. The Sword of Doom, in 4 top lists Check
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    Kiru

    1968 — a.k.a. Kill!, in 3 top lists Check
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    Akage

    1969 — a.k.a. Red Lion, in 1 top list Check
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    Zatôichi to Yôjinbô

    1970 — a.k.a. Zatoichi Meets Yojimbo, in 2 top lists Check
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    Jazz Daimyo

    1986 — a.k.a. Dixieland Daimyo, in 0 top lists Check
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    East Meets West

    1995, in 0 top lists Check
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    Sukedachi-ya Sukeroku

    2001 — a.k.a. Vengeance for Sale, in 0 top lists Check
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    Ansatsu

    1964 — a.k.a. Assassination, in 1 top list Check
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    Ibun Sarutobi Sasuke

    1965 — a.k.a. Samurai Spy, in 2 top lists Check
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    Shinjû: Ten no Amijima

    1969 — a.k.a. Double Suicide, in 5 top lists Check
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    Buraikan

    1970 — a.k.a. The Scandalous Adventures of Buraikan, in 1 top list Check
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    Yari no gonza

    1986 — a.k.a. Gonza the Spearman, in 0 top lists Check
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    Fukuro no shiro

    1999 — a.k.a. Owls' Castle, in 0 top lists Check
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    Nemuri Kyôshirô burai hikae

    1956, in 0 top lists Check
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    Nemuri Kyôshirô burai hikae dainibu

    1957, in 0 top lists Check
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    Nemuri Kyôshirô burai hikae: Maken jigoku

    1958 — a.k.a. The Spell of the Hidden Gold, in 0 top lists Check
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    Nemuri Kyôshirô: Sappôchô

    1963 — a.k.a. Sleepy Eyes of Death: The Chinese Jade, in 1 top list Check
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    Nemuri Kyoshiro 2: Shôbu

    1964 — a.k.a. Adventures of Kyoshiro Nemuri, in 0 top lists Check
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    Nemuri Kyoshiro 3: Engetsugiri

    1964 — a.k.a. Exploits of Kyoshiro Nemuri, the Swordsman, in 0 top lists Check
  46. 46 new

    Nemuri Kyôshirô: Joyôken

    1964, in 1 top list Check
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    Nemuri Kyôshirô: Enjôken

    1965 — a.k.a. Sleepy Eyes of Death: Sword of Fire, in 0 top lists Check
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    Nemuri Kyôshirô: Mashôken

    1965 — a.k.a. Sleepy Eyes of Death: Sword of Satan, in 0 top lists Check
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    Nemuri Kyoshiro 7: Tajo-ken

    1966 — a.k.a. Sleepy Eyes of Death: The Mask of the Princess, in 0 top lists Check
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    Nemuri Kyôshirô: Buraiken

    1966 — a.k.a. Sleepy Eyes of Death: Sword of Villainy, in 0 top lists Check