50 Classic Samurai (Chambara, Jidaigeki) Films Films
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50 Classic Samurai (Chambara, Jidaigeki) Films

50 Classic Chambara and Jidaigeki style samurai films. Of course there are countless more but this is a good place to start for anyone interested in this genre. I intend to do more films in groups of 50 in the future until someday I can compile most if not all of these amazing films.

- Stephen Clark
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    Seppuku

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    Gosha knocks it out of the park in this tale of an honorable samurai at odds with his former ... more
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    Imagine your favorite action movie, then take out all the cheesy one-liners ("Asta la ... more
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    Fourth chapter in the great franchise and (in my opinion) the best film in the series. Ogami ... more
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    February 17 to March 3, 1860, inside Edo castle. A group of assassins wait by Sakurada Gate to ... more
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    Kozure Okami:Sanzu no Kawa no Ubaguruma/Lone Wolf & Cub:Baby Cart at the River Styx(1972) ... more
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    Five swordsmen hire Ogami, each revealing a portion of his mission as they are defeated in ... more
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    In this pitch-black action comedy by Kihachi Okamoto, a pair of down-on-their-luck swordsmen ... more
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    The Betrayal is one of Tokuzo Tanaka's masterpieces during his time as one of Daiei films top ... more
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    This early Hideo Gosha jidai-geki that was released by Criterion opens quite abruptly with a ... more
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    Sword Devil

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    The third Baby Cart film is probably my favorite one. Ogami Itto dispatches of a group of ... more
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    Sasaki Kojiro

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    Nemuri Kyoshiro: The Ronin Called Nemuri

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    Tenchu (Hitokiri)

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    Samurai Wolf

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    The Last Samurai is a 1974 film by Kenji Misumi of Lone Wolf and Cub Fame.
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    new! Shinobi No Mono

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    Nemuri Kyoshiro: Adventure of Nemuri Kyoshiro

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    Nemuri Kyoshiro: The Sword that Saved Edo

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    Nemuri Kyoshiro: The Mysterious Sword of Kyoshiro

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    Nemuri Kyoshiro: The Swordsman and the Pirate

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    Nemuri Kyoshiro: Nemuri Kyoshiro at Bay

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    Nemuri Kyoshiro: The Human Tarantula

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    Nemuri Kyoshiro: The Castle Managerie

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    Destiny's Son

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    Samurai Wolf 2

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    Under The Banner of Samurai

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    Nemuri Kyoshiro: Enter Nemuri Kyoshiro, the Swordsman

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    Warring Clans

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    Satans Sword

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    Nemuri Kyoshiro: The Mask of the Princess

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    Satans Sword: Final Chapter

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    Nemuri Kyoshiro: A Trail of Traps

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    Shingo's Challenge

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    Satans Sword: Dragon God

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    The Ambitious

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