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List of the best Shintaro Katsu movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Shintaro Katsu's highest grossing movies have received a lot of accolades over the years, earning millions upon millions around the world. The order of these top Shintaro Katsu movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Shintaro Katsu movies will be at the top of the list. Shintaro Katsu has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest Shintaro Katsu movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining Shintaro Katsu films to end the squabble once and for all.

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This list is made up of films like Zatoichi: Vol. 15: Zatoichi's Cane Sword and Ronin Gai.

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Zatoichi: Vol. 18: Zatoichi and the Fugitives Shintaro Katsu, Takashi Shimura, Yumiko Nogawa Zatoichi and the Fugitives is a 1968 Japanese chambara film directed by Kimiyoshi Yasuda and starring Shintaro Katsu as the blind masseur Zatoichi. It was originally released by the Daiei Motion ...more

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Zatoichi: Vol. 12: Zatoichi and the Chess Expert Shintaro Katsu, Mikio Narita, Takuya Fujioka Zatoichi and the Chess Expert is a 1965 Japanese chambara film directed by Kenji Misumi and starring Shintaro Katsu as the blind masseur Zatoichi. It was originally released by the Daiei Motion ...more

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Keiko Han, Ryōtarō Okiayu, Kenichi Ogata Doomed Megalopolis is a supernatural/dark fantasy anime. It is an adaptation of the historical fantasy novel Teito Monogatari by Hiroshi Aramata. The anime is darker, more violent and sexualized ...more

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Toshiro Mifune, Shintaro Katsu, Yorozuya Kinnosuke Machibuse is a 1970 Japanese drama film directed by Hiroshi Inagaki.

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Toshiro Mifune, Shintaro Katsu, Shin Kishida Zatoichi Meets Yojimbo is a drama, action and adventure film directed by Kihachi Okamoto.

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The Blind Menace Shintaro Katsu, Tamao Nakamura, Fujio Suga

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Zatoichi in Desperation is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Shintaro Katsu Movies
Zatoichi in Desperation Shintaro Katsu, Asao Koike, Katsuo Nakamura Zatoichi in Desperation is an action adventure drama film directed by Shintaro Katsu.

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Shintaro Katsu, Jun Hamamura, Tomisaburo Wakayama Lone Wolf and Cub: Baby Cart to Hades, is the third in a series of six Japanese martial arts films based on the long-running Lone Wolf and Cub manga series about Ogami Ittō, a wandering assassin ...more

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Zatoichi: Vol. 17: Zatoichi Challenged Shintaro Katsu, Asao Koike, Yukiji Asaoka

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The Tale of Zatoichi is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Shintaro Katsu Movies
Shintaro Katsu, Shigeru Amachi, Eijirô Yanagi The Tale of Zatoichi, directed by Kenji Misumi, is the first film of a classic Japanese samurai drama saga starring Shintaro Katsu as Zatoichi, a character created by Kan Shimozawa.

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Zatoichi: Vol. 16: The Outlaw Shintaro Katsu, Rentarō Mikuni, Kō Nishimura Zatoichi the Outlaw is a 1967 Japanese chambara film directed by Satsuo Yamamoto and starring Shintaro Katsu as the blind masseur Zatoichi. It was originally released by the Daiei Motion Picture ...more

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Zatoichi: The Festival of Fire is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Shintaro Katsu Movies
Shintaro Katsu, Tatsuya Nakadai, Peter Zatoichi: The Festival of Fire is a drama film directed by Kenji Misumi.

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Tōkaidō no yarō domo is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Shintaro Katsu Movies
Tōkaidō no yarō domo Shintaro Katsu Tōkaidō no yarō domo is a 1958 black-and-white Japanese film directed by Katsuhiko Tasaka.

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Zatoichi's Vengeance is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Shintaro Katsu Movies
Zatoichi's Vengeance Shintaro Katsu, Jun Hamamura, Kei Sato Zatoichi's Vengeance is a 1966 drama film directed by Tokuzo Tanaka.

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Zatoichi: Vol. 19: Samaritan Zatoichi Shintaro Katsu, Machiko Soga, Kō Nishimura

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Shintaro Katsu, Makatari Fujiwara, Kō Nishimura Hanzo The Razor: Sword of Justice is the first film in the Hanzo the Razor trilogy. It was released in 1972 and directed by Kenji Misumi.

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Hanzo the Razor: The Snare is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Shintaro Katsu Movies
Shintaro Katsu, Shin Kishida, Kō Nishimura

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Shintaro Katsu, Ichikawa Raizō VIII, Saburo Date Samurai Vendetta is a 1959 Japanese Chambara film directed by Kazuo Mori starring Raizo Ichikawa and Shintaro Katsu, originally released by Daiei Film. It is seen as a depiction of the early ...more

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Hanzo the Razor: Who's Got the... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Shintaro Katsu Movies
Shintaro Katsu, Asao Koike, Kō Nishimura

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Hitokiri Yukio Mishima, Shintaro Katsu, Tatsuya Nakadai Hitokiri is a 1969 Japanese samurai film directed by Hideo Gosha set during the end of the Tokugawa Shogunate. It is notable for starring the famous author Yukio Mishima.

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Shintaro Katsu Zatoichi: Vol. 3: New Tale of Zatoichi is a 1963 action and drama film directed by Tokuzô Tanaka.

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Shintaro Katsu, Hisaya Morishige, Rentarō Mikuni Zatoichi at Large is a drama, action adventure film directed by Kazuo Mori.

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Shintaro Katsu Zatoichi is a fictional character featured in one of Japan's longest running series of films and a television series that are both set during the late Edo period. The character, a blind masseur ...more

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Yūkyō Gonin Otoko is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Shintaro Katsu Movies
Yūkyō Gonin Otoko Shintaro Katsu, Ichikawa Raizō VIII, Kazuo Hasegawa Yūkyō Gonin Otoko Yūkyō Gonin Otoko is a 1958 Japanese film.

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Shintaro Katsu, Keiko Awaji, Takahiro Tamura The Hoodlum Soldier is a Japanese film directed by Yasuzo Masumura. The Hoodlum Soldier was the first of a series of nine films that followed two soldiers, Kisaburo Omiya, a former yakuza who ...more

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Zatoichi's Conspiracy is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Shintaro Katsu Movies
Zatoichi's Conspiracy Shintaro Katsu, Takashi Shimura, Eiji Okada Zatoichi's Conspiracy is an action drama film directed by Kimiyoshi Yasuda.

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The Loyal 47 Ronin Shintaro Katsu, Machiko Kyō, Chikage Awashima The Loyal 47 Ronin is a 1958 color Jidaigeki Japanese film directed by Kunio Watanabe. With box office earnings of ¥410 million, it was the most successful film of 1958 in Japan. ...more

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Ghost-Cat of Gojusan-Tsugi is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Shintaro Katsu Movies
Ghost-Cat of Gojusan-Tsugi Shintaro Katsu, Takako Irie, Shozo Nanbu Ghost-Cat of Gojusan-Tsugi is a 1956 black-and-white Japanese horror film directed by Bin Kado.

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The Homeless Shintaro Katsu, Ken Takakura, Meiko Kaji The Homeless is a 1974 Japanese film directed by Kōichi Saitō. It is a remake of the French film The Last Adventure.

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Zatoichi: Vol. 15: Zatoichi's Cane Sword Shintaro Katsu, Eijirō Tōno, Shiho Fujimura Zatoichi's Cane Sword is a 1967 Japanese chambara film directed by Kimiyoshi Yasuda and starring Shintaro Katsu as the blind masseur Zatoichi. It was originally released by the Daiei Motion ...more

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The Tale of Zatoichi Continues Shintaro Katsu, Tomisaburo Wakayama, Eijirô Yanagi The Tale of Zatoichi Continues is a 1962 Japanese film directed by Kazuo Mori and starring Shintaro Katsu as Zatōichi the blind swordsman, a character created by Kan Shimozawa. The Tale of ...more

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Zatôichi: The Blind Swordsman Shintaro Katsu, Ken Ogata, Takanori Jinnai The legend of Zatoichi begins.

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Ronin Gai Shintaro Katsu, Hideyo Amamoto, Yoshio Harada Ronin Gai is a 1990 film written by Kazuo Kasahara and directed by Kazuo Kuroki

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Shintaro Katsu, Jimmy Wang, Michie Terada Zatoichi and the One-Armed Swordsman, also known as Zatoichi Meets the One-Armed Swordsman, is a 1971 Hong Kong and Japanese wuxia/chambara crossover film directed by Chinese film director Hsu ...more

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Tsukigata Hanpeita: Hana no ma... is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Shintaro Katsu Movies
Tsukigata Hanpeita: Hana no maki; Arashi no maki Shintaro Katsu, Machiko Kyō, So Yamamura Tsukigata Hanpeita: Hana no maki; Arashi no maki is a 1956 Japanese film directed by Teinosuke Kinugasa.

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An Actor's Revenge Shintaro Katsu, Jun Hamamura, Eiji Funakoshi An Actor's Revenge, also known as Revenge of a Kabuki Actor, is a 1963 film directed by Kon Ichikawa. The film was produced in Eastmancolor and Daieiscope for Daiei Film. The film is a remake of ...more