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List of All Samurai Cinema Movies

A list of all the best Samurai movies ever made, many of which are streaming on Netflix and Amazon Prime. Find these and other great movies that are currently streaming on the best action movie lists on Amazon Prime and Netflix, as well as the Best Foreign Films on Amazon Prime and the Best Foreign Films on Netflix.

 This Samurai movie list can be sorted by cast, year, director and more. This list of Samurai films also contains Samurai movie titles that can be clicked on for more information about the film. This Samurai films list can also be copied to start your own.

 For other interesting movie lists check out the cartoon movies, black comedy movies and romantic comedy movies lists.

Plenty of well-known directors have been associated with Samurai cinema films, including Kenji Mizoguchi and Hiroshi Inagaki.

  • Seven Samurai
    Toshiro Mifune, Takashi Shimura, Eijirō Tōno
    • Released: 1954
    • Directed by: Akira Kurosawa
  • 13 Assassins
    Kôji Yakusho, Takayuki Yamada, Yusuke Iseya
    • Released: 2010
    • Directed by: Takashi Miike
  • Rashomon
    Toshiro Mifune, Takashi Shimura, Machiko Kyō
    • Released: 1950
    • Directed by: Akira Kurosawa
  • Ran
    Tatsuya Nakadai, Mieko Harada, Akira Terao
    • Released: 1985
    • Directed by: Akira Kurosawa
  • Yojimbo
    Toshiro Mifune, Takashi Shimura, Tatsuya Nakadai
    • Released: 1961
    • Directed by: Akira Kurosawa
  • Throne of Blood
    Toshiro Mifune, Takashi Shimura, Isuzu Yamada
    • Released: 1957
    • Directed by: Akira Kurosawa
  • Kagemusha
    Tatsuya Nakadai, Kenichi Hagiwara, Kaori Momoi
    • Released: 1980
    • Directed by: Akira Kurosawa, Ishirō Honda
  • Sanjuro
    Toshiro Mifune, Takashi Shimura, Tatsuya Nakadai
    • Released: 1962
    • Directed by: Akira Kurosawa
  • Lone Wolf and Cub: Baby Cart at the River Styx
    Akiji Kobayashi, Tomisaburo Wakayama, Shin Kishida
    • Released: 1972
    • Directed by: Kenji Misumi
  • Samurai Rebellion
    Toshiro Mifune, Tatsuya Nakadai, Etsuko Ichihara
    • Released: 1967
    • Directed by: Masaki Kobayashi
  • Lone Wolf and Cub: Sword of Vengeance
    Taketoshi Naitô, Tomisaburo Wakayama, Yoshi Katō
    • Released: 1972
    • Directed by: Kenji Misumi
  • Samurai Assassin
    Toshiro Mifune, Hideyo Amamoto, Akihiko Hirata
    • Released: 1965
    • Directed by: Kihachi Okamoto
  • Samurai II: Duel at Ichijoji Temple
    Toshiro Mifune, Kōji Tsuruta, Mariko Okada
    • Released: 1955
    • Directed by: Hiroshi Inagaki
  • The Sword of Doom
    Toshiro Mifune, Tatsuya Nakadai, Yūzō Kayama
    • Released: 1966
    • Directed by: Kihachi Okamoto
  • Harakiri
    Tatsuya Nakadai, Tetsurō Tamba, Akiji Kobayashi
    • Released: 1962
    • Directed by: Masaki Kobayashi
  • Shogun Assassin
    Tomisaburo Wakayama, Robert Houston
    • Released: 1980
    • Directed by: Kenji Misumi, Robert Houston
  • Samurai I: Musashi Miyamoto
    Toshiro Mifune, Rentarō Mikuni, Kuroemon Onoe
    • Released: 1954
    • Directed by: Hiroshi Inagaki
  • Samurai III: Duel at Ganryu Island
    Toshiro Mifune, Kōji Tsuruta, Kaoru Yachigusa
    • Released: 1956
    • Directed by: Hiroshi Inagaki
  • Bushido Blade
    James Earl Jones, Toshiro Mifune, Sonny Chiba
    • Released: 1981
    • Directed by: Tsugunobu Kotani
  • Shogun's Samurai
    Toshiro Mifune, Sonny Chiba, Hiroyuki Sanada
    • Released: 1978
    • Directed by: Kinji Fukasaku
  • Sword of the Stranger
    Maaya Sakamoto, Naoto Takenaka, Akio Ōtsuka
    • Released: 2007
    • Directed by: Masahiro Andô
  • The Twilight Samurai
    Hiroyuki Sanada, Rie Miyazawa, Tetsurō Tamba
    • Released: 2002
    • Directed by: Yoji Yamada
  • Azumi
    Aya Ueto, Shun Oguri, Joe Odagiri
    • Released: 2003
    • Directed by: Ryuhei Kitamura
  • The 47 Ronin
    Chôjûrô Kawarasaki, Yoshizaburo Arashi, Mantoyo Mimasu
    • Released: 1942
    • Directed by: Kenji Mizoguchi
  • G.I. Samurai
    Sonny Chiba, Kenzo Karawasaki, Asao Koike
    • Released: 1979
    • Directed by: Mitsumasa Saito