The Best Toshiro Mifune Movies

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List of the best Toshiro Mifune movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Toshiro Mifune'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 Toshiro Mifune movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Toshiro Mifune movies will be at the top of the list. Toshiro Mifune has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest Toshiro Mifune movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining Toshiro Mifune films to end the squabble once and for all.

If you think the best Toshiro Mifune role isn't at the top, then upvote it so it has the chance to become number one. The greatest Toshiro Mifune performances didn't necessarily come from the best movies, but in most cases they go hand in hand.

Shinsengumi and Yojimbo are included on this list along with many more.

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best Toshiro Mifune movies?" and "What are the greatest Toshiro Mifune roles of all time?"

Steven Spielberg and Akira Kurosawa both worked with Toshiro Mifune over the years, as have plenty of other well-known directors. Toshiro Mifune was in some really popular films, and is right up there with stars like Jean Gabin and Peter Ustinov in terms of fame and success.

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  • Seven Samurai
    1
    Toshiro Mifune, Takashi Shimura, Eijirō Tōno
    • Released: 1954
    • Directed by: Akira Kurosawa
  • Yojimbo
    2
    Toshiro Mifune, Takashi Shimura, Tatsuya Nakadai
    • Released: 1961
    • Directed by: Akira Kurosawa
  • Rashomon
    3
    Toshiro Mifune, Takashi Shimura, Machiko Kyō
    • Released: 1950
    • Directed by: Akira Kurosawa
  • Sanjuro
    4
    Toshiro Mifune, Takashi Shimura, Tatsuya Nakadai
    • Released: 1962
    • Directed by: Akira Kurosawa
  • Throne of Blood
    5
    Toshiro Mifune, Takashi Shimura, Isuzu Yamada
    • Released: 1957
    • Directed by: Akira Kurosawa
  • Red Beard
    6
    Toshiro Mifune, Takashi Shimura, Kinuyo Tanaka
    • Released: 1965
    • Directed by: Akira Kurosawa
  • Drunken Angel
    7
    Toshiro Mifune, Takashi Shimura, Eitarō Shindō
    • Released: 1948
    • Directed by: Akira Kurosawa
  • The Hidden Fortress
    8
    Toshiro Mifune, Takashi Shimura, Makatari Fujiwara
    • Released: 1958
    • Directed by: Akira Kurosawa
  • High and Low
    9
    Toshiro Mifune, Takashi Shimura, Tatsuya Nakadai
    • Released: 1963
    • Directed by: Akira Kurosawa
  • Scandal
    10
    Toshiro Mifune, Takashi Shimura, Tanie Kitabayashi
    • Released: 1950
    • Directed by: Akira Kurosawa
  • Chūshingura: Hana no Maki, Yuki no Maki
    11
    Toshiro Mifune, Takashi Shimura, Setsuko Hara
    • Released: 1962
    • Directed by: Hiroshi Inagaki
  • Shinsengumi
    12
    Toshiro Mifune, Yorozuya Kinnosuke, Rentarō Mikuni
    • Released: 1969
    • Directed by: Tadashi Sawashima
  • Stray Dog
    13
    Toshiro Mifune, Takashi Shimura, Keiko Awaji
    • Released: 1949
    • Directed by: Akira Kurosawa
  • Samurai III: Duel at Ganryu Island
    14
    Toshiro Mifune, Kōji Tsuruta, Kaoru Yachigusa
    • Released: 1956
    • Directed by: Hiroshi Inagaki
  • Shōgun
    15
    Orson Welles, Richard Chamberlain, Toshiro Mifune
    • Released: 1980
    • Directed by: Jerry London
  • Samurai Rebellion
    16
    Toshiro Mifune, Tatsuya Nakadai, Etsuko Ichihara
    • Released: 1967
    • Directed by: Masaki Kobayashi
  • Samurai I: Musashi Miyamoto
    17
    Toshiro Mifune, Rentarō Mikuni, Kuroemon Onoe
    • Released: 1954
    • Directed by: Hiroshi Inagaki
  • Samurai II: Duel at Ichijoji Temple
    18
    Toshiro Mifune, Kōji Tsuruta, Mariko Okada
    • Released: 1955
    • Directed by: Hiroshi Inagaki
  • The Sword of Doom
    19
    Toshiro Mifune, Tatsuya Nakadai, Yūzō Kayama
    • Released: 1966
    • Directed by: Kihachi Okamoto
  • The Bad Sleep Well
    20
    Toshiro Mifune, Takashi Shimura, Chishū Ryū
    • Released: 1960
    • Directed by: Akira Kurosawa
  • Hell in the Pacific
    21
    Lee Marvin, Toshiro Mifune
    • Released: 1969
    • Directed by: John Boorman
  • The Life of Oharu
    22
    Toshiro Mifune, Takashi Shimura, Kinuyo Tanaka
    • Released: 1952
    • Directed by: Kenji Mizoguchi
  • Samurai Assassin
    23
    Toshiro Mifune, Hideyo Amamoto, Akihiko Hirata
    • Released: 1965
    • Directed by: Kihachi Okamoto
  • Zatoichi Meets Yojimbo
    24
    Toshiro Mifune, Shintaro Katsu, Shin Kishida
    • Released: 1970
    • Directed by: Kihachi Okamoto
  • Midway
    25
    Charlton Heston, Henry Fonda, James Coburn
    • Released: 1976
    • Directed by: Jack Smight