Top 10 awesome movies like Machibuse that you will enjoy watching

You just finished watching Machibuse and you can't get over how good this movie was. Now you want to watch more of such masterpieces. We have curated a list of similar movies which are created by the likes of Hiroshi Inagaki, Toshirô Mifune and Yûjirô Ishihara . Here goes the list -

  1. Samurai Banners
  2. Bakumatsu
  3. Shinsengumi: Assassins of Honor
  4. Zatoichi's Conspiracy
  5. Daredevil in the Castle
  6. Zatoichi Meets Yojimbo
  7. Sanada Yukimura no bouryaku
  8. Samurai Saga
  9. Yagyû bugeichô: Sôryû hiken
  10. Shinobi no shu
  1. Samurai Banners

    Samurai Banners

    A shrewd 16th Century samurai helps a daimyo expand his realm.

    This movie, created by Hiroshi Inagaki, Toshirô Mifune and Yoshiko Sakuma, scores 7.1 on IMDb.

    Genres - Action | Adventure | Drama

  2. Bakumatsu

    Bakumatsu

    The story of Ryoma Sakamoto, considered to be the architect behind the downfall of the Tokugawa shogunate. He was considered an outlaw by his own clan, hunted by his government, and was despised by supporters of the Shogun as well as the Loyalists for desiring the opening of Japan to the West in order to learn its technology, in the hopes of one day defeating the West with a modern army and navy.

    This movie, created by Daisuke Itô, Kinnosuke Nakamura and Toshirô Mifune, scores 6.3 on IMDb.

    Genres - Action | Adventure | Drama

  3. Shinsengumi: Assassins of Honor

    Shinsengumi: Assassins of Honor

    Feudal Japan. Kamo Serizawa and Isami Kondo turn a collection of student fencers into a band of assassins known as the Shinsen Group, devoted to the Tokugawa shogunate and to an elegant code of action and behavior. Kondo leads the band against the forces of the Emperor in hopes of preventing his restoration to the throne.

    This movie, created by Tadashi Sawashima, Toshirô Mifune and Keiju Kobayashi, scores 7.0 on IMDb.

    Genres - Action | Adventure | Drama

  4. Zatoichi's Conspiracy

    Zatoichi's Conspiracy

    Zatoichi returns to his home village for the first time in over ten years to find much has changed and that corruption abounds.

    This movie, created by Kimiyoshi Yasuda, Shintarô Katsu and Yukiyo Toake, scores 7.2 on IMDb.

    Genres - Action | Drama

    You can watch this on Amazon Video and Apple Itunes.

  5. Daredevil in the Castle

    Daredevil in the Castle

    Mohei is a wandering swordsman. He arrives in the city of Osaka, where the Toyotomi clan accepts him and comes to depend upon his courage and his battlefield skills. Those skills are sorely tested when Osaka Castle is besieged by the army of the opposing Tokugawa clan.

    This movie, created by Hiroshi Inagaki, Toshirô Mifune and Kyôko Kagawa, scores 6.6 on IMDb.

    Genres - Action | Adventure | Drama

  6. Zatoichi Meets Yojimbo

    Zatoichi Meets Yojimbo

    Zatoichi tries to unrest the mob rule over a small village all while the gang leader's bodyguard is actually the Yojimbo, secretly taking the gang down from the inside. Will the two heroes realize in time that they are on the same side?

    This movie, created by Kihachi Okamoto, Shintarô Katsu and Ayako Wakao, scores 7.1 on IMDb.

    Genres - Action | Adventure | Drama

    You can watch this on Apple Itunes and Amazon Video.

  7. Sanada Yukimura no bouryaku

    Sanada Yukimura no bouryaku

    Generel Sanada, seeking retribution for the murder of his father and a lost battle, both conceived by the Shogun, devises a series of brilliant plans to thwart the Shogun's overwhelming strength.

    This movie, created by Sadao Nakajima, Hiroki Matsukata and Minori Terada, scores 6.0 on IMDb.

    Genres - Action | Drama

  8. Samurai Saga

    Samurai Saga

    Edmund Rostand's play Cyrano de Bergerac, transplanted to Japan. A poet-warrior with an oversized nose (matched only by his great heart) loves a lady. But she sees him only as a friend, so he helps another man to woo her by giving him the poetry of his own heart.

    This movie, created by Hiroshi Inagaki, Toshirô Mifune and Yôko Tsukasa, scores 6.8 on IMDb.

    Genres - Action | Drama

  9. Yagyû bugeichô: Sôryû hiken

    Yagyû bugeichô: Sôryû hiken

    In the Tokugawa Era, the clan of Lord Yagyu has hidden away three scrolls containing clan secrets which, if revealed, would cause revolution and disaster for the clan. The information is divided among the three scrolls, all of which must be possessed for the secrets to be understood. When Princess Yuhime steals the scrolls, Tasaburo, a samurai with magical powers, and his brother Senshiro are sent to retrieve them. In Part II, the search for the scrolls continues.

    This movie, created by Hiroshi Inagaki, Kôji Tsuruta and Toshirô Mifune, scores 6.9 on IMDb.

    Genres - Action | Adventure | Drama

  10. Shinobi no shu

    Shinobi no shu

    A band of shinobi are tasked with infiltrating the Iron Castle to kidnap the Lady within, without injuring her.

    This movie, created by Kazuo Mori, Shiho Fujimura and Kôjirô Hongô, scores 7.3 on IMDb.

    Genres - Action | Drama

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