Top 10 awesome movies like Ore wa yojinbo that you will enjoy watching

You just finished watching Ore wa yojinbo 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, Chiezô Kataoka and Ryûnosuke Tsukigata . Here goes the list -

  1. Lone Wolf Isazo
  2. The Sword of Doom
  3. Sleepy Eyes of Death: Castle Menagerie
  4. The Tale of Zatoichi
  5. Shinobi No Mono 2: Vengeance
  6. Shinobi No Mono 3: Resurrection
  7. The Conspirator
  8. Procurer of Hell
  9. Shinobi no mono: Iga-yashiki
  10. Zatoichi and the Chess Expert
  1. Lone Wolf Isazo

    Lone Wolf Isazo

    Isazo is a traveling gambler and living legend in the world of Yakuza, known for his swordsmanship and bravery, his impeccable manners, and his brilliant talent in gambling.

    This movie, created by Kazuo Ikehiro, Raizô Ichikawa and Mayumi Ogawa, scores 7.3 on IMDb.

    Genres - Action | Drama

  2. The Sword of Doom

    The Sword of Doom

    Through his unconscionable actions against others, a sociopath samurai builds a trail of vendettas that follow him closely.

    This movie, created by Kihachi Okamoto, Tatsuya Nakadai and Michiyo Aratama, scores 8.0 on IMDb.

    Genres - Action | Drama

    You can watch this on Amazon Video.

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  3. Sleepy Eyes of Death: Castle Menagerie

    Sleepy Eyes of Death: Castle Menagerie

    Just when you think Kyoshiro's life can't get any stranger, someone starts running around raping and murdering, and leaving notes proudly proclaiming that he did it. Tracking down the real culprit willtake him along a twisted trail that involves the Shogun's harem, hidden christians, and positively pregnant politics.

    This movie, created by Kazuo Ikehiro, Raizô Ichikawa and Naoko Kubo, scores 7.0 on IMDb.

    Genres - Action | Drama

  4. The Tale of Zatoichi

    The Tale of Zatoichi

    The adventures of a blind, gambling masseur who also happens to be a master swordsman.

    This movie, created by Kenji Misumi, Shintarô Katsu and Masayo Banri, scores 7.6 on IMDb.

    Genres - Action | Adventure | Drama

    You can watch this on Amazon Video and Apple Itunes.

  5. Shinobi No Mono 2: Vengeance

    Shinobi No Mono 2: Vengeance

    Confident that he has destroyed the Iga Ninja, the evil Oda Nobunaga continues his quest to conquer Japan. Meanwhile, Ishikawa Goemon (Ichikawa Raizo) has settled down with his wife and child, and wishes only to live in peace -- a wish that will not be granted. As mighty warlords battle and connive, Goemon must once again try to assassinate Nobunaga, in order to save the Bhuddist religious community that has come to mean so much to him. But the path to success is once again a twisted one, full of scheming samurai and nefarious traps!

    This movie, created by Satsuo Yamamoto, Raizô Ichikawa and Sô Yamamura, scores 6.9 on IMDb.

    Genres - Action | Drama

  6. Shinobi No Mono 3: Resurrection

    Shinobi No Mono 3: Resurrection

    When we last saw the intrepid ninja Ishikawa Goemon (Raizo Ichikawa), he was about to be boiled alive. But a good ninja is both hard to find, and even harder to kill. With the help of the enigmatic Hattori Hanzo, Goemon lives to skulk another day, and sets his sights on bringing down the warlord who tried to turn him into soup -- Toyotomi Hideyoshi. And as always, in the background, the suble hand of Tokugawa Ieyasu is pulling strings as he plots to rule all of Japan!

    This movie, created by Kazuo Mori, Raizô Ichikawa and Ayako Wakao, scores 6.8 on IMDb.

    Genres - Action | Crime | Drama

  7. The Conspirator

    The Conspirator

    Two hostile clans had reached an artificial reconciliation which involves the marriage of a person from each family. The boy's father is away to serve the emperor, and his highly despotic mother has the absolute power. Typical of the atmosphere are the boy's words to her: "If mother was not my mother I would hate her." "If father was not my father I would hate him." The boy eventually finds a poor peasant girl and has a beautiful love affair. But soon his mother appoints this girl to be the son's concubine. As the real wife had so far born no child, if the concubine should be the first to bear a child, the wife and the concubine would exchange their status. In this situation the boy refuses to sleep with his beloved. His mother tries to whip the girl into seducing the boy, and when she fails the mother murders the girl. In this hell the boy finally finds a solution. He is the obstacle which prevents his father from rebelling against the emperor. If he did not exist the father would do so. The son decides to commit harakiri, and is much relieved by this decision.

    This movie, created by Daisuke Itô, Kinnosuke Nakamura and Haruko Sugimura, scores 7.1 on IMDb.

    Genres - Action | Drama

  8. Procurer of Hell

    Procurer of Hell

    This movie, created by Kihachi Okamoto, Tatsuya Mihashi and Reiko Dan, scores 6.7 on IMDb.

    Genres - Action | Crime | Drama

  9. Shinobi no mono: Iga-yashiki

    Shinobi no mono: Iga-yashiki

    The story of Saizo's son, Kirigakure Saisuke, who after seeing his father die at the Battle Of Shimabara, grows up to be an expert ninja.

    This movie, created by Kazuo Mori, Raizô Ichikawa and Kaoru Yachigusa, scores 7.1 on IMDb.

    Genres - Action | Drama

  10. Zatoichi and the Chess Expert

    Zatoichi and the Chess Expert

    A samurai with a high skill in chess makes friends with Zatoichi, who finds that things become peculiar in his presence.

    This movie, created by Kenji Misumi, Shintarô Katsu and Mikio Narita, scores 7.4 on IMDb.

    Genres - Action | Adventure | Drama

    You can watch this on Amazon Video and Apple Itunes.

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