Top 10 awesome movies like Samurai Assassin that you will enjoy watching

You just finished watching Samurai Assassin 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 Kihachi Okamoto, Toshirô Mifune and Keiju Kobayashi . Here goes the list -

  1. The Sword of Doom
  2. Bushido
  3. Samaritan Zatoichi
  4. Heaven Knows, Mr. Allison
  5. Zatoichi and the Chess Expert
  6. Zatoichi Challenged
  7. Hunter in the Dark
  8. The Tale of Zatoichi
  9. Zatoichi's Cane Sword
  10. Samurai Saga
  1. 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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  2. Bushido

    Bushido

    After a salary-man's fiancée attempts suicide, he remembers his gruesome family history, which sees his ancestors sacrificing themselves for the sake of their cruel lords, and realizes that he's about to repeat their mistakes.

    This movie, created by Tadashi Imai, Kinnosuke Nakamura and Eijirô Tôno, scores 7.3 on IMDb.

    Genres - Action | Drama

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  3. Samaritan Zatoichi

    Samaritan Zatoichi

    Zatoichi is tricked by a crime gang into killing a man. Realizing his mistake, he sets out to protect the dead man's sister, who is conflicted in accepting his help.

    This movie, created by Kenji Misumi, Shintarô Katsu and Yoshiko Mita, scores 7.3 on IMDb.

    Genres - Action | Drama | Adventure

    You can watch this on Amazon Video and Apple Itunes.

  4. Heaven Knows, Mr. Allison

    Heaven Knows, Mr. Allison

    A marine and a nun form an unlikely friendship. The marine is shipwrecked on a Pacific island and the nun has been left behind there; they find comfort in one another as the two wait out the war.

    This movie, created by John Huston, Deborah Kerr and Robert Mitchum, scores 7.3 on IMDb.

    Genres - Action | Adventure | Drama

    You can watch this on Google Play Movies, Apple Itunes, Directv, Youtube, Microsoft Store, Amazon Video, Vudu and Fandangonow.

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  5. 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.

  6. Zatoichi Challenged

    Zatoichi Challenged

    After an artist is threatened by the yakuza into creating valuable but highly illegal pornography, the law aims to execute him. Zatoichi, having been honor bound to protect the man and his family, must now run against the law.

    This movie, created by Kenji Misumi, Shintarô Katsu and Jûshirô Konoe, scores 7.6 on IMDb.

    Genres - Action | Drama | Adventure

    You can watch this on Amazon Video and Apple Itunes.

  7. Hunter in the Dark

    Hunter in the Dark

    Yataro Tanigawa, a one-eyed hired assassin, impresses yakuza boss Gomyo Kiyoemon with his skill. Gomyo hires Tanigawa as his bodyguard, or yojimbo, to protect him during an inter-clan conflict. Tanigawa quickly rises in stature in the clan, but finds his boss's enemies almost overwhelming.

    This movie, created by Hideo Gosha, Tatsuya Nakadai and Yoshio Harada, scores 6.9 on IMDb.

    Genres - Action | Adventure | Drama

    You can watch this on Amazon Video and Apple Itunes.

  8. 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 Apple Itunes and Amazon Video.

  9. Zatoichi's Cane Sword

    Zatoichi's Cane Sword

    Zatoichi, while fighting off the usual group of gangsters, meets the apprentice of the swordsman who created his blade, who relays bad news about the sword.

    This movie, created by Kimiyoshi Yasuda, Shintarô Katsu and Shiho Fujimura, scores 7.6 on IMDb.

    Genres - Action | Adventure | Drama

    You can watch this on Amazon Video and Apple Itunes.

  10. 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

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