Top 10 awesome movies like Sanjuro that you will enjoy watching

You just finished watching Sanjuro 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 Akira Kurosawa, Toshirô Mifune and Tatsuya Nakadai . Here goes the list -

  1. The Bad Sleep Well
  2. High and Low
  3. The Sword of Doom
  4. Bushido
  5. Shinobi No Mono 3: Resurrection
  6. Yakuza Graveyard
  7. Samurai Assassin
  8. Zatoichi's Pilgrimage
  9. The Gambling Samurai
  10. Final Episode
  1. The Bad Sleep Well

    The Bad Sleep Well

    A vengeful young man marries the daughter of a corrupt industrialist in order to seek justice for his father's suicide.

    This movie, created by Akira Kurosawa, Toshirô Mifune and Masayuki Mori, scores 8.0 on IMDb.

    Genres - Thriller | Crime | Drama

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  2. High and Low

    High and Low

    An executive of a shoe company becomes a victim of extortion when his chauffeur's son is kidnapped and held for ransom.

    This movie, created by Akira Kurosawa, Toshirô Mifune and Tatsuya Nakadai, scores 8.5 on IMDb.

    Genres - Crime | Mystery | Drama

    You can watch this on Apple Itunes and Amazon Video.

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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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

  6. Yakuza Graveyard

    Yakuza Graveyard

    When a cop is transferred to a new precinct it is obvious that the area's yakuza mob are not dealing with just another policeman. The cop is bent on results and is not immune to becoming rough in order to get results. Matters take a different turn, however, as the policeman juxtaposes the nature of his targets with his own colleagues, examines their actions more closely and becomes acquainted with a woman on the fringe of the criminal underworld.

    This movie, created by Kinji Fukasaku, Tetsuya Watari and Meiko Kaji, scores 7.1 on IMDb.

    Genres - Action | Crime | Drama

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  7. Samurai Assassin

    Samurai Assassin

    February 17 to March 3, 1860, inside Edo castle. A group of assassins wait by Sakurada Gate to kill the lord of the House of Ii, a powerful man in the Tokugawa government, which has ruled ...

    This movie, created by Kihachi Okamoto, Toshirô Mifune and Keiju Kobayashi, scores 7.5 on IMDb.

    Genres - Action | Adventure | Drama

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  8. Zatoichi's Pilgrimage

    Zatoichi's Pilgrimage

    Zatoichi's trek through 88 temples to atone for his violent past is interrupted as he stumbles into a village terrorized by a violent yakuza boss.

    This movie, created by Kazuo Ikehiro, Shintarô Katsu and Michiyo Ohkusu, scores 7.2 on IMDb.

    Genres - Action | Adventure | Drama

    You can watch this on Apple Itunes and Amazon Video.

  9. The Gambling Samurai

    The Gambling Samurai

    Chuji Kunisada returns to his home village to find that Jubei Matsui, the corrupt magistrate, has been responsible for virtually destroying Kunisada's family. A final tragedy leads Kunisada to join with a band of rogues living in the forest in robbing from the rich and giving to the poor, always with an eye toward avenging himself on Magistrate Matsui.

    This movie, created by Senkichi Taniguchi, Toshirô Mifune and Daisuke Katô, scores 6.4 on IMDb.

    Genres - Action | Adventure | Drama

  10. Final Episode

    Final Episode

    While Hirono is in prison, his rival Takeda turns his own crime organization into a political party, whose two executives stir up new tensions in their thirst for power.

    This movie, created by Kinji Fukasaku, Seizô Fukumoto and Nobuo Kaneko, scores 7.5 on IMDb.

    Genres - Action | Crime | Drama

    You can watch this on Amazon Prime Video and Tubi Tv.

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