Top 10 awesome movies like The Hidden Fortress that you will enjoy watching

You just finished watching The Hidden Fortress 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 Minoru Chiaki . Here goes the list -

  1. Samurai Assassin
  2. Seven Samurai
  3. The Lower Depths
  4. Zatoichi's Cane Sword
  5. Sanshiro Sugata
  6. Heaven Knows, Mr. Allison
  7. Araki Mataemon: Kettô kagiya no tsuji
  8. Zatoichi's Pilgrimage
  9. The Bad Sleep Well
  10. Zatoichi Challenged
  1. 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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  2. Seven Samurai

    Seven Samurai

    A poor village under attack by bandits recruits seven unemployed samurai to help them defend themselves.

    This movie, created by Akira Kurosawa, Toshirô Mifune and Takashi Shimura, scores 8.6 on IMDb.

    Genres - Adventure | Drama

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

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  3. The Lower Depths

    The Lower Depths

    In a Japanese slum, various residents play out their lives, dreaming of better things or settling for their lot. Among them is a man who pines for a young woman but is stymied by her deceptive family.

    This movie, created by Akira Kurosawa, Toshirô Mifune and Isuzu Yamada, scores 7.4 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  4. 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 Apple Itunes and Amazon Video.

  5. Sanshiro Sugata

    Sanshiro Sugata

    Sugata, a young man, struggles to learn the nuance and meaning of judo, and in doing so comes to learn something of the meaning of life.

    This movie, created by Akira Kurosawa, Denjirô Ôkôchi and Susumu Fujita, scores 6.8 on IMDb.

    Genres - Action | Adventure | Drama

  6. 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 Apple Itunes, Google Play Movies, Vudu, Amazon Video, Microsoft Store, Youtube and Fandangonow.

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  7. Araki Mataemon: Kettô kagiya no tsuji

    Araki Mataemon: Kettô kagiya no tsuji

    Mataemon Araki, a renowned swordsman, helps a young man find vengeance.

    This movie, created by Kazuo Mori, Toshirô Mifune and Yuriko Hamada, scores 6.7 on IMDb.

    Genres - Action | Adventure | Drama

  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 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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  10. 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 Apple Itunes and Amazon Video.

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