Yoshio Inaba

Yoshio Inaba

​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.   Yoshio Inaba (稲葉 義男 Inaba Yoshio, July 15, 1920–April 20, 1998) was a Japanese actor best known for his role as one of the title characters (the good-natured, second-in-command Gorobei) in Akira Kurosawa's Seven Samurai. He died of a heart attack at the age of 77. Description above from the Wikipedia article Yoshio , licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

  • Title: Yoshio Inaba
  • Popularity: 11.847
  • Known For: Acting
  • Birthday: 1920-07-15
  • Place of Birth: Narita, Chiba Prefecture, Japan
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  • Also Known As: 稲葉義男, Ёсио Инаба, 稻叶义男
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Yoshio Inaba Movies

  • 1964
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    The Great Duel

    The Great Duel

    7.441 1964 HD

    A cynical samurai is left as the sole survivor to fulfill a plot to assassinate the puppet of a villain intent on usurping the shogunate in the 17th...

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  • 1964
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    Ken

    Ken

    7.8 1964 HD

    Kokubu Jiro is the captain of his university's Kendo team. Often standoffish, mild, stoic and minimalist, Kokubu is a mystery to those who know him....

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  • 1965
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    Samurai Assassin

    Samurai Assassin

    7.275 1965 HD

    Japan, 1860. The men of the Mito clan, victims of the Ansei purge, anxiously prowl around the Sakurada Gate of Edo Castle with the intention of...

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  • 1974
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    Love is in the Green Wind

    Love is in the Green Wind

    10 1974 HD

    A youthful film depicting the sexual awakening of a boy who has just entered adolescence and his heartbreaking romance during the summer holidays...

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  • 1979
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    Gassan

    Gassan

    1 1979 HD

    Akira leaves for the Mt. Gassan foothills before winter's onset, visiting the local temple and interacting with the residents all while falling for...

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  • 1961
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    The Spear of Heroism

    The Spear of Heroism

    6 1961 HD

    Lord Gennosuke and Princess Yoshi are to be betrothed to one another, however Gennosuke is already in love with Suzue who is from a lower caste. The...

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  • 1971
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    Stray Cat Rock: Beat '71

    Stray Cat Rock: Beat '71

    5.6 1971 HD

    The series swansong, Beat '71, sees Kaji framed and sent to prison by her boyfriend's father and with the help of some hippies she strives to be...

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  • 1982
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    The Challenge

    The Challenge

    5.8 1982 HD

    Rick, a down-and-out American boxer, is hired to transport a sword to Japan, unaware that the whole thing is a set up in a bitter blood-feud between...

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  • 1957
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    Throne of Blood

    Throne of Blood

    7.9 1957 HD

    Returning to their lord's castle, samurai warriors Washizu and Miki are waylaid by a spirit who predicts their futures. When the first part of the...

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  • 1962
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    Harakiri

    Harakiri

    8.385 1962 HD

    Down-on-his-luck veteran Tsugumo Hanshirō enters the courtyard of the prosperous House of Iyi. Unemployed, and with no family, he hopes to find a...

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  • 1966
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    The Thin Line

    The Thin Line

    7.3 1966 HD

    Tashiro coincidentally meets his best friend Sugimoto in a bar very close to the apartment in which Sugimoto’s wayward wife is found dead....

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  • 1951
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    Dispersed Clouds

    Dispersed Clouds

    6.5 1951 HD

    Five women classmates from a college in Tokyo are on the first stretch of a walking tour when one of them, Masako, falls ill at a railway station....

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  • 1978
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    Blood Type: Blue

    Blood Type: Blue

    6.2 1978 HD

    UFOs appear on Earth, and people who actually see them suddenly find that their blood has turned blue. Soon panic and hysteria result in the new...

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  • 1982
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    The Old Bear Hunter

    The Old Bear Hunter

    7 1982 HD

    After an old man is attacked by a bear in the snowy mountains of northern Japan, he vows to hunt down the marauder.

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  • 1971
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    Silence

    Silence

    7.1 1971 HD

    Two Jesuit priests encounter persecution when they travel to Japan in the 17th century to spread Christianity and search for their mentor.

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  • 1988
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    Secret Agreement: Ministry of Foreign Affairs Secret Leak Incident

    Secret Agreement: Ministry of Foreign Affairs Secret Leak Incident

    1 1988 HD

    TV film about the "Nishiyama Incident", a scandal surrounding the 1972 return of Okinawa to Japan. Produced to commemorate the 20th anniversary of TV...

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  • 1959
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    The Song of the Cart

    The Song of the Cart

    6.6 1959 HD

    A lifetime story of a woman who stubbornly lives in a poor mountain village in post-war Japan.

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  • 1965
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    The Spy

    The Spy

    1 1965 HD

    Based on true events surrounding a Korean student who had entered Japan unlawfully and escaped illegal alien internment.

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  • 1959
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    Fires on the Plain

    Fires on the Plain

    7.6 1959 HD

    In the closing days of WWII, a Japanese soldier afflicted with tuberculosis is abandoned by his company and left to wander the Philippine island of...

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  • 1966
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    Moment of Terror

    Moment of Terror

    6.3 1966 HD

    When an only child is struck by a car and dies, the child's mother seeks vengeance against the driver in this thrilling drama. The car was driven by...

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  • 1971
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    I Hear the Whistle

    I Hear the Whistle

    1 1971 HD

    Tells of the feelings and sufferings of a young girl with an incurable paralytic disease.

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  • 1962
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    Chibusa o daku musume tachi

    Chibusa o daku musume tachi

    1 1962 HD

    Japanese drama.

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  • 1955
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    Samurai II: Duel at Ichijoji Temple

    Samurai II: Duel at Ichijoji Temple

    7.167 1955 HD

    After years on the road establishing his reputation as Japan's greatest fencer, Takezo returns to Kyoto. Otsu waits for him, yet he has come not for...

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  • 1957
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    Yagyu Secret Scrolls

    Yagyu Secret Scrolls

    7 1957 HD

    In the Tokugawa Era, the clan of Lord Yagyu has hidden away three scrolls containing clan secrets which, if revealed, would cause revolution and...

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  • 1984
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    Fireflies in the North

    Fireflies in the North

    5.3 1984 HD

    Set in the icy wilderness of Hokkaido during the early days of the Meiji era, where the brutal warden of Kabato Prison terrorizes convicts sentenced...

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  • 1961
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    The Gambler's Code

    The Gambler's Code

    6.5 1961 HD

    One of Japan's most popular stories is the tale of Kutsukake Tokijiro, a traveling gambler who finds that he must take care of the wife and child of...

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  • 1969
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    Broken Swords

    Broken Swords

    7.667 1969 HD

    The tragic, yet exciting story of the friendship between Nakayama Yasubei, a member of the 47 Ronin, and Tange Tenzen, a relative by marriage of the...

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  • 1967
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    Assignment Dragon No. 3

    Assignment Dragon No. 3

    1 1967 HD

    In late 1940 the Japanese were anxious to conclude peace in China and to that end sent Colonel Hidaka to inaugurate negotiations. He was mysteriously...

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  • 1977
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    Island of Hell

    Island of Hell

    7 1977 HD

    A scruffy detective investigates the murders of three sisters on a small Japanese island in 1946.

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  • 1962
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    Destiny's Son

    Destiny's Son

    6.6 1962 HD

    The son of an executioner and the assassin he loved yet murdered learns of his origins, leaving his foster parents to avenge his mother's death.

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  • 1977
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    Village of Eight Gravestones

    Village of Eight Gravestones

    6.3 1977 HD

    The heir to a family fortune discovers that a curse has been placed on it, put there centuries before by a band of samurai warriors. Adaptation of...

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  • 1964
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    Whirlwind

    Whirlwind

    6.8 1964 HD

    Set at the end of the Siege of Osaka this film follows the exploits of several members of the defeated Toyotomi clan as they cope with the post...

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  • 1960
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    The Man of Seven Faces

    The Man of Seven Faces

    6 1960 HD

    Detective Tarao investigates the deaths of police officers who were involved in solving a kidnapping case.

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  • 1978
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    Bandits vs. Samurai Squadron

    Bandits vs. Samurai Squadron

    6.2 1978 HD

    Kumokiri Nizaemon, a former samurai warrior, has abandoned his class to become the leader of a gang of thieves. He leads his outlaws in an attempt to...

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  • 1983
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    Karate Cop 2

    Karate Cop 2

    1 1983 HD

    Karate expert Katayama (Takeda) investigates the robbery of a bank in Hokkaido, where an apple seed left at the scene holds the answer to the...

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  • 1961
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    Lost in the Sun

    Lost in the Sun

    1 1961 HD

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  • 1964
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    Sleepy Eyes of Death 4: Sword of Seduction

    Sleepy Eyes of Death 4: Sword of Seduction

    5.5 1964 HD

    A fugitive christian "saint" (female, of course!) and a sadistic drug-addled princess both have their eye on Kyoshiro. The fact that a bunch of...

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  • 1965
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    Hoodlum Soldier

    Hoodlum Soldier

    7.3 1965 HD

    A young intellectual conscientious objector is forced to serve with the Japanese army in Manchuria. He joins with a dim-witted former gangster in an...

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  • 1978
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    Japanese Godfather: Conclusion

    Japanese Godfather: Conclusion

    7 1978 HD

    The three-film saga comes to a conclusion as three leaders of the underworld battle it out to determine who will become Don of Japan.

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  • 1965
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    Sleepy Eyes of Death 6: Sword of Satan

    Sleepy Eyes of Death 6: Sword of Satan

    6.2 1965 HD

    Sixth film in the series. A little boy who just wants to be a carpenter is at the center of a plot that might topple -- or save -- a mighty Clan,...

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  • 1966
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    Cash Calls Hell

    Cash Calls Hell

    7.6 1966 HD

    Before leaving prison, Oida uncomfortably enters into an agreement with his cell mate: in exchange for a half-share of 30,000,000 yen, he is to...

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  • 1965
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    The Retreat from Kiska

    The Retreat from Kiska

    8.5 1965 HD

    In 1943, the Aleutian island of Kiska was fortified by a small contingent of Japanese soldiers. When word arrived of an impending attack by an...

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  • 1967
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    Sleepy Eyes of Death 9: Trail of Traps

    Sleepy Eyes of Death 9: Trail of Traps

    6 1967 HD

    The Son of the Black Mass returns in this ninth installment in Daiei's longstanding Nemuri Kyoshiro series. This time Raizo Ichikawa as Nemuri is...

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  • 1959
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    Men in a Rough Town

    Men in a Rough Town

    1 1959 HD

    An action-packed, dramatic gangster film.

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  • 1963
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    Bronze Magician

    Bronze Magician

    6.9 1963 HD

    Yoso is truly a lost classic, set in the Nara Era (710-794), from Kinugasa Teinosuke the same writer/director who gave us the recognized classic Gate...

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  • 1975
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    The Fossil

    The Fossil

    6.5 1975 HD

    An industrialist is diagnosed with terminal cancer. He is on a trip to Europe at the time, and a glimpse of a Japanese woman in that setting causes...

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  • 1970
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    The Shadow Within

    The Shadow Within

    5.8 1970 HD

    When a married man begins an affair with a woman from his past, he comes to suspect her young son intends to murder him.

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  • 1973
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    The Black Battlefront Kidnappers

    The Black Battlefront Kidnappers

    6.5 1973 HD

    A taut, economical policier-cum-gang-hostage thriller.

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  • 1980
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    Port Arthur

    Port Arthur

    7.8 1980 HD

    Depicts the bloody siege of the fortress of Port Arthur, one of the most strongly fortified positions in the world, during the Russo-Japanese War of...

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  • 1975
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    Without Complaint

    Without Complaint

    1 1975 HD

    Based on the novel of the same name by Seichô Matsumoto.

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  • 1963
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    Ukyunosuke on Patrol

    Ukyunosuke on Patrol

    7 1963 HD

    This is one of the most powerfully effective ninja films that dispenses with the silly magic of earlier efforts, and concentrates on an excellent...

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  • 1957
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    The Story of Pure Love

    The Story of Pure Love

    6.8 1957 HD

    Junai Monogatari AKA Story of Pure Love is about two poor youths, Mitsuko and Kando, rebelling against society in various ways, who are desperately...

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  • 1981
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    Willful Murder

    Willful Murder

    8 1981 HD

    The president of the Japanese National Railways is found dead during a period in which train service is plagued by numerous layoffs, strikes and...

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  • 1982
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    運命の殺意 北信濃母子心中

    運命の殺意 北信濃母子心中

    1 1982 HD

    In the past, a woman was raped by her brother-in-law. Keeping this dark secret, she lives a seemingly happy life with her husband and son, but the...

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  • 1973
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    Long Journey into Love

    Long Journey into Love

    1 1973 HD

    A beautifully told story of a woman hardened by marriage to a man she doesn't love, after giving herself to another. She dedicates herself to her...

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  • 1960
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    Spring Dreams

    Spring Dreams

    5.8 1960 HD

    When a wealthy, selfish family decides to take care of an elderly hobo who collapsed near their home, they are beset by visits from his numerous...

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  • 1961
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    The Black Scar

    The Black Scar

    1 1961 HD

    A yakuza frames another yakuza who goes to jail for 5 years. When he is released he goes to seek revenge only to fall in love with the daughter of...

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  • 1963
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    Cut the Shadow

    Cut the Shadow

    1 1963 HD

    The womanising master of a run-down dojo hires an unemployed samurai to make himself look good instead of learning the skills himself. He lives to...

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  • 1951
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    Fireworks Over the Sea

    Fireworks Over the Sea

    5 1951 HD

    A fishing union depends on two brothers to make up the losses caused by the dishonest captains they replaced.

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  • 1954
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    Seven Samurai

    Seven Samurai

    8.456 1954 HD

    A samurai answers a village's request for protection after he falls on hard times. The town needs protection from bandits, so the samurai gathers six...

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  • 1960
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    The Angry Sea

    The Angry Sea

    1 1960 HD

    A semi-documentary story about the vicissitudes in the life of an elderly fisherman.

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  • 1975
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    The Perennial Weed

    The Perennial Weed

    6 1975 HD

    A detective wonders that his sister is a murder suspect.

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  • 1968
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    Admiral Yamamoto

    Admiral Yamamoto

    8.3 1968 HD

    As Japan joins in a political pact with Nazi Germany and fascist Italy, Admiral Isoroku Yamamoto is appointed supreme commander of the Japanese...

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  • 1980
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    Magnitude 7.9

    Magnitude 7.9

    4 1980 HD

    A large earthquake hits Tokyo, which was predicted by a seismologist but was ignored.

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  • 1976
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    Human Revolution II

    Human Revolution II

    1 1976 HD

    Dramatic story of one man trying to make a difference.

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  • 1979
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    The Three Undelivered Letters

    The Three Undelivered Letters

    6 1979 HD

    A young Japanese-American man arrives at his grandmother's old hometown in Yamaguchi, begins to stay at her family's elite but dysfunctional...

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  • 1962
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    Woman of Design

    Woman of Design

    6.5 1962 HD

    Story of romance and rivalry between two ad agencies vying for the same account with a pharmaceutical firm.

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  • 1960
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    Lord Tadanao

    Lord Tadanao

    9.8 1960 HD

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  • 1974
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    The Castle of Sand

    The Castle of Sand

    7.3 1974 HD

    Two detectives are tasked to investigate the murder of an old man, found bludgeoned to death in a Tokyo rail yard.

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  • 1956
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    Three-Headed Tower

    Three-Headed Tower

    1 1956 HD

    Newly graduated Miyamoto Otone is to inherit a fortune from a distant relative on the condition that she marries Takato Shunsaku, a man she has never...

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  • 1957
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    Police Precinct: The Pickpocket Killer

    Police Precinct: The Pickpocket Killer

    1 1957 HD

    After discovering a slaughtered corpse, the investigating team of the Tokyo Metropolitan Police Department began canvassing the area around the crime...

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  • 1959
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    I Want to Be a Shellfish

    I Want to Be a Shellfish

    1 1959 HD

    On a post-war peaceful day in Japan, Toyomatsu Shimizu, a barber as well as a good father and husband, is suddenly arrested by the Prefectural Police...

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  • 1965
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    Beast Alley

    Beast Alley

    7 1965 HD

    "When human beings venture too far along a trail made by wild beasts, it is said, they quite often discover themselves on a road of no return." ...

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  • 1963
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    A Fishmonger's Tour

    A Fishmonger's Tour

    1 1963 HD

    The supply of sea bream to the fish market has decreased, and the price has increased to a whopping 1 ryo, and unable to face his customers openly...

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  • 1959
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    Hell's Companion

    Hell's Companion

    1 1959 HD

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  • 1970
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    Banner of the Young

    Banner of the Young

    1 1970 HD

    The final part of the trilogy. It is about a younger brother, Suekichi. He learned well the lessons that life taught his older brothers. Therefore,...

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  • 1956
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    The Storm

    The Storm

    9 1956 HD

    A widowed high-school teacher tries to raise his four children alone.

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  • 1982
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    Assassin's Road

    Assassin's Road

    1 1982 HD

    Toma (Go Kato) is a son of a doctor in Takane, Yoshitomo Monzen. He was ordered by the sick federal lord and travel to Edo. It was said that...

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  • 1980
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    The Night of Martial Law

    The Night of Martial Law

    1 1980 HD

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  • 1962
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    Otoko to otoko no ikiru machi

    Otoko to otoko no ikiru machi

    1 1962 HD

    1962 Japanese movie

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  • 1962
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    Aniki

    Aniki

    1 1962 HD

    1962 Japanese movie

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  • 1967
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    Hoodlum Soldier on the Attack

    Hoodlum Soldier on the Attack

    1 1967 HD

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  • 1983
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    Shogunate Secret Ninja

    Shogunate Secret Ninja

    1 1983 HD

    Lord Tokugawa Tsunatoyo, bound for Edo to be sworn in as the next shogun, is the target of merciless ninja assassins hired by corrupt officials...

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  • 1962
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    Kiriko no unmei

    Kiriko no unmei

    1 1962 HD

    1962 Japanese movie

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  • 1961
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    The Casebooks of Zenigata Heiji: The Beautiful Shark

    The Casebooks of Zenigata Heiji: The Beautiful Shark

    1 1961 HD

    The hairpin murdered a young girl. Detective Zenigata Heiji begin to investigate. Suddenly a murder case turns into a case of smuggling.

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  • 1960
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    Police Precinct Part 12

    Police Precinct Part 12

    1 1960 HD

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  • 1962
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    Kumoemon to sono tsuma

    Kumoemon to sono tsuma

    1 1962 HD

    1962 Japanese movie

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  • 1961
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    Darling Escape

    Darling Escape

    1 1961 HD

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  • 1983
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    The Yoshida School

    The Yoshida School

    1 1983 HD

    Coinciding with the LDP presidential election of the entire national public, a masterpiece depicting the reverse side of Showa political history...

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  • 1969
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    Battle of the Japan Sea

    Battle of the Japan Sea

    6 1969 HD

    Japan and Russia clash in what comes to be known as the Russo-Japanese War. An attempt by the Japanese fleet and army to take Port Arthur fails, and...

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  • 1956
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    Rebels on the High Sea

    Rebels on the High Sea

    1 1956 HD

    A film by Hiroshi Inagaki.

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  • 1983
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    Battle Anthem

    Battle Anthem

    7 1983 HD

    The story of Japan's victory in the battle of Tsushima Strait.

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  • 1983
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    Undercover Ninja: Secret Assassins

    Undercover Ninja: Secret Assassins

    1 1983 HD

    The federal lord of Kofu, Tunatoyo (Tsutomu Isobe), was elected to be the next General. On his way on a trip to Edo for the ceremony, his scapegoat...

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  • 1955
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    Hirado Pirates

    Hirado Pirates

    1 1955 HD

    In the 9th year of the Tempo era, after a long sea voyage, Moritaya Seizo returned to Hirado, who earned huge amounts of gold by piracy. Along the...

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  • 1965
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    Taikouki

    Taikouki

    1 1965 HD

    Based on the life of Hideyoshi Toyotomi (February 2, 1537 – September 18, 1598) a Sengoku period daimyo who unified Japan.

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  • 1977
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    Edogawa Rampo no bijo shirīzu

    Edogawa Rampo no bijo shirīzu

    1 1977 HD

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  • 1972
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    Kogarashi Monjiro

    Kogarashi Monjiro

    8 1972 HD

    Monjiro was born into a poor farm family in Mikazuki Village, Nitta County, Ueshu, and abandoned his hometown when he was 10 years old. He has been...

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