Yojimbo

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Akira Kurosawa's masterly black comedy/samurai film YOJIMBO stars Toshiro Mifune in a career-defining role (which he would reprise in Kurosawa's SANJURO) as a mercenary ronin (a masterless samurai) caught between two rival gangs vying for control of a small town in 1860 Japan. With Mifune's tongue-in-cheek performance and the wildly stylized battle scenes...read more

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(Movie Clip) No Cure For Fools
The Samurai (Toshiro Mifune) demonstrates his value by slaughtering three ruffians and placing an order with the coffin-maker (Atsushi Watanabe), earl (more…)
(Movie Clip) A Short, Exciting Life
The wandering Samruai (Toshiro Mifune) comes upon a son (Yosuke Natsuki) arguing with his father, before his memorable entry into the town, in Akira K (more…)
(Movie Clip) Chickening Out
The Samurai Sanjuro (Toshiro Mifune) makes a strategic switch of sides, as the first confrontation between warring clans takes shape, in Akira Kurosaw (more…)

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