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  • The Hidden Fortress

    Directed by Akira Kurosawa • 1958 • Japan

    A grand-scale adventure as only Akira Kurosawa could make one, THE HIDDEN FORTRESS stars the inimitable Toshirô Mifune as a general charged with guarding his defeated clan's princess as the two smuggle royal treasure across hostile territory. Accompanyin...

  • The Bad Sleep Well

    Directed by Akira Kurosawa • 1960 • Japan

    A young executive hunts down his father's killer in director Akira Kurosawa's scathing The Bad Sleep Well. Continuing his legendary collaboration with actor Toshiro Mifune, Kurosawa combines elements of Hamlet and American film noir to chilling effect in...

  • Yojimbo

    Directed by Akira Kurosawa • 1961 • Japan

    The incomparable Toshiro Mifune stars in Akira Kurosawa's visually stunning and darkly comic Yojimbo. To rid a terror-stricken village of corruption, wily masterless samurai Sanjuro turns a range war between two evil clans to his own advantage. Remade tw...