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7 Best Kurosawa Movies To Follow About Samurai Movies

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7 Best Kurosawa Movies To Follow About Samurai Movies

Samurai Movies offer influenced many cultures through the years since it ended and can continue steadily to do so.

These are the best director’s cut samurai movies of all time. Kurosawa entered the film industry in 1936 after his training as a painter. His directorial debut with Sanshiró Sugata (1943) started as an assistant director. Within a couple of years, Kurosawa had attained adequate stature to permit him greater innovative freedom.

Think You’re Cut Out For Doing Akira Kurosawa Samurai Movies?

Samurai (also referred to as bushi) are members of Japan’s military class. The name is utilized for the military nobility of pre-industrial Japan also. That is also the etymology of japan word subaru. Some people believe that subaru was a samurai and changed through the years originally.

History of Samurai AD 538

  • Asuka period 
    (Asuka jidai “period of flying bird”), AD 538 – 710
  • Nara period
    (Nara-jidai) AD 710 – 794
  • Heian period
    (Heian-jidai or “time of peace and tranquility” ) AD 794 – 1185
  • Kamakura period
    ( Kamakura-jidai) AD 1185 – 1333
  • Muromachi period
    (Muromachi-jidai) AD 1333 – 1573
  • Azuchi-Momoyama period
    (Azuchi momoyama jidai) 1573 – 1603
  •  Edo period
    (Edo-jidai), also the Tokugawa period (Tokugawa-jidai) 1603 – 1868
  • Samurai culture today




Akira Kurosawa Filmography

  • Sanshiro Sugata/Judo Saga (Sugata Sanshiro) (1943)
  • The Most Beautiful (Ichiban Utsukushiku) (1944)
  • Sanshiro Sugata Part II/Judo Saga Part II (Zoku Sugata Sanshiro) (1945)
  • Those Who Tread on the Tiger’s Tail (Tora no o wo fumu otokotachi) (1945)
  • Those Who Make Tomorrow (Asu o tsukuru hitobito) (1946)
  • No Regrets for Our Youth (Waga seishun nu kuinashi) (1946)
  • One Wonderful Sunday (Subarashiki nichiyobi) (1947)
  • Drunken Angel (Yoidore Tenshi) (1948)
  • The Quiet Duel (Shizukanaru ketto) (1949)
  • Stray Dog (Nora inu) (1949)
  • Scandal (Shubun) (1950)
  • Rashomon (1950)
  • The Idiot (Hakuchi) (1951)
  • Ikiru (Living/To Live) (1952)
  • Seven Samurai (Shichinin no samurai) (1954)
  • I Live in Fear/To Live in Fear (Ikimono no kiroku) (1955)
  • Throne of Blood (Kumo no su-jo) (1957)
  • The Lower Depths (Donzoko) (1957)
  • The Hidden Fortress (Kakukshi toride no san akunin) (1958)
  • The Bad Sleep Well (Warui yatsu hodo yoku nemuru) (1960)
  • Yojimbo (1961)
  • Sanjuro (Tsubaki Sanjuro) (1962)
  • High and Low (Tengoku to jigoku) (1963)
  • Red Beard (Akahige) (1965)
  • Dodes’ka-den (Dodesukaden) (1970)
  • Dersu Uzala (1974)
  • Kagemusha (The Shadow Warrior) (1980)
  • Ran (1985)
  • Dreams (Yume) (1990)
  • Rhapsody in August (Hachigatsu no kyoshikyoku) (1991)
  • Madadayo (1993)
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Samurai movies offer influenced many cultures through the years since it ended and can continue steadily to do so. Many people today still gather samurai swords, samurai armor, like the kabuto along with other samurai accessories. We hope that you enjoy your favorite samurai movies!

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