Highest Rated Movies and TV Shows With Ryûtarô Ôtomo
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1. From the Northern Country (1981– )
45 min | Drama
"From the North" with warmth loving strokes, describing the love of family, love of humanity. Because his wife was having an affair and divorce blackboard Goro, with a son and daughter from... See full summary »
5. Tampopo (1985)
Not Rated | 114 min | Comedy
A truck driver stops at a small family-run noodle shop and decides to help its fledgling business. The story is intertwined with various vignettes about the relationship of love and food.
Votes: 13,800 | Gross: $0.22M
6. Dai Chûshingura (1971– )
60 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
The famous Japanese legend of the enforced suicide of Lord Asano and the epic attempt by his loyal forty-seven samurai to avenge their unjustly punished lord is the basis for this year-long drama.
9. The Great Killing (1964)
Not Rated | 118 min | Action, Drama
A Shogunate Elder connives to rule Japan by making his puppet, the Shogun's brother Tsunashige, the next Shogun. The best strategist in Japan, Yamaga, leads a plot to stop the Elder, but ... See full summary »
11. Eleven Samurai (1967)
100 min | Adventure, Drama, History
The lord of the Oshi fief is killed by his trespassing neighbor, Nariatsu. But when the Oshi clan is blamed for the incident, eleven of their best warriors decide to trade their lives for justice.
12. Hissatsu shikakenin (1972–1973)
46 min | Action
"Shikakenin", they have a double life and live inconspicuously in Edo. Baian Fujieda is an acupuncturist. Sanai Nishimura is a masterless samurai. They believe that Otowaya-Han'emon who is ... See full summary »
13. Akai kage-bôshi (1962)
Fifteen years after Ishida Mitsunari lost in the battle of Sekigahara, Tokugawa Ieyasu foresees his unavoidable battle with Toyotomi Hideyori and goes into Fushimi Castle. At the night, ... See full summary »
14. Beast in the Shadows (1977)
An author of mystery stories gets ensnared in a real murder case. An industrial tycoon and husband of his biggest fan lies dead and one of his colleagues, a successful but antisocial writer... See full summary »
16. Bakumatsu zankoku monogatari (1964)
A headstrong young man seeks to join the Shinsengumi, but as his determination impresses his superiors, questions begin to arise as to his true identity and intentions.
17. The Master Spearman (1960)
99 min | Drama, History, Romance
Kurando is a retired samurai. Granted a last-second reprieve from the obligation to commit Harakiri, he decides to settle down and marry one of two kabuki actresses who helped him enjoy what he thought would be his final days.
20. The Secret of the Urn (1966)
Not Rated | 91 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
Loyal samurai Samanosuke is attacked, mutilated, and left for dead while carrying out a mission for his clan. He recovers but has lost an eye and an arm. Taking a new identity as Tange ... See full summary »
22. Seventeen Ninja (1963)
99 min | Action
In a time where highly skilled ninja organizations carry out secret missions, Iga Jigoza's group of seventeen ninja must find a way to infiltrate the enemy's stronghold and steal the pact from Negoro ninja Saiga Magokuro. A classic.
26. The Revolutionary (1962)
100 min | Drama, History, War
In the year 1637 in Shimabara of Tokugawa-era Japan, oppressed peasant Christians revolt against the shogunate with the aid of a charismatic Christian rebel leader Shiro Amakusa.
31. Castle of Owls (1963)
91 min | Drama
This is a classic early Japanese Ninja movie. The Iga ninjas are a dying breed as Toyotomis rule allows Japan to experience some peace. Juzo, an Iga ninja who had vowed revenge for the ... See full synopsis »
33. Flames of Blood (1981)
147 min | Action, Crime
The story of a drunken fighter (Sugawara) and an ailing, blind singer (Baisho) amid the power struggle between the Shogunate government and the Emperor in mid-19th century Japan.
35. Festival of Swordsmen (1961)
During the middle of the Kanei Period (1624-1644) Japan was in the early stages of its most peaceful era. This left a large number of unemployed samurai with nothing to do, and their morale... See full summary »
40. A Chivalrous Spirit (1958)
104 min | Drama
Ninkyo Tokaido is another great story of Yamamoto Chogoro/Jirocho (Chiezo Kataoka), the biggest gambling boss on the Tokaido Highway. When the uncle of Seneimon (Hashizo Okawa) is slain by ... See full synopsis »
41. The One-eyed Wolf (1959)
Five swordsmen are murdered and hung in a tree and the chase is on to find the killers. Two magistrates pursue the leads to solve the crime and it leads to a potential conspiracy to kill ... See full synopsis »
42. The Magic Serpent (1966)
Not Rated | 86 min | Fantasy
In ancient Japan, a good lord is killed and his throne is taken by the trecherous Yuki Daijo and his wizard friend Oroki-maru. The young prince Ikazuki-maru is rescued from the jaws of ... See full summary »
43. Tange Sazen: yoto nuretsubame (1960)
The legendary one-armed, one-eyed swordsman Tange Sazen is back to aid a Magistrate in his efforts to steal bribe money on its way to Edo for the benefit of poor farmers.
46. The Flute Playing Warrior (1955)
89 min | Drama
A Romeo & Juliet type story of tragic love set to the Heian Period. A young samurai wins the heart of a beautiful princess with his wonderful flute playing, which sets in motion a feud that will change the face of Japan.
47. Five Men of Edo (1951)
132 min | Action, Drama
During the 17th Century bands of hatamoto, samurai vassals of the Tokugawa shogunate, were causing havoc in the new capital city of Edo. Opposing them was Banzui-in Chobei,whose sole aim ... See full summary »