Yojimbo (1961)

Not Rated   |    |  Action, Drama, Thriller

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A crafty ronin comes to a town divided by two criminal gangs and decides to play them against each other to free the town.



  • Toshirô Mifune at an event for Yojimbo (1961)
  • Toshirô Mifune in Yojimbo (1961)
  • Toshirô Mifune in Yojimbo (1961)
  • Toshirô Mifune in Yojimbo (1961)
  • Toshirô Mifune in Yojimbo (1961)
  • Toshirô Mifune in Yojimbo (1961)

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Akira Kurosawa asked his sound engineer Ichirô Minawa to come up with a sound effect to be used when a sword is cutting, and killing, someone. After testing out slicing a sword into beef and pork, he finally found the perfect sample--putting two wooden chopsticks inside a raw... ...


Farmer: Wait, son.
Traveler: Let me go, father. It's my chance.


When Sanjuro smites his opponent arm off you can see the arm moving under the poncho.


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Action | Drama | Thriller

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