R | | Action, Drama, History
An American military advisor embraces the Samurai culture he was hired to destroy after he is captured in battle.
As of 2018, features Ken Watanabe's only Oscar nominated performance.
They say Japan was made by a sword. They say the old gods dipped a coral blade into the ocean, and when they pulled it out four perfect drops fell back into the sea, and those drops became the islands of Japan. I say, Japan was made by a handful of ...
During the ninja fight when Katsumoto is at a stand off with two ninjas, one ninja has a sword and the other is holding two sai. In a close-up of the ninjas, both are holding swords, and then in the next shot of both ninjas, they have their original weapons again.
The opening Warner Bros. logo is light blue on a solid black background.
$2,630,243 (Japan) (5 December 2003)
$111,110,575 (USA) (4 April 2004)
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