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  • Throne of Blood (1957)
  • Not Rated
    110 min | Drama, History
Throne of Blood (1957)
Not Rated
110 min | Drama, History

A war-hardened general, egged on by his ambitious wife, works to fulfill a prophecy that he would become lord of Spider's Web Castle.
Director
Writers
Hideo Oguni (screenplay) | Shinobu Hashimoto (screenplay) | Ryûzô Kikushima (screenplay) | Akira Kurosawa (screenplay)
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Release date
Nov 22, 1961 (United States)

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Cast

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41 cast members
Name Known for
Toshirô Mifune
Taketoki Washizu Taketoki Washizu   See fewer
Isuzu Yamada
Lady Asaji Washizu Lady Asaji Washizu   See fewer
Takashi Shimura
Noriyasu Odagura Noriyasu Odagura   See fewer
Akira Kubo
Yoshiteru Miki Yoshiteru Miki   See fewer
Hiroshi Tachikawa
Kunimaru Tsuzuki (as Yôichi Tachikawa) Kunimaru Tsuzuki (as Yôichi Tachikawa)   See fewer
Minoru Chiaki
Yoshiaki Miki Yoshiaki Miki   See fewer
Takamaru Sasaki
Kuniharu Tsuzuki Kuniharu Tsuzuki   See fewer
Gen Shimizu
Washizu samurai Washizu samurai   See fewer
Kokuten Kôdô
Military Commander Military Commander   See fewer
Kichijirô Ueda
Washizu's workman Washizu's workman   See fewer
Eiko Miyoshi
Old Woman at castle Old Woman at castle   See fewer
Chieko Naniwa
Old Ghost Woman Old Ghost Woman   See fewer
Nakajirô Tomita
Second Military Commander Second Military Commander   See fewer
Yû Fujiki
Washizu samurai Washizu samurai   See fewer
Sachio Sakai
Washizu samurai Washizu samurai   See fewer
Shin Ôtomo
Washizu samurai Washizu samurai   See fewer
Yoshio Tsuchiya
Washizu samurai Washizu samurai   See fewer
Yoshio Inaba
Third Military Commander Third Military Commander   See fewer
Takeo Oikawa
Miki party member Miki party member   See fewer
Akira Tani
Washizu soldier Washizu soldier   See fewer
Ikio Sawamura
Washizu soldier Washizu soldier   See fewer
Yutaka Sada
Washizu samurai Washizu samurai   See fewer
Seijirô Onda
Second Miki party member Second Miki party member   See fewer
Shinpei Takagi
Commander Commander   See fewer
Masao Masuda
Commander Commander   See fewer
Mitsuo Asano
Washizu samurai Washizu samurai   See fewer
Shôbun Inoue
Servant Servant   See fewer
Asao Koike
Tsuzuki soldier Tsuzuki soldier   See fewer
Takeshi Katô
Guard killed by Washizu Guard killed by Washizu   See fewer
Hitoshi Takagi
Tsuzuki guard Tsuzuki guard   See fewer
Michiya Higuchi
Tsuki guard Tsuki guard   See fewer
Senkichi Ômura
Washizu samurai Washizu samurai   See fewer
Gorô Sakurai
Servant Servant   See fewer
Shirô Tsuchiya
Commander Commander   See fewer
Takeo Matsushita
Commander Commander   See fewer
Jun Ôtomo
Commander Commander   See fewer
Kamayuki Tsubono
Servant Servant   See fewer
Fuminori Ôhashi
Samurai Samurai   See fewer
Isao Kimura
Phantom samurai Phantom samurai   See fewer
Seiji Miyaguchi
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Nobuo Nakamura
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