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The Hidden Fortress (1958)

Not Rated
139 min | Adventure, Drama

Lured by gold, two greedy peasants escort a man and woman across enemy lines. However, they do not realize that their companions are actually a princess and her general.
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Cinematographer
Kazuo Yamazaki (as Ichio Yamazeki)
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Updated Dec 28, 1958

Release date
Oct 6, 1960 (United States)

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43 cast members
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Toshirô Mifune
General Rokurota Makabe General Rokurota Makabe   See fewer
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Kamatari Fujiwara
Matashichi Matashichi   See fewer
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Susumu Fujita
General Hyoe Tadokoro General Hyoe Tadokoro   See fewer
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Takashi Shimura
The Old General, Izumi Nagakura The Old General, Izumi Nagakura   See fewer
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Misa Uehara
Princess Yuki Princess Yuki   See fewer
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Eiko Miyoshi
Old Lady-in-Waiting Old Lady-in-Waiting   See fewer
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Toshiko Higuchi
Farmer's Daughter bought from slave trader Farmer's Daughter bought from slave trader   See fewer
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Yû Fujiki
Barrier guard Barrier guard   See fewer
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Yoshio Tsuchiya
Samurai on horse Samurai on horse   See fewer
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Kokuten Kôdô
Old man in front of sign Old man in front of sign   See fewer
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Takeshi Katô
Fleeing, bloody samurai Fleeing, bloody samurai   See fewer
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Toranosuke Ogawa
Magistrate of the bridge barrier Magistrate of the bridge barrier   See fewer
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Kichijirô Ueda
Slave Trader Slave Trader   See fewer
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Nakajirô Tomita
Potential slave buyer Potential slave buyer   See fewer
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Yoshifumi Tajima
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Ikio Sawamura
Gambler Gambler   See fewer
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Senkichi Ômura
Soldier Soldier   See fewer
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Sachio Sakai
Captured foot soldier Captured foot soldier   See fewer
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Makoto Satô
Yamada foot soldier Yamada foot soldier   See fewer
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Yoshio Kosugi
Akisuki soldier Akisuki soldier   See fewer
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Akira Tani
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Yutaka Sada
Guard at bridge barrier Guard at bridge barrier   See fewer
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Takeo Oikawa
Guard at pass barrier Guard at pass barrier   See fewer
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Tadao Nakamaru
Young Man Young Man   See fewer
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Takuzô Kumagai
Yamana foot soldier (as Jirô Kumagai) Yamana foot soldier (as Jirô Kumagai)   See fewer
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Shôichi Hirose
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Etsuo Saijô
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Masayoshi Nagashima
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Fuminori Ôhashi
Samurai Samurai   See fewer
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Shin Ôtomo
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Minoru Itô
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Haruo Suzuki
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Shigekatsu Kanazawa
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Haruo Nakajima
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Ryû Kuze
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Ichirô Chiba
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Rinsaku Ogata
Second Young Man Second Young Man   See fewer
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Hiroyoshi Yamaguchi
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Haruya Sakamoto
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8.1 / 10 | 28,256 votes