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  • Yojimbo (1961)
  • Not Rated
    110 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
Yojimbo (1961)
Not Rated
110 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

A crafty ronin comes to a town divided by two criminal gangs and decides to play them against each other to free the town.
Director
Writers
Akira Kurosawa (story) (screenplay) | Ryûzô Kikushima (screenplay)
Producers
Ryûzô Kikushima (produced by) (as Ryuzo Kikushima) | Akira Kurosawa | Tomoyuki Tanaka (produced by)
Composer
Cinematographer
Production Designer
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Release date
Sep 13, 1961 (United States)

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Cast

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51 cast members
Name Known for
Toshirô Mifune
Sanjuro Kuwabatake / The Samurai Sanjuro Kuwabatake / The Samurai   See fewer
Tatsuya Nakadai
Unosuke - Gunfighter Unosuke - Gunfighter   See fewer
Daisuke Katô
Inokichi - Ushitora's Rotund Brother Inokichi - Ushitora's Rotund Brother   See fewer
Seizaburô Kawazu
Seibê - Brothel Operator Seibê - Brothel Operator   See fewer
Takashi Shimura
Tokuemon - Sake Brewer Tokuemon - Sake Brewer   See fewer
Hiroshi Tachikawa
Yoichiro Yoichiro   See fewer
Yôsuke Natsuki
Kohei's Son Kohei's Son   See fewer
Eijirô Tôno
Gonji - Tavern Keeper Gonji - Tavern Keeper   See fewer
Kamatari Fujiwara
Tazaemon Tazaemon   See fewer
Ikio Sawamura
Hansuke Hansuke   See fewer
Atsushi Watanabe
The Cooper - Coffin-Maker The Cooper - Coffin-Maker   See fewer
Susumu Fujita
Homma - Instructor Who Skips Town Homma - Instructor Who Skips Town   See fewer
Kyû Sazanka
Ushitora Ushitora   See fewer
Takeshi Katô
Ronin Kobuhachi Ronin Kobuhachi   See fewer
Ichirô Nakatani
First Samurai First Samurai   See fewer
Sachio Sakai
First Foot Soldier First Foot Soldier   See fewer
Tsunagorô Rashômon
Kannuki the Giant Kannuki the Giant   See fewer
Gen Shimizu
Magotaro Magotaro   See fewer
Yutaka Sada
Matsukichi Matsukichi   See fewer
Shin Ôtomo
Kumosuke Kumosuke   See fewer
Shôichi Hirose
Ushitora Follower Ushitora Follower   See fewer
Hideyo Amamoto
Yahachi Yahachi   See fewer
Shôji Ôki
Sukeju Sukeju   See fewer
Fuminori Ôhashi
Second Samurai Second Samurai   See fewer
Senkichi Ômura
Traveler Traveler   See fewer
Noriko Honma
Farmer's Ex-wife Farmer's Ex-wife   See fewer
Ryusuke Nishio
Seibei Follower Seibei Follower   See fewer
Naoya Kusakawa
Seibei Follower Seibei Follower   See fewer
Nadao Kirino
Seibei Follower Seibei Follower   See fewer
Jun Ôtomo
Seibei Follower Seibei Follower   See fewer
Shinpei Takagi
Ushitora Follower Ushitora Follower   See fewer
Akio Kusama
Ushitora Follower Ushitora Follower   See fewer
Yasuzô Ogawa
Ushitora Follower Ushitora Follower   See fewer
Hiroshi Takagi
Ushitora Follower Ushitora Follower   See fewer
Jun'ichirô Mukai
Seibei Follower Seibei Follower   See fewer
Fumiyoshi Kamagaya
Seibei Follower Seibei Follower   See fewer
Ichirô Chiba
Second Foot Soldier Second Foot Soldier   See fewer
Haruya Sakamoto
Ushitora Follower Ushitora Follower   See fewer
Rinsaku Ogata
Seibei Follower Seibei Follower   See fewer
Fumio Kogushi
Ushitora Follower Ushitora Follower   See fewer
Yoko Terui
Woman at Seibei's House Woman at Seibei's House   See fewer
Hiromi Mineoka
Woman at Seibei's House Woman at Seibei's House   See fewer
Michiko Kawa
Woman at Seibei's House Woman at Seibei's House   See fewer
Jerry Fujio
Roku - Samurai Whose Arm Is Cut (uncredited) Roku - Samurai Whose Arm Is Cut (uncredited)   See fewer
Haruo Nakajima
Minor Role (uncredited) Minor Role (uncredited)   See fewer
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