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Kuroneko

HorrorDrama19681h 40m
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#1632 Ranked Movie
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Kuroneko (1968)

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7.7/10
7,334 Votes
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Horror Drama 19681h 40m

In the Sengoku period, a woman and her daughter are raped and murdered by soldiers during a time of civil war. Afterwards, a series of samurai returning from the war through that area are found mysteriously dead with their throats torn out. The governor calls in a wild and fierce young hero to quell what is evidently an Onryō ghost. He encounters the two beautiful women in an eerie, beautiful scene. After spiritual purification, he meets the demon in a thrilling fight.Kuroneko featuring Kichiemon Nakamura and Nobuko Otowa is streaming with subscription on The Criterion Channel, and streaming with subscription on Kanopy. It's a drama and horror movie with a high IMDb audience rating of 7.7 (7,334 votes) and was very well received by critics.

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#1,632 Ranked Movie

#47 Ranked in Movies on The Criterion Channel

#75 Ranked in Ghost Movies

#138 Ranked in Horror Movies

Kuroneko has a high IMDb audience rating of 7.7 (7,334 votes) and was very well received by critics. The movie is somewhat popular with Reelgood users lately.

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Kuroneko Overview

In the Sengoku period, a woman and her daughter are raped and murdered by soldiers during a time of civil war. Afterwards, a series of samurai returning from the war through that area are found mysteriously dead with their throats torn out. The governor calls in a wild and fierce young hero to quell what is evidently an Onryō ghost. He encounters the two beautiful women in an eerie, beautiful scene. After spiritual purification, he meets the demon in a thrilling fight.

Age rating: N/A
Runtime: 1h 40m

Extra Information

Related Genres: HorrorDrama
Country of origin: Japan
Available to watch on: The Criterion ChannelKanopy
Original Release Date: Feb 24, 1968
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