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Horror Drama Rated: 18+ (R)19641h 45mOn: HBO MAX The Criterion Channel Tags: War Medieval Survival Country: Japan

While her son, Kichi, is away at war, a woman and her daughter-in-law survive by killing samurai who stray into their swamp, then selling whatever valuables they find. Both are devastated when they learn that Kichi has died, but his wife soon begins an affair with a neighbor who survived the war, Hachi. The mother disapproves and, when she can't steal Hachi for herself, tries to scare her daughter-in-law with a mysterious mask from a dead samurai.Onibaba featuring Nobuko Otowa and Jitsuko Yoshimura is streaming with subscription on HBO MAX, and streaming with subscription on The Criterion Channel. It's a drama and horror movie with a high Rotten Tomatoes (critics) score of 83% and a high IMDb audience rating of 8.0 (15,123 votes).

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#2,281 Ranked Movie

#29 Ranked in Medieval Movies

#177 Ranked in Movies on The Criterion Channel

#205 Ranked in Horror Movies

Onibaba has a high Rotten Tomatoes (critics) score of 83% and a high IMDb audience rating of 8.0 (15,123 votes). The movie is popular with Reelgood users lately.

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