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 IMDb audience rating of 8.0 (17,168 votes) and was well received by critics.
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Available to stream on a popular subscription service (HBO MAX & The Criterion Channel).
Not available to watch free online.
Not available to stream on a TV everywhere service.
Not available to rent or buy.
#5 Ranked in Medieval Movies
#15 Ranked in Horror Movies
#18 Ranked in Movies on The Criterion Channel
Onibaba has a high IMDb audience rating of 8.0 (17,168 votes) and was well received by critics. The movie is popular with Reelgood users lately.