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The Hidden Fortress

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Action & Adventure Drama 
19582h 19mOn: HBO MAX The Criterion Channel Kanopy Tags: Medieval Country: Japan

Japanese peasants Matashichi and Tahei try and fail to make a profit from a tribal war. They find a man and woman whom they believe are simple tribe members hiding in a fortress. Although the peasants don't know that Rokurota is a general and Yuki is a princess, the peasants agree to accompany the pair to safety in return for gold. Along the way, the general must prove his expertise in battle while also hiding his identity.The Hidden Fortress featuring Toshirō Mifune and Minoru Chiaki is streaming with subscription on HBO MAX, streaming with subscription on The Criterion Channel, streaming with subscription on Kanopy, and 2 others. It's an action & adventure and comedy movie with a high IMDb audience rating of 8.1 (33,813 votes) and was very well received by critics.

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Available to stream on a popular subscription service (HBO MAX, The Criterion Channel & Kanopy).

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Available to rent or buy from $3.99 on 2 services (iTunes & Prime Video).

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#1,147 Ranked Movie

#18 Ranked in Medieval Movies

#65 Ranked in Movies on The Criterion Channel

#335 Ranked in Comedy Movies

The Hidden Fortress has a high IMDb audience rating of 8.1 (33,813 votes) and was very well received by critics. The movie is popular with Reelgood users lately.

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