Throne of Blood
Returning to their lord's castle, samurai warriors Washizu and Miki are waylaid by a spirit who predicts their futures. When the first part of the spirit's prophecy comes true, Washizu's scheming wife, Asaji, presses him to speed up the rest of the spirit's prophecy by murdering his lord and usurping his place. Director Akira Kurosawa's resetting of William Shakespeare's "Macbeth" in feudal Japan is one of his most acclaimed films.Throne of Blood featuring Toshirō Mifune and Isuzu Yamada 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 drama movie with a very high Rotten Tomatoes (critics) score of 95% and a high IMDb audience rating of 8.1 (43,982 votes).
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Available to stream on a popular subscription service (HBO MAX, The Criterion Channel & Kanopy).
Available to rent or buy from $3.99 on 2 services (iTunes & Prime Video).
Not available to watch free online.
Not available to stream on a TV everywhere service.
#34 Ranked in Ghost Movies
#49 Ranked in Movies on The Criterion Channel
#102 Ranked in History Movies
Throne of Blood has a very high Rotten Tomatoes (critics) score of 95% and a high IMDb audience rating of 8.1 (43,982 votes). The movie is popular with Reelgood users lately.