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Drama Action & Adventure 19611h 50mOn: HBO MAX The Criterion Channel Kanopy Tags: Martial Arts Gangster Country: Japan

A nameless ronin, or samurai with no master, enters a small village in feudal Japan where two rival businessmen are struggling for control of the local gambling trade. Taking the name Sanjuro Kuwabatake, the ronin convinces both silk merchant Tazaemon and sake merchant Tokuemon to hire him as a personal bodyguard, then artfully sets in motion a full-scale gang war between the two ambitious and unscrupulous men.Yojimbo featuring Toshirō Mifune and Tatsuya Nakadai 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 high IMDb audience rating of 8.2 (118,181 votes).

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Akira Kurosawa


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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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#1,102 Ranked Movie

#32 Ranked in Martial Arts Movies

#68 Ranked in Movies on The Criterion Channel

#221 Ranked in Crime Movies

Yojimbo has a high IMDb audience rating of 8.2 (118,181 votes). The movie is popular with Reelgood users lately.

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