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Yojimbo

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8.2/10
Rotten Tomatoes Logo95%
Drama Mystery 
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19611h 50mOn: The Criterion Channel Kanopy Tags: Martial Arts Fighting 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 The Criterion Channel, streaming with subscription on Kanopy, available for rent or purchase on iTunes, and 1 other. It's an action & adventure and comedy movie with a very high Rotten Tomatoes (critics) score of 95% and a high IMDb audience rating of 8.2 (101,229 votes).

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Available to stream on a subscription service (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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#504 Ranked Movie

#17 Ranked in Movies on The Criterion Channel

#20 Ranked in Martial Arts Movies

#104 Ranked in Crime Movies

Yojimbo has a very high Rotten Tomatoes (critics) score of 95% and a high IMDb audience rating of 8.2 (101,229 votes). The movie is popular with Reelgood users lately.

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