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Zatoichi Meets Yojimbo

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Action & Adventure Drama 19701h 55mOn: The Criterion Channel Tags: Fighting Spy Country: Japan

With a price on his head, Ichi seeks tranquillity in a favorite village. Since his last visit, it has fallen prey to Boss Masagoro, the son of a merchant rumored to have stolen gold from the shogunate. The boss has hired Yojimbo as his hard-drinking enforcer, but Yojimbo is both a spy for the shogunate, trying to find the gold, and in love with the merchant's unwilling mistress, Umeno. Ichi hires on as the merchant's masseur and buys Umeno's freedom with his employer's own money. This embarrasses Yojimbo who withdraws from a pact with Ichi to stir up trouble between father and son and their gangs. As the two sides fight, Ichi finds the gold and sets up a final set of confrontations.Zatoichi Meets Yojimbo featuring Shintarô Katsu and Toshirō Mifune is streaming with subscription on The Criterion Channel, available for rent or purchase on iTunes, and available for rent or purchase on Prime Video. It's an action & adventure and drama movie with a better than average IMDb audience rating of 7.1 (2,383 votes).

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Kihachi Okamoto


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

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#21,619 Ranked Movie

#335 Ranked in Spy Movies

#1037 Ranked in Movies on The Criterion Channel

#5986 Ranked in Action & Adventure Movies

Zatoichi Meets Yojimbo has a better than average IMDb audience rating of 7.1 (2,383 votes). The movie is not very popular with Reelgood users lately.

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