Katana movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant katana movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out exciting, serious, suspenseful, captivating, suspense and realistic films and TV shows about / with katana, martial arts, blood, sword fight, heroes, fight, samurai, sword, violence and master warrior plots mostly in Action, Drama and Thriller genres shot in Japan, USA, Hong Kong and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as katana: The Last Samurai (2003), Blade: Trinity (2004), Kill Bill: Vol. 1 (2003), Three Outlaw Samurai (1964), Blade of the Immortal (2017), Samurai Champloo (2004), Samurai Cop (1991), Rurouni Kenshin: The Final (2021), Super Dark Times (2017), Kill Bill: Vol. 2 (2004).

List of katana movies

The Last Samurai (2003)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA, New Zealand, Japan
Duration: 154 min.
Story: Nathan Algren is an American hired to instruct the Japanese army in the ways of modern warfare, which finds him learning to respect the samurai and the honorable principles that rule them. Pressed to destroy the samurai's way of life in the ...
Style: epic, captivating, serious, exciting, intense ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: samurai, sword fight, war, courage, warrior, human spirit, pride and honor, katana, self discovery, martial arts, military, dignity ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1870s
Place: japan, asia, pacific ocean, san francisco, tokyo
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 5.8
 179K
Blade: Trinity (2004)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: For years, Blade has fought against the vampires in the cover of the night. But now, after falling into the crosshairs of the FBI, he is forced out into the daylight, where he is driven to join forces with a clan of human vampire hunters he never ...
Style: gothic, humorous, stylized, exciting, rough ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: vampire, superhero, vampire slayer, katana, vampire hunter, supernatural, dracula, vampire vs vampire, good versus evil, apocalypse, female vampire, transformation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
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Rurouni Kenshin Part II: Kyoto Inferno (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Kenshin has settled into his new life with Kaoru and his other friends when he is approached with a request from the Meiji government. Makoto Shishio, a former assassin like Kenshin, was betrayed, set on fire and left for dead. He survived, and is ...
Style: stylized, suspense, intense, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: samurai, katana, sword fight, survival, martial arts, assassin, redemption, ambition, good versus evil, rivalry, political unrest, master warrior ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: japan, hong kong, tokyo, asia, kyoto japan
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Kill Bill: Vol. 1 (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: An assassin is shot at the altar by her ruthless employer, Bill and other members of their assassination circle – but 'The Bride' lives to plot her vengeance. Setting out for some payback, she makes a death list and hunts down those who ...
Style: tense, non-linear, bloody, suspense, visually appealing ...
Audience: girls' night, boys' night
Plot: revenge, martial arts, vengeance, female protagonist, mentor, dark hero, katana, organized crime, one man army, gangsters, hate, samurai ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 2000s, 20th century, 21st century ...
Place: japan, tokyo, austin texas, asia, usa ...
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Three Outlaw Samurai (1964)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Shiba, a wandering ronin, encounters a band of peasants who have kidnapped the daughter of their dictatorial magistrate, in hopes of coercing from him a reduction in taxes. Shiba takes up their fight, joined by two renegades from the ...
Style: cynical, realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: samurai, katana, martial arts, change of heart, bribery, betrayal, medieval, peasant, shame, murder, fencing, ancient ...
Place: japan
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Rurouni Kenshin Part I: Origins (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: Japan
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Former legendary assassin Kenshin Himura has now become a wandering samurai. Offering aid & protecting those in need as atonement for his past deeds. During this time Kenshin Himura comes across and aides Kaoru Kamiya (Emi Takei). Her father ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, captivating, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: samurai, martial arts, master warrior, heroes, drifter, katana, japanese culture, massacre, swordsman, shogun, one man army, fight ...
Time: 1870s, 1860s, 19th century
Place: japan, asia, ancient china, kyoto japan, tokyo
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Blade of the Immortal (2017)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Japan, UK, South Korea
Duration: 140 min.
Story: Manji, a highly skilled samurai, becomes cursed with immortality after a legendary battle. Haunted by the brutal murder of his sister, Manji knows that only fighting evil will regain his soul. He promises to help a young girl named Rin avenge her ...
Style: captivating, tense, suspense, exciting, epic ...
Plot: samurai, shogun, revenge, ronin, martial arts, sword fight, one man army, katana, massacre, swordsman, soldier, orphan ...
Place: japan
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Samurai Champloo (2004)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Mugen is a ferocious, animalistic warrior with a fighting style inspired by break-dancing. Jin is a ronin samurai who wanders the countryside alone. They may not be friends, but their paths continually cross. And when ditzy waitress Fuu gets ...
Style: exciting, captivating, thought provoking, atmospheric, adult animation ...
Audience: kids
Plot: samurai, adventure, pride and honor, martial arts, master warrior, friendship, katana, heroes, sword fight, on the road, feudal japan, journey ...
Time: 17th century
Place: japan, okinawa japan
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Onechanbara: Bikini Samurai Squad (2008)
Genre: Action, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 80 min.
Story: The dead have risen to feast on the flesh of the living, and just when it seems that all hope for humanity has been lost, bikini girls with machine guns take one last shot at saving mankind from certain extinction. In the near future, a deranged ...
Style: serious, stylized, rough, scary, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, female protagonist, katana, martial arts, supernatural, chaos, rivalry, uninhibited rivalry, vengeance, mad scientist, female killer, survival ...
Time: future
Place: japan, asia
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 4.6
 9K
Samurai Cop (1991)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When Japanese organized crime imbeds itself within LA, the police turn to one man to take down the deadly Yakuza — Joe Marshall, aka "The Samurai." With his fearless swagger and rock hard jaw, The Samurai tears a two-fisted hole through ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, humorous, funny ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, katana, womanizer, police detective, samurai, gangsters, female criminal, exploitation, psychopath, gang, law enforcement, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: los angeles, california
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Rurouni Kenshin: The Final (2021)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 138 min.
Story: In 1879, Kenshin and his allies face their strongest enemy yet: his former brother-in-law Enishi Yukishiro and his minions, who've vowed their revenge.
Style: tense, captivating, exciting, epic
Plot: master warrior, swordsman, katana, fight, destruction, medieval, combat, character change, warrior, changing lives, showdown, adventure ...
Place: japan
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Super Dark Times (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Teenagers Zach and Josh have been best friends their whole lives, but when a gruesome accident leads to a cover-up, the secret drives a wedge between them and propels them down a rabbit hole of escalating paranoia and violence.
Style: suspense, slasher, bleak, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, teenager, friendship, coming of age, murder, nightmare, marijuana, sword, katana, love triangle, police, neighbor ...
Time: 90s, contemporary, year 1995, year 1996
Place: new york, new york state
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Kill Bill: Vol. 2 (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 137 min.
Story: The Bride unwaveringly continues on her roaring rampage of revenge against the band of assassins who had tried to kill her and her unborn child. She visits each of her former associates one-by-one, checking off the victims on her Death List Five ...
Style: suspense, non-linear, atmospheric, brutal, bloody ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: revenge, strong female lead, vengeance, sword fight, dark humor, martial arts, female assassin, tough girl, master warrior, assassin, vigilante, female protagonist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: austin texas, japan, tokyo, el paso texas, mexico
Is relevant ?
 6.7
 220K
Blade II (2002)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A rare mutation has occurred within the vampire community - The Reaper. A vampire so consumed with an insatiable bloodlust that they prey on vampires as well as humans, transforming victims who are unlucky enough to survive into Reapers themselves. ...
Style: stylized, scary, exciting, entertaining, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: vampire, superhero, martial arts, supernatural, dark hero, tough guy, lone hero, supernatural ability, monster, vampire hunter, undead, vampire vs vampire ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: prague, europe, czech republic, london
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 6.3
 2K
God of War (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 128 min.
Story: During the 16th century, pirates rule the Chinese coastline, pillaging the small villages and terrorizing the citizens. When maverick leader Commander Yu enlists the help of a sharp young general, they devise a plan to defeat the pirates. A violent ...
Style: exciting, captivating
Plot: martial arts, chinese history, sword fight, pirate, kingdom, samurai, protection, kung fu, squad, japanese man, massacre, katana ...
Time: 16th century
Place: ancient china
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Naruto Shippûden The Movie: Bonds (2008)
Genre: Animation, Action, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A mysterious group of ninjas makes a surprise attack on the Konohagakure, which takes great damage. The nightmare of another Shinobi World War could become a reality. Sasuke, who was still a missing nin from Konoha trying to kill his brother, ...
Style: suspense, captivating, exciting
Plot: ninja, katana, friendship, martial arts, demon, fight, hate, super strength, supernatural power, betrayal, warrior, ninja warrior ...
Is relevant ?
 7.3
 332K
Equilibrium (2002)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In a dystopian future, a totalitarian regime maintains peace by subduing the populace with a drug, and displays of emotion are punishable by death. A man in charge of enforcing the law rises to overthrow the system.
Style: futuristic, philosophical, serious, psychological, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: distopia, fighting the system, cyberpunk, post apocalypse, utopia, dystopic future, martial arts, rebellion, future dystopia, totalitarianism, gunfight, resistance ...
Time: future, 80s, 2000s
Place: beijing china, china
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Ninja III: The Domination (1984)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A female aerobic instructor is possessed by an evil spirit of a fallen ninja when coming to his aid. The spirit seeks revenge on those who killed him and uses the female instructor's body to carry out his mission. The only way the spirit will ...
Style: light, scary, exciting, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ninja, martial arts, supernatural, female ninja, revenge, ninja magic, ninja master, curse, showdown, murderer, killings, peril ...
Time: 80s
Place: phoenix arizona, arizona
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 6.8
 10K
Red Sun (1971)
Genre: Action, Western
Country: France, Italy, Spain
Duration: 112 min.
Story: An ancient Japanese sword is robbed by gangsters from the Japanese ambassador while he is traveling through west America. The embassador's bodyguard, a samurai, goes after them with the help of one of the gang leaders who was betrayed by his ...
Style: epic, suspenseful, realistic, serious, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: katana, heist, medieval, female nudity, cowboy, train robbery, woman with a gun, desert, samurai sword, samurai, betrayal, gang ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: arizona, usa, new mexico
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Incident at Blood Island (1970)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 117 min.
Story: In the Edo period, a nameless ronin accepts an assignment to go to a mountain pass and wait. Near the pass he stops at an inn where a collection of characters gather, including a gang set on stealing shogunate gold that's soon to come over the ...
Style: realistic, serious, jidai geki
Plot: samurai, medieval, betrayal, katana, martial arts, ronin, hotel, edo period, sword fight, samurai sword, ambush, bandit ...
Place: japan, asia
Is relevant ?
 7.1
 15K
Gantz:O (2016)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Somewhere in Tokyo, there is a room. In that room is a black sphere. Periodically, people who should otherwise have died are transferred to the room. There, the sphere gives them special suits and weapons, and sends them out on a mission to kill ...
Style: surreal, weird, post modern
Plot: monster, good versus evil, human versus monster, game, alien encounter, violence, heroes, back from the dead, evil alien, katana, resurrection, teleportation ...
Place: japan, osaka japan, tokyo
Is relevant ?
 6.4
 3K
Dororo (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 139 min.
Story: The hero, Hyakkimaru is a wandering "demon hunter" whose extra body parts -- 48 to be exact -- were grafted onto his head and trunk by a herb doctor who discovered him as an infant, in a process that echoes "Frankenstein" and ...
Style: captivating, tense, suspense, exciting, psychological ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: samurai, curse, martial arts, shaman, adventure, good versus evil, destiny, rivalry, decapitation, vengeance, friendship, supernatural ...
Is relevant ?
 6.7
 28K
Heroes Reborn (2015)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The supernatural phenomenon begins again with a fresh crop of inspiring heroes who take on the ultimate struggle between those with extraordinary abilities and those with nefarious motives to hunt and harness their powers. Epic adventures await ...
Style: exciting, atmospheric, serious, suspenseful
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural ability, supernatural, superhero, good versus evil, heroic mission, save the world, samurai, psychic, super strength, youth, young heroes, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, future, 2010s
Place: new york, usa
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Once Upon a Time in China IV (1993)
Genre: Action
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Wong Fei Hung must deal with both foreign threats and the nationalist Red Lantern Society in this continuation of the popular kung fu series.
Style: cult film
Plot: martial arts, kung fu classic, fight, warrior, sword fight, fistfight, sword duel, kung fu, good versus evil, violence, revenge, martial artist ...
Is relevant ?
 5.1
 8K
Army of One (2016)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Gary Faulkner is an ex-con, unemployed handyman, and modern day Don Quixote who receives a vision from God telling him to capture Osama Bin Laden. Armed with only a single sword purchased from a home-shopping network, Gary travels to Pakistan to ...
Style: absurd, humorous, not serious, surreal, funny ...
Plot: god, hallucination, katana, diabetes, vigilante, construction worker, farce, absurd humor, mission from god, absurdism, sarcasm, gross out humor ...
Time: year 2004, 21st century
Place: pakistan
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Altered Carbon: Resleeved (2020)
Genre: Animation, Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: On the planet Latimer, Takeshi Kovacs must protect a tattooist while investigating the death of a yakuza boss alongside a no-nonsense CTAC.
Style: captivating, suspense, neo noir, exciting, tech noir ...
Audience: kids
Plot: cyberpunk, murder investigation, sword, male female partnership, massacre, virtual reality, artificial intelligence, katana, tattooed man, distopia, back from the dead, supernatural power ...
Time: distant future
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Yakuza Apocalypse (2015)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror
Country: Japan, France
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Akira (Hayato Ichihara) admires Genyo Kamiura, the most powerful yakuza. Genyo Kamiura has been targeted numerous times, but he has never been killed. He is called the invincible person. Because of Genyo Kamiura, Akira enters the world of the ...
Style: parody, suspense, exciting, psychotronic, suspenseful ...
Plot: vampire, betrayal, violence, fight, yakuza, gangsters, katana, absurd humor, revenge, gang, martial arts, death ...
Time: 21st century
Place: japan
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A Boy and His Samurai (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Japan
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A samurai from the Edo Period time travels to present day Japan where he meets a divorcee and her son. Soon, he discovers a passion for making pastries.
Style: captivating, feel good, sincere, light, humorous ...
Plot: time travel, samurai, food, co worker co worker relationship, fish out of water, boy, confusion, katana, cafe, culture clash, fall in love, cooking ...
Place: tokyo
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Ninja: Shadow of a Tear (2013)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Thailand, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Fight everyone and trust no one: it's the code of survival practiced by martial-arts master Casey Bowman after his life of domestic bliss is shattered by a savage act of violence. Vowing revenge, the fearless American stealthily tracks the ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, captivating, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ninja, martial arts, kung fu, fight, revenge, ninjitsu, master warrior, mortal combat, murder, katana, medieval, murder mystery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: thailand, burma, asia
Is relevant ?
 5.1
 19K
Everly (2014)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: After she betrays a powerful mob boss, a woman matches wits and weaponry with a legion of killers who are out to collect the bounty on the heads of her and her family.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, rough, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: strong female lead, female assassin, female protagonist, woman kills a man, sex slave, survival, woman in danger, crimes, german shepherd, yakuza, bazooka, gangsters ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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