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 serious, suspenseful, exciting, stylized, rough and realistic films and TV shows about / with katana, martial arts, heroes, sword fight, master warrior, rivalry, sword, katana sword, samurai and escapades plots mostly in Action, Drama and Adventure genres shot in Japan, USA, Hong Kong and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as katana: Kill Bill: Vol. 2 (2004), Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2012), Equilibrium (2002), Samurai Cop (1991), Chanbara Beauty (2008), Zatoichi in Desperation (1972), Zatoichi and the Fugitives (1968), Zatoichi's Revenge (1965), Zatoichi the Fugitive (1963), Ip Man (2008).

List of katana movies

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: dark humor, suspenseful, captivating, surprise ending, talky ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, rivalry, master warrior, betrayal, pride and honor, journey, respect, warrior, katana, mentor, sibling relationship, duel ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: mexico, tokyo, japan
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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2012)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 24 min.
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Style: exciting, humorous, feel good, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: pre-teens, kids
Plot: good versus evil, mutant, superhero, master villain, turtle, genetically altered, teenager, martial arts, family, ninja, rat, enemy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
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 7.5
 294K
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, serious, atmospheric, psychological, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: future dystopia, rebellion, fighting the system, utopia, society, resistance, totalitarianism, betrayal, gunfight, human nature, battles, violence ...
Time: future, 2000s
Place: china, beijing china
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 4.6
 5K
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: humorous, semi serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: samurai, martial arts, katana, womanizer, police detective, police investigation, strong sexual content, crime, gang, exploitation, buddy cop, gangsters ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: los angeles, california
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Samurai Cop 2: Deadly Vengeance (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: 25 years later after the events of Samurai Cop (1991), Detective Frank Washington is forced to team up with his long estranged partner Joe Marshall to solve a series of assassinations being committed by a secret group of female vigilante killers.
Plot: katana, samurai, sword, police, exploitation, buddy cop, katana sword, violence, gun, female full frontal nudity, bare breasts, sunglasses ...
Place: los angeles
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Chanbara Beauty: The Movie - Vortex (2009)
Genre: Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Sisters Aya and Saki put aside their rivalry and go toe-to-toe with Himiko and her band of zombies. The evil Himiko needs the blood of the young girls to restore her youth, while the sisters need to stop Himiko to save mankind ...
Style: serious, rough, stylized, scary
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, martial arts, katana, gory, danger, schoolgirl, deadly, escapades, imaginary, rivalry, disorder, master villain ...
Time: 21st century, future
Place: asia, japan
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Chanbara Beauty (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, rough, stylized, scary, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, martial arts, schoolgirl, katana, gory, mad scientist, vengeance, danger, deadly, escapades, imaginary, rivalry ...
Time: future
Place: asia, japan
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Zatoichi Meets the One-Armed Swordsman (1971)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Japan, Hong Kong
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Zatoichi is a blind massage therapist and swordsman who finds out that something troubling is taking place on the outskirts of town. After discovering who the guilty parties are -- an accomplished Chinese martial artist named Wang Kang and his ...
Style: serious
Plot: martial arts, katana, yakuza, samurai, lone wolves, adventure, master warrior, daring rescue, on the run, track down, heroic mission, chases and races ...
Place: asia
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Zatoichi in Desperation (1972)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Zatoichi tries to save a maiden in distress in this sequel to the popular series about a blind samurai swordsman who moonlights as a masseur. Always fighting for the underdog, noble Zatoichi sets out to keep a girl from becoming a prostitute. But he ...
Style: atmospheric, semi serious, scary
Plot: samurai, martial arts, katana, lone wolves, village, adventure, master warrior, heroic mission, righting the wronged, crimes, heroes, rivalry ...
Place: asia, japan
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Zatoichi Goes to the Fire Festival (1970)
Genre: Drama, Adventure, Action
Country: Japan
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Zatoichi is mentored by the blind leader of a secret organization as he contends with both the Yakuza and a jealous husband.
Style: serious, exciting, atmospheric, suspenseful
Plot: samurai, martial arts, katana, ronin, master warrior, one man army, adventure, good versus evil, heroes, rivalry, gangsters, lone wolves ...
Time: 19th century
Place: asia, japan
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Zatoichi and the Fugitives (1968)
Genre: Drama, Action, Adventure
Country: Japan
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Zatoichi runs afoul of some evil fugitives, working for a corrupt law official.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, exciting, stylized ...
Plot: katana, snake, martial arts, fugitives, adventure, gangsters, village, master warrior, samurai, rescue, kidnapping, confined ...
Time: 19th century
Place: asia, japan
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Zatoichi's Revenge (1965)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Itinerant masseur and master swordsman, the blind Zatoichi, is near the village of his teacher, Hikonoichi, so he decides to visit. He learns of Hikonoichi's recent robbery and murder and the imprisonment of his virginal daughter, Osayo, in a ...
Style: serious, disturbing, rough, realistic, exciting ...
Plot: samurai, village, katana, murder, adventure, master warrior, martial arts, sword, uncover truth, vengeance, captivity, woman in danger ...
Time: 19th century
Place: asia, japan
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Zatoichi the Fugitive (1963)
Genre: Drama, Adventure, Action
Country: Japan
Duration: 86 min.
Story: After arriving in the town of Shimonita, Ichi finds that a price has been put on his head by a local yakuza boss. He's drawn into a trap, but after hearing of the slaying of a former love, Ichi furiously fights his way through the entire clan ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, exciting, stylized ...
Plot: samurai, martial arts, sword, katana, fugitives, adventure, village, gangsters, master warrior, vengeance, chases and races, crimes ...
Time: 19th century
Place: asia, japan
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 8.0
 194K
Ip Man (2008)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A semi-biographical account of Yip Man, the first martial arts master to teach the Chinese martial art of Wing Chun. The film focuses on events surrounding Ip that took place in the city of Foshan between the 1930s to 1940s during the Second ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, gloomy, serious, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: master warrior, martial arts, human spirit, fist fighting, courage, warrior, idealism, racism, rice, sino japanese war, katana, master ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 40s, 1930s, year 1937
Place: china, asia, hong kong, japan, tokyo
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Three Outlaw Samurai (1964)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 95 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: rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: samurai, change of heart, bribery, kidnapping, shame, peasant, murder, ronin, katana, betrayal, abduction, crimes ...
Place: japan
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The Last Samurai (2003)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
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: exciting, captivating, serious, epic, inter cultural ...
Plot: samurai, self discovery, warrior, courage, friendship, battles, master warrior, war, dignity, pride and honor, swords and armor, leader ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 1800s
Place: japan, asia, pacific ocean, tokyo
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Zatoichi's Spurting Blood Road (1967)
Genre: Drama, Adventure, Action
Country: Japan
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Ichi is staying at an inn when a woman dies. Her dying wish is that Ichi take her son to his father, an artist living in a nearby town. After arriving in the town, Ichi finds out that the father has been forced by a local boss to create illegal ...
Style: serious, rough, exciting, realistic, stylized ...
Plot: samurai, katana, sword, gangsters, adventure, martial arts, hostages, village, master warrior, getting home, working undercover, confined ...
Time: 19th century
Place: asia, japan
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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 ...
Plot: katana, blonde woman, samurai, sword fight, regret, scar, brother sister relationship, duel, killer, river, sword, spear ...
Place: japan
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 6.8
 5K
Goemon (2009)
Genre: Action, Drama, History
Country: Japan
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Follow the infamous ninja bandit named Ishikawa Goemon (Yosuke Eguchi) in an epic story. One night while looting treasure from Nanban (Southern Barbarians), Goemon finds a mysterious box hidden inside a secret grave. A forgotten relic from the past ...
Style: epic, serious, exciting, captivating, stylized
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, samurai, master warrior, war, rich and poor, sword, katana, ninja, heroic mission, legends and myths, battles, heroes ...
Time: 15th century
Place: asia, japan
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Vampire Hunter D: Bloodlust (2000)
Genre: Animation, Action, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: D has been hired to track down Meier Link, a notoriously powerful vampire who has abducted a woman, Charlotte Elbourne. D's orders are strict - find Charlotte, at any cost. For the first time, D faces serious competition. The Markus Brothers, a ...
Style: gothic, stylized, serious, gloomy, atmospheric ...
Plot: vampire, immortality, bounty hunter, kidnapping, master warrior, gory, race against time, rescue, werewolf, mercenary, adventure, danger ...
Time: future
Place: japan, tokyo
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Red Shadow: Akakage (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: Japan
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The secret warriors of feudal Japan were the Ninja. Sent on impossible missions, the Ninja were trained to work in shadows, gather information and defeat the enemy to build a world of peace. Red Shadow, Blue Shadow and Aska are neophyte ninjas under ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, stylized, exciting
Plot: martial arts, ninja, adventure, master warrior, samurai, princess, sword fight, katana, female ninja, vengeance, love triangle, heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia
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Moon Over Tao: Makaraga (1997)
Genre: Action, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A retired warrior comes to see his former lord and learns that someone is making indestructible swords from some unknown metal. He is sent together with a swordsman to investigate the source. Along the way they meet a young girl working as a ...
Plot: bandit, katana, samurai sword, martial arts, katana sword, buddhist monk, alien, meteor, samurai, sword fight, monster, sword and sorcery ...
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 4.8
 229
Fatal Blade (2000)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: East meets West as the Japanese Yakuza battle drug lords and the LAPD in the streets of Los Angeles...
Plot: yakuza, martial arts, katana, police officer, revenge, bare breasts, sex, hitman, organized crime, katana sword
Place: los angeles, japan
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 6.7
 184K
Blade II (2002)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
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, exciting, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: vampire, superhero, violence, master warrior, silver, lasersight, tragic villain, razor blade, mutation, gory, supernatural ability, good versus evil ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: prague, europe, czech republic, prague czech republic
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 4.5
 7K
Into the Sun (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 97 min.
Story: After the assassination of Tokyo's Governor by Yakuza members, the CIA bureau chief (William Atherton) for Tokyo puts out a call to an agent (Steven Seagal) that had been raised in Japan and trained by ex-Yakuza. Using his former ties, he ...
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, broken neck, fbi, cia, sword, strip club, one man army, assassination, gangsters, master warrior, blood splatter, katana ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, tokyo, japan
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 6.9
 14K
Azumi (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 128 min.
Story: In war-torn Japan, the Tokugawa Shogun, desperate to restore peace to his people, orders the assassination of the hostile warlords. A beautiful young woman is raised from birth with nine other orphans, to become an assassin. Her name is Azumi, the ...
Style: stylized, exciting, epic, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: assassination, martial arts, assassin, samurai, good versus evil, vengeance, master warrior, adventure, katana, mass murder, mission of murder, village ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
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 6.9
 2K
Aragami (2003)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 70 min.
Story: Two seriously wounded samurai find refuge from a storm at an isolated temple, the home of a swordsman and a mysterious young woman. One samurai awakes to find that not only has his comrade died, but that his wounds have miraculously healed. He ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, suspenseful, scary
Plot: samurai, martial arts, adventure, master villain, master warrior, katana, heroic mission, good versus evil, danger, escapades, heroes, rivalry ...
Time: ancient history
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 3.4
 1K
Invincible (2001)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The Shadow Men are immortal beings of darkness and destruction. One such Shadow Man, Os (Zane), is confronted by the White Warrior, a being of light, and given the chance to change his ways or die. After the White Warrior bests Os in combat, she ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting
Plot: martial arts, adventure, gang, train, master warrior, katana, supernatural ability, daring rescue, apocalypse, danger, escapades, heroes ...
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Kenshin Samurai X (2012)
Genre: Action, Drama, History
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: serious, exciting, realistic, stylized
Audience: boys' night
Plot: samurai, master warrior, swordsman, heroes, one man army, escapades, drifter, mercenary, drug lord, japanese culture, poisoning, cooking ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: japan, asia
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 7.7
 114K
Teen Wolf (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 41 min.
Story: Scott McCall, a high school student living in the town of Beacon Hills has his life drastically changed when he's bitten by a werewolf, becoming one himself. He must henceforth learn to balance his problematic new identity with his day-to-day ...
Style: touching, suspenseful, humorous, atmospheric, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: werewolf, supernatural ability, teenage love, teenage life, school, high school, life turned upside down, high school life, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, team, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, mexico, california, japan, france
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