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, stylized, suspense and captivating films and TV shows about / with katana, martial arts, katana sword, fight, heroes, blood, sword fight, revenge, sword and violence plots mostly in Action, Drama and Thriller genres shot in USA, Japan, Hong Kong and other countries.
katana movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as katana: Chanbara Beauty (2008), The Last Samurai (2003), Gantz:O (2016), Samurai Champloo (2004), Blade: Trinity (2004), Kill Bill: Vol. 1 (2003), Three Outlaw Samurai (1964), Blade of the Immortal (2017), Samurai Cop (1991), Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2012).

List of katana movies

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: rough, stylized, serious, scary, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, katana, experiment gone awry, supernatural, vengeance, uninhibited rivalry, gory, chaos, rivalry, deadly, martial arts, mad scientist ...
Time: future
Place: japan, asia
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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: exciting, captivating, serious, stylized, epic ...
Plot: warrior, samurai, battles, self discovery, pride and honor, human spirit, courage, war, loyalty, friendship, japanese history, honor ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 1800s
Place: japan, asia, san francisco, pacific ocean, tokyo
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Gantz:O (2016)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, 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 ...
Plot: human versus monster, monster, violence, good versus evil, alien encounter, game, katana, evil alien, back from the dead, heroes, giant monster, teleportation ...
Place: japan, tokyo, osaka 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, thought provoking, captivating, atmospheric, stylized ...
Plot: samurai, adventure, martial arts, danger, pride and honor, katana, friendship, master warrior, obsessive quest, hip hop, on the road, journey ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s
Place: japan, okinawa japan
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Blade: Trinity (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, 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, stylized, exciting, scary, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: vampire, vampire slayer, superhero, vampire hunter, martial arts, good versus evil, katana, master warrior, heroes, dark hero, katana sword, vampirism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
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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, police, buddy cop, police detective, martial arts, police officer, friendship, katana sword, sword, samurai sword, exploitation ...
Place: los angeles
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Kill Bill: Vol. 1 (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Hong Kong
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: exciting, tense, non-linear, rough, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, one man army, mentor, dark humor, tough girl, dark hero, female warrior, organized crime, warrior, revenge, hate, master warrior ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 80s, 90s ...
Place: usa, asia, tokyo, japan, pasadena california
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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: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, jidai geki
Plot: change of heart, bribery, betrayal, samurai, katana, abduction, hostage, kidnapping, murder, infamy, peasant, ronin ...
Place: japan
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Rurouni Kenshin Part I: Origins (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, 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: exciting, serious, realistic, stylized
Audience: boys' night
Plot: samurai, master warrior, martial arts, drifter, heroes, swordsman, one man army, katana, drug lord, mercenary, massacre, shogun ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s, 1860s, 1870s
Place: japan, asia, 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, suspense, tense, exciting, jidai geki ...
Plot: samurai, shogun, immortality, ronin, katana, killer, revenge, hand to hand combat, martial arts, fistfight, soldier, one man army ...
Place: japan
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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, humorous, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: samurai, womanizer, martial arts, katana, police detective, gangsters, crimes, law enforcement, gang, crime, psychopath, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: los angeles, california
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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2012)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
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Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, entertaining, feel good ...
Audience: pre-teens, kids
Plot: ninja, heroes, mutant, superhero, good versus evil, martial arts, talking animals, family, enemy, mutant animal, genetically altered, master villain ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
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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: non-linear, atmospheric, captivating, tense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: dark humor, vengeance, female assassin, female warrior, mentor, master warrior, death, sword fight, pride and honor, warrior, journey, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: el paso texas, tokyo, japan, mexico
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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: exciting, suspenseful, intense, suspense, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: samurai, ambition, good versus evil, katana, political unrest, rivalry, one man army, katana sword, survival, graphic violence, master warrior, blind ambition ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: japan, asia, kyoto japan, tokyo, hong kong
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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: serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: samurai, katana, gang, betrayal, martial arts, katana sword, train robbery, vengeance, culture clash, heist, fish out of water, anti hero ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: arizona, usa, new mexico
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Blade II (2002)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, 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, scary, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: vampire, dark hero, superhero, vampire hunter, good versus evil, supernatural ability, supernatural, vampire vs vampire, martial arts, imaginary, master warrior, tragic villain ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: prague, czech republic, europe, london, prague czech republic
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Highlander: The Final Dimension (1994)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, France, Canada
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Starts off in the 15th century, with Connor McLeod (Christopher Lambert) training with another immortal swordsman, the Japanese sorcerer Nakano (Mako). When an evil immortal named Kane (Mario Van Peebles) kills the old wizard, the resulting battle ...
Style: dark fantasy, serious, stylized, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: immortality, good versus evil, immortal, katana, cave, sword fight, heroes, archaeologist, katana sword, fictional war, warrior, supernatural power ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 16th century, 1990s, 18th century ...
Place: new york, japan, morocco, asia, usa ...
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Blood+ (2005)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: Blood+, pronounced as "Blood Plus", is an anime series produced by Production I.G and Aniplex and directed by Junichi Fujisaku. The series premiered in Japan on Sony's anime satellite channel, Animax, as well as on terrestrial ...
Style: exciting, stylized, suspenseful, serious, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: monster, vampire, heroic mission, self discovery, destiny, gory, heroes, adventure, sword fight, supernatural, rivalry, immortality ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia, okinawa
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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: revenge, katana, hand to hand combat, fight, duel, beating, martial arts, warrior, good versus evil, sword fight, kung fu, fistfight ...
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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: captivating, exciting
Plot: pirate, ronin, kingdom, martial arts, japanese man, samurai, squad, protection, kung fu, katana, massacre, violence ...
Time: 16th century
Place: ancient china
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Army of One (2016)
Genre: Biography, Comedy
Country: USA
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, surreal, not serious, idiotic, humorous ...
Plot: hallucination, vigilante, diabetes, construction worker, katana, absurd humor, farce, absurdism, mission from god, god, belief in god, sarcasm ...
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: neo noir, tech noir, captivating, suspense, exciting ...
Plot: cyberpunk, yakuza, murder investigation, male female partnership, tattooed man, neon sign, artificial intelligence, firearm, hologram, weapons fire, massacre, virtual reality ...
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, horror spoof, exciting, suspense, psychotronic ...
Plot: fight, betrayal, vampire, violence, yakuza, blood, absurd humor, katana, death, martial arts, revenge, decapitation ...
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, sincere, feel good, sweet, light ...
Plot: cooking, samurai, baking, time travel, co worker co worker relationship, fish out of water, kitchen, katana, pastry, cafe, boy, confusion ...
Place: tokyo
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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, ...
Plot: ninja, demon, martial arts, fight, super strength, friendship, supernatural power, hate, katana, betrayal, falling from height, punched in the face ...
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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, suspenseful, serious, tense, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ninja, martial arts, kung fu, ninjitsu, master warrior, mortal combat, murder, violence spree, revenge, katana, drug lord, fight ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: burma, thailand, asia
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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, philosophical ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: future dystopia, distopia, rebellion, society, lone hero, fighting the system, resistance, dystopic future, utopia, gunfight, totalitarianism, dictatorship ...
Time: future, 2000s, 80s
Place: china, beijing china
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Turtles Forever (2009)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Turtles Forever is a made-for-tv animated movie. Produced in celebration of the 25th anniversary of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles franchise, the movie teams up different incarnations of the titular heroes—chiefly the light-hearted, ...
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, suspense, melancholic ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, teens
Plot: ninja, heroes, martial arts, mutant, good versus evil, rivalry, teenager, escapades, imaginary, adventure, master villain, teleportation ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, japan, tokyo, new york, new jersey
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The Villainess (2017)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A young girl is raised as a killer in the Yanbian province of China. She hides her identity and travels to South Korea where she hopes to lead a quiet life but becomes involved with two mysterious men.
Style: tense, suspense, exciting, suspenseful
Plot: female assassin, female killer, revenge, secret identity, murder, violence against women, mentor protege relationship, dark past, child abuse, chase, pregnancy, assassin ...
Place: south korea
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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...
Style: tense, captivating, exciting, suspense
Plot: yakuza, martial arts, hitman, organized crime, katana, katana sword, nudity (full frontal - brief), police officer, bare breasts, revenge, sex
Place: los angeles, japan
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