Shogun movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant shogun movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, realistic, exciting, stylized, suspenseful and atmospheric films and TV shows about / with shogun, samurai, martial arts, heroes, rivalry, katana sword, sword fight, betrayal, violence and escapades plots mostly in Drama, Action and Adventure genres shot in Japan, USA, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as shogun: 47 Ronin (2013), Sword of the Beast (1965), Shogun's Ninja (1980), Sekigahara (2017), The Shogun's Samurai (1978), Unforgiven (2013), Shogun Assassin (1980), Caffeine (2006), Demon Spies (1974), Jurassic World (2015).

List of shogun movies

 6.3
 134K
47 Ronin (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK, Japan, Hungary
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Based on the original 1941 movie from Japan, and from ancient Japan’s most enduring tale, the epic 3D fantasy-adventure 47 Ronin is born. Keanu Reeves leads the cast as Kai, an outcast who joins Oishi (Hiroyuki Sanada), the leader of the 47 ...
Style: exciting, serious, stylized, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: samurai, battles, heroes, ronin, chosen one, master warrior, shogun, exile, martial arts, samurai sword, danger, revenge ...
Time: 18th century
Place: japan, asia, feudal japan, tokyo
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Sword of the Beast (1965)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Legendary swordplay filmmaker Hideo Gosha’s Sword of the Beast chronicles the flight of the low-level swordsman Gennosuke, who kills one of his ministers as part of a reform plot. His former comrades then turn on him, and this betrayal so shakes ...
Style: exciting, realistic, suspenseful, stylized, serious ...
Plot: vengeance, strangulation, martial arts, samurai, reform, betrayal, gambling, shogun, ronin, danger, rivalry, religions or cults ...
Time: 60s, 19th century
Place: japan, feudal japan
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 6.3
 594
Shogun's Ninja (1980)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 117 min.
Story: In the middle of the 16th century, Hideyoshi, a power hungry warlord sets out to destroy the Momochi clan. He sends his war commander in search of the clan's hidden gold only to find that two daggers are the key to the hiding place of the ...
Style: realistic, exciting, stylized, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, ninja, shogun, treasure hunt, danger, vengeance, gang, samurai, heroes, deadly, battles, military ...
Time: 16th century, 1500s
Place: japan, asia
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 6.3
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Sekigahara (2017)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Japan
Duration: 150 min.
Story: In the year 1600, a battle determines the future ruler for Japan and the beginning of the rise of the Tokugawa shogunate.
Style: based on true events
Plot: samurai, shogun, letter, jidai geki, betrayal, employer employee relationship, murder, japanese history, female ninja, japanese girl, slavery, slave ...
Place: japan
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The Shogun's Samurai (1978)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Following the death of the second Tokugawa shogun, it is revealed that he was poisoned by retainers of his son Iemitsu in hopes of gaining him the shogunate despite the stammer and birthmark which undermine his respect. Iemitsu and his brother ...
Style: epic, realistic, bleak, serious, stylized ...
Plot: samurai, rivalry, assassination, betrayal, state affairs, uninhibited rivalry, political unrest, dishonesty, shogun, martial arts, eye patch, violence ...
Time: 17th century
Place: japan, asia
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 7.2
 2K
Unforgiven (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Set in Hokkaido, Japan in the 1880s. Jubei Kamata (Ken Watanabe), who is on the side of the Edo shogunate government, kills many people. His name is infamous in Kyoto. When the battle at Goryoukaku is about to be finished, Jubei disappears. 10 years ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, psychological, realistic, tense ...
Plot: samurai, bounty hunter, vengeance, human nature, misfit, aging, tough heroes, law enforcement, isolation, one last job, redemption, lone wolves ...
Time: 19th century
Place: japan
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Hanzo the Razor: Sword of Justice (1972)
Genre: Action
Country: Japan
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Fearless Edo-period police inspector Hanzo Itami, nicknamed The Razor, has developed his own unique way of extracting information for his inquiries. His first adventure sees him investigating his superior officer's mistress, whom he suspects of ...
Style: sexual, offbeat, realistic, stylized, serious
Plot: samurai, investigation, martial arts, torture, strong sexual content, deadly, law enforcement, gory, heroes, dishonesty, anti heroes, crimes ...
Time: middle ages
Place: asia, japan, feudal japan
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Shogun Assassin (1980)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A Shogun who grew paranoid as he became senile sent his ninjas to kill his samurai. They failed but did kill the samurai’s wife. The samurai swore to avenge the death of his wife and roams the countryside with his toddler son in search of ...
Style: stylized, atmospheric, realistic, offbeat, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: samurai, martial arts, ninja, female ninja, master warrior, revenge, vengeance, gory, cult, disgraced, lone wolves, escapades ...
Time: 19th century, 1500s, 15th century
Place: japan, asia, feudal japan, tokyo
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 5.6
 2K
Caffeine (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A fanciful battle of the sexes ensues when the relationships of the staff and patrons of a quirky London café are unexpectedly turned upside down by sudden revelations of terribly embarrassing secrets having to do with their sexual misadventures.
Style: talky, feel good, semi serious, humorous, witty ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: drug abuse, friendship, workplace situations, battle of the sexes, looking for love, twentysomething life, romance, love and romance, couples, disorder, family relations, sexual relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, england, london
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 6.6
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Demon Spies (1974)
Genre: Action, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Deep in the mountains of feudal Japan, a group of children endure cruel and unorthodox training in order to become the Shogunate's most secret and deadly weapons - the Demon Spies! Their true identities are hidden - even from each other. Behind ...
Plot: spy, sword fight, ninja, demon, female ninja, shogun, katana sword, mask, martial arts
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 7.0
 541K
Jurassic World (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Twenty-two years after the events of Jurassic Park, Isla Nublar now features a fully functioning dinosaur theme park, Jurassic World, as originally envisioned by John Hammond.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, futuristic, scenic, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, kids
Plot: dangerous animal, island, dinosaur, theme park, animal attack, survival, amusement park, adventure, human animal relationship, jungle, rescue mission, genetic engineering ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: costa rica
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Blade of the Immortal (2017)
Genre: Action, Drama
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, samurai, rape, girl, candle, revenge, massacre, breakfast, hat, long hair, cane, barricade ...
Place: japan
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Flying Colours (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A high school girl, Sayaka Kudō was the bottom of the class. After a year, she improved her deviation value from 30 to 70, then passed Keio University that is considered one of the most difficult to enter in Japan.
Style: sexy
Plot: high school, girls' school, youth, school, teenage girl, pearl necklace, blonde, long hair, middle school, drum, bare midriff, watching news on tv ...
Place: japan
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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, assassin, mercenary, one man army, drug lord, drifter, heroes, escapades, master warrior, swordsman, poisoning, vegetarian ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: japan, asia
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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.
Plot: baking, samurai, competition, ponytail, manager, alarm clock, confusion, time, bakery, mini dress, milf, contest ...
Place: tokyo, kindergarten
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The Castle of Crossed Destinies (2012)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 124 min.
Story: In the inner chambers of the Shugun's castle, 3,000 men attempt to vie for the affection of the female shogun. Based on the 4th-6th volumes in the manga series "Ooku" by Fumi Yoshinaga.
Plot: alternate reality, shogun, matriarchy
Time: 17th century
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The Shogun Assassins (1979)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 148 min.
Story: This is a film about a real person. Sanada Yukimura fought a war against Tokugawa Ieyeasu. In the beginning the film shows Yukimura fighting to defend the Osaka Castle. He used very unconventional methods, wich were not approved by the other ...
Plot: drugs, jidai geki, battle, shogun, assassin, monkey, assassination, martial arts, ninja, meteorite
Time: 17th century
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Journey of Honor (1991)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: UK, Japan, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The son of a besieged Shogun in war-torn 17th century Japan travels to Spain to buy weaponry from the king.
Plot: army, king, fight, sword fight, ship, battlefield, priest, battle, death of wife, grief, shogun, harem ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s
Place: spain, japan, dungeon, feudal japan, morocco
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Horny House of Horror (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Nakazu, Uno and Toshida…three drunk buddies on their way home from a baseball game who decide it would be a great idea to visit Shogun, a notorious brothel in a nondescript area of suburban Japan. New to the world of “love hotels”, Nakazu is ...
Plot: vaginal sex, splatter, vagina, bondage, nipple, stockings, garter, chained, simulated sex, japanese woman, ass, sailor suit ...
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Snow on The Blades (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, History
Country: Japan, Cyprus
Story: At Sakurada Gate in 1860, the shogun’s chief minister and his retinue of bodyguards are ambushed and annihilated. Bearing the responsibility and shame for this failure is Shimura Kingo, master swordsman and chief of the guard. Forbidden to take ...
Plot: kimono, quest, samurai, shogun, snow, ronin, assassin, assassination
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The Lady Shogun and Her Men (2010)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 116 min.
Story: In the year 1716 a mysterious epidemic stickens men in the country of Japan, dropping the population of men to 1/4th of its prior state. With the drastic reduction of men, the gender roles have become reversed in Japan. Woman become the dominant ...
Plot: epidemic, samurai, harem, disease, live action, matriarchy, shogun, palace, alternate reality
Time: 18th century, 17th century
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Castle in the Sky (1986)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 125 min.
Story: A young boy and a girl with a magic crystal must race against pirates and foreign agents in a search for a legendary floating castle.
Style: stylized, atmospheric, exciting, semi serious, suspense ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: pirate, friendship, magic, imaginary kingdom, princess, family secret, on the run, storm, megalomaniac, chess, steampunk, castle ...
Place: mine, wales, japan, tokyo
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 7.9
 4K
Shogun (1980)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 125 min.
Story: In the 16th Century, a Dutch ship sails the Pacific from the Americas in order to escape the Spanish. Blackthorn is the pilot of the ship and the first to realize the possibilities of Japan. Japan is a feudal society which has a strong presence of ...
Style: exciting, captivating, serious, realistic
Plot: samurai, politics, master warrior, heroic mission, interracial relations, heroes, dishonesty, political unrest, royal family, survival, rivalry, military ...
Time: 16th century, 17th century, middle ages, 1600s
Place: japan, feudal japan, portugal
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Shogun (1980)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 60 min.
Story: An English navigator becomes both pawn and player in the deadly political games in feudal Japan.
Style: epic, atmospheric, serious, twists and turns, stylized ...
Plot: samurai, intrigue, battles, leadership, interracial relations, heroes, political unrest, betrayal, imperialism, sea disaster, rivalry, military ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s
Place: asia, japan, portugal
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Samurai Fiction (1998)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: Japan
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Three centuries ago, a precious sword has been stolen by Kazamatsuri -- the sword, which historic and symbolic value is priceless for the clan (Shogun Tokugawa donated it to clan 80 years before that, at the same time that he established them as the ...
Style: stylized, humorous, semi serious, offbeat, exciting ...
Plot: samurai, martial arts, gambling, sword, vengeance, rivalry, escapades, adventure, master warrior, lone wolves, anti war, aging ...
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
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Samurai Resurrection (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, History, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Shiro Amasuka, dead leader of the Shimbara Revolt is resurrected from hell with the desire of overthrowing the shogunate for killing his companions. To do this , he resurrects an army od living dead swordsmen. Between him and his goal, only Yagyu ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, offbeat, exciting, scary ...
Plot: ghost, samurai, battles, religions or cults, danger, martial arts, supernatural, rebelliousness, heroes, deadly, zombie, reincarnation ...
Place: japan
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 7.6
 58K
13 Assassins (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Japan, UK
Duration: 141 min.
Story: A bravado period action film set at the end of Japan's feudal era in which a group of unemployed samurai are enlisted to bring down a sadistic lord and prevent him from ascending to the throne and plunging the country into a war-torn future.
Style: stylized, epic, realistic, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: samurai, warrior, massacre, suicide, swordsman, mission, martial arts, swords and armor, assassination, violence, assassin, duel ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
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Samurai Rebellion (1967)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 128 min.
Story: The mother of a feudal lord's only heir is kidnapped away from her husband by the lord. The husband and his samurai father must decide whether to accept the unjust decision, or risk death to get her back.
Style: tense, talky, stylized, emotional, realistic ...
Plot: samurai, rebellion, injustice, ruler, family relations, life is a bitch, parents and children, master warrior, rebelliousness, society, fighting the system, heroes ...
Time: 18th century
Place: japan, asia, feudal japan, tokyo
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Bandit vs. Samurai Squad (1978)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 163 min.
Story: Kumokiri Nizaemon, a former samurai warrior, has abandoned his class to become the leader of a gang of thieves. He leads his outlaws in an attempt to rob the castle of his former clan.
Style: suspenseful, bleak, serious, realistic, rough ...
Plot: martial arts, heist, religions or cults, vengeance, rivalry, adventure, criminal heroes, crimes, cons and scams, heroes, law enforcement, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
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The Bushido Blade (1981)
Genre: Action, Drama, History
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A steel samurai blade that was to be given to the American ambassador by the Emperor of Japan is stolen. American sailors and Japanese samurai are sent to find it.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: samurai, crimes, crime, state affairs, escapades, adventure, rivalry, military, master warrior, heist, destiny, political unrest ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s
Place: asia, japan, usa
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