Hara kiri movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant hara kiri movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, realistic, stylized, suspenseful, atmospheric and tense films and TV shows about / with hara kiri, violence, seppuku, suicide, sword, samurai, death, murder, blood and vengeance plots mostly in Drama, Action and Horror genres shot in Japan, USA, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as hara kiri: The ABCs of Death (2012), The House Where Evil Dwells (1982), My Way (2011), Samurai Rauni (2016), Hara-Kiri: Death of a Samurai (2011), Ninja in Action (1987), The Assassination of Ryoma (1974), The Conspirator (1961), Assassination (1964), Beautiful Mystery (1983).

List of hara kiri movies

The ABCs of Death (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA, New Zealand
Duration: 129 min.
Story: An ambitious anthology film featuring segments directed by over two dozen of the world's leading talents in contemporary genre film. Inspired by children's educational ABC books, the motion picture is comprised of 26 individual chapters, ...
Style: disturbing, scary, rough, suspenseful, semi serious ...
Plot: murder, danger, gory, deadly, survival, brutality, animal cruelty, blood, nightmare, anthology, violence, insanity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, vancouver, japan, mexico city
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The House Where Evil Dwells (1982)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 88 min.
Story: At the prompting of his diplomat friend, Alex, writer Ted Fletcher takes his wife, Laura, and daughter, Amy, on an extended working holiday. Alex finds a house for them in Kyoto, Japan, and the Fletchers move in, laughing off rumors that the place ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious
Plot: ghost, samurai, haunted house, murder, love affair, adultery, possession, witch, deadly, heroes, gory, infidelity ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s
Place: japan, asia
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My Way (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: South Korea
Duration: 137 min.
Story: Jun-shik, who works for Tatsuo’s grandfather’s farm while Korea is colonized by Japan, dreams about participating in the Tokyo Olympics as a marathon runner. Tatsuo also aims to become a marathon runner, so the two become rivals. But the war ...
Style: captivating, tense, realistic, rough, serious
Plot: confined, german, military life, squad, battles, uninhibited rivalry, war, life is a bitch, wartime life, captivity, recruit, occupation ...
Time: 30s, 20th century, 40s, year 1944
Place: korea, russia, mongolia, normandy, france
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Samurai Rauni (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Villagers are afraid of Samurai Rauni Reposaarelainen, who keeps them on their toes every day. When someone places a bounty on Rauni's head, he goes after this mysterious person.
Style: tragicomedy
Plot: samurai, surrealism, bounty, burial, drunkard, ninja master, dance performance, mother, drunk, remorse, arson, decapitation ...
Place: finland
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Hara-Kiri: Death of a Samurai (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan, UK
Duration: 128 min.
Story: An tale of revenge, honor and disgrace, centering on a poverty-stricken samurai who discovers the fate of his ronin son-in-law, setting in motion a tense showdown of vengeance against the house of a feudal lord.
Style: stylized, emotional, bleak, serious, atmospheric ...
Plot: samurai, heroes, in-laws, vengeance, society, life is a bitch, down on your luck, loss of son, rivalry, loss of daughter, katana sword, revenge ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s
Place: japan, asia
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Ninja in Action (1987)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A ninja fighter and his American girlfriend journey to Hong Kong in search of the man who murdered her father and stole a cache of diamonds.
Plot: escaped convict, ex girlfriend, ambush, theft, pipe smoking, martial arts, ninja, policewoman, eye patch, volvo, hara kiri, jewel thief ...
Place: hong kong
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The Assassination of Ryoma (1974)
Genre: Action, Drama, History
Country: Japan
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Story of the last three days in the life of Sakamoto Ryoma (1836-1867), imperial loyalist who tried to unite the Choshu and Satsuma clans and prepared the way for the Meiji Restoration (1868).
Plot: prostitute, female nudity, rain, bare breasts, conspiracy, sex, hara kiri, manic laughter, topless woman, cemetery, jidai geki, geisha
Time: 1860s
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The Conspirator (1961)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Young lord Saburo Nobuyasu struggles to find comfort in life. His arranged marriage to Tokuhime, daughter of one-time family enemy Oda Nobunaga, provides little happiness. His manipulative mother adds further complications through her constant ...
Plot: suicide, murder, samurai, hate, hara kiri, childlessness
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Assassination (1964)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Assassination begins with the events of 1853 when "four black ships" anchored at Edo Bay, sparking civil unrest and the major political manoeuvring that saw the end of the Tokugawa Shogunate. At a time when assassination had become a ...
Plot: japanese new wave, torture, selfishness, seppuku, hara kiri, ronin, scheming, rebel army, flashback, samurai, assassination, isolation ...
Time: 1850s, 19th century
Place: japan
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Beautiful Mystery (1983)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: Japan
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Shinohara, a young bodybuilder, joins a para-military sect in northern Japan. His instructor, Takizawa, takes a liking to the new recruit. After an early “special” training session the two develop a lasting and loving relationship. ...
Plot: asian, nationalism, mentor protege relationship, homoerotic fight, hara kiri, male nudity, gay kiss, homosexual, gay sex, love, military, male bonding ...
Place: japan
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Balawis (1996)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Philippines
Story: 1996 horror directed by Maurice Carvajal
Plot: treasure hunter, hara kiri, dragon, monster, jungle, gay, treasure hunt, dog, campfire
Time: 1940s
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Hacksaw Ridge (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 139 min.
Story: WWII American Army Medic Desmond T. Doss, who served during the Battle of Okinawa, refuses to kill people and becomes the first Conscientious Objector in American history to receive the Congressional Medal of Honor.
Style: inspirational, touching, based on true events, brutal, suspense ...
Plot: war, bible, conscientious objector, violence, courage, survival, father son relationship, world war two, life & death, soldier, gore, pacifism ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1945
Place: japan, usa
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Ryuzo and His Seven Henchmen (2015)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Japan
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Ryuzo and his 7 former henchmen are all retired yakuza, but they now live as regular old men. One day, Ryuzo becomes the victim of a phishing fraud. He calls his 7 men together to reform their society.
Style: dark
Plot: drink, money, violence, office, gun, police, fire, criminal, boss, battle, mafia, sword ...
Place: tokyo, japan
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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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P.O.E. Poetry of Eerie (2011)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: Italy
Duration: 112 min.
Story: 15 international directors reunite to re-tell Edgar Allan Poe's most popular terror tales.
Style: suspenseful, serious, stylized, atmospheric, surreal ...
Plot: murder, deadly, mystery, danger, candle, death, hanged girl, raven, hara kiri, night, castle, sea ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy
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The Beast and the Magic Sword (1983)
Genre: Horror, Fantasy
Country: Spain, Japan
Duration: 120 min.
Story: His family cursed by a witch, Waldemar Daninsky (Paul Naschy) seeks the help of a Jewish doctor to cure him of his annoying habit of turning into a werewolf. The doctor is attacked by some local Christians in hoods and, before he dies, he tells ...
Plot: sword, ninja, werewolf, sword fight, sword and sorcery, magic, interracial romance, monster, hara kiri, supernatural, witch, japanese woman ...
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Tokyo Gore Police (2008)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Set in a future-world vision of Tokyo where the police have been privatized and bitter self-mutilation is so casual that advertising is often specially geared to the "cutter" demographic, this is the story of samurai-sword-wielding Ruka ...
Style: rough, offbeat, disturbing, surreal, dark humor ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mutant, freak, mad scientist, head wound, revenge, blood splatter, police chief, rivalry, imaginary, crimes, future dystopia, escapades ...
Time: future, near future
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
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Riverworld (2010)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 178 min.
Story: Welcome to Riverworld, a place of strange, watery beauty and the current abode of a fascinating cast of the recently (and not-so-recently) dead. It certainly isn't Heaven, but it just might be Hell.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, bleak, serious, atmospheric
Plot: afterlife, samurai, mysterious planet, distant planet, survival, escapades, adventure, heroes, obsessive quest, danger, supernatural, riverboat ...
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To End All Wars (2001)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Based on a real-life story, this drama focuses on a small group of Allied soldiers in Burma who are held captive by the Japanese. Capt. Ernest Gordon (Ciaran McMenamin), Lt. Jim Reardon (Kiefer Sutherland) and Maj. Ian Campbell (Robert Carlyle) are ...
Style: realistic, tense, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: jungle, redemption, war crime, soldier, military, teacher, traitor, corporal punishment, captivity, war, prison, buddies ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, year 1943, year 1942
Place: scotland, japan, asia, thailand, india ...
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Five Fingers of Death (1972)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A young boxer joins a martial arts school to increase his skill so he can enter a martial arts competition. he leaves the school when he hears that a local gangster is terrorizing the town. he comes to the aid of a young singer and brings on the ...
Style: serious, stylized, realistic, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, hopes, lone wolves, tough law enforcer, master warrior, crimes, contests and competitions, escapades, adventure, gangsters, teachers and students, power relations ...
Time: 70s
Place: asia, china
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The Spirit (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Down these mean streets a man must come. A hero born, murdered, and born again. A Rookie cop named Denny Colt returns from the beyond as The Spirit, a hero whose mission is to fight against the bad forces from the shadows of Central City. The ...
Style: stylized, exciting, rough, serious, comic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: secret identity, superhero, good versus evil, fighting crime, back from the dead, crime, heroes, vigilantism, police officer killed, female assassin, crime fighter, masked superhero ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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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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Harakiri (1962)
Genre: Action, Drama, History
Country: Japan
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Peace in 17th-century Japan causes the Shogunate's breakup of warrior clans, throwing thousands of samurai out of work and into poverty. An honorable end to such fate under the samurai code is ritual suicide, or hara-kiri.
Style: bleak, talky, tense, atmospheric, stylized ...
Plot: samurai, suicide, revenge, poverty, ronin, seppuku, vengeance, down on your luck, life is a bitch, society, loss of daughter, loss of son ...
Time: 17th century
Place: asia, japan, tokyo
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Saw VI (2009)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA, UK, Australia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Special Agent Strahm is dead, and Detective Hoffman has emerged as the unchallenged successor to Jigsaw's legacy. However, when the FBI draws closer to Hoffman, he is forced to set a game into motion, and Jigsaw's grand scheme is finally ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: violence, murder, mind game, trap, secretary, captivity, gory, serial killer, goth, police investigation, death, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, usa
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Rising Sun (1993)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: When a prostitute is found dead in a Los Angeles skyscraper occupied by a large Japanese corporation, detectives John Conner and Web Smith are called in to investigate. Although Conner has previous experience working in Japan, cultural differences ...
Style: realistic, serious, twists and turns, gloomy, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, racism, fish out of water, senator, police, journalist, wheelchair, restaurant, party, whodunit, bulletproof vest, crime ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, los angeles, japan, tokyo, san francisco
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Revolt (1985)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Japan, France
Duration: 162 min.
Story: In Medieval Japan, an elderly warlord retires, handing over his empire to his three sons. However, he vastly underestimates how their new-found power will corrupt them.
Style: epic, atmospheric, captivating, stylized, emotional ...
Plot: betrayal, greed, vengeance, samurai, insanity, warrior, chaos, murder, funeral, arranged marriage, loyalty, siege ...
Time: 16th century, middle ages
Place: japan, feudal japan, asia, tokyo
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Prisoners of the Sun (1990)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Australia, UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: On an obscure Pacific Island just north of Australia, the Japanese Empire has operated a prisoner of war camp for Australian soldiers. At the close of World War II, the liberated POWs tell a gruesome tale of mass executions of over eight hundred ...
Style: realistic, serious, bleak, suspenseful, tense
Plot: war, courtroom, military hospital, island, courtroom drama, wartime life, crimes, army investigation, against humanity, soldier, military, prison life ...
Time: 40s, 1940s, year 1945
Place: australia, asia, japan, indonesia
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Mishima: A Life in Four Chapters (1985)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A fictional account of the life of Japanese author Yukio Mishima told in four parts. The first three parts relate events in three of his novels: The temple of the Golden Pavilion, Kyoko's House, and Runaway Horses. The last part depicts the ...
Style: realistic, offbeat, surreal, stylized, atmospheric ...
Plot: emperor, rebellion, radical, friendship, obsession, suicide, nationalism, gay, society, rebelliousness, life is a bitch, writer's life ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: japan, mount fuji
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Merry Christmas Mr. Lawrence (1983)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK, Japan, New Zealand
Duration: 123 min.
Story: In 1942, British soldier Jack Celliers comes to a japanese prison camp. The camp is run by Yonoi, who has a firm belief in discipline, honour and glory. In his view, the allied prisoners are cowards when they chose to surrender instead of commiting ...
Style: disturbing, psychological, realistic, bleak, serious ...
Plot: soldier, pow, war, samurai, captivity, anti war, military, society, atrocity, escape attempt, confined, life is a bitch ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, year 1946, 1940s, year 1942
Place: japan, asia, australia, indonesia, tokyo
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When the Last Sword is Drawn (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Kanichiro Yoshimura is a Samurai and Family man who can no longer support his wife and children on the the low pay he receives from his small town clan, he is forced by the love for his family to leave for the city in search of higher pay to support ...
Style: atmospheric, bleak, stylized, serious, captivating ...
Plot: samurai, state affairs, life is a bitch, changing lives, unfulfillment, hopes, society, political unrest, human spirit, heroes, emperor, duel ...
Time: 19th century
Place: japan, asia
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