Katana sword movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant katana sword movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out exciting, serious, suspenseful, stylized, realistic and entertaining films and TV shows about / with katana sword, martial arts, violence, rivalry, sword fight, heroes, revenge, blood, vengeance and murder plots mostly in Action, Thriller and Sci-Fi genres shot in USA, Japan, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as katana sword: Firepower (1993), Dororo (2007), Blade: Trinity (2004), Turtles Forever (2009), Moon Over Tao: Makaraga (1997), An Actor's Revenge (1963), Demon Spies (1974), Prisoner 701 Sasori (2008), Incident at Blood Island (1970), Kong: Skull Island (2017).

List of katana sword movies

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: atmospheric, serious, stylized, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: immortality, sword fight, immortal, katana sword, good versus evil, adventure, archaeologist, master villain, master warrior, supernatural ability, vengeance, heroic mission ...
Time: 16th century, 20th century, 90s, 1990s, 18th century ...
Place: new york, morocco, japan, scotland, asia ...
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Firepower (1993)
Genre: Action, Crime, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In the year 2007, crime has risen at an exponential rate. Once highly populated metropolises such as Los Angeles are no longer inhabitable. These cities have transformed into "Hell Zones," ruled by violent street gangs. The Hell Zone, ...
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, serious, rough, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, martial arts, murder, katana sword, nightclub, street gang, criminal heroes, crime, theater, good versus evil, crimes, rivalry ...
Time: future, year 2006, near future, 2000s
Place: los angeles, usa
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Dororo (2007)
Genre: Action, 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: suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, samurai, decapitation, shaman, katana sword, adventure, heroic mission, sword fight, good versus evil, escapades, heroes, rivalry ...
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Blade: Trinity (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
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, serious, rough, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: vampire, superhero, martial arts, desert, vampire slayer, blade, vampire hunter, dracula, fistfight, katana sword, fbi, motorcycle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
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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, semi serious, exciting, suspense, comic ...
Audience: pre-teens, kids, teens
Plot: crossover, martial arts, ninja, adventure, good versus evil, parallel world, teenager, teamwork, alien, anniversary, pizza, sewer ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, new york, japan, tokyo, new jersey
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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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An Actor's Revenge (1963)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 115 min.
Story: While performing in a touring kabuki troupe, leading female impersonator Yukinojo comes across the three men who drove his parents to suicide twenty years earlier, and plans his revenge, firstly by seducing the daughter of one of them, secondly by ...
Style: atmospheric, stylized, serious, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: obsession, revenge, samurai, sword fight, vengeance, suicide, performance, japanese culture, katana sword, gender bending, artists and showbiz, gender ...
Time: 19th century, 1930s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
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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, demon, ninja, katana sword, female ninja, shogun, sword fight, martial arts, mask
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Prisoner 701 Sasori (2008)
Genre: Action
Country: Japan, Hong Kong
Duration: 103 min.
Story: When a band of assassins invade the home of their target Hei Tai they find only his lovely, innocent, bride-to-be, Nami and force upon her a cruel dilemma: either she kills her fiancee’s sister or they kill her fiancee. Trapped, and unable to ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: revenge, women in prison, women's prison, vengeance, martial arts, crimes, sword fight, samurai sword, katana sword, women fight, prison, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, japan
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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: serious, realistic
Plot: samurai, betrayal, martial arts, ronin, lone wolves, master warrior, katana sword, bandit, sword fight, ambush, samurai sword, heroes ...
Place: asia, japan
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Kong: Skull Island (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, China
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Explore the mysterious and dangerous home of the king of the apes as a team of explorers ventures deep inside the treacherous, primordial island.
Style: suspense, surprise ending, exciting, absurd, entertaining ...
Plot: island, danger, death, self sacrifice, bomb, giant animal, survival, expedition, adventure, gunfight, jungle, gorilla ...
Time: 1940s, 70s, year 1944, year 1973, 20th century
Place: vietnam, thailand, bangkok thailand, washington d.c.
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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: rough, serious, suspenseful, scary, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, ninja, revenge, one man army, supernatural, danger, vengeance, good versus evil, master criminal, master warrior, fighting crime, vigilantism ...
Time: 80s
Place: phoenix arizona
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Zinda (2006)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 116 min.
Story: The film is about a man, who has been imprisoned for 14 years, who has been released and has four days to figure out why he was imprisoned in the first place.
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, revenge, taxi driver, martial arts, danger, missing person, confined, crime, crimes, deadly, rivalry, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: bangkok thailand
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Dickshark (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 149 min.
Story: A romantic couple get more than they expected after the husband's experiments with penis-enlargement cream go awry. Wait, this is not a porn story. Rather, it is an absurd science-fiction movie that features a curious new species, the ...
Style: absurd
Plot: exploitation, shark, frankenstein, picnic, blood, mad scientist, monster, giant spider, raped by monster, pistol, philosophy, immortality ...
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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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Majin the Monster of Terror (1966)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A giant stone statue comes to life to protect the residents of a small town against the depradations of an evil warlord.
Plot: samurai, witch, giant monster, sword fight, monster, sister, statue, drinking, village, rescue, mountain, mask ...
Place: feudal japan
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Deadpool (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Deadpool tells the origin story of former Special Forces operative turned mercenary Wade Wilson, who after being subjected to a rogue experiment that leaves him with accelerated healing powers, adopts the alter ego Deadpool. Armed with his new ...
Style: exciting, humorous, dark humor, stylized, comic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, superhuman powers, mutant, anti heroes, dark hero, self healing, immortality, parody, revenge, supernatural ability, escapades, imaginary ...
Time: 2010s
Place: usa
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The Bodyguard (1961)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A nameless ronin, or samurai with no master, enters a small village in feudal Japan where two rival businessmen are struggling for control of the local gambling trade. Taking the name Sanjuro Kuwabatake, the ronin convinces both silk merchant ...
Style: atmospheric, bleak, realistic, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: samurai, lone wolves, small town, betrayal, mercenary, ronin, bodyguard, revolver, duel, torture, escape, anti heroes ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s, 18th century
Place: japan, asia, feudal japan, tokyo
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Showdown in Little Tokyo (1991)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: An American with a Japanese upbringing, Chris Kenner is a police officer assigned to the Little Tokyo section of Los Angeles. Kenner is partnered with Johnny Murata, a Japanese-American who isn't in touch with his roots. Despite their ...
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, yakuza, samurai sword, samurai, rescue, vengeance, crime, gang, partners against crime, culture clash, tough law enforcer, gangsters ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: los angeles, tokyo, asia, usa, japan
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Samurai Jack (2001)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 25 min.
Story: Made by Genndy Tartakovsky, this animated series tells the story of a great warrior displaced to the distant future by the evil shape-shifting wizard Aku. The world has become a bleak place under the rule of Aku, segregated into fantastic tribes and ...
Style: semi serious, exciting, captivating, humorous, stylized
Audience: pre-teens, kids, teens
Plot: samurai, master warrior, martial arts, good versus evil, time travel, villain, megalomaniac, warrior, master villain, adventure, revenge, wanderer ...
Time: future
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Samurai Champloo (2004)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
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, ethnic humor ...
Plot: samurai, martial arts, adventure, obsessive quest, on the road, danger, friendship, master warrior, pride and honor, road trip, search for father, hip hop ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s
Place: japan, feudal japan
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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, bleak, realistic, psychological, serious ...
Plot: soldier, pow, war, samurai, anti war, captivity, confined, military, life is a bitch, society, brutality, british ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, year 1942, year 1946, 1940s
Place: japan, asia, indonesia, australia, tokyo
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Machete (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: After being set-up and betrayed by the man who hired him to assassinate a Texas Senator, an ex-Federale launches a brutal rampage of revenge against his former boss.
Style: stylized, dark humor, brutal, harsh, not serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: machete, corruption, immigrants, racist, freedom fighter, brutality, justice, female murderer, stylish, vigilantism, stereotypes, dark hero ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, texas, mexico
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The Chinese Connection (1972)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Chen Zhen returns to the international compound of China only to learn of his beloved teacher's death. This is compounded by the continual racist harassment by the Japanese population in the area. Unlike his friends, he confronts it head on ...
Style: serious, exciting, rough, realistic, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, murder, tragic hero, kung fu, vengeance, brutality, revenge, kung fu master, nunchaku, honor, brawl, tough guy ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, 70s
Place: asia, china, japan, shanghai, hong kong ...
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Inspector Gadget 2 (2003)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: After capturing Claw, all the criminals have gone into hiding until, Claw escapes! Gadget thinks he will get the case, but everyone else has other planes. A new version of the Gadget project is unveiled in the form of G2. Strict orders are given for ...
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing, teens
Plot: gadget, good versus evil, goofy hero, family, mad scientist, master villain, odd couple, race against time, save the day, chaos and mayhem, heroic mission, chases and races ...
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Hell Comes to Frogtown (1988)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: 'Hell' is the name of the hero of the story. He's a prisoner of the women who now run the USA after a nuclear/biological war. Results of the war are that mutants have evolved, and the human race is in danger of extinction due to ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, offbeat, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mutant, apocalypse, rescue, frog, save the world, mutation, survival, adventure, heroic mission, danger, escapades, heroes ...
Time: 80s, future
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The Walking Dead (2010)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: Sheriff's deputy Rick Grimes awakens from a coma to find a post-apocalyptic world dominated by flesh-eating zombies. He sets out to find his family and encounters many other survivors along the way.
Style: tense, suspenseful, captivating, bleak, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, zombie, apocalypse, plague, supernatural, future dystopia, post apocalypse, zombie apocalypse, chaos, danger, vestiges of humanity, fear ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, georgia
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Love Exposure (2008)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 237 min.
Story: After Yu's mother dies his father, a priest, only seems to take solace in the confessions of his sons sins causing Yu to partake in various 'sinful' activities to appease him. This is a teen love story as only the Japanese could bring ...
Style: atmospheric, uplifting, semi serious, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage love, love, cult, bet, sin, coming of age, parents and children, mini skirt, underwear, teenage life, virginity, lesbian lover ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
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Suicide Squad (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: From DC Comics comes the Suicide Squad, an antihero team of incarcerated supervillains who act as deniable assets for the United States government, undertaking high-risk black ops missions in exchange for commuted prison sentences.
Style: entertaining, absurd, comic, intense, surprise ending ...
Plot: superhero, secret mission, transformation, adventure, revenge, villain turns good, comics, batman, fight scenes, insanity, mission, weapons ...
Time: 2010s
Place: washington d.c., pentagon, louisiana, usa
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Pulp Fiction (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 154 min.
Story: A burger-loving hit man, his philosophical partner, a drug-addled gangster's moll and a washed-up boxer converge in this sprawling, comedic crime caper. Their adventures unfurl in three stories that ingeniously trip back and forth in time.
Style: dark humor, exciting, clever, rough, brutal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, violence, hitman, crime, boxing, criminal heroes, crime boss, overdose, gangster, rape, drugs, gory ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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