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 serious, stylized, exciting, suspenseful, rough and realistic films and TV shows about / with katana sword, martial arts, violence, sword fight, death, sword, blood, heroes, rivalry and danger plots mostly in Action, Drama and Sci-Fi genres shot in Japan, USA, 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), Beware the Batman (2013).

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: suspenseful, stylized, atmospheric, serious, exciting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: archaeologist, immortality, sword fight, good versus evil, katana sword, immortal, vengeance, adventure, uninhibited rivalry, escapades, master warrior, master villain ...
Time: 16th century, 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 18th century ...
Place: new york, japan, morocco, usa, asia ...
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 5.3
 449
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, rough, exciting, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, gang, martial arts, nightclub, katana sword, theater, master criminal, deadly, heroes, law enforcement, tough heroes, good versus evil ...
Time: future, year 2006, near future, 2000s
Place: los angeles, usa
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 6.3
 2K
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: teens, boys' night
Plot: martial arts, decapitation, shaman, katana sword, samurai, rivalry, heroes, deal with the devil, destiny, danger, escapades, heroic mission ...
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 5.9
 154K
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, scary, exciting, rough, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: vampire, superhero, martial arts, good versus evil, desert, tragic hero, one man army, fistfight, katana sword, fbi, dracula, vampire slayer ...
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, exciting, semi serious, suspense, comic ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, teens
Plot: martial arts, ninja, asteroids and comets, genetically altered, master villain, escapades, adventure, imaginary, teleportation, rivalry, good versus evil, heroes ...
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, monster, samurai sword, katana, katana sword, martial arts, meteor, alien, sword fight, samurai, buddhist monk, extraterrestrial ...
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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: stylized, atmospheric, offbeat, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: obsession, revenge, samurai, loss of fortune, obsessive quest, partners, gender bending, friendship, rivalry, disorder, dishonesty, haunted by the past ...
Time: 19th century, 1930s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
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 6.6
 107
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: sword fight, katana sword, shogun, female ninja, spy, demon, ninja, 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: rough, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, bleak ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: women in prison, revenge, women's prison, prison life, vengeance, martial arts, deadly, heroes, murder, prison, fugitives, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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, rivalry, master warrior, lone wolves, crimes, heroes, dishonesty, gang, bandit ...
Place: japan, asia
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Beware the Batman (2013)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Beware the Batman is an American computer-animated television series based on the DC Comics superhero Batman. The series was premiered in the United States on Cartoon Network on July 13, 2013, as part of their DC Nation block. It is the replacement ...
Style: stylized, twists and turns, serious, exciting
Audience: teens, kids, pre-teens
Plot: villain, butler, good versus evil, superhero, professor, rivalry, fighting crime, heroes, urban, the underworld, super vehicle, millionaire ...
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Princess from the Moon (1987)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, History, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Two poor, married farmers have recently lost their only child; after a freak visitation, they pry open an alien cocoon to greet their new daughter.
Style: touching, offbeat, serious, atmospheric, stylized
Audience: family outing
Plot: in the woods, imaginary, escapades, parents and children, family relations, youth, danger, moon, healer, assassin, martial arts, ambush ...
Place: asia, japan
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Zombie Apocalypse (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Months after a zombie plague has wiped out 90 percent of the American population, a small group of survivors fight their way cross-country to a rumored refuge on the island of Catalina.
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, exciting
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie apocalypse, zombie, danger, survival, supernatural, escapades, deadly, gory, plague, apocalypse, virus, bow and arrow ...
Place: usa
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Assassination Nation (2018)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: High school senior Lily and her group of friends live in a haze of texts, posts, selfies and chats just like the rest of the world. So, when an anonymous hacker starts posting details from the private lives of everyone in their small town, the ...
Style: exciting, brutal, emotional, suspense, cynical ...
Plot: feminism, social satire, violence, murder, society, friends, youth, hacker, avenger, killer, corruption, gun ...
Time: 2010s
Place: usa
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Zatoichi's Cane-sword (1967)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Zatoichi comes upon the town of Tonda, overrun by gangsters. Using one of his favorite techniques, Zatoichi proceeds to win 8 ryo in a rigged gambling game. Of course, the local gangsters attempt to kill him, and the adventure begins. It turns out a ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, stylized, realistic ...
Plot: samurai, martial arts, village, political unrest, friends, escapades, lone wolves, master warrior, gangsters, state affairs, heroes, deadly ...
Time: 19th century
Place: japan, asia
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My Neighbors the Yamadas (1999)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family
Country: Japan
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The Yamadas are a typical middle class Japanese family in urban Tokyo and this film shows us a variety of episodes of their lives. With tales that range from the humourous to the heartbreaking, we see this family cope with life's little ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, stylized, offbeat, touching
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: dysfunctional family, family life, eccentric family, grandmother, middle class, surrealism, family, family problems, disorder, suburban life, parents and children, suburbs ...
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
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 7.7
 2K
Goyokin (1969)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A guilt-haunted samurai warrior attempts to stop a massacre taking place.
Style: captivating, tense, rough, bleak, serious ...
Plot: samurai, vengeance, rivalry, escapades, uninhibited rivalry, crimes, master warrior, save the day, lone wolves, haunted by the past, deadly, heroes ...
Time: 17th century
Place: japan, asia
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 7.9
 2K
Death Frenzy (2007)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama
Country: Japan
Story: Shigurui is a manga series written by Norio Nanjo and illustrated by Takayuki Yamaguchi, based on the first chapter of the novel Suruga-jō Gozen Jiai by Norio Nanjō. An animated television adaptation, based on the first 32 chapters of the manga, ...
Style: realistic, rough, disturbing, bleak, suspenseful ...
Plot: samurai, martial arts, ambition, uninhibited rivalry, master warrior, bodies, contests and competitions, ruler, respect, vicious, rivalry, disability ...
Time: 17th century
Place: asia, japan
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 7.4
 1K
Gangsta. (2015)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
Story: In the crime-ridden, mafia-governed city of Ergastulum, Worick and Nicolas are two "handymen" known as "Benriya" who would take any dirty job from either police or mafia -- for a good price. After an assignment from police the ...
Plot: telephone call, blood, cat, shot in the head, machete, dark past, memory, decapitation, hypodermic needle, pistol, mercilessness, psychopath ...
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 7.4
 2K
Mumon (2017)
Genre: Action, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Raised suckling poison arrows among the sparring Iga ninja factions, Mumon (Satoshi Ohno, of idol group Arashi) is a carefree 16th-century mercenary. When the ninja council makes a power play to defeat the young Nobukatsu Oda struggling to step into ...
Plot: ninja, samurai, scheme, katana sword, army, warlord, humanity, love
Place: japan
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Batman: Bad Blood (2016)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: Bruce Wayne is missing. Alfred covers for him while Nightwing and Robin patrol Gotham City in his stead. And a new player, Batwoman, investigates Batman's disappearance.
Style: comic, macabre, stylized, scary
Plot: superhero, batman, gunfight, torture, fistfight, sword fight, bridge, construction site, assault rifle, explosion, grenade, flying man ...
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 6.3
 16K
The Outsider (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A former American G.I. joins a yakuza family after his release from prison in post-World War II Osaka.
Plot: yakuza, foreign language, organized crime, katana sword, suicide attempt, finger cut off, tattoo, bloody violence, sumo, blood, tattoo on back, bare breasts ...
Time: year 1954, 1950s
Place: japan
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Battleship Island (2017)
Genre: Action, Drama, History
Country: South Korea
Duration: 132 min.
Story: During the Japanese colonial era, roughly 400 Korean people, who were forced onto Battleship Island (‘Hashima Island’) to mine for coal, attempt to escape.
Plot: mission, barefoot, katana sword, breaking a bottle over someone's head, killed with a gun, island, shot with a gun, japanese soldier, dance, jumping into water, net, japanese flag ...
Time: 1940s, year 1945, year 1944
Place: japan, mine
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Philosophy of a Knife (2008)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: Russia, USA
Duration: 249 min.
Story: The true history of Japanese Unit 731, from its beginnings in the 1930s to its demise in 1945, and the subsequent trials in Khabarovsk, USSR, of many of the Japanese doctors from Unit 731. The facts are told, and previously unknown evidence is ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, bleak, captivating, disturbing ...
Plot: radiation, torture, confined, against humanity, wartime life, bio weapon, gory, military life, deadly, survival, life is a bitch, against the rules ...
Time: 30s, 40s
Place: japan, asia, russia
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Ready Player One (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, India
Duration: 140 min.
Story: When the creator of a popular video game system dies, a virtual contest is created to compete for his fortune.
Style: atmospheric, exciting, captivating, stylized, surprise ending ...
Plot: virtual reality, video game, love, quest, adventure, evil corporation, friendship, teenage protagonist, life, playing a video game, fight, reward ...
Time: future, 2040s, 80s, near future, 21st century
Place: manhattan new york city, empire state building manhattan new york city
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 5.5
 46
Bloodivores (2016)
Genre: Animation, Action, Horror
Country: China, Japan
Story: Also called Time Prisoners, this is based on a Chinese webtoon by Bai Xiao. It's an alternative world where people researched and found the cure for a mysterious sleep-deprivation sickness where people became mad 60 yers ago. Those people who ...
Plot: creature, classroom, flashlight, city in ruins, massacre, police, prisoner, rescue, fight, backpack, decapitation, assault rifle ...
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Justice League vs. Teen Titans (2016)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Robin is sent by Batman to work with the Teen Titans after his volatile behavior botches up a Justice League mission. The Titans must then step up to face Trigon after he possesses the League and threatens to conquer the world.
Style: exciting, comic, harsh, sexy
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: superhero, superhero team, teenage superhero, batman, sword fight, good versus evil, masked superhero, villain, super villain, demonic possession, epic battle, demon ...
Time: 2010s
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Afro Samurai: Resurrection (2009)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Afro Samurai avenged his father and found a life of peace. But the legendary master is forced back into the game by a beautiful and deadly woman from his past. The sparks of violence dropped along Afro’s bloody path now burn out of control – and ...
Style: futuristic, stylized, surreal, serious, bleak ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: samurai, vengeance, hip hop, martial arts, heroes, criminal's revenge, rivalry, mortal combat, danger, coincidence, crimes, adventure ...
Time: future
Place: japan, asia, feudal japan, tokyo
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Teen Titans: The Judas Contract (2017)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Tara Markov is a girl who has power over earth and stone; she is also more than she seems. Is the newest Teen Titan an ally or a threat? And what are the mercenary Deathstroke's plans for the Titans?
Style: semi serious, entertaining, exciting, suspenseful, touching
Plot: superhero team, superhero, unrequited love, supernatural power, betrayal, good versus evil, cult, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, martial arts, villain, violence, spy ...
Time: 2010s
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Naruto Shippuden (2007)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
Story: Naruto Shippuuden is the continuation of the original animated TV series Naruto.The story revolves around an older and slightly more matured Uzumaki Naruto and his quest to save his friend Uchiha Sasuke from the grips of the snake-like Shinobi, ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, stylized
Audience: kids, pre-teens, teens
Plot: supernatural ability, master warrior, villain, friendship, team, young heroes, mission, good versus evil, heroes, ninja, training, village ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
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