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 suspenseful, serious, exciting, stylized, realistic and suspense films and TV shows about / with katana sword, katana, sword fight, martial arts, heroes, rivalry, violence, vengeance, revenge and blood plots mostly in Action, Drama and Thriller genres shot in Japan, USA, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as katana sword: Blade: Trinity (2004), Once Upon a Time in China IV (1993), Turtles Forever (2009), Red Sun (1971), Firepower (1993), Dororo (2007), Sword Gai: The Animation (2018), Gintama (2005), Moon Over Tao: Makaraga (1997), An Actor's Revenge (1963).

List of katana sword movies

 5.8
 170K
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, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: vampire, vampire slayer, superhero, vampire hunter, katana, martial arts, good versus evil, vampire vs vampire, master warrior, heroes, dark hero, katana sword ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
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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, master warrior, blind ambition, state affairs ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: japan, asia, kyoto japan, tokyo, hong kong
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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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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: master warrior, battles, hand to hand combat, fight, duel, beating, martial arts, warrior, good versus evil, sword fight, kung fu, fistfight ...
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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, melancholic ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, teens
Plot: ninja, heroes, martial arts, mutant, good versus evil, rivalry, escapades, master villain, imaginary, adventure, teleportation, genetically altered ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, japan, tokyo, new jersey, new york
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 6.9
 9K
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: samurai, katana, gang, betrayal, martial arts, train robbery, katana sword, adventure, odd couple, anti hero, disorder, tough heroes ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: arizona, usa, new mexico
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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, sword and sorcery, warrior, supernatural power, katana sword ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 16th century, 1990s, 18th century ...
Place: new york, japan, morocco, asia, usa ...
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 5.2
 590
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, exciting, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, murder, nightclub, gang, katana sword, katana, good versus evil, heroes, crimes, deadly, law enforcement, danger ...
Time: future, near future, 2000s, year 2006
Place: los angeles, usa
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 6.4
 3K
Dororo (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, 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: tense, captivating, exciting, dark fantasy, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: samurai, curse, martial arts, shaman, good versus evil, adventure, destiny, danger, rivalry, decapitation, katana sword, katana ...
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Sword Gai: The Animation (2018)
Genre: Animation, Action, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: A young man becomes host to a legendary infernal sword and, with the fate of humanity now in his arm, wields its demonic power against his enemies.
Style: suspenseful, bleak, twists and turns, enigmatic
Plot: demons, secret identity, demon, supernatural, life & death, blood, katana, sword fight, katana sword, unlikely friendships, luck
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 8.6
 8K
Gintama (2005)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: The Amanto, aliens from outer space, have invaded Earth and taken over feudal Japan. As a result, a prohibition on swords has been established, and the samurai of Japan are treated with disregard as a consequence. However one man, Gintoki Sakata, ...
Style: exciting, humorous, semi serious, parody, entertaining ...
Plot: samurai, adventure, resistance, rebellion, imaginary, rebelliousness, heroes, evil alien, financial problem, fight scenes, space and aliens, culture clash ...
Place: japan
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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 ...
Style: splatter
Plot: bandit, katana sword, katana, alien, samurai, sword fight, monster, martial arts, meteor, samurai sword, meteorite, femme fatale ...
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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, suspenseful, offbeat, psychological ...
Plot: samurai, obsession, revenge, sword fight, obsessive quest, crimes, actor's life, partners, dishonesty, artists and showbiz, hidden identity, fall in love ...
Time: 19th century, 1930s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
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 6.5
 129
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: katana, katana sword, sword fight, spy, demon, ninja, shogun, female ninja, martial arts, mask
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Prisoner 701 Sasori (2008)
Genre: Action
Country: Japan, Hong Kong
Duration: 101 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: suspenseful, rough, serious, exciting, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: women's prison, revenge, life turned upside down, life is a bitch, fugitives, rivalry, murder, martial arts, chases and races, criminal heroes, confined, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia
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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, jidai geki
Plot: betrayal, samurai, ronin, martial arts, katana, dishonesty, rivalry, heroes, gang, mountain, crimes, master warrior ...
Place: asia, japan
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 6.1
 133K
Mortal Kombat (2021)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A failing boxer uncovers a family secret that leads him to a mystical tournament called Mortal Kombat where he meets a group of warriors who fight to the death in order to save the realms from the evil sorcerer Shang Tsung.
Style: tense, exciting, suspenseful, suspense, disturbing ...
Plot: martial arts tournament, martial arts, master warrior, martial artist, fight, save the world, fighting movie, alternate dimension, chase, god, magic, violence ...
Time: contemporary, 2020s
Place: usa, japan
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Lady Snowblood 2: Love Song of Vengeance (1974)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Lady Snowblood is caught by the police and sentenced to death for her crimes. As she is sent to the gallows she is rescued by the secret police who offer her a deal to assassinate some revolutionaries.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough, stylized
Audience: boys' night
Plot: female assassin, assassination, good versus evil, conspiracy, assassin, danger, crimes, strong female presence, righting the wronged, gory, violence spree, vengeance ...
Time: 19th century
Place: japan, asia
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 7.7
 13K
Lady Snowblood (1973)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Yuki's family is nearly wiped out before she is born due to the machinations of a band of criminals. These criminals kidnap and brutalize her mother but leave her alive. Later her mother ends up in prison with only revenge to keep her alive. ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, rough, melancholic, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: female assassin, vengeance, murder, female killer, childbirth, martial arts, vigilantism, samurai, danger, track down, assassination, child birth ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 1890s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
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 4.9
 774
Kung Fu Killer (2008)
Genre: Action
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 176 min.
Story: China is in unrest, as the Republic falls prey to Warlords like Kahn Xin, who holds an entire province hostage to the opium trade—and destroys all who oppose him. Only the revered Wudang monks dare stand in Kahn’s way in order to protect the ...
Style: exciting, serious, captivating, tense, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kung fu, revenge, martial arts, track down, escapades, rivalry, crimes, race against time, tough heroes, duel, danger, heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 20s, 1920s
Place: china, asia
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 6.0
 6K
Shining Moon (1975)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Mike Locken is one of the principle members of a group of freelance spies. A significant portion of their work is for the C.I.A. and while on a case for them one of his friends turns on him and shoots him in the elbow and knee. His assignment, to ...
Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, hitman, chase, vengeance, danger, government agency, state affairs, deadly, manhunt, secret agents, conspiracy, spy ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, san francisco, california
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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, revenge, master warrior, death, sword fight, pride and honor, warrior, journey ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: el paso texas, tokyo, japan, mexico
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Kill Buljo: The Movie (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Norway
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Jompa Tormann and his guests and family are brutally gunned down during an engagement party. Sami- and women-hating police officer Sid Wisløff is put on the case. Together with his colleague Unni Formen and Sami guide Peggy Mathilassi, Wisløff ...
Style: parody, rough, suspenseful, humorous, not serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: zoophilia, small town, martial arts, racism, crimes, danger, vengeance, chaos and mayhem, battles, deadly, rivalry, criminal's revenge ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, norway
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 8.9
 95K
Cowboy Bebop (1998)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: In 2071, roughly fifty years after an accident with a hyperspace gateway made the Earth almost uninhabitable, humanity has colonized most of the rocky planets and moons of the Solar System. Amid a rising crime rate, the Inter Solar System Police ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, stylized, atmospheric, neo noir ...
Audience: teens
Plot: bounty hunter, outer space, jazz, future dystopia, escapades, friendship, space travel, neo-noir, hacker, buddies, fighting crime, warrior ...
Time: future, 21st century
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Champion of Death (1975)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Sonny Chiba plays Kyokushin Karate founder Masutatsu Oyama, who unexpectedly arrives at a karate tournament in rags, but wins the tournament. After turning down the chance to fight at future tournaments he returns to his simple village life. He ...
Style: cult film
Plot: master warrior, karate chop, dojo, blood, foot chase, pistol, brutality, chase, violence, black belt, karate kick, roundhouse kick ...
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 7.6
 64K
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: suspenseful, serious, stylized, intense, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: samurai, warrior, massacre, samurai sword, battles, duel, sword fight, battle, swordsman, martial arts, suicide, mission ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
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 7.9
 36K
Ninja Scroll (1993)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Jubei is a masterless ninja who travels the land alone, hiring his services to those with gold... or a worthy cause. His fearsome abilities have served him well, but a hideous plot to overthrow the government threatens to end his wandering ways and ...
Style: exciting, epic, serious, stylized, bloody ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: samurai, ninja, martial arts, master warrior, heroes, graphic violence, duel, supernatural, demon, good versus evil, monster, vengeance ...
Time: middle ages, ancient times
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
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Ninja Scroll: The Series (2003)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Fourteen years after defeating the immortal warrior Himuro Genma and thwarting the Shogun of the Dark's evil plans, Kibagami Jubei continues to roam all over Japan as a masterless swordsman. During his journey, he meets Shigure, a priestess who ...
Style: captivating, exciting, dark fantasy
Plot: ninja, samurai, dark hero, chosen one, good versus evil, adventure hero, supernatural power, martial arts, demon, fictional war, ninja warrior, showdown ...
Place: japan
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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, stylized, emotional, sincere, atmospheric ...
Plot: samurai, rebellion, injustice, family relations, rebelliousness, master warrior, kidnapping, ruler, heroes, fighting the system, parents and children, revenge ...
Time: 18th century, 70s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
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 6.9
 7K
Taboo (1999)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Country: Japan, France, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Set during Japan's Shogun era, this film looks at life in a samurai compound where young warriors are trained in swordfighting. A number of interpersonal conflicts are brewing in the training room, all centering around a handsome young samurai ...
Style: stylized, atmospheric, realistic, disturbing, captivating ...
Plot: gay, gays and lesbians, samurai, emperor, murder mystery, state affairs, gender, political unrest, heroes, secrets, sword fight, life philosophy ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: japan, asia, kyoto japan, tokyo, spain
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