Sanjuro(Movie, 1962)

Original title: "椿三十郎" (Japanese/JA)
| 1h 36min | Genres: Drama, Action, Comedy
SanjuroRating: 4.0/5 (with 212212 votes)
Sanjuro (Japanese: 椿三十郎, Hepburn: Tsubaki Sanjūrō) is a 1962 black-and-white Japanese jidaigeki film directed by Akira Kurosawa and starring Toshiro Mifune. It is a sequel to Kurosawa's 1961 Yojimbo. Originally an adaptation of the Shūgorō Yamamoto novel Hibi Heian, the script was altered following the success of the previous year's Yojimbo to incorporate the lead character of that film. ()
Movie poster of Sanjuro

Where to watch Sanjuro (cinema/streaming/download)?

"Sanjuro" is currently available on 2 providers. Sanjuro can be rented on Amazon Instant Video and Apple / iTunes Store (SD/HD/4K) or purchased on Amazon Instant Video and Apple / iTunes Store (as a download from the website or as a Blu-ray Disc/DVD).

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Available languages: English
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Duration: 1h 36min
Amazon Instant Video
Available languages: English
Apple / iTunes Store
Duration: 1h 36min

About Sanjuro

Toshiro Mifune swaggers and snarls to brilliant comic effect in Kurosawa's tightly paced, beautifully composed "Sanjuro." In this companion piece and sequel to "Yojimbo," jaded samurai Sanjuro helps an idealistic group of young warriors weed out their clan's evil influences, and in the process turns their image of a proper samurai on its ear.

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Trailer for Sanjuro + Featurettes/Teaser/Clips

SANJURO Trailer (1962) - The Criterion Collection(Trailer, 2:52)

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Additional Information

Production country: Japan
Shot in: Japan
Made by: Toho Company
Original language: Japanese (JA)
Spoken languages: Japanese (JA)
Translated into 25 languages: Bulgarian (BG), Catalan (CA), Czech (CS), Danish (DA), German (DE), Greek (EL), English (EN), Spanish (ES), Finnish (FI), French (FR), Hebrew (HE), Hungarian (HU), Italian (IT), Japanese (JA), Georgian (KA), Korean (KO), Lithuanian (LT), Dutch (NL), Polish (PL), Portuguese (PT), Romanian (RO), Russian (RU), Swedish (SV), Turkish (TR), Chinese (Mandarin) (ZH)
Status: Released
Release date US: 05/07/1963 (World premiere: 01/01/1962)
Alternative titles in other countries (from previews, ads etc.):
"Odvážní mužové"
"Tsubaki Sanjûrô"

2 movies in the Collection

1961 Yojimbo ("用心棒")
1962 Sanjuro

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