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Zatoichi Meets Yojimbo (1970)

01/15/1970 (JP) AdventureActionDrama 1h 55m
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With a price on his head, Ichi seeks tranquillity in a favorite village. Since his last visit, it has fallen prey to Boss Masagoro, the son of a merchant rumored to have stolen gold from the shogunate. The boss has hired Yojimbo as his hard-drinking enforcer, but Yojimbo is both a spy for the shogunate, trying to find the gold, and in love with the merchant's unwilling mistress, Umeno. Ichi hires on as the merchant's masseur and buys Umeno's freedom with his employer's own money. This embarrasses Yojimbo who withdraws from a pact with Ichi to stir up trouble between father and son and their gangs. As the two sides fight, Ichi finds the gold and sets up a final set of confrontations.

  1. Kihachi Okamoto

    Director, Screenplay

  2. Tetsurō Yoshida


Top Billed Cast

  1. Shintarō Katsu

    Shintarō Katsu


  2. Toshirō Mifune

    Toshirō Mifune


  3. Ayako Wakao

    Ayako Wakao


  4. Osamu Takizawa

    Osamu Takizawa

    Yasuke Eboshiya

  5. Masakane Yonekura

    Masakane Yonekura

    Boss Masagoro

  6. Shin Kishida

    Shin Kishida


  7. Kanjūrō Arashi

    Kanjūrō Arashi


  8. Toshiyuki Hosokawa

    Toshiyuki Hosokawa

    Sanaemon Goto

  9. Shigeru Kōyama

    Shigeru Kōyama

    Jinzaburo Wakiya

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Zatoichi Meets Yojimbo
Zatoichi Meets Yojimbo

Original Title 座頭市と用心棒

Status Released

Original Language Japanese

Budget $116.00

Revenue -


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