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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, Writer

  2. Kan Shimosawa

    Characters

  3. Tetsuro Yoshida

    Writer

Top Billed Cast

  1. Shintarō Katsu

    Shintarō Katsu

    Zatoichi

  2. Toshirō Mifune

    Toshirō Mifune

    Sassa the yojimbo

  3. Ayako Wakao

    Ayako Wakao

    Umeno

  4. Osamu Takizawa

    Osamu Takizawa

    Yasuke Eboshiya

  5. Masakane Yonekura

    Masakane Yonekura

    Boss Masagoro

  6. Shin Kishida

    Shin Kishida

    Kuzuryu

  7. Kanjûrô Arashi

    Kanjûrô Arashi

    Hyoroku

  8. Toshiyuki Hosokawa

    Toshiyuki Hosokawa

    Sanaemon Goto

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Zatoichi Meets Yojimbo

Original Title 座頭市と用心棒

Status Released

Original Language Japanese

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