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Top 25 best 'samurai'-movies

Based on MovieMeter ratings, these are the 25 best 'samurai'-movies

This is a list of the best 25 'samurai'-movies and highly rated on MovieMeter.

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Top 25 best 'samurai'-movies

1
Seppuku

Seppuku (1962)

Alternative title: Harakiri
Drama
135 minutes
3,98(356)
3
2
Shichinin no Samurai

Shichinin no Samurai (1954)

Alternative title: Seven Samurai
Action, Drama
207 minutes
3
3
Jôi-uchi: Hairyô Tsuma Shimatsu

Jôi-uchi: Hairyô Tsuma Shimatsu (1967)

Alternative title: Samurai Rebellion
Drama
130 minutes
3,95(122)
4
Shura

Shura (1971)

Alternative title: Demons
Drama
135 minutes
3,91(28)
5
Kozure Ôkami: Sanzu no Kawa no Ubaguruma

Kozure Ôkami: Sanzu no Kawa no Ubaguruma (1972)

Alternative title: Lone Wolf and Cub: Baby Cart at the River Styx
Action, Adventure
81 minutes
3,89(86)
6
Dai-bosatsu Tôge

Dai-bosatsu Tôge (1966)

Alternative title: The Sword of Doom
Action, Drama
120 minutes
3,86(115)
7
Kozure Ôkami: Oya no Kokoro Ko no Kokoro

Kozure Ôkami: Oya no Kokoro Ko no Kokoro (1972)

Alternative title: Lone Wolf and Cub: Baby Cart in Peril
Action, Adventure
81 minutes
3,86(59)
8
Bushi no Ichibun

Bushi no Ichibun (2006)

Alternative title: Love and Honor
Drama, Romance
121 minutes
3,86(49)
9
Samurai

Samurai (1965)

Alternative title: Samurai Assassin
Action, Drama
123 minutes
3,83(33)
10
Tasogare Seibei

Tasogare Seibei (2002)

Alternative title: The Twilight Samurai
Drama, History
129 minutes
3,82(272)
3
11
Onibaba

Onibaba (1964)

Alternative title: The Hole
Drama, Horror
103 minutes
3,78(211)
3
12
Tsubaki Sanjûrô

Tsubaki Sanjûrô (1962)

Alternative title: Sanjuro
Action, Adventure
96 minutes
3,73(245)
3
13
Kakushi Ken Oni no Tsume

Kakushi Ken Oni no Tsume (2004)

Alternative title: The Hidden Blade
Drama, Romance
132 minutes
3,73(84)
14
Rashômon

Rashômon (1950)

Alternative title: In the Woods
Drama, Mystery
88 minutes
3,72(814)
3
15
Yabu no Naka no Kuroneko

Yabu no Naka no Kuroneko (1968)

Alternative title: Black Cat from the Grove
Drama, Horror
99 minutes
3,72(100)
16
Yôjinbô

Yôjinbô (1961)

Alternative title: Yojimbo
Drama, Action
110 minutes
3,71(471)
2
17
Kumonosu-Jô

Kumonosu-Jô (1957)

Alternative title: Throne of Blood
Drama, Action
110 minutes
3,71(300)
3
18
Sanbiki no Samurai

Sanbiki no Samurai (1964)

Alternative title: Three Outlaw Samurai
Action, Drama
95 minutes
3,71(68)
19
Ugetsu Monogatari

Ugetsu Monogatari (1953)

Alternative title: Ugetsu
Drama
94 minutes
3,70(183)
3
20
Kozure Ôkami: Ko wo Kashi Ude Kashi Tsukamatsuru

Kozure Ôkami: Ko wo Kashi Ude Kashi Tsukamatsuru (1972)

Alternative title: Lone Wolf and Cub: Sword of Vengeance
Action, Adventure
83 minutes
3,70(96)
21
Miyamoto Musashi Kanketsuhen: Kettô Ganryûjima

Miyamoto Musashi Kanketsuhen: Kettô Ganryûjima (1956)

Alternative title: Samurai III: Duel at Ganryu Island
Adventure, Drama
105 minutes
3,70(66)
22
Jigoku de Naze Warui

Jigoku de Naze Warui (2013)

Alternative title: Why Don't You Play in Hell?
Comedy, Drama
129 minutes
3,69(132)
23
Zatôichi

Zatôichi (1989)

Alternative title: 座頭市
Action, Drama
116 minutes
3,69(26)
24
Kaidan

Kaidan (1964)

Alternative title: Kwaidan
Mystery, Horror
183 minutes
3,68(140)
25
Kozure Ôkami: Shinikazeni Mukau Ubaguruma

Kozure Ôkami: Shinikazeni Mukau Ubaguruma (1972)

Alternative title: Lone Wolf and Cub: Baby Cart to Hades
Action, Drama
89 minutes
3,68(59)