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Ninja bugeicho momochi sandayu (1980)

In the middle of the 16th century, Hideyoshi, a power hungry warlord sets out to destroy the Momochi clan. He sends his war commander in search of the clan's hidden gold only to find that ... See full summary »

Director:

Norifumi Suzuki

Writers:

Fumio Kônami, Ichirô Ôtsu (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Shin'ichi Chiba ... Shiranui Shogen (as Sonny Chiba)
Hiroyuki Sanada ... Momochi Takamaru
Etsuko Shihomi ... Ai-Lian
Yuki Ninagawa Yuki Ninagawa ... Otsu
Tetsurô Tanba ... Tozawa Hakuunsai
Yôko Nogiwa Yôko Nogiwa ... Chiyo
Masumi Harukawa Masumi Harukawa ... Yodo-Gimi
Asao Koike Asao Koike ... Toyotomi Hideyoshi
Makoto Satô Makoto Satô ... Junka no Yatoji
Isao Natsuyagi ... Hattori Hanzo
Fumio Watanabe ... Tokugawa Ieyasu
Masashi Ishibashi Masashi Ishibashi ... Momochi Sandayu
Lee Murayama Lee Murayama ... Tang Shun-Qi (as Ichiryu Li)
Katsumasa Uchida Katsumasa Uchida ... Shiranui Gennosuke
Sô Awazu Sô Awazu
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In the middle of the 16th century, Hideyoshi, a power hungry warlord sets out to destroy the Momochi clan. He sends his war commander in search of the clan's hidden gold only to find that two daggers are the key to the hiding place of the treasured gold. Spanning decades, the quest for the missing daggers takes Shiranui through war and ancient tradition. Written by Yocke

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The ninja, masters of terror


Certificate:

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Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

15 November 1980 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

Shogun's Ninja See more »

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Production Co:

Toei Company See more »
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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Epic movie loosely based on Japanese history
5 November 2004 | by fifthdigitdesignSee all my reviews

In the beginning there was a very handsome, half naked man alone on a boat,

eating raw fish..., Then, there was an white bearded old teacher who'd showed the boys how to fight and said really wise things. Than, there were some nicely choreographed fights ,some gorgeous scenery and costumes, a bit of romance

ending in tears... Then the good guys took revenge on the bad guys meanwhile changing the course of history for the better. what is there not to like...?:o))) The first Martial Arts movie I ever saw at the cinema. I remember going back to see it maybe 4 or 5 times. I was about 13 years old and the only girl in the

cinema. good old days! If I could get hold of a copy I would watch this film 4 or five times more!


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