Yojimbo - Classic Samurai Movie

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Yojimbo - Classic Samurai Movie

"Yojimbo" is a 1961 Japanese martial arts movie and it was the basis for Clint Eastwood's "A Fistful of Dollars". The movie stars Toshiro Mifune and was directed by Akira Kurosawa.

The movie focuses on a town is torn apart by two rival factions who try to hire Toshiro Mifune as a bodyguard.

This samurai movie received a very high rating from the movie review website, Rotten Tomatoes. They gave Yojimbo a score of 97%.

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References

  1. Rotten Tomatoes, Yojimbo, http://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/yojimbo/, Added - 6/21/13








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