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13 Assassins

(2011)

Rated R for sequences of bloody violence, some disturbing images and brief nudity.

R 126min.
 
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Based on actual events that served as the inspiration for the 1963 film of the same name, Takashi Miike's 13 Assassins follows a group of noble samurai as they seek to slay a tyrannical, politically connected lord before he seizes control of the ... Read More
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Shinzaemon Shimada
Shinrokuro (Shinzaemon's Nephew)
Koyata (13th Assassin from the Forest)
Lord Naritsugu Matsudaira
Hanbei Kitou (Naritsugu's Head Samurai)
Sir Doi (Top Shogun Official)
Mitsuhashi
Sahara (Samurai Who Requests Payment)
Hirayama (Shinzaemon's Apprentice)
Director
December 31, 2011
yo00000000109726
Yuck. Cheap, sensationalist dreck pretending to be high art. I love martial arts movies, and couldn't even watch the whole thing.
December 30, 2011
qy00000000109435
Shallow remake of the 7 Samurai by a director who substituted bloody martial arts action and grotesque sexual deviancy for skillful story telling and drama. Any comparison to Kurosawa is an insult to Kurosawa.
July 27, 2011
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sucked!
May 09, 2011
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is good very good :)
May 02, 2011
melaniethomasaaa
I went to this movie with extremely high hopes based on its reviews. It fulfilled none of them. Boring exposition, strangely choreographed fight scenes, bad effects, horrible sound. The viewer never gets to know any of the 13 assassins, the lead protagonist, or the story as a whole. If you want to see a good samurai film, might I suggest Akira Kurosawa?

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