The Hidden Fortress (1958)

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The Hidden Fortress

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Directed By Akira Kurosawa Akira Kurosawa Starring Toshirô Mifune Toshirô Mifune  •  Minoru Chiaki Minoru Chiaki  •  Kamatari Fujiwara Kamatari Fujiwara  •  Susumu Fujita Susumu Fujita  •  Misa Uehara Misa Uehara Genres Adventure  •  Costume Adventure  •  Foreign Language Film  •  Period Film  •  Samurai Film Studios &
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The Criterion Collection  •  BFI  •  The Cinemaholic's 100 Best Japanese Movies of All Time
Release Info 1958-12-28T00:00:00Z December 28, 1958
B&W  •  139 minutes NR Rated NR
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The Hidden Fortress vs. The Roaring Twenties

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Ran vs. The Hidden Fortress

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Nils98 said on 2/9/2017

"Of the eight works of Kurosawa I have seen, The Hidden Fortress seems like the weakest link...." more ►

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Comments (2)

 
cine_matic

cine_matic on 7/18/2018 Reply  · 

Great movie. A tad long. Just like a lot of Kurosawa's movies.

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Zebula77

Zebula77 on 9/6/2020 Reply  · 

My second Kurosawa movie after Seven Samurai, and I must say I enjoyed this one a bit more. Next is Throne of Blood.

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