Stray Dogs & Lone Wolves: The Samurai Film Handbook

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This list is a viewer's guide to Patrick Galloway's book of the same name:

"Stray Dogs & Lone Wolves is a critical guide to over 50 top samurai films, including such masterworks as the Oscar-winning Gate of Hell, Yojimbo (remade five times, including A Fistful of Dollars), the influential Lady Snowblood, and newly released hits like Takeshi Kitano's Zatoichi."

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    Rashômon

    1950 — a.k.a. Rashomon, in 34 top lists Check
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    Jigokumon

    1953 — a.k.a. Gate of Hell, in 9 top lists Check
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    Shichinin no samurai

    1954 — a.k.a. Seven Samurai, in 36 top lists Check
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    Miyamoto Musashi

    1954 — a.k.a. Samurai I: Musashi Miyamoto, in 5 top lists Check
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    Zoku Miyamoto Musashi: Ichijôji no kettô

    1955 — a.k.a. Samurai II: Duel at Ichijoji Temple, in 3 top lists Check
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    Miyamoto Musashi kanketsuhen: kettô Ganryûjima

    1956 — a.k.a. Samurai III: Duel at Ganryu Island, in 3 top lists Check
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    Kumonosu-jô

    1957 — a.k.a. Throne of Blood, in 16 top lists Check
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    Kakushi-toride no san-akunin

    1958 — a.k.a. The Hidden Fortress, in 9 top lists Check
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    Yôjinbô

    1961 — a.k.a. Yojimbo, in 19 top lists Check
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    Tsubaki Sanjûrô

    1962 — a.k.a. Sanjuro, in 7 top lists Check
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    Seppuku

    1962 — a.k.a. Hara-Kiri, in 16 top lists Check
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    Zatôichi monogatari

    1962 — a.k.a. The Tale of Zatoichi, in 2 top lists Check
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    Zoku Zatôichi monogatari

    1962 — a.k.a. The Tale of Zatoichi Continues, in 2 top lists Check
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    Kiru

    1962 — a.k.a. Destiny's Son, in 2 top lists Check
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    Chûshingura

    1962 — a.k.a. Chushingura, in 1 top list Check
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    Shin Zatôichi monogatari

    1963 — a.k.a. New Tale of Zatoichi, in 2 top lists Check
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    Nemuri Kyôshirô: Sappôchô

    1963 — a.k.a. Sleepy Eyes of Death: The Chinese Jade, in 1 top list Check
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    Zatôichi sekisho yaburi

    1964 — a.k.a. Adventures of Zatoichi, in 2 top lists Check
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    Kaidan

    1964 — a.k.a. Kwaidan, in 13 top lists Check
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    Sanbiki no samurai

    1964 — a.k.a. Three Outlaw Samurai, in 3 top lists Check
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    Nemuri Kyôshirô: Joyôken

    1964, in 1 top list Check
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    Samurai

    1965 — a.k.a. Samurai Assassin, in 1 top list Check
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    Tange Sazen: Hien iaigiri

    1966 — a.k.a. The Secret of the Urn, in 1 top list Check
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    Daimajin

    1966 — a.k.a. Majin the Monster of Terror, in 3 top lists Check
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    Dai-bosatsu tôge

    1966 — a.k.a. The Sword of Doom, in 5 top lists Check
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    Jôi-uchi: Hairyô tsuma shimatsu

    1967 — a.k.a. Samurai Rebellion, in 8 top lists Check
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    Zatôichi chikemuri kaidô

    1967 — a.k.a. Zatoichi Challenged, in 2 top lists Check
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    Yôkai hyaku monogatari

    1968 — a.k.a. Yokai Monsters: 100 Monsters, in 1 top list Check
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    Fûrin kazan

    1969 — a.k.a. Under the Banner of Samurai, in 1 top list Check
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    Akage

    1969 — a.k.a. Red Lion, in 1 top list Check
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    Hitokiri

    1969 — a.k.a. Tenchu!, in 1 top list Check
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    Zatôichi abare-himatsuri

    1970 — a.k.a. Zatoichi Goes to the Fire Festival, in 2 top lists Check
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    Gokuaku bozu - Nomu utsu kau

    1971 — a.k.a. The Bloody Priest, in 1 top list Check
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    Shinsengumi

    1969 — a.k.a. Shinsengumi: Assassins of Honor, in 1 top list Check
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    Kozure Ôkami: Ko wo kashi ude kashi tsukamatsuru

    1972 — a.k.a. Lone Wolf and Cub: Sword of Vengeance, in 2 top lists Check
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    Kozure Ôkami: Sanzu no kawa no ubaguruma

    1972 — a.k.a. Lone Wolf and Cub: Baby Cart at the River Styx, in 3 top lists Check
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    Kozure Ôkami: Shinikazeni mukau ubaguruma

    1972 — a.k.a. Lone Wolf and Cub: Baby Cart to Hades, in 3 top lists Check
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    Goyôkiba

    1972 — a.k.a. Hanzo the Razor: Sword of Justice, in 1 top list Check
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    Goyôkiba: Kamisori Hanzô jigoku zeme

    1973 — a.k.a. Hanzo the Razor: The Snare, in 1 top list Check
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    Shurayukihime

    1973 — a.k.a. Lady Snowblood, in 3 top lists Check
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    Shurayukihime: Urami koiuta

    1974 — a.k.a. Lady Snowblood 2: Love Song of Vengeance, in 2 top lists Check
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    Goyôkiba: Oni no Hanzô yawahada koban

    1974 — a.k.a. Hanzo the Razor: Who's Got the Gold?, in 1 top list Check
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    Yagyû ichizoku no inbô

    1978 — a.k.a. The Shogun's Samurai, in 1 top list Check
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    Yami no karyudo

    1979 — a.k.a. Hunter in the Dark, in 1 top list Check
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    Kagemusha

    1980, in 10 top lists Check
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    Makai tenshô

    1981 — a.k.a. Samurai Reincarnation, in 2 top lists Check
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    Ten to Chi to

    1990 — a.k.a. Heaven and Earth, in 1 top list Check
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    Rônin-gai

    1990, in 1 top list Check
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    Gohatto

    1999 — a.k.a. Taboo, in 2 top lists Check
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    Zatôichi

    2003 — a.k.a. The Blind Swordsman: Zatoichi, in 6 top lists Check
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