Kagemusha Trailer & Clips


Kagemusha full movie is released on Oct 10, 1980. Watch Kagemusha online - the Japanese Drama movie from United States , which has achieved a worldwide gross of $4,017,462. Kagemusha is directed by Akira Kurosawa and created by Masato Ide with Tatsuya Nakadai and Tsutomu Yamazaki. Kagemusha is available online on Apple iTunes and Amazon Video.

When a powerful warlord in medieval Japan dies, a poor thief recruited to impersonate him finds difficulty living up to his role and clashes with the spirit of the warlord during turbulent times in the kingdom.

As know as:

Kagemusha - Krigerens skygge, Kagemusha the Shadow Warrior, Kagemusha - Director's Cut, Kagemusha: La sombra del guerrero, De schaduw van de krijger

Release Date:

Oct 06, 1980

Release Date (Streaming):

Mar 29, 2005


United States, Japan



Stream Service:

20th Century Fox

Production Companies:

Kurosawa Production Co., Toho Company, Twentieth Century Fox

Gross worldwide:



Kevin Maher
Times (UK)
by rottentomatoes, Mar 13, 2021
Gary Arnold
Washington Post
"Kagemusha" is such a gratifying come-back picture for a justifiably revered filmmaker that one feels churlish harboring certain reservations.
by rottentomatoes, May 07, 2017
Hank Sartin
Time Out
by rottentomatoes, Nov 18, 2011

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