Yojimbo Trailer & Clips


Yojimbo (also know as Yôjinbô) full movie is released on Sep 13, 1961. Watch Yojimbo online - the Japanese Action movie from Japan , which has achieved a worldwide gross of $46,808. Yojimbo is directed by Akira Kurosawa and created by Akira Kurosawa with Toshirô Mifune and Tatsuya Nakadai. Yojimbo is available online on HBO Max and HBO Max Amazon Channel.

Sanjuro, a wandering samurai enters a rural town in nineteenth century Japan. After learning from the innkeeper that the town is divided between two gangsters, he plays one side off against the other. His efforts are complicated by the arrival of the wily Unosuke, the son of one of the gangsters, who owns a revolver. Unosuke has Sanjuro beaten after he reunites an abducted woman with her husband and son, then massacres his father's opponents. During the slaughter, the samurai escapes with the help of the innkeeper; but while recuperating at a nearby temple, he learns of innkeeper's abduction by Unosuke, and returns to the town to confront him.

As know as:

Yôjinbô, The Bodyguard, Yojimbo The Bodyguard, Охоронець, Yojimbo - O Invencível

Release Date:

Oct 15, 1961

Release Date (Streaming):

Jan 23, 2007





Production Companies:

Kurosawa Production Co., Sammy, Toho Company

Gross worldwide:



Better if all these men were dead. Think about it!, Venice Festival Award Winner.


David Parkinson
Empire Magazine
Yojimbo is intimate to the point of claustrophobia. Its wit is wry, its characters flawed and its world-view uncompromisingly cynical.
by rottentomatoes, Jun 14, 2020
Rob Humanick
Slant Magazine
A textbook example of the perfect crowd-pleaser.
by rottentomatoes, Apr 20, 2011
Don Druker
Chicago Reader
Action-packed, highly comic 1961 translation of Dashiell Hammett's Red Harvest.
by rottentomatoes, Feb 09, 2007

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