The Great Duel

Drama · 

Release Date: June 3, 1964

Original name: 大殺陣

Status: Released

Running time: 1h 58m

Where To Watch & Streaming Online

Check on Amazon

Network & Production Companies
Toei Company, Ltd.


A cynical samurai is left as the sole survivor to fulfil a plot to assassinate the puppet of a villain intent on usurping the shogunate in the 17th century. A Shogunate Elder connives to rule Japan by making his puppet, the Shogun's brother Tsunashige, the next Shogun. The best strategist in Japan, Yamaga, leads a plot to stop the Elder, but his cabal is betrayed and most of the conspirators are captured and tortured.

You May Also Like.

Look at the other titles that might be interesting for you
Red Peony Gambler: Biographies of a Gambling Room

Red Peony Gambler: Biographies of a Gambling Room

Junko Fuji reprises his role as Oryu the Red Peony, a wandering female yakuza on a soul- searching journey after the death of her father. She was taken in by a fishing village after collecting her sic...
A Sun-Tribe Myth from the Bakumatsu Era

A Sun-Tribe Myth from the Bakumatsu Era

When Saheji can't pay the bill, he gets stuck at a high-class brothel. He makes the best of his situation by performing various tasks amidst the tumult of the end of the shogunate, but always by makin...


Assassination begins with the events of 1853 when "four black ships" anchored at Edo Bay, sparking civil unrest and the major political manoeuvring that saw the end of the Tokugawa Shogunate. At a tim...
Cupola, Where the Furnaces Glow

Cupola, Where the Furnaces Glow

A simple story about a girl's dreams of higher education and the lives of families in the early 60s is set in Kawaguchi.
Samurai Wolf

Samurai Wolf

This is the story of a vagrant samurai – the solitary, savage and scrupulous Kiba – who arrives at a village to defend a beautiful, blind woman against a sinister plot. Her assailants then send agains...
Seisaku's Wife

Seisaku's Wife

On the eve of the Russo-Japanese war at the beginning of the 20th century, small-town girl Okane has married an old wealthy man to escape a life of poverty. Upon her husband’s sudden death, she withdr...
Samurai Wolf II

Samurai Wolf II

A group of prisoners are being transported to their executions and one of them looks like his dead father. There are crooked gold miners, a beautiful girl who is crazy and a dojo master who is obsesse...
Vendetta of a Samurai

Vendetta of a Samurai

The famous showdown at Kagiya corner has been told many times, but never before with the realism and intensity of this version scripted by Kurosawa Akira and starring Mifune Toshiro as the famed sword...
Nishi Ginza Station

Nishi Ginza Station

There is a comedy about the extramarital affair of a drugstore owner. Frank Nagai is the star of the film.
The Shogun's Samurai

The Shogun's Samurai

The second Tokugawa shogun was poisoned by his son's retainers in order to get him the shogunate despite his birthmark and stutter. Iemitsu and his brother Tadanaga became bitter rivals for the shogun...

Related Collections.

Handpicked themed movies and TV shows for all tastes
Last updated: 
Terms and Conditions
Affiliate Disclosure
Privacy Policy
Social Media
iOS Application
Android Application