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Shogun (1980)

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Release Date: Jun 1, 1980 Wide

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Based on the epic novel by James Clavell, Shogun originated as an epic five-part television miniseries, filmed on location in Japan. Richard Chamberlain stars as John Blackthorne, a 17th century British sea pilot in charge of a Dutch vessel. Shipwrecked off the coast of Japan, Blackthorne is in danger of being executed by the suspicious, reclusive Japanese hierarchy, but before long he has been accepted into the local culture. Accordingly, he begins to think of himself as Japanese, adopting the

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Sep 23, 2003

Paramount Home Video

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This the kind of mini-series that the networks don't even ATTEMPT anymore!

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One of the finest miniseries ever produced. An exciting and literate adaptation of James Clavell's masive novel that rivets you from beginning to end.

October 4, 2005
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One of the great mini-series from the 1980's. Avoid the choppy theatrical cut.
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