Shogun's Shadow (1989)

Shogun's Shadow


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The boy who is the Shogun's Shadow, or heir, is in considerable danger. Personal bodyguard Igo Gyobu (Ken Igata), accompanied by seven samurai, is sent to bring him to safety. They cross deserts, swim through roaring rivers, and climb snow covered mountains, all with hostile armies in pursuit. This grand-scale action follows the outlines of a classic tall-tale. All sense of disbelief is happily suspended in order to provide maximum excitement. Director Yasuo Furuhata even stages one battle to … More

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Art House & International, Action & Adventure
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On DVD: Jul 5, 2005



as Igo Gyobu

as Hotta Masamori

as Abe Shigeji

as Iba Shoemon

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This is a Guy Movie so very much of its time.

Full Review… | October 8, 2006

Audience Reviews for Shogun's Shadow


OK movie but it is boring to watch especially with the serious yelling big difference from chinese movies

Venieza The Only 1

Sonny Chiba and Ken Ogata have an epic swordfight at the end. I'm also fairly certain that several horses are killed(for reals) on screen. Of course all of this is set to a fantastic cock rock score.

My dick's still sore from this one.

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