The Tale of Zatoichi - Movie Reviews - Rotten Tomatoes

The Tale of Zatoichi Reviews

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Scott Weinberg
Apollo Guide
September 30, 2002
Though The Tale of Zatoichi features a few exciting action sequences, this is more of a moody character study than an outright karate flick.
Full Review | Original Score: 90/100
Christopher Null
August 2, 2002
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
Robin Clifford
Reeling Reviews
July 22, 2004
Zatoichi is good but not nearly great with some very effective performances.
Full Review | Original Score: B
Michael W. Phillips, Jr.
Goatdog's Movies
November 9, 2003
Watching this film, I saw elements of some of my favorite filmmakers who followed in its footsteps.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
Brian Mckay
June 3, 2003
Falls somewhere between the stoic ultra-badness of Lone Wolf and Cub's Ogami Itto, and the sarcastic but good-hearted Yojimbo ... Samurai fans may rejoice
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
James Kendrick
Q Network Film Desk
August 2, 2002
serves as a good introduction to the character, establishing his major traits and offering a worthwhile narrative
| Original Score: 2.5/4
Emanuel Levy
July 4, 2005
| Original Score: 3/5
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Geoff Andrew
Time Out
February 9, 2006
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