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Shintarô Katsu

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In Japan, the name Shintaro Katsu is synonymous with Zaitoichi the blind swordsman, the screen character he played for most of his career. Zaitoichi was the most popular screen hero in Japanese film history. Between 1962 and 1973, Katsu starred in 25 blind swordsman films, six of them in 1964 alone. While best-known for this role, Katsu also appeared in other kinds of roles, including that of Devadatta in Kenji Missumi's version of the Buddha's life, Shaka (1961).

Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

MOVIES

RATING TITLE CREDIT BOX OFFICE YEAR
No Score Yet Zatoichi tekka tabi (Zatoichi's Cane-sword)
  • Actor
2014
No Score Yet Ôsaka monogatari (Osaka Story)
  • Actor
2012
No Score Yet Benten kozo (The Gay Masquerade)
  • Actor
2012
No Score Yet Heitai yakuza (The Hoodlum Soldier)
  • Actor
2011
No Score Yet Doomed Megalopolis
  • Actor
1992
No Score Yet A Xiu-lo (Saga of the Phoenix)
  • Actor
1990
No Score Yet Ronin Gai
  • Actor
1990
No Score Yet Ronin Gai
  • Actor
1990
No Score Yet Zatôichi
  • Screenwriter
  • Director
  • Actor
1989
No Score Yet Teito monogatari (Tokyo: The Last Megalopolis)
  • Actor
1988
No Score Yet Shogun Assassin
  • Producer
1980
No Score Yet Ali the Fighter
  • Producer
1975
No Score Yet Zatoichi's Conspiracy (Zatoichi at the Blood Fest)
  • Zatoichi
1974
No Score Yet Goyôkiba: Oni no Hanzô yawahada koban (Hanzo the Razor: Who's Got the Gold?)
  • Actor
1974
No Score Yet Razor 3: Who's Got the Gold?
  • Actor
1974
No Score Yet Goyôkiba: Kamisori Hanzô jigoku zeme (Hanzo the Razor 2: The Snare)
  • Actor
1973
No Score Yet Hanzo the Razor: The Snare (Goyôkiba: Kamisori Hanzô jigoku zeme)
  • Actor
1973
78% Lone Wolf and Cub - Sword of Vengeance (Kozure Ôkami: Kowokashi udekashi tsukamatsuru)
  • Producer
1972
No Score Yet Zatoichi at Large
  • Actor
1972
No Score Yet Zatoichi In Desperation
  • Director
  • Actor
1972
100% Lone Wolf and Cub - Baby Cart at the River Styx (Kozure Ôkami: Sanzu no kawa no ubaguruma) (Shogun Assassin)
  • Producer
1972
No Score Yet Goyôkiba (Hanzo the Razor: Sword of Justice)
  • Actor
  • Producer
1972
92% Yukinojo Henge (An Actor's Revenge)
  • Hojin
1971
No Score Yet Zatoichi Meets the One-Armed Swordsman
  • Zatoichi
  • Screenwriter
1971
No Score Yet Incident at Blood Pass
  • Actor
1970
No Score Yet Zatoichi and the Festival of Fire
  • Zatoichi
  • Screenwriter
1970
No Score Yet Zatoichi Meets Yojimbo
  • Zatoichi
  • Producer
1970
No Score Yet Hitokiri (Tenchu!)
  • Izo Okada
1970
No Score Yet Zatoichi Goes to the Fire Festiva (Zatôichi abare-himatsuri)
  • Actor
  • Screenwriter
1970
No Score Yet Samaritan Zatoichi (Zatôichi kenka-daiko)
  • Zatoichi
1968
No Score Yet Zatoichi and the Fugitives
  • Zatoichi
1968
No Score Yet Zatoichi And The Chess Expert
  • Actor
1968
No Score Yet Zatoichi 5: On The Road
  • Actor
1968
No Score Yet The Man Without a Map (Moetsukita chizu)
  • Actor
1968
No Score Yet Zatoichi Challenged
  • Zatoichi
1967
No Score Yet Zatoichi's Cane Sword
  • Zatoichi
1967
No Score Yet Zatoichi The Outlaw
  • Actor
1967
No Score Yet Zatoichi the Outlaw
  • Zatoichi
1967
No Score Yet Zatoichi #17: Challenged
  • Actor
1967
No Score Yet Zatoichi's Pilgrimage
  • Zatoichi
1966
No Score Yet Zatoichi's Vengeance
  • Zatoichi
1966
No Score Yet Zatoichi - The Blind Swordsman's Vengeance
  • Actor
1966
No Score Yet Zatoichi and the Chess Expert
  • Zatoichi
1965
No Score Yet Zatoichi and the Doomed Man
  • Zatoichi
1965
No Score Yet Zatoichi's Revenge
  • Zatoichi
1965
No Score Yet Zatoichi - The Blind Swordsman and the Chess Expert
  • Actor
1965
No Score Yet Adventures of Zatoichi
  • Zatoichi
1964
No Score Yet Fight, Zatoichi, Fight
  • Zatoichi
1964
No Score Yet Zatoichi's Flashing Sword
  • Zatoichi
1964
No Score Yet Zatoichi and the Chest of Gold
  • Actor
1964
No Score Yet Zatoichi - The New Tale of Zatoichi
  • Zatoichi
1963
No Score Yet Zatoichi The Fugitive
  • Zatoichi
1963
No Score Yet Zatoichi On the Road
  • Zatoichi
1963
100% The Tale of Zatoichi Continues (Zoku Zatôichi monogatari)
  • Actor
1962
100% The Tale of Zatoichi
  • Actor
1962
No Score Yet The Blind Menace
  • Actor
1960
No Score Yet Hakuoki (Samurai Vendetta)
  • Actor
1959
No Score Yet Loyal 47 Ronin
  • Genzo Akigaki
1958
No Score Yet Zatoichi the Blind Samurai
  • Actor
No Score Yet Shiranui kengyô (Agent Shiranui)
  • Actor

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