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Shogun Assassin

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Overall 5
5.0

User Review

FilmCrave
6 July 2012
  • Summary: This western release is actually two films cobbled together and has enjoyed notoriety because of it's "video nasty" reputation. There is a lot of blood, but the violence is comparatively cartoon-like (although the scene involving the female assassins proving their worth is rather grim!
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Overall 8
8.0
Movie overall 8
8.0
Extras 8
8.0

"I cant believe you threw your sword"

lDlisturb3d, blu-ray.com
14 March 2011
  • Excerpt: Director: Robert Houston Writer: Robert Houston and David Weisman Mains: Tomisaburo Wakayama, Masahiro Tomikawa, and Kay Matsuo Synopsis: Shogun Assassin is about the actual "Shogun's Assassin" . The Shogun is a ruthless leader that out of control, killing innocent without mercy. His only fear is how assassin, and he orders him to get put to death.
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Overall 10
10
Movie overall 10
10
Extras 8
8.0

AnimEgo shows us how it's done.

mrbaltan, blu-ray.com
16 September 2010
  • Excerpt: Apparently this is AnimEgo's first BD release and they really have to be applauded for their efforts. To go back and use the source material of the original Lone Wolf & Cub movies had to be a real labor of love, I daresay it's been given just as much care and attention as a Criterion BD restoration. I've seen this movie countless times on VHS and bootleg DVD and the jump to Blu-Ray is really startling.
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Overall 10
10
Movie overall 10
10
Extras 7
7.0

Shogun Assassin: Dose bitches edition

classicfilmcollector, blu-ray.com
16 September 2010
  • Excerpt: The american version of this movie is cut brilliantly, if you are a fan of samurai movies then you will love this. Minor video issues and could have done with more extras but other than that its great.
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Overall 10
10
Movie overall 8
8.0
Extras 7
7.0

Amazing film!

toddly6666, blu-ray.com
28 August 2010
  • Excerpt: This must be the only film that I can think of that has the best recutting and dubbing! I've seen the original two films, and the American version SHOGUN ASSASSIN is so much better! The blu-ray is amazing. Sure there are some scratches here and there, but the company did an amazing job cleaning up most of the scratches from previous video versions. The extras are great as well - an entertaining interview with Samuel L.
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Overall 8
8.0
Movie overall 9
9.0
Extras 8
8.0

RELIVING MY CHILDHOOD

jaejw1, blu-ray.com
28 August 2010
Overall 9
9.0
Movie overall 9
9.0
Extras 7
7.0

Lone Wolf and Cub

RobRust, blu-ray.com
28 August 2010
  • Excerpt: Parts 1 and 2 of the Lone Wolf and Cub cut together into one bloodbath.
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Overall 10
10

"..C L A S S I C.."

sdx800, play.com
20 September 2013
  • Conclusion: No other martial arts film in history has ever been released so many times over the years on so many different formats than Shogun Assassin!! As any true martial arts fan knows this is the most classic samurai film in history, a fantastic classic tale of revenge, the story is great, the cast is awesome and the action scenes are violent and bloody as he leaves piles of bodies in his path of destruction and not forgetting the iconic music score.
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Overall 10
10

Choose the ball or choose the sword!!

tazzys, play.com
20 September 2013
  • Conclusion: YES AIIIIIIIIIIII, when I saw that this film had been converted to blu-ray, there is only one option but to buy. I cant wait to receive this all time classic, and in HD. I dont really care if it is abit grainny to be honnest, this film has to be in your collection if you are anything of a kung-fu or asian film fan.
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Overall 8
8.0

Ninja Tastic

Jarros, play.com
20 September 2013
  • Conclusion: If you like Ninja/martial arts films then this is a must. Blu ray is OK. Not amazing. Picture good enough - some grain, but audio poor at the begining with some digital distortion on vocals. This issue does not run for the whole film and shouldn't stop you buying this classic.
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