Duel at Ganryu Island (1956)

Genres - Adventure  |   Sub-Genres - Costume Adventure, Samurai Film  |   Run Time - 105 min.  |   Countries - Japan   |   MPAA Rating - NR
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Synopsis by Stephen Thomas Erlewine

Samurai 3: Duel At Ganryu Island is the final movie in director Hiroshi Inagacki's trilogy following a samurai played by Toshiro Mifune. In this film, Mifune is challenged to a duel by his arch-rival (Koji Tsuruta). Before he fights the duel, Mifune is tested by a number of bandits and has to cope with the affections of two different women.



attack, bad-guy, conflict, defense [military], duel, good-guy, kidnapping, outlaw [Western], rival, Samurai, temptation


High Artistic Quality, High Historical Importance