Ratings

MetaCritic Rating 75%
TMDB Rating 7.2
IMDB Rating 7.6
RottenTomatoes Rating 87%

Financials

Revenue: $34,196,922

Budget: $2,500,000

Profit: + $31,696,922


Movie Details

Tag Line: His sword made him a hero... his courage made him a legend.

Status: Released

Average Rating: 7

Release Date: Sep 6, 2003

Rating: R

Run Time: 1h 51m

Original Language: Japanese

Website: -

Production Countries: Japan

Production Companies: Bandai Visual , Office Kitano , Saito Entertainment , Tokyo FM


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Synopsis

Blind traveler Zatoichi is a master swordsman and a masseur with a fondness for gambling on dice games. When he arrives in a village torn apart by warring gangs, he sets out to protect the townspeople.


Main Cast

Takeshi Kitano

Takeshi Kitano

Zatoichi / Ichi

Age : 75 | Popularity : 9%

Tadanobu Asano

Tadanobu Asano

Hattori Genosuke

Age : 49 | Popularity : 39%

Michiyo Ookusu

Michiyo Ookusu

Tante Oume

Age : 76 | Popularity : 3%

Yuko Daike

Yuko Daike

Geisha Okinu Naruto

Age : 51 | Popularity : 4%

Yui Natsukawa

Yui Natsukawa

Oshino

Age : 54 | Popularity : 10%

Saburo Ishikura

Saburo Ishikura

Ogi

Age : 75 | Popularity : 3%

Ittoku Kishibe

Ittoku Kishibe

Boss Inosuke Ginzo

Age : 75 | Popularity : 7%

Akira Emoto

Akira Emoto

Pub Owner

Age : 74 | Popularity : 3%


Crew

Department Role Name
Writing Screenplay
Takeshi Kitano
Takeshi Kitano
Novel
Kan Shimozawa
Kan Shimozawa
Directing Director
Takeshi Kitano
Takeshi Kitano
Editing Editor
Takeshi Kitano
Takeshi Kitano
Yoshinori Ota
Yoshinori Ota
Production Producer
Tsunehisa Saitô
Tsunehisa Saitô
Takio Yoshida
Takio Yoshida
Masayuki Mori
Masayuki Mori
Casting
Takefumi Yoshikawa
Takefumi Yoshikawa
Sound Original Music Composer
Keiichi Suzuki
Keiichi Suzuki
Camera Director of Photography
Katsumi Yanagijima
Katsumi Yanagijima
Art Production Design
Norihiro Isoda
Norihiro Isoda
Costume & Make-Up Costume Design
Yohji Yamamoto
Yohji Yamamoto
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