Akira Kurosawa Films

The first Japanese film director to be known worldwide, Akira Kurosawa was an artist and an intellectual. Whereas other well-known Japanese filmmakers such as Ozu and Mizoguchi focus on human relations and nature, Kurosawa's more stylistic approach often encompasses exquisite action and battle scenes as well as capturing humanity. Known as the Emperor on set for his dic... [+]

Highlights

Akira Kurosawa, 1985

£13.99

Ran

Returning to a field explored in Throne of Blood, Kurosawa, at the age of 75, adapted Shakespeare...

DVD

Akira Kurosawa, 1954

£8.99

Recommended Star

Seven Samurai

One of the greatest films ever made, Kurosawa’s epic adventure Seven Samurai (1954) has influence...

DVD

Akira Kurosawa, 1961

£8.99

Yojimbo

The story of a lone Samurai who appears one day in a feuding gamblers' town as a mercenary for sa...

DVD

Akira Kurosawa Film Listing

Akira Kurosawa, 1954

£13.99

Recommended Star

Seven Samurai (Limited Edition Steelbook)

One of the greatest films ever made, Kurosawa’s epic adventure Seven Samurai (195...

Blu-ray

Akira Kurosawa, 1962

£19.99

Kurosawa Samurai Collection

The films of Akira Kurosawa, one of the cinema’s greatest auteurs, have had a pro...

DVD

Akira Kurosawa, 1954

£13.99

Recommended Star

Seven Samurai (60th Anniversary Edition)

One of the greatest films ever made, Kurosawa’s epic adventure Seven Samurai (195...

DVD

Akira Kurosawa, 1985

£13.99

Ran

Returning to a field explored in Throne of Blood, Kurosawa, at the age of 75, adapted Shakespeare...

DVD

Akira Kurosawa, 1963

£8.99

High And Low

A ruthless kidnapper aiming to snatch a wealthy industrialist's son takes the chauffeur's son by ...

DVD

Akira Kurosawa, 1965

£8.99

Red Beard

The last and most ambitious of Kurosawa's collaborations with Mifune, who plays an authoritarian ...

DVD

Akira Kurosawa, 1960

£5.99

The Bad Sleep Well

The first feature from Kurosawa's own production company is an adaptation of an Ed McBain novel w...

DVD

Akira Kurosawa, 1952

£8.99

Ikiru

A powerful story of one man's struggle to do something worthwhile in the last six months of his l...

DVD

Akira Kurosawa, 1955

£5.99

I Live In Fear

Made at the height of the Cold War, Kurosawa bases his film around a wealthy foundry owner who de...

DVD

Akira Kurosawa, 1957

£8.99

Throne of Blood

You will find no poetry in Throne of Blood's sparse dialogue, and little subtlety in its characte...

DVD

Akira Kurosawa, 1948

£5.99

Drunken Angel

Set in a depressed post-war Japan still occupied by the Americans, this is both a character-drive...

DVD

Akira Kurosawa, 1962

£8.99

Sanjuro

Shows Kurosawa's lightest touch in dealing with the Samurai genre. With a heady blend of traditio...

DVD

Akira Kurosawa, 1950

£11.49

Rashomon

A woodcutter witnesses an ambush, rape and murder in a forest. In the telling of the tale however...

DVD

Akira Kurosawa, 1954

£8.99

Recommended Star

Seven Samurai

One of the greatest films ever made, Kurosawa’s epic adventure Seven Samurai (1954) has influence...

DVD

Akira Kurosawa, 1958

£8.99

The Hidden Fortress

Set in the clan wars of 16th century Japan, a solitary Samurai escorts a young fugitive princess ...

DVD

Akira Kurosawa, 1943-47

£17.49

Recommended Star

Early Kurosawa

A collection of six early films from Akira Kurosawa. Contains Sanshiro Sugata (1943), Sanshiro Su...

DVD

Akira Kurosawa, 1949-70

£21.49

Kurosawa Classic Collection

Akira Kurosawa, one of the cinema’s greatest auteurs, has wowed audiences worldwi...

DVD

Akira Kurosawa, 1961

£8.99

Yojimbo

The story of a lone Samurai who appears one day in a feuding gamblers' town as a mercenary for sa...

DVD