The Shogun's Samurai Trailer

The Shogun's Samurai Trailer (1978)

01 January 1978 Adventure, Drama, Action 130 mins

Following the death of the second Tokugawa shogun, it is revealed that he was poisoned by retainers of his son Iemitsu in hopes of gaining him the shogunate despite the stammer and birthmark which undermine his respect. Iemitsu and his brother Tadanaga become bitter rivals for the shogunate, and the land is split into factions, eventually erupting into warfare. Iemitsu's mentor, his fencing instructor Yagyu, is fixated upon securing Iemitsu the shogunate and ends up betraying everyone, even his own family, in pursuit of the goal.

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Kinnosuke Nakamura

as Yagyu Tajima

Sonny Chiba

as Jûbê Yagyû

Hiroki Matsukata

as Iemitsu Tokugawa (Older Prince)

Teruhiko Saigô

as Tadanaga Tokugawa (Younger Prince)

Reiko Ôhara

as Okuni (Singer)

Yoshio Harada

as Sanza Nagoya (Flute Player)

Isao Natsuyagi

as Shozaemon Bekki

Mikio Narita

as Ayamaro Karasumasu

Toshirō Mifune

as Lord of Owari

International Titles

Intrigue of the Yagyu Clan Trailer

Shogun's Samurai The Yagyu Clan Conspiracy Trailer

International Releases Dates

United States 07 December 1984

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