13 Assassins

13 Assassins

Unemployed samurai are hired to kill a sadistic lord before he plunges Japan into war.

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13 Assassins


Action, Adventure, Historical drama126 Mins2010R

In this remake of a 1963 film based on historical events, Shinzaemon Shimada (Koji Yakusho) leads a team of assassins in 19th-century Japan to eliminate the ruthless Lord Naritsugu Matsudaira (Goro Inagaki), who is wreaking havoc against his own people. Hired secretly by a government official hoping to end Matsudaira's reign of terror, Shimada recruits the best samurai in Japan and then sets a trap for the lord's large contingent of faithful bodyguards.


  • Brutal
  • Spectacular
  • Thrilling