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Yojimbo (1961) Famously remade as A Fistful of Dollars, Yojimbo sees Mifune play a wise samurai who plays two clans off against each other. One of many masterpieces Kurosawa made with Mifune.

Seven Samurai (1954)

Les sept samouraïs - 1954 - De Akira Kurosawa Avec Toshirô Mifune, Takashi Shimura, Keiko Tsushima ...

Rashômon (1950)

Toshiro Mifune (1920-1997) was a charismatic Japanese actor best known for his roles in Akira Kurosawa's masterpieces in the 1950s and 1960s: Seven Samurai, Rashomon, Yojimbo...

Akira Kurosawa & Toshirô Mifune on the set of Yojimbo(1961). Kurosawa has influenced many Hollywood directors, not least George Lucas, whose Star Wars (the original film, or Episode IV: A New Hope if you weren't around in the '70s!) borrowed heavily from Kurosawa's Hidden Fortress.