Movies Similar to Killing (2018)

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Blade of the Immortal (2017)

Starring: Takuya Kimura, Hana Sugisaki, Sôta Fukushi, Hayato Ichihara
Duration: 2h 20mins
Genres: Action, Drama

Blade of the Immortal (Japanese: 無限の住人, Hepburn: Mugen no jūnin) is a 2017 samurai film starring Takuya Kimura and Hana Sugisaki and directed by Takashi Miike.
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Lone Wolf and Cub: Baby Cart to Hades (1972)

Starring: Tomisaburô Wakayama, Gô Katô, Yûko Hama, Isao Yamagata
Duration: 1h 29mins
Genres: Action, Drama

Ogami Ittō, the disgraced former shōgun's executioner or Kogi Kaishakunin, is traveling by river on a boat with his young son Daigoro floating behind in the baby cart.
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Tokyo Fist (1995)

Starring: Kaori Fujii, Shin'ya Tsukamoto, Kôji Tsukamoto, Naomasa Musaka
Duration: 1h 27mins
Genres: Action, Drama, Thriller

The film tells the story of a Japanese door-to-door insurance salesman, Tsuda Yoshiharu, who takes up boxing after a chance meeting with a former high school friend, Kojima Yakuji.
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The Blind Swordsman: Zatoichi (2003)

Starring: Takeshi Kitano, Tadanobu Asano, Yui Natsukawa, Michiyo Yasuda
Duration: 1h 56mins
Genres: Action, Comedy, Crime

The film's plot follows a traditional theme, with Zatoichi (a blind swordsman) coming to the defense of townspeople caught up in a local yakuza gang war and being forced to pay excessive amounts of protection money.
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Zatoichi Goes to the Fire Festival (1970)

Starring: Shintarô Katsu, Reiko Ôhara, Pîtâ, Kazuko Yoshiyuki
Duration: 1h 36mins
Genres: Action, Adventure, Drama

Zatoichi Goes to the Fire Festival (座頭市あばれ火祭り) is a 1970 Japanese Chambara film directed by Kenji Misumi and starring Shintaro Katsu, who also produced and co-wrote the script.
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Geisha Assassin (2008)

Starring: Minami Tsukui, Shigeru Kanai, Nao Nagasawa, Taka Ôkubo
Duration: 1h 18mins
Genres: Action, Drama

This story is set during the Edo ages in Japan. On a rainy night, Kotono confronts the samurais who have killed her father.
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47 Ronin (2013)

Starring: Keanu Reeves, Hiroyuki Sanada, Ko Shibasaki, Tadanobu Asano
Duration: 2h 8mins
Genres: Action, Drama, Fantasy

In late medieval Japan, Kai is a half-Japanese, half-English outcast who lives in the Akō Domain, which is ruled by the benevolent Lord Asano Naganori.
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13 Assassins (2010)

Starring: Kôji Yakusho, Takayuki Yamada, Yûsuke Iseya, Ikki Sawamura
Duration: 2h 21mins
Genres: Action, Adventure, Drama

In the year 1844 of the Edo Period, as the Tokugawa Shogunate is in decline, the sadistic Lord Matsudaira Naritsugu of Akashi rapes, tortures, mutilates and murders nobles and commoners at will.
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The Challenge (1982)

Starring: Scott Glenn, Toshirô Mifune, Donna Kei Benz, Atsuo Nakamura
Duration: 1h 48mins
Genres: Action, Drama

A katana, one of a pair known as "The Equals", was an heirloom of the Yoshida family, passed down through the generations before being lost during World War II.
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Lone Wolf and Cub: Baby Cart at the River Styx (1972)

Starring: Tomisaburô Wakayama, Kayo Matsuo, Minoru Ôki, Akiji Kobayashi
Duration: 1h 21mins
Genres: Action, Adventure, Drama

Ogami Ittō, the disgraced former executioner, (the Kogi Kaishakunin to the Shōgun), is now living off the land with his three-year-old son Daigoro, traveling the countryside as a hired assassin.
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Hara-kiri: Death of a Samurai (2011)

Starring: Kôji Yakusho, Munetaka Aoki, Naoto Takenaka, Hikari Mitsushima
Duration: 2h 8mins
Genres: Drama

In 1635, Tsukumo Hanshiro's clan has lost its status and he requests permission to perform seppuku in the courtyard of the castle of Lord Ii.
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Carry on Abroad (1972)

Starring: Sidney James, Kenneth Williams, Charles Hawtrey, Joan Sims
Duration: 1h 28mins
Genres: Comedy

The film opens with pub landlord and frequent holidaymaker Vic Flange (Sid James) openly flirting with the sassy saucepot widow Sadie Tompkins (Barbara Windsor) as his battleaxe wife, Cora (Joan Sims), looks on with disdain.