Actor Takashi Shimura (1905-1982)

Rashomon Seven Samurai Daredevil in the Castle

The Singing LovebirdsMasahiro Makino (1939)
The Men Who Tread on the Tiger's TailAkira Kurosawa (1945)
Snow Trail – Senkichi Taniguchi (1947)
RashomonAkira Kurosawa (1950)
Vendetta of SamuraiKazuo Mori (1952)
Vagabonds in a Country at WarHiroshi Inagaki (1952)
The Life of Oharu – Kenji Mizoguchi (1952)
IkiruAkira Kurosawa (1952)
Seven SamuraiAkira Kurosawa (1954)
Gojira (a.k.a. Godzilla) – Ishiro Honda (1954)
Samurai III: Duel on Ganryu IslandHiroshi Inagaki (1956)
Throne of BloodAkira Kurosawa (1957)
The Lord Takes a BrideSadatsugu Matsuda (1957)
The Hidden FortressAkira Kurosawa (1958)
The Bride in Uguisu Castle – Masaharu Matsumura (1958)
Seven From EdoSadatsugu Matsuda (1958)
The Loyal 47 Ronin – Kunio Watanabe (1958)
Life of a SwordsmanHiroshi Inagaki (1959)
The Three TreasuresHiroshi Inagaki (1959)
YojimboAkira Kurosawa (1961)
Daredevil in the CastleHiroshi Inagaki (1961)
ChushinguraHiroshi Inagaki (1962)
SanjuroAkira Kurosawa (1962)
The Samurai Pirate – Senkichi Taniguchi (1963)
KwaidanMasaki Kobayashi (1964)
Samurai AssassinKihachi Okamoto (1965)
Vanquished FoesSadatsugu Matsuda (1964)
Three YakuzaTadashi Sawashima (1965)
Zatoichi and the FugitivesKimiyoshi Yasuda (1968)
Samurai BannersHiroshi Inagaki (1969)
Tora-san: Our Lovable Tramp – Yoji Yamada (1969)
Zatoichi's ConspiracyKimiyoshi Yasuda (1973)
KagemushaAkira Kurosawa (1980)

(Key films outside the jidai-geki genre are listed in gray)

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