The Tale of Zatoichi

Watch The Tale of Zatoichi

  • NR
  • 1962
  • 7.6  (5,237)

"The Tale of Zatoichi" (1962) is a Japanese movie that's the first in a series about samurai. The title character is a blind masseur who is also a skilled swordsman. A local gangster hires him because he knows a war is brewing with a rival gang. The other gang's leader hires a swordsman of his own, not knowing that he has tuberculosis. Zatoichi and the other swordsman become friends, despite knowing they must fight.

The Tale of Zatoichi
Description
"The Tale of Zatoichi" (1962) is a Japanese movie that's the first in a series about samurai. The title character is a blind masseur who is also a skilled swordsman. A local gangster hires him because he knows a war is brewing with a rival gang. The other gang's leader hires a swordsman of his own, not knowing that he has tuberculosis. Zatoichi and the other swordsman become friends, despite knowing they must fight.

The Tale of Zatoichi is a 1962 adventure movie. It has received mostly positive reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 7.6.

Where to Watch The Tale of Zatoichi

The Tale of Zatoichi is available to watch, stream, download and buy on demand at Apple TV. Some platforms allow you to rent The Tale of Zatoichi for a limited time or purchase the movie and download it to your device.

  • Release Date
    1962
  • MPAA Rating
    NR
  • Language
    Japanese
  • IMDB Rating
    7.6  (5,237)