Throne of Blood

Throne of Blood

"From the creator of "Rashomon" and "Ikiru"."
  • NR
  • 1957
  • 1 hr 45 min
  • 8.1  (46,581)

Throne of Blood is a Japanese action-drama by legendary film director Akira Kurosawa. It's a transplanted story of Shakespeare's play Macbeth, set in feudal Japan. The story begins with a pair of generals conquering in battle, but then getting lost in the Spider Web forest. There they meet a fortune teller who predicts their future, telling them both that they will rule as lords. When they return to their castle, both of them discover that the prophecy is coming true, but one of them is reluctant to fulfill it, while his ambitious and demanding wife urges him to go through with it.

Throne of Blood
Throne Of Blood
Throne Of Blood

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Throne of Blood is a Japanese action-drama by legendary film director Akira Kurosawa. It's a transplanted story of Shakespeare's play Macbeth, set in feudal Japan. The story begins with a pair of generals conquering in battle, but then getting lost in the Spider Web forest. There they meet a fortune teller who predicts their future, telling them both that they will rule as lords. When they return to their castle, both of them discover that the prophecy is coming true, but one of them is reluctant to fulfill it, while his ambitious and demanding wife urges him to go through with it.

Throne of Blood is a 1957 drama with a runtime of 1 hour and 45 minutes. It has received poor reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 8.1.

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

  • Release Date
    1957
  • MPAA Rating
    NR
  • Runtime
    1 hr 45 min
  • Language
    English
  • IMDB Rating
    8.1  (46,581)