To stop a tyrant from murdering and exploiting innocent civilians, 13 samurai warriors unite and prepare to end his life. But to kill the evildoer, the assassins must contend with an army of deadly bodyguards who outnumber them by a wide margin. Directed by acclaimed and prolific Japanese filmmaker Takashi Miike, this action-packed samurai remake features Yusuke Iseya, Koji Yakusho, Takayuki Yamada and Tsuyoshi Ihara.
Netflix Rating: 4.0
“13 Assassins" is Takashi Miike’s remake of that 1963 samurai tale of love, revenge and liberation.
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Takashi Miike's electric remake of Eiichi Kudo's 1963 film is an action spectacle executed with killer, almost dizzying panache.