Akira Kurosawa

Biography

Akira Kurosawa (March 23, 1910 – September 6, 1998) was a Japanese film director, producer, screenwriter and editor. Regarded as one of the most important and influential filmmakers in the history of cinema, Kurosawa directed 30 films in a career spanning 57 years. Kurosawa entered the Japanese film...

30 titles Directing Writing

7.4

Madadayo まあだだよ

1993 · Director

7.3

Rhapsody in August 八月の狂詩曲

1991 · Director

7.8

Dreams

1990 · Director

8.2

Ran

1985 · Director

8.0

Kagemusha 影武者

1980 · Director

8.3

Dersu Uzala Дерсу Узала

1975 · Director

7.5

Dodes'ka-den どですかでん

1970 · Director

8.3

Red Beard 赤ひげ

1965 · Director

8.4

High and Low 天国と地獄

1963 · Director

8.2

Sanjuro 椿三十郎

1962 · Director

8.3

Yojimbo 用心棒

1961 · Director

8.1

The Bad Sleep Well 悪い奴ほどよく眠る

1960 · Director

8.1

The Hidden Fortress 隠し砦の三悪人

1958 · Director

8.1

Throne of Blood 蜘蛛巣城

1957 · Director

7.5

The Lower Depths どん底

1957 · Director

7.4

I Live in Fear 生きものの記録

1955 · Director

8.7

Seven Samurai 七人の侍

1954 · Director

8.3

Ikiru 生きる

1952 · Director

7.4

The Idiot 白痴

1951 · Director

7.3

Scandal 醜聞

1950 · Director

8.3

Rashomon 羅生門

1950 · Director

7.9

Stray Dog 野良犬

1949 · Director

7.5

The Quiet Duel 静かなる決闘

1949 · Director

7.8

Drunken Angel 酔いどれ天使

1948 · Director

7.3

One Wonderful Sunday 素晴らしき日曜日

1947 · Director

6.5

Those Who Make Tomorrow Asu o tsukuru hitobito

1946 · Director

7.2

No Regrets for Our Youth Waga seishun ni kuinashi

1946 · Director

6.1

Sanshiro Sugata Part Two Zoku Sugata Sanshiro

1945 · Director

5.8

The Most Beautiful 一番美しく

1944 · Director

6.8

Sanshiro Sugata 姿三四郎

1943 · Director

6.7

Uma

1941 · Director

40 titles Directing Writing

6.9

The Magnificent Seven

2016 · Writer

6.2

Tsubaki Sanjûrô 椿三十郎

2007 · Writer

7.1

The Sea Is Watching Umi wa miteita

2002 · Screenplay

6.9

Dora-heita どら平太

2000 · Screenplay

7.8

After the Rain 雨あがる

1999 · Writer

6.4

Last Man Standing

1996 · Story

7.4

Madadayo まあだだよ

1993 · Writer

7.3

Rhapsody in August 八月の狂詩曲

1991 · Writer

7.8

Dreams

1990 · Screenplay

8.2

Ran

1985 · Screenplay

7.3

Runaway Train

1985 · Screenplay

8.0

Kagemusha 影武者

1980 · Screenplay

8.3

Dersu Uzala Дерсу Узала

1975 · Author

7.3

Stray Dog 野良犬

1973 · Original Story

7.5

Tora! Tora! Tora!

1970 · Screenplay

7.5

Dodes'ka-den どですかでん

1970 · Screenplay

8.3

Red Beard 赤ひげ

1965 · Author

7.7

Judo Saga Sugata Sanshiro

1965 · Writer

7.2

ジャコ万と鉄 ジャコ萬と鉄

1964 · Screenplay

8.4

High and Low 天国と地獄

1963 · Screenplay

7.0

The Fencing Master 殺陣師段平

1962 · Screenplay

8.2

Sanjuro 椿三十郎

1962 · Screenplay

8.3

Yojimbo 用心棒

1961 · Screenplay

8.1

The Bad Sleep Well 悪い奴ほどよく眠る

1960 · Writer

8.1

The Hidden Fortress 隠し砦の三悪人

1958 · Screenplay, Writer

7.5

The Lower Depths どん底

1957 · Writer

8.1

Throne of Blood 蜘蛛巣城

1957 · Screenplay

7.2

Advance Patrol Nichiro sensô shôri no hishi: Tekichû ôdan sanbyaku-ri

1957 · Screenplay

7.4

I Live in Fear 生きものの記録

1955 · Story

8.7

Seven Samurai 七人の侍

1954 · Screenplay

7.3

Sword for Hire Sengoku Burai

1952 · Screenplay

8.3

Ikiru 生きる

1952 · Screenplay

6.8

Vendetta of a Samurai Araki Mataemon: Kettô kagiya no tsuji

1952 · Writer

7.0

Beyond Love and Hate Ai to nikushimi no kanata e

1951 · Screenplay

7.4

The Idiot 白痴

1951 · Writer

6.6

Fencing Master 殺陣師段平

1950 · Adaptation

7.3

Scandal 醜聞

1950 · Screenplay

8.3

Rashomon 羅生門

1950 · Screenplay

7.9

Stray Dog 野良犬

1949 · Writer

7.5

The Quiet Duel 静かなる決闘

1949 · Writer

7.8

Drunken Angel 酔いどれ天使

1948 · Writer

6.7

The Portrait Shozo

1948 · Writer

7.3

One Wonderful Sunday 素晴らしき日曜日

1947 · Writer

7.2

No Regrets for Our Youth Waga seishun ni kuinashi

1946 · Writer

6.1

Sanshiro Sugata Part Two Zoku Sugata Sanshiro

1945 · Writer

5.8

The Most Beautiful 一番美しく

1944 · Writer

6.8

Sanshiro Sugata 姿三四郎

1943 · Screenplay

7.4

Tsubasa no Gaika 翼の凱歌

1942 · Writer

6.7

Uma

1941 · Writer