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When the clan of a beautiful princess is wiped out by an attacking army of phantom warriors, the dispossessed potentate hooks up with eight freelance samurai to defeat the ghostly swordsmen.
1985 | 3 nominations including: Best Actor
Sword and sorcery.Fukasaku here acts like John carpenter's body double, sharing identical elements including a motivating synth-pop music, low budget artificial effects, exaggerated puppet creatures and a daring whimsical fantasy imagination.