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Yôjinbô

Akira Kurosawa Japan, 1961

Malt Frisky's rating of the film Yojimbo

Pretty much the cheat sheet for all films after it where a wandering bad ass plays off rival gang members for his on profit and amusement. And if we're being complete honest Toshiro Mifune pretty much invented the 'man with no name' wandering anit-hero character. Visually stunning, intense to watch with all round great acting and memorable characters. A cinema classic and inspiration for future films to come.