Shinobi (2006)

Enraged by decades of treachery and mistrust, two magical samurai clans go to war despite the love that was meant to keep the peace in director Ten Shimoyama's feudal action entry. The year is 1614, and Japan has been unified under… More

Rated: R
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Release Date: November 17, 2006
DVD Release Date: February 6, 2007
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V.A. Musetto
New York Post

What a setup! What a let-down!

Laura Kern
New York Times

Named for ninjas equipped with superhuman capabilities, Ten Shimoyama's Shinobi is equal parts tragic love story and fantastical martial arts showcase.

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Shawn Levy

Shinobi may be nearly incoherent, but it plays like X-Men crossed with Romeo and Juliet, which is at least a little cool. And, as I say, it's an absolutely ravishing vision.

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Phil Hubbs
Not based on a manga comic this time amazingly, but based upon a fantasy novel by the name of 'The Kouga Ninja Scrolls'. Personally I haven't… More
Jens S.
The idea of mixing X-Men with Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon is actually pretty fantastic and the first hour is full of beautiful landscapes, great fights and… More
Cynthia S.
This movie was pretty good. As with most films in this genre, the scenery was absolutely beautiful..... the colors were nice and rich. The acting was really… More
JY Skacto
You may have heard or read that this movie is a cross between <i>Romeo and Juliet</i> and the <i>X-Men</i>. Actually, that is a pretty… More
EightThirty .
18/03/2010 (DVD) Tragical Romance, Magical Powers, Super Natural Combats, this is "Romeo and Juliet" Ninja style! A discomforting alliance, a… More
Lesley N
Japanese film about two feuding villages with Ninja super-powers and a Romeo and Juliet theme as Gennosuke and Oboro lead their two tribes into attle. Beautiful… More