Shogun (1980)

Based on the epic novel by James Clavell, Shogun originated as an epic five-part television miniseries, filmed on location in Japan. Richard Chamberlain stars as John Blackthorne, a 17th century British sea pilot in charge of a Dutch… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: June 1, 1980
DVD Release Date: September 23, 2003
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Critic Score: 80% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Scott Weinberg

This the kind of mini-series that the networks don't even ATTEMPT anymore!

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Bob Bloom
Journal and Courier (Lafayette, IN)

One of the finest miniseries ever produced. An exciting and literate adaptation of James Clavell's masive novel that rivets you from beginning to end.

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Anthony Valletta
One of the great mini-series from the 1980's. Avoid the choppy theatrical cut.