Zatoichi and the Chest of Gold
Zatoichi and the Chest of Gold (1964)

In this Japanese actioner, the brave blind swordsman Zatoichi is accused of assisting in the theft of a chest of gold. The gold represented the taxes of the local farmers and it was bound for the governor's office. Now the courageous… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: January 1, 1964
DVD Release Date: April 29, 2003
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Brian Mckay

This volume of the series lightens the body count, but raises the gore factor and, more importantly, the character development.

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Luke Baldock
When you get to the 6th film in a strong series, you can either continue down the tried and tested path or you can deviate. Zatoichi and the Chest of Gold does… More
Chris Browning
My favorite Zatoichi up to this point, and a change in the style in several ways. The character development is still there but the style, especially in the… More
Anthony Valletta
One of the most innovatively filmed in the series with a story outside the formula. If you see one Zatoichi movie, make it this one!