A crafty ronin comes to a town divided by two criminal gangs and decides to play them against each other to free the town.
- Runtime: 110 min
- Released: 13 Sep 1961
- Genre:Action, Drama, Thriller
- Starring: Toshirô Mifune, Eijirô Tôno, Tatsuya Nakadai
- Writer: Akira Kurosawa, Ryûzô Kikushima
- Director: Akira Kurosawa
- Available countries: Japan