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Shogun

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Director: Jerry London
Release Date: 15 September 1980
Genre: Adventure / Drama / History / War
Awards: Won 3 Golden Globes. Another 5 wins&13 nominations
Runtime: 130 min
IMDB Rating: 8.3

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John Blackthorne, an English ship pilot, whose vessel wrecked upon the Japanese coast in the early 17th century is forced to deal with the two most powerful men in Japan in these days. He is thrown in the midst of a war between Toranaga and Ishido, who struggle for the title of Shogun which will give ultimate power to the one who possesses it.

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RS

Karma20320

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A Good Translation of James Clavell's Novel To The Small Screen14 July 2016

A good translation of James Clavell's novel, Shogun, to the small screen. I saw the original broadcast when it first came out and found that it followed the novel faithfully. This made following the series easier, since the original broadcast did not have English subtitles for the Japanese... more

Caregiver

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A+

Shogun10 November 2015

I learned a little Japanese from this. Charming series.

Jacksparrow

Karma2982150

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A+

Good DVD Quality (complete)25 October 2014

good

Handyann

Karma2972

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A+

Excellent series08 January 2013

Shogun is a real glimpse into the lives of the Japanese people during the time in their history when outsiders were prevented from trading or communicating with them.

The acting is brilliant - Richard Chamberlain always was good IMHO and I wish more of his work was available here = the sets... more

Lizzy

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B+

This Tv Show Shogun is worth checking out01 October 2012

This Tv Show Shogun is worth checking out

Mad About Movies

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B+

Shogun is rated very highly by many and therefore worth watching04 September 2012

Shogun is rated very highly by many and therefore worth watching

wgscogen

Karma786

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A+

Great series30 July 2012

I was very happy to see this available. Would also like to see the movie TaiPan from the same author, James Clavell, in the selection.

One question, why does the number system skip over Episode 5?

amv2009

Karma12837

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Yes now we can see the whole series10 July 2012

Thanks Movieberry, now we can see the whole series of shogun

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