G.I. Samurai


2h 19m 1979

Brief Synopsis

A squadron of Japanese Self-Defense Force soldiers find themselves transported through time to their country's warring states era, when rival samurai clans were battling to become the supreme Shogun. The squad leader, Lt. Iba, sees this as the perfect opportunity to realize his dream of becoming the

Film Details

Also Known As
Sengoku jieitai, Time Slip
Release Date
1979

Technical Specs

Duration
2h 19m

Synopsis

A squadron of Japanese Self-Defense Force soldiers find themselves transported through time to their country's warring states era, when rival samurai clans were battling to become the supreme Shogun. The squad leader, Lt. Iba, sees this as the perfect opportunity to realize his dream of becoming the ruler of Japan. To achieve this, he teams his troops up with those of Kagatori, a samurai daimyo who also aspires to become Shogun.

Film Details

Also Known As
Sengoku jieitai, Time Slip
Release Date
1979

Technical Specs

Duration
2h 19m

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Released in United States 1979

Released in United States 1979

Remake of "New GI Samurai" (1979/Japan) directed by Mitsumassa Saito, based on the novel "Sengoku jieitai" written by Ryo Hanmura.