Join Listal here 
Existing members 
Login here 
Join Listal to create lists, share images, get recommendations and much more
Onibaba
8.1 Rating
(137 ratings)
8 IMDB rating

Your Rating:



Directed by


Starring (View all)
Nobuko Otowa

Nobuko Otowa

Kichi's Mother
Jitsuko Yoshimura

Jitsuko Yoshimura

Kichi's Wife
Kei Sato

Kei Sato

Hachi
Jûkichi Uno

Jûkichi Uno

Samurai General
Senshô Matsumoto

Senshô Matsumoto

Runaway Warrior A
Kentaro Kaji

Kentaro Kaji

Runaway Warrior B
Hosui Araya

Hosui Araya

Ushi's Follower


Written by
Kaneto Shindô

Kaneto Shindô

written by


Lists

395 votes
1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die (1001 items)
list by upidipi
Published 5 years, 6 months ago 748 comments
219 votes
History of Horror (2425 items)
list by diabolical dr voodoo
Published 4 years, 5 months ago 45 comments
189 votes
It's a private emotion. (235 items)
list by AgentLexi
Published 4 years, 6 months ago 15 comments
123 votes
Listal's Esoteric Films (535 items)
list by Mr. Saturn
Published 10 months ago 14 comments
108 votes
My Top Movies (199 items)
list by AgentLexi
Published 5 years, 10 months ago 27 comments

View all Onibaba lists (121 more)

Cover art, photos and screenshots

7 votes
2 votes
1 vote
1 vote
1 vote

View all Onibaba pictures (26 more)

Reviews

A face that you could fall in love with...

4 years, 3 months ago at Jul 14 0:42
4 votes
''You want to see a face that you could fall in love with?''

During the Nanboku-chō period, a woman (Nobuko Otowa) and her daughter-in-law (Jitsuko Yoshimura) live in a small hut in a susuki grass swamp.

Nobuko Otowa: Kichi's Mother

Onibaba (鬼婆, literally Demon Woman) (1964) is a Japanese horror film based on a Buddhist parable. Directed by Kaneto... read more
View all Onibaba reviews
Description: After being forcefully inducted as a soldier into war in 14th century Japan, his wife and mother remain living in a swamp. They eke out their living by ambushing worn-out warriors, killing them and selling their belongings to a greedy merchant. The woman comes to mistrust her daughter-in-law who has coupled up with a deserter, and beg ... (more)
Release date: 4 February 1965
UPC: 037429185827
Horror (13), Japan (12), 1964 (9), Japanese (8), 1960s (8), Samurai (7), Mask (6), War (5), Murder (5), Vengeance (4), Female Nudity (3), Violence (3), Medieval Times (3), B&w (3), Jidaigeki (3), Feudal Japan (3), Drama (3), Stealing From A Dead Body (3), Food (2), Asian (2)
Join Listal to add your own lists, reviews, tags, pictures and videos to this movie

Update feed

Eleanor voted for an image 2 weeks, 5 days ago

キスを added this to a list 3 weeks, 4 days ago
Plan To Watch (418 movies items)
Artie S. added this to a list 1 month, 2 weeks ago
A Long List about Films (700 movies items)
Kenji added this to a list 2 months ago
My Favourite Horror Films (35 movies items)
samcro added this to a list 2 months, 1 week ago
Top 10 Films of the Year (550 movies items)
samcro added this to a list 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Favourite movies (127 movies items)
Kenji added this to a list 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Japanese Film Directors (50 movies items)

"Shindo"


mirinbuddy added this to a list 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Favorite films of the year (505 movies items)
Tumppi added this to a list 3 months, 1 week ago
Tumppi's Movie Shelf (1088 movies items)
Revolution666 added this to a list 4 months ago
P_arnott added this to a list 5 months, 2 weeks ago
peyote added this to a list 6 months ago
Horror (73 movies items)
Larry Talbot added this to a list 6 months ago
P_arnott added this to a list 6 months, 3 weeks ago
Jpit added this to a list 7 months, 1 week ago
Watched Japanese Movies (412 movies items)
Larry Talbot added this to a list 7 months, 3 weeks ago
100 favorite horror films (100 movies items)

""I'm not a demon! I'm a human being!" Onibaba is a slow build and nothing even remotely supernatural happens until the film's final 25 minutes. However, it's that unnerving and sensational build-up that makes the film really powerful and surprisingly intense. With little of a musical score and long sustained shots of the Japanese grasslands, this is a really chilling film with stark imagery that would be influential on many other genre works, including The Exorcist. The main characters themsel"


Suvi added this to a list 8 months, 3 weeks ago
mirinbuddy added this to a list 9 months, 1 week ago
martyrofevil added this to a list 9 months, 2 weeks ago
gdedas added this to a list 9 months, 3 weeks ago
Japan (29 movies items)
Mr. Saturn added this to a list 10 months ago
Listal's Esoteric Films (535 movies items)
mirinbuddy added this to a list 10 months, 1 week ago
mirinbuddy added this to a list 10 months, 1 week ago
TheMovieLister added this to a list 11 months, 2 weeks ago
Horror Watchlist: The 60's (35 movies items)
P_arnott added this to a list 11 months, 2 weeks ago
SilverCloud added this to a list 11 months, 3 weeks ago
Japanese Horror Movies (73 movies items)
CD Smiles added this to a list 12 months ago
Top 30 Horror Movies (30 movies items)
CD Smiles posted a image 12 months ago

jeffpsychedelic added this to a list 12 months ago
Lyzette voted for an image 1 year ago

CD Smiles added this to a list 1 year ago
Lyzette added this to a list 1 year ago
New-to-Me Films of 2013 (520 movies items)
ilia added this to a list 1 year ago
J-Horror (35 movies items)

" After being forcefully inducted as a soldier into war in 14th century Japan, his wife and mother remain living in a swamp. They eke out their living by ambushing worn-out warriors, killing them and selling their belongings to a greedy merchant. The woman comes to mistrust her daughter-in-law who has coupled up with a deserter, and begins to wear a facial mask she has taken from a slain samurai. Soon the mask will not come off again. In this disguise she is at first taken for a demon by her daug"


ilia posted 2 images 1 year ago

P_arnott added this to a list 1 year ago
CFB Top 200 (208 movies items)
P_arnott added this to a list 1 year ago
P_arnott added this to a list 1 year ago
Toby White added this to a list 1 year ago
martyrofevil added this to a list 1 year, 1 month ago
Bernardo Brum added this to a list 1 year, 1 month ago
60's Horror (10 movies items)

« Prev12 3 4 Next »