Azumi Synopsis
An orphaned girl becomes a member of a band of assassins whose mission is to eliminate warlords.
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TV Guide

By Ken Fox
Features more than enough thrilling wirework, slow and agonizing deaths, and blood-spattered faces to please even the most discriminating...
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63

Chicago Tribune

By Michael Wilmington
A movie of such cheerful craziness and nonstop ferocity that you can't take it seriously for a second.
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60

Chicago Reader

By Andrea Gronvall
The tone is bleak and the comic-book violence relentless, but the wirework and Yuta Morokaji's stunt choreography are impressive,...
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50

San Francisco Chronicle

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It is probably Kitamura's best film.
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50

New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
It's a bad idea to get too fond of any character, no matter how worthy he (or she) may appear.
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50

The Hollywood Reporter

By Frank Scheck
Unfortunately, the film itself -- though it contains some superbly staged and highly lavish action sequences -- lacks the tautness of its...
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50

Variety

By Ronnie Scheib
Inevitable comparisons to Quentin Tarentino's femme-centered carnage extravaganza "Kill Bill" are not unwarranted insofar as both films...
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50

Los Angeles Times

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An uneven effort overall that when it is working has a strange, engaging energy that is often overturned by an uncertain staidness.
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50

Film Threat

By Eric Campos
A little boring and extremely long for what it is, all that Azumi really has going for it are several eye-popping battle sequences,...
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38

New York Post

By V.A. Musetto
The story is superficial at best. And the movie is too long.
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