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Seen on: 01/16/2017, 12/30/2013, 11/27/2013, 01/13/2001

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Seven Samurai (1954)

Directed by Akira Kurosawa

Action | Adventure | Drama

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Overview

A samurai answers a village’s request for protection after he falls on hard times. The town needs protection from bandits, so the samurai gathers six others to help him teach the people how to defend themselves, and the villagers provide the soldiers with food. A giant battle occurs when 40 bandits attack the village.

Rated NR | Length 207 minutes

Actors

Ren Yamamoto | Ken Utsui | Tatsuya Nakadai | Takeshi Katô | Toriko Takahara | Misao Suyama | Yayoko Kitano | Yûko Togawa | Michiko Kawabe | Haruko Toyama | Tsuruko Mano | Matsue Ono | Tsurue Ichimanji | Masako Ôshiro | Kyôko Ozawa | Michiko Kadono | Toshiko Nakano | Shizuko Azuma | Keiko Mori | Takeshi Seki | Yoshikazu Kawamata | Shigeo Katô | Masayoshi Kawabe | Megeru Shimoda | Tsuneo Katagiri | Yasumasa Ônishi | Hideo Ôtsuka | Yasuhisa Tsutsumi | Shû Ôe | Toku Ihara | Eisuke Nakanishi | Kazuo Imai | Akira Yamada | Hiroshi Akitsu | Kôji Iwamoto | Akira Kitchôji | Gorô Amano | Haruo Suzuki | Kyôichi Kamiyama | Junpei Natsuki | Jirô Suzukawa | Ippei Kawagoe | Ippei Kawagoe | Takuzô Kumagaya | Kaneo Ikeda | Masahide Matsushita | Sanpei Mine | Haruo Nakajima | Jun Mikami | Ryûtarô Amami | Akio Kusama | Akira Tani | Shigemi Sunagawa | Chindanji Miyagawa | Taiji Naka | Kamayuki Tsubono | Masaaki Tachibana | Kôji Uno | Shôichi Hirose | Takashi Narita | Senkichi Ômura | Kiyoshi Kamoda | Hideo Shibuya | Gorô Sakurai | Haruya Sakamoto | Minoru Itô | Etsuo Saijo | Masanobu Ôkubo | Noriko Honma | Noriko Sengoku | Ichirô Chiba | Sôkichi Maki | Sachio Sakai | Hiroshi Hayashi | Toshio Takahara | Hiroshi Sugi | Shin Ôtomo | Shinpei Takagi | Keiji Sakakida | Gen Shimizu | Sôjin Kamiyama | Kichijirô Ueda | Isao Yamagata | Toranosuke Ogawa | Atsushi Watanabe | Jun Tatara | Eijirô Tôno | Kokuten Kôdô | Yoshio Tsuchiya | Yoshio Kosugi | Bokuzen Hidari | Kamatari Fujiwara | Yukiko Shimazaki | Keiko Tsushima | Isao Kimura | Daisuke Katô | Seiji Miyaguchi | Takashi Shimura | Minoru Chiaki | Yoshio Inaba | Toshirō Mifune

Viewing Notes

Incredible film. Also watched with the commentary track. Glad to have finally see the movie that inspired The Magnificent Seven, one of my favorite childhood films.

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