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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

Most recently watched by Javitron, sensoria, eduardovictory, jakeneff, elisabethwithns, vivalaserdisc, jenerator, zombiefreak, seanCduregger, GMOM65

Overview

A veteran samurai, who has fallen on hard times, answers a village’s request for protection from bandits. He gathers 6 other samurai to help him, and they teach the townspeople how to defend themselves, and they supply the samurai with three small meals a day. The film culminates in a giant battle 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 | Keiko Mori | Shizuko Azuma | Toshiko Nakano | Michiko Kadono | Kyôko Ozawa | Masako Ôshiro | Tsurue Ichimanji | Matsue Ono | Tsuruko Mano | Haruko Toyama | Takeshi Seki | Shigeo Katô | Yoshikazu Kawamata | Masayoshi Kawabe | Megeru Shimoda | Tsuneo Katagiri | Yasumasa Ônishi | Shû Ôe | Yasuhisa Tsutsumi | Hideo Ôtsuka | Eisuke Nakanishi | Toku Ihara | 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 | Hiroshi Sugi | Toshio Takahara | Shin Ôtomo | Keiji Sakakida | Shinpei Takagi | Gen Shimizu | Sôjin Kamiyama | Kichijirô Ueda | Isao Yamagata | Toranosuke Ogawa | Atsushi Watanabe | Jun Tatara | Eijirô Tôno | Kokuten Kôdô | Yoshio Tsuchiya | Bokuzen Hidari | Yoshio Kosugi | Yukiko Shimazaki | Kamatari Fujiwara | Keiko Tsushima | Isao Kimura | Daisuke Katô | Minoru Chiaki | Seiji Miyaguchi | Yoshio Inaba | Takashi Shimura | 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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