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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 | Michiko Kawabe | Shizuko Azuma | Yûko Togawa | Keiko Mori | Kyôko Ozawa | Toshiko Nakano | Michiko Kadono | Masako Ôshiro | Matsue Ono | Tsurue Ichimanji | Tsuruko Mano | Haruko Toyama | Takeshi Seki | Yoshikazu Kawamata | Shigeo Katô | Masayoshi Kawabe | Megeru Shimoda | Tsuneo Katagiri | Yasuhisa Tsutsumi | Yasumasa Ônishi | Shû Ôe | Hideo Ôtsuka | Toku Ihara | Eisuke Nakanishi | Kazuo Imai | Akira Yamada | Hiroshi Akitsu | Kôji Iwamoto | Gorô Amano | Akira Kitchôji | 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 | Kôji Uno | Taiji Naka | Shigemi Sunagawa | Chindanji Miyagawa | Kamayuki Tsubono | Masaaki Tachibana | Shôichi Hirose | Takashi Narita | Senkichi Ômura | Kiyoshi Kamoda | Hideo Shibuya | Minoru Itô | Gorô Sakurai | Haruya Sakamoto | Etsuo Saijo | Noriko Honma | Masanobu Ôkubo | Noriko Sengoku | Ichirô Chiba | Sôkichi Maki | Sachio Sakai | Hiroshi Hayashi | Hiroshi Sugi | Toshio Takahara | 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 | Bokuzen Hidari | Yukiko Shimazaki | Kamatari Fujiwara | Yoshio Kosugi | 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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