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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

Kyoko Mori | Ren Yamamoto | Ken Utsui | Tatsuya Nakadai | Takeshi Katô | Toriko Takahara | Misao Suyama | Yayoko Kitano | Yûko Togawa | Michiko Kawabe | 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 | Yasuhisa Tsutsumi | Shû Ôe | Hideo Ôtsuka | Toku Ihara | Eisuke Nakanishi | Akira Yamada | Kazuo Imai | Hiroshi Akitsu | Kôji Iwamoto | Akira Kitchôji | Gorô Amano | Haruo Suzuki | Kyôichi Kamiyama | Ippei Kawagoe | Junpei Natsuki | Jirô Suzukawa | Takuzô Kumagaya | Kaneo Ikeda | Masahide Matsushita | Sanpei Mine | Haruo Nakajima | Jun Mikami | Ryûtarô Amami | Akio Kusama | Akira Tani | Shigemi Sunagawa | Chindanji Miyagawa | Taiji Naka | Masaaki Tachibana | Kamayuki Tsubono | Kôji Uno | Shôichi Hirose | Takashi Narita | Senkichi Ômura | Hideo Shibuya | Kiyoshi Kamoda | 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 | Shinpei Takagi | Gen Shimizu | Keiji Sakakida | Sôjin Kamiyama | Kichijirô Ueda | Toranosuke Ogawa | Isao Yamagata | Atsushi Watanabe | Jun Tatara | Eijirō Tōno | Kokuten Kôdô | Bokuzen Hidari | Yoshio Tsuchiya | Yoshio Kosugi | Yukiko Shimazaki | Kamatari Fujiwara | Keiko Tsushima | Isao Kimura | Daisuke Katô | Minoru Chiaki | Seiji Miyaguchi | Takashi Shimura | 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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