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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

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