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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 | Kyoko Mori | 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 | 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 | Jirô Suzukawa | Junpei Natsuki | Sanpei Mine | Takuzô Kumagaya | Ippei Kawagoe | Kaneo Ikeda | Masahide Matsushita | Haruo Nakajima | Jun Mikami | Ryûtarô Amami | Akio Kusama | Akira Tani | Shigemi Sunagawa | Chindanji Miyagawa | Taiji Naka | Kamayuki Tsubono | Kôji Uno | Masaaki Tachibana | Shôichi Hirose | Takashi Narita | Senkichi Ômura | Kiyoshi Kamoda | Hideo Shibuya | Gorô Sakurai | Haruya Sakamoto | Minoru Itô | Etsuo Saijo | Masanobu Ôkubo | Noriko Honma | Noriko Sengoku | Sôkichi Maki | Ichirô Chiba | Sachio Sakai | Hiroshi Hayashi | Hiroshi Sugi | Toshio Takahara | Shin Ôtomo | Shinpei Takagi | Keiji Sakakida | Gen Shimizu | Sôjin Kamiyama | Isao Yamagata | Kichijirô Ueda | Toranosuke Ogawa | Atsushi Watanabe | Jun Tatara | Eijirō Tōno | Kokuten Kôdô | Yoshio Tsuchiya | Bokuzen Hidari | Yoshio Kosugi | Kamatari Fujiwara | Keiko Tsushima | Yukiko Shimazaki | 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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