Seven Samurai

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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.

  1. Akira Kurosawa

    Director, Screenplay

  2. Hideo Oguni

    Screenplay

  3. Shinobu Hashimoto

    Screenplay

Top Billed Cast

  1. Toshirō Mifune

    Toshirō Mifune

    Kikuchiyo

  2. Takashi Shimura

    Takashi Shimura

    Kambei Shimada

  3. Yoshio Inaba

    Yoshio Inaba

    Gorobei Katayama

  4. Seiji Miyaguchi

    Seiji Miyaguchi

    Kyuzo

  5. Minoru Chiaki

    Minoru Chiaki

    Heihachi Hayashida

  6. Daisuke Katô

    Daisuke Katô

    Shichiroji

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Original Title 七人の侍

Status Released

Original Language Japanese

Runtime 3h 27m

Budget $350,000.00

Revenue $269,061.00

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Release Information

  • November 19, 1956
    NR, Theatrical

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A review by Andres Gomez

10.0
By Andres Gomez

Fantastic movie with a great touch of reality.

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