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.

  1. Akira Kurosawa

    Director, Screenplay

  2. Hideo Oguni

    Screenplay

  3. Shinobu Hashimoto

    Screenplay

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Original Title 七人の侍

Status Released

Release Information

  • November 19, 1956
    NR, Theatrical

Original Language Japanese

Runtime 3h 27m

Budget $2,000,000.00

Revenue $271,841.00

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