47 Samurai

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The story tells of a group of samurai who were left leaderless (becoming ronin) after their daimyo (feudal lord) was forced to commit seppuku (ritual suicide) for assaulting a court official named Kira Yoshinaka, whose title was Kōzuke no suke. The ronin avenged their master's honor after patiently waiting and planning for over a year to kill Kira. In turn, the ronin were themselves forced to commit seppuku for committing the crime of murder.

  1. Hiroshi Inagaki


  2. Toshio Yasumi


Top Billed Cast

  1. Toshirō Mifune

    Toshirō Mifune

    Genba Tawaraboshi

  2. Takashi Shimura

    Takashi Shimura

    Hyobu Chishaka

  3. Tatsuya Mihashi

    Tatsuya Mihashi

    Yasubei Horibe

  4. Hakuô Matsumoto

    Hakuô Matsumoto

    Chamberlain Kuranosuke Oishi

  5. Yûzô Kayama

    Yûzô Kayama

    Lord Naganori Asano

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47 Samurai
47 Samurai


Original Title 忠臣蔵 花の巻・雪の巻

Status Released

Release Information

  • October 3, 1963


Original Language Japanese

Runtime 3h 27m

Budget -

Revenue -



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