Unrated | | Adventure, Drama
A poor village under attack by bandits recruits seven unemployed samurai to help them defend themselves.
Shortly before filming of the battle sequence began, heavy snow fell, which meant the crew had to water down the set in order to melt the snow. That, plus the scripted plan to shoot the sequence in a dramatic torrential downpour, meant that the cast... ...
We'll take this place next.
Bandit Chief: We took it last autumn. They haven't got anything worth taking yet. Let's wait.
During the first scene when the people in the village are discussing what to do with the bandits, it's visible that they are wearing bald-wigs.
$21,830 (USA) (30 August 2002)
$269,061 (USA) (29 August 2003)
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