Seven Samurai (1954)

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A poor village under attack by bandits recruits seven unemployed samurai to help them defend themselves.


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Cast & Crew

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Director:

Akira Kurosawa

Writers:

Akira Kurosawa (screenplay), Shinobu Hashimoto (screenplay), Hideo Oguni (screenplay)

Did You Know?

Trivia

In recent decades, Yasujirô Ozu's Tokyo Story (1953) and this film have consistently polled as the two greatest Japanese films ever made in both Japanese and foreign movie lists. However, the two master directors had radically different styles and approaches, were employed (for ... ...


Quotes

Bandit second-in-command: We'll take this place next.
Bandit Chief: We took it last autumn. They haven't got anything worth taking yet. Let's wait.


Goofs

The dead bandit blinks twice when Kikuchiyo takes his forehead protector.

Storyline

Plot Summary


Synopsis (WARNING: Spoilers)


Genres

Adventure | Drama

Details

Release Date:

19 November 1956

Language

Japanese


Country of Origin

Japan

Box Office

Budget:

$2,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$21,830 (USA) (30 August 2002)

Gross:

$269,061 (USA) (29 August 2003)

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