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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Trivia

According to Shinobu Hashimoto, the film originally started with the same bandits attacking another village, and the ultimate opening shot was what happened after that attack. Akira Kurosawa decided to cut the attack sequence, believing an "unassuming" start was the best way to ... ...


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) (1 September 2002)

Gross:

$269,061 (USA) (31 August 2003)

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