Unrated | | Adventure, Drama
A poor village under attack by bandits recruits seven unemployed samurai to help them defend themselves.
Often credited as the first modern action movie. Many now commonly used cinematographic and plot elements--such as slow motion for dramatic flair and the reluctant hero to name a couple--are seen for perhaps the first time. Other movies may have ... ...
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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