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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  • Toshirô Mifune in Seven Samurai (1954)
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Trivia

According to Yoshio Tsuchiya, for the scene where the samurai and the villagers burn down the bandits' hideout, the production had to have a fire truck standing by on-set in case of emergency, but all of the nearby fire trucks spent the day fighting actual fires. ... ...


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

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.

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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