Not Rated | | Adventure, Drama
A poor village under attack by bandits recruits seven unemployed samurai to help them defend themselves.
This was Japan's third highest grossing film of 1954.
We'll take this place next.
Bandit Chief: We took it last autumn. They haven't got anything worth taking yet. Let's wait.
The dead bandit blinks twice when Kikuchiyo takes his forehead protector.
Originally released in theaters in an abridged 141-minutes version in USA and Europe. Original Japanese version (now available on restored video release) is 203 minutes long.
$21,830 (USA) (1 September 2002)
$269,061 (USA) (31 August 2003)
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