Seven Samurai

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Seven Samurai (1954)

NR 207 min - Action, Drama - 26 april 1954
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A samurai answers a village's request for protection after he falls on hard times. The town needs protection from bandits, so the samurai gathers six others to help him teach the people how to defend themselves, and the villagers provide the soldiers with food. A giant battle occurs when 40 bandits attack the village.

Director:  Akira Kurosawa
Stars:  Toshirō Mifune, Takashi Shimura, Yoshio Inaba, Seiji Miyaguchi, Minoru Chiaki, Daisuke Katō, Isao Kimura, Keiko Tsushima, Yukiko Shimazaki, Kamatari Fujiwara, Yoshio Kosugi, Bokuzen Hidari, Yoshio Tsuchiya, Kokuten Kōdō, Eijirō Tōno, Jun Tatara, Atsushi Watanabe, Toranosuke Ogawa, Isao Yamagata, Kichijirô Ueda, Sôjin Kamiyama, Gen Shimizu, Keiji Sakakida, Shinpei Takagi, Shin Ôtomo, Toshio Takahara, Hiroshi Sugi, Hiroshi Hayashi, Sachio Sakai, Sôkichi Maki, Ichirô Chiba, Noriko Sengoku, Noriko Honma, Masanobu Ôkubo, Etsuo Saijo, Minoru Itô, Haruya Sakamoto, Gorô Sakurai, Hideo Shibuya, Kiyoshi Kamoda, Senkichi Ômura, Takashi Narita, Shôichi Hirose, Kôji Uno, Masaaki Tachibana, Kamayuki Tsubono, Taiji Naka, Chindanji Miyagawa, Shigemi Sunagawa, Akira Tani, Akio Kusama, Ryûtarô Amami, Jun Mikami, Haruo Nakajima, Sanpei Mine, Masahide Matsushita, Kaneo Ikeda, Takuzô Kumagaya, Ippei Kawagoe, Jirô Suzukawa, Junpei Natsuki, Kyôichi Kamiyama, Haruo Suzuki, Gorô Amano, Akira Kitchôji, Kôji Iwamoto, Hiroshi Akitsu, Akira Yamada, Kazuo Imai, Eisuke Nakanishi, Toku Ihara, Hideo Ôtsuka, Shû Ôe, Yasuhisa Tsutsumi, Yasumasa Ônishi, Tsuneo Katagiri, Megeru Shimoda, Masayoshi Kawabe, Shigeo Katô, Yoshikazu Kawamata, Takeshi Seki, Haruko Toyama, Tsuruko Mano, Matsue Ono, Tsurue Ichimanji, Masako Ôshiro, Kyôko Ozawa, Michiko Kadono, Toshiko Nakano, Shizuko Azuma, Michiko Kawabe, Yûko Togawa, Yayoko Kitano, Kyoko Mori, Misao Suyama, Toriko Takahara, Takeshi Katō, Tatsuya Nakadai, Ken Utsui, Ren Yamamoto

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Storyline

A samurai answers a village's request for protection after he falls on hard times. The town needs protection from bandits, so the samurai gathers six others to help him teach the people how to defend themselves, and the villagers provide the soldiers with food. A giant battle occurs when 40 bandits attack the village.


Collections: Akira Kurosawa

Tagline: The Mighty Warriors Who Became the Seven National Heroes of a Small Town

Genres: Action, Drama

Details

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Country:   Japan
Language:  Japanese
Release Date:  26 april 1954

Box Office

Budget:  $2.000.000
Revenue:  $271.842

Company Credits

Production Companies:  Toho Company, Ltd.

Technical Specs

Runtime:  3 h 27 min