The Last Samurai

Poster for the movie "The Last Samurai"
Poster for the movie "The Last Samurai"

The Last Samurai (2003)

R 154 min - Drama, Action, War, History - 9 januari 2003
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Nathan Algren is an American hired to instruct the Japanese army in the ways of modern warfare, which finds him learning to respect the samurai and the honorable principles that rule them. Pressed to destroy the samurai's way of life in the name of modernization and open trade, Algren decides to become an ultimate warrior himself and to fight for their right to exist.

Director:  Edward Zwick

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Storyline

Nathan Algren is an American hired to instruct the Japanese army in the ways of modern warfare, which finds him learning to respect the samurai and the honorable principles that rule them. Pressed to destroy the samurai's way of life in the name of modernization and open trade, Algren decides to become an ultimate warrior himself and to fight for their right to exist.


Collections: Edward Zwick

Tagline: In the face of an enemy, in the heart of one man, lies the soul of a warrior.

Genres: Drama, Action, War, History

Details

Country:   Japan United States of America New Zealand
Language:  English, Japanese
Release Date:  9 januari 2003

Box Office

Budget:  $140.000.000
Revenue:  $456.758.981

Technical Specs

Runtime:  2 h 34 min