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Seven Samurai


Toshir? Mifune, Takashi Shimura, Yoshio Inaba, Seiji Miyaguchi View All


Akira Kurosawa (Director), Shinobu Hashimoto (Screenplay), Hideo Oguni (Screenplay), Akira Kurosawa (Screenplay) View All

Release: Apr. 26th, 1954
Runtime: 3 hours, 27 minutes
A veteran samurai, who has fallen on hard times, answers a village's request for protection from bandits. He gathers 6 other samurai to help him, and they teach the townspeople how to defend themselves, and they supply the samurai with three small meals a day. The film culminates in a giant battle when 40 bandits attack the village.
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I recenntly read that the screenwriter of The Forbidden Kingdom was hoping to begin working on a remake of the Kurosawa classic, The Seven Samurai. Could anyone confirm this, or is it just a rumour?...

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When the samurai discover a hidden cache of samurai weaponry and armour, stolen off of samurai that were killed after wandering into the village, the group reacts with anger and indignance.
The Gunslinger45
Seven Samurai was the film that helped me really appreciate foreign films beyond Godzilla, and started my attempts to seriously seek out other great foreign filmmakers.
When a samurai finds a bunch of old samurai armor, the other samurais are angry and sad for a little bit, but then move on and don't really speak of it again.
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