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The Last Samurai

Cast

Tom Cruise, Ken Watanabe, William Atherton, Chad Lindberg View All


Crew

Edward Zwick (Director), John Logan (Screenplay), Edward Zwick (Screenplay), Marshall Herskovitz (Screenplay) View All

Release: Dec. 5th, 2003
Runtime: 2 hours, 34 minutes
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.
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Reviewed by

Yasashii
All things considered, The Last Samurai is a movie capable of squeezing tears out of one's eyes, filled with mesmerizing visuals, great battle scenes and well-developed characters.
TheUsualSuspect
As far as I'm concerned, the film could have ended there and I would of really loved this film.
Rhaegar Targaryen
Unlike many of the mindless movies he has appeared in, this is a film of exceptional beauty and substance.


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