Seven Samurai (1954)

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

Directed By Akira Kurosawa Starring Toshirô Mifune  •  Minoru Chiaki  •  Takashi Shimura  •  Yoshio Inaba  •  Seiji Miyaguchi Genres Action  •  Drama  •  Ensemble Film  •  Foreign Language Film  •  Period Film  •  Samurai Film Studios &
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Other Titles Shichinin no samurai [Japan] Release Info April 26, 1954
B&W  •  207 minutes NR Rated NR
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WaitingScene

WaitingScene on 2/10/2012 Reply  · 

Cool Movie. I really liked how there were Seven of them.

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RoelBogers

RoelBogers on 3/5/2012 Reply  · 

Great movie. I can see why it's an acclaimed classic, but I did have some trouble with it.
I do love my classics, but Seven Samurai is one of the few movies whose age somewhat had an effect on me. Other classics such as Hitchcocks have aged remarkably better that this movie.
Other than that it did suffer from it's feature length.
Still a must see for any movielover though.

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Reelz

Reelz on 6/7/2012 Reply  · 

The 208 minute run time didn't really feel all that long to me. (I was actually hoping that it wouldn't end!) Masterfully crafted with one of the best stories and some of the most memorable characters ever. A truly remarkable film.

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jessejec123

jessejec123 on 2/22/2013 Reply  · 

This is absolutely one of the greatest films of all time. It requires no explanation

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robmoviefilms13

robmoviefilms13 on 3/5/2013 Reply  · 

The pinnacle of Eastern cinema and a gem that will live on forever.

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SLionsCricket

SLionsCricket on 4/6/2013 Reply  · 

Finally saw this movie, a good movie with a great final battle and some great characters but a bit let down.

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lukiushaufoy

lukiushaufoy on 10/18/2015 Reply  · 

I know right. This film doesn't even feel like 4 hours, it's that good.

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hambone88

hambone88 on 6/17/2016 Reply  · 

I thought this was a great movie, really long though. I enjoyed all of the samurai characters and thought they were really fleshed out. This should be up there with the godfather and starwars as movies you have to watch.

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PiccoloKing

PiccoloKing on Aug 22 Reply  · 

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

How do you become the national hero of a small town?

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