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Seven Samurai

Seven Samurai (七人の侍, (Shichinin No Samurai))

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Genre
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   8.4 / 10 (1247 votes)
MPAA Rating
Running Time
207 mins
Media Type
Animated?
No
Country
Production Companies
Toho Company, Ltd.
Budget
$2,000,000
Revenue
$271,841
Release Date
April 26, 1954
Director
Akira Kurosawa
Producer
Sôjirô Motoki
Writers
Shinobu Hashimoto,
Hideo Oguni,
Akira Kurosawa

Summary

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.
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