Seven SamuraiA samurai answers a village's request for protection after he falls on hard times. But the poor village under attack by bandits needs to recruit more unemployed samurai to help them defend themselves.Genre: DramaCountry: JapanDuration: 207 minQuality: HDRelease: 1954IMDb: 8.6
Actors of "Seven Samurai"
Characters of "Seven Samurai"
Directors of "Seven Samurai"Akira KurosawaBirthdate: 23 March 1910, Tokyo, Japan
Creators of "Seven Samurai"Akira KurosawaBirthdate: 23 March 1910, Tokyo, JapanShinobu HashimotoBirthdate: 18 April 1918
Critic Reviews of "Seven Samurai"Chicago TribuneMarch 26, 2013
The greatest movie ever made about warriors and battle.TIME MagazineApril 20, 2009
Again and again, Kurosawa sends a dark thrill through his audience with a touch of sensuous physical reality.Chicago ReaderMarch 01, 2007
Kurosawa's film is a model of long-form construction, ably fitting its asides and anecdotes into a powerful suspense structure that endures for all of the film's 208 minutes.VarietyMarch 01, 2007
Besides the well-manned battlescenes, the pic has a good feeling for characterization and time.Time OutJune 24, 2006
The epic action scenes involving cavalry and samurai are still without peer.ReelViewsMay 29, 2003
Seven Samurai is an unforgettable masterpiece -- the work of one of the world's greatest filmmakers at the height of his powers.Film Geek CentralJune 04, 2013
I can think of a several samurai films that I prefer to this, but it's still a solid film.Christian Science MonitorMarch 26, 2013
The legendary Mifune leads a superb cast, and Kurosawa's kinetic camera keeps the adventure sizzling with energy and wit from start to finish.Total FilmMarch 26, 2013
Kurosawa deflates the myth of the noble samurai without actually debunking it, and stages some great action sequences.Common Sense MediaJanuary 01, 2011
Famous epic with stylish violence and subtitles.Groucho ReviewsNovember 03, 2010
Synthesizes the traditions of the samurai narrative and the American western to create an intimate epic with deeply felt ground-level consequences. [Blu-ray]ColeSmithey.comMay 26, 2009
Kurosawa's intention of making his first period film "entertaining enough to eat" is brought to that palpable condition through [Toshiro] Mifune's endlessly watchable peasant warrior.
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