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Not Yet Rated| 3 hr. 28 min.

Plot 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.

Cast: Toshirô Mifune , Takashi Shimura , Yoshio Inaba , Seiji Miyaguchi , Minoru Chiaki , Daisuke Kato , Isao Kimura , Kunihori Kodo

Director: Akira Kurosawa

Genres: Action

Distributor: Columbia Pictures

Seven Samurai (1954)

Release Date: December 10th, 1996|3 hr. 28 min.

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