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    207 min | Action, Drama
Seven Samurai (1954)
Not Rated
207 min | Action, Drama

Farmers from a village exploited by bandits hire a veteran samurai for protection, who gathers six other samurai to join him. As the samurai teach the peasants how to defend themselves, the village is attacked by an army of bandits.
Director
Writers
Akira Kurosawa (screenplay by) | Shinobu Hashimoto (screenplay by) | Hideo Oguni (screenplay by)
Producer
Sôjirô Motoki (produced by) (as Sojiro Motoki)
Composer
Fumio Hayasaka (music)
Cinematographer
Asakazu Nakai (photography) (as Asaichi Nakai)
Production Designer
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Release date
Nov 19, 1956 (United States)

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Name Known for
Toshirô Mifune
Kikuchiyo (as Toshiro Mifune) Kikuchiyo (as Toshiro Mifune)   See fewer
Takashi Shimura
Kambei Shimada Kambei Shimada   See fewer
Yukiko Shimazaki
Wife (as Yukio Shimazaki) Wife (as Yukio Shimazaki)   See fewer
Kamatari Fujiwara
Farmer Manzo Farmer Manzo   See fewer
Daisuke Katô
Shichiroji Shichiroji   See fewer
Isao Kimura
Katsushiro (as Ko Kimura) Katsushiro (as Ko Kimura)   See fewer
Minoru Chiaki
Heihachi Heihachi   See fewer
Yoshio Kosugi
Farmer Mosuke Farmer Mosuke   See fewer
Bokuzen Hidari
Farmer Yohei Farmer Yohei   See fewer
Yoshio Inaba
Gorobei Katayama Gorobei Katayama   See fewer
Yoshio Tsuchiya
Farmer Rikichi Farmer Rikichi   See fewer
Kokuten Kôdô
Old Man Gisaku (as Kuninori Todo) Old Man Gisaku (as Kuninori Todo)   See fewer
Kichijirô Ueda
Bandit Scout Bandit Scout   See fewer
Jun Tatara
Coolie A Coolie A   See fewer
Atsushi Watanabe
Bun Seller Bun Seller   See fewer
Toranosuke Ogawa
Grandfather of Kidnapped Girl Grandfather of Kidnapped Girl   See fewer
Isao Yamagata
Samurai Samurai   See fewer
Sôjin Kamiyama
Blind Player Blind Player   See fewer
Gen Shimizu
Samurai Who Kicks Farmers Samurai Who Kicks Farmers   See fewer
Shinpei Takagi
Bandit Chieftain (as Shimpei Takagi) Bandit Chieftain (as Shimpei Takagi)   See fewer
Shin Ôtomo
Bandit Second-in-Command Bandit Second-in-Command   See fewer
Toshio Takahara
Samurai with Gun Samurai with Gun   See fewer
Hiroshi Sugi
Tea Shop Owner Tea Shop Owner   See fewer
Hiroshi Hayashi
Weak Ronin Weak Ronin   See fewer
Sachio Sakai
2nd Coolie 2nd Coolie   See fewer
Sôkichi Maki
Strong-Looking Samurai Strong-Looking Samurai   See fewer
Ichirô Chiba
Buddhist Priest Buddhist Priest   See fewer
Noriko Sengoku
Wife of Gono Family Wife of Gono Family   See fewer
Noriko Honma
Woman Farmer Woman Farmer   See fewer
Masanobu Ôkubo
Samurai Samurai   See fewer
Etsuo Saijô
Bandit Bandit   See fewer
Minoru Itô
Samurai Samurai   See fewer
Haruya Sakamoto
Samurai Samurai   See fewer
Gorô Sakurai
Samurai Samurai   See fewer
Hideo Shibuya
Bandit Bandit   See fewer
Kiyoshi Kamoda
Samurai Samurai   See fewer
Senkichi Ômura
Bandit Who Escapes Bandit Who Escapes   See fewer
Takashi Narita
Bandit Who Escapes Bandit Who Escapes   See fewer
Kôji Uno
Bandit Bandit   See fewer
Taiji Naka
Bandit Bandit   See fewer
Akira Tani
Bandit Bandit   See fewer
Akio Kusama
Bandit Bandit   See fewer
Jun Mikami
Bandit Bandit   See fewer
Sanpei Mine
Farmer Farmer   See fewer
Kaneo Ikeda
Samurai Samurai   See fewer
Takuzô Kumagai
Gisaku's Son (as Jirô Kumagaya) Gisaku's Son (as Jirô Kumagaya)   See fewer
Ippei Kawagoe
Farmer Farmer   See fewer
Haruo Suzuki
Farmer Farmer   See fewer
Gorô Amano
Farmer Farmer   See fewer
Kôji Iwamoto
Farmer Farmer   See fewer
Hiroshi Akitsu
Gono Husband Gono Husband   See fewer
Akira Yamada
Farmer Farmer   See fewer
Kazuo Imai
Farmer Farmer   See fewer
Toku Ihara
Farmer Farmer   See fewer
Hideo Ôtsuka
Farmer Farmer   See fewer
Tokio Ôkawa
Farmer (as Shû Ôe) Farmer (as Shû Ôe)   See fewer
Yasuhisa Tsutsumi
Farmer in Front of Gono Farmer in Front of Gono   See fewer
Yasumasa Ônishi
Farmer (as Yasuo Ônishi) Farmer (as Yasuo Ônishi)   See fewer
Tsuneo Katagiri
Farmer in Front of Gono Farmer in Front of Gono   See fewer
Shigeo Katô
Farmer Farmer   See fewer
Takeshi Seki
3rd Coolie 3rd Coolie   See fewer
Haruko Toyama
Gisaku's Daughter-in-Law Gisaku's Daughter-in-Law   See fewer
Tsuruko Mano
Woman Farmer in Front of Gono Woman Farmer in Front of Gono   See fewer
Matsue Ono
Woman Farmer Woman Farmer   See fewer
Tsurue Ichimanji
Woman Farmer (as Tazue Ichimanji) Woman Farmer (as Tazue Ichimanji)   See fewer
Masako Ôshiro
Woman Farmer Woman Farmer   See fewer
Kyôko Ozawa
Woman Farmer Woman Farmer   See fewer
Michiko Kadono
Farmer's Wife Farmer's Wife   See fewer
Toshiko Nakano
Farmer's Wife Farmer's Wife   See fewer
Shizuko Azuma
Farmer's Wife Farmer's Wife   See fewer
Keiko Mori
Farmer's Wife Farmer's Wife   See fewer
Michiko Kawabe
Farmer's Wife Farmer's Wife   See fewer
Yûko Togawa
Farmer's Wife Farmer's Wife   See fewer
Yayoko Kitano
Farmer's Wife Farmer's Wife   See fewer
Misao Suyama
Woman Farmer Woman Farmer   See fewer
Toriko Takahara
Woman Farmer Woman Farmer   See fewer
Takeshi Katô
Samurai Wandering Through Town (uncredited) Samurai Wandering Through Town (uncredited)   See fewer
Tatsuya Nakadai
Samurai Wandering Through Town (uncredited) Samurai Wandering Through Town (uncredited)   See fewer
Ken Utsui
Samurai Wandering Through Town (uncredited) Samurai Wandering Through Town (uncredited)   See fewer
Ren Yamamoto
Farmer (uncredited) Farmer (uncredited)   See fewer
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