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Seven Samurai (1954)

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207 min | Adventure, Drama

A poor village under attack by bandits recruits seven unemployed samurai to help them defend themselves.
Writers
Akira Kurosawa (screenplay) | Shinobu Hashimoto (screenplay) | Hideo Oguni (screenplay)
Producer
Sôjirô Motoki (as Sojiro Motoki)
Composer
Cinematographer
Asakazu Nakai (photography) (as Asaichi Nakai)
Production Designer
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Box Office
Budget
¥ 125,000,000
Opening Wknd
$ 21,830
Gross (USA)
$ 271,841
Gross (World)
$ 275,965
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Release date
Nov 19, 1956 (United States)

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Toshirô Mifune
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Takashi Shimura
Kambei Shimada Kambei Shimada   See fewer
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Yukiko Shimazaki
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Kamatari Fujiwara
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Daisuke Katô
Shichiroji Shichiroji   See fewer
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Isao Kimura
Katsushiro (as Ko Kimura) Katsushiro (as Ko Kimura)   See fewer
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Minoru Chiaki
Heihachi Heihachi   See fewer
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Yoshio Kosugi
Farmer Mosuke Farmer Mosuke   See fewer
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Bokuzen Hidari
Farmer Yohei Farmer Yohei   See fewer
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Yoshio Inaba
Gorobei Katayama Gorobei Katayama   See fewer
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Yoshio Tsuchiya
Farmer Rikichi Farmer Rikichi   See fewer
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Kokuten Kôdô
Old Man Gisaku (as Kuninori Todo) Old Man Gisaku (as Kuninori Todo)   See fewer
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Kichijirô Ueda
Bandit Scout Bandit Scout   See fewer
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Jun Tatara
Coolie A Coolie A   See fewer
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Atsushi Watanabe
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Toranosuke Ogawa
Grandfather of Kidnapped Girl Grandfather of Kidnapped Girl   See fewer
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Isao Yamagata
Samurai Samurai   See fewer
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Sôjin Kamiyama
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Gen Shimizu
Samurai Who Kicks Farmers Samurai Who Kicks Farmers   See fewer
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Shinpei Takagi
Bandit Chieftain (as Shimpei Takagi) Bandit Chieftain (as Shimpei Takagi)   See fewer
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Shin Ôtomo
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Toshio Takahara
Samurai with Gun Samurai with Gun   See fewer
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Masanobu Ôkubo
Samurai Samurai   See fewer
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Etsuo Saijô
Bandit Bandit   See fewer
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Minoru Itô
Samurai Samurai   See fewer
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Haruya Sakamoto
Samurai Samurai   See fewer
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Gorô Sakurai
Samurai Samurai   See fewer
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Hideo Shibuya
Bandit Bandit   See fewer
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Kiyoshi Kamoda
Samurai Samurai   See fewer
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Senkichi Ômura
Bandit Who Escapes Bandit Who Escapes   See fewer
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Takashi Narita
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Kôji Uno
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Taiji Naka
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Akira Tani
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Akio Kusama
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Jun Mikami
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Sanpei Mine
Farmer Farmer   See fewer
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Kaneo Ikeda
Samurai Samurai   See fewer
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Takuzô Kumagai
Gisaku's Son (as Jirô Kumagaya) Gisaku's Son (as Jirô Kumagaya)   See fewer
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Ippei Kawagoe
Farmer Farmer   See fewer
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Haruo Suzuki
Farmer Farmer   See fewer
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Gorô Amano
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Kôji Iwamoto
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Hiroshi Akitsu
Gono Husband Gono Husband   See fewer
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Akira Yamada
Farmer Farmer   See fewer
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Kazuo Imai
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Toku Ihara
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Hideo Ôtsuka
Farmer Farmer   See fewer
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Kyôko Ozawa
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Michiko Kadono
Farmer's Wife Farmer's Wife   See fewer
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8.7 / 10 | 274,090 votes