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The Last Samurai

Disillusioned after the end of the Civil War, respected American military captain Nathan Algren (Tom Cruise) finds purpose when he is hired by the Emperor of Japan to teach his army the art of modern warfare. After encountering noble samurai leader Katsumoto (Ken Watanabe), Algren begins to question the Emperor's attempts to eradicate the ancient warriors. When he is thrust into battle, Algren finds his allegiance and destiny intertwined with that of Katsumoto in this epic tale. With Billy Connolly, Timothy Spall, Tony Goldwyn. Filmed partly on location in New Zealand.

Year: 2003
Genre: Drama, War and Anti-War Films, Samurai, Action
Country: USA
Director: Edward Zwick
Starring: Tom Cruise, Timothy Spall, Ken Watanabe, Billy Connolly, Tony Goldwyn, Hiroyuki Sanada, Koyuki
Duration: 148 Minutes
Rating: R13 - Contains violence.
7.7/10
Location in store: Drama

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