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Seven Samurai

One of the most beloved movie epics of all time, Akira Kurosawa's "Seven Samurai" tells the story of a sixteenth-century village whose desperate inhabitants hire the eponymous warriors to protect them from invading bandits. This three-hour ride - featuring legendary actors Toshiro Mifune and Takashi Shimura - seamlessly weaves philosophy and entertainment, delicate human emotions and relentless action into a rich, evocative, and unforgettable tale of courage and hope. Remade in western mode as "The Magnificent Seven".

Year: 1954
Genre: Alice's 300 Greatest Films, Classic Drama, Japanese Cinema, Best of the 1950s, Empire Mag's Greatest 201, Samurai, Movies (1001 You Must See Before You Die), Action, Classic Cinema
Country: Japan
Director: Akira Kurosawa
Starring: Yoshio Inaba, Toshiro Mifune, Takashi Shimura
Duration: 207 Minutes
Rating: PG - Contains violence.
Subtitles: Yes
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