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Seven Samurai

Seven Samurai

The Mighty Warriors Who Became the Seven National Heroes of a Small Town
Apr 26, 1954 3h 27m
8.4
1901 votes

Synopsis

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.

Title Seven Samurai
Companies Toho Company, Ltd.
Countries Japan
Keywords japan, samurai, sword, peasant, looting, rice, fencing, village, epic, moral ambiguity, battle, bandit, practice, 16th century, toho
Takashi Shimura

Takashi Shimura

Kambei Shimada
Yoshio Inaba

Yoshio Inaba

Gorobei Katayama
Minoru Chiaki

Minoru Chiaki

Heihachi Hayashida
Isao Kimura

Isao Kimura

Katsushiro Okamoto
Yukiko Shimazaki

Yukiko Shimazaki

Rikichi's Wife
Kamatari Fujiwara

Kamatari Fujiwara

Manzô - Father of Shino
Kokuten Kôdô

Kokuten Kôdô

Gisaku, the Old Man
Toranosuke Ogawa

Toranosuke Ogawa

Grandfather of Kidnapped Girl
Kichijirô Ueda

Kichijirô Ueda

Bandit Scout
Sôjin Kamiyama

Sôjin Kamiyama

Blind Player
Gen Shimizu

Gen Shimizu

Samurai Who Kicks Farmers
Shinpei Takagi

Shinpei Takagi

Bandit Chieftain
Shin Ôtomo

Shin Ôtomo

Bandit Second-in-Command
Toshio Takahara

Toshio Takahara

Samurai with Gun
Hiroshi Sugi

Hiroshi Sugi

Tea Shop Owner
Sôkichi Maki

Sôkichi Maki

Strong-Looking Samurai
Ichirô Chiba

Ichirô Chiba

Buddhist Priest
Noriko Sengoku

Noriko Sengoku

Wife of Gono Family
Noriko Honma

Noriko Honma

Woman Farmer
Senkichi Ômura

Senkichi Ômura

Bandit Who Escapes
Takashi Narita

Takashi Narita

Bandit Who Escapes
Hiroshi Akitsu

Hiroshi Akitsu

Husband of Gono Family
Yasuhisa Tsutsumi

Yasuhisa Tsutsumi

Farmer in Front of Gono
Tsuneo Katagiri

Tsuneo Katagiri

Farmer in Front of Gono
Haruko Toyama

Haruko Toyama

Gisaku's Daughter-in-Law
Tsuruko Mano

Tsuruko Mano

Woman Farmer in front of Gono
Matsue Ono

Matsue Ono

Woman Farmer
Masako Ôshiro

Masako Ôshiro

Woman Farmer
Kyôko Ozawa

Kyôko Ozawa

Woman Farmer
Michiko Kadono

Michiko Kadono

Farmer's Wife
Toshiko Nakano

Toshiko Nakano

Farmer's Wife
Shizuko Azuma

Shizuko Azuma

Farmer's Wife
Michiko Kawabe

Michiko Kawabe

Farmer's Wife
Yûko Togawa

Yûko Togawa

Farmer's Wife
Yayoko Kitano

Yayoko Kitano

Farmer's Wife
Kyoko Mori

Kyoko Mori

Farmer's Wife
Misao Suyama

Misao Suyama

Woman Farmer
Toriko Takahara

Toriko Takahara

Woman Farmer
Takeshi Katô

Takeshi Katô

Samurai Wandering through Town (uncredited)
Tatsuya Nakadai

Tatsuya Nakadai

Samurai Wandering through Town (uncredited)
Ken Utsui

Ken Utsui

Samurai Wandering through Town (uncredited)
Ren Yamamoto

Ren Yamamoto

Farmer (uncredited)