Seven Samurai

The Mighty Warriors Who Became the Seven National Heroes of a Small Town

Seven Samurai (1954)

ActionDrama

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.

Director: Akira Kurosawa
Writers: Shinobu Hashimoto, Hideo Oguni, Akira Kurosawa.

Release Date: 1954-04-26
Status: Released
Run time: 207 min / 3:27
Budget: $2,000,000
Revenue: $271,841
Production Company : Toho Company, Ltd.
Production Country: Japan

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Casts

Toshirō Mifune
Kikuchiyo
Takashi Shimura
Kambei Shimada
Yoshio Inaba
Gorobei Katayama
Seiji Miyaguchi
Kyuzo
Minoru Chiaki
Heihachi Hayashida
Daisuke Katô
Shichiroji
Isao Kimura
Katsushiro Okamoto
Keiko Tsushima
Shino
Yukiko Shimazaki
Rikichi's Wife
Kamatari Fujiwara
Manzô - Father of Shino
Yoshio Kosugi
Mosuke
Bokuzen Hidari
Yohei
Yoshio Tsuchiya
Rikichi
Kokuten Kôdô
Gisaku, the Old Man
Eijirō Tōno
Kidnapper
Jun Tatara
Coolie A
Atsushi Watanabe
Bun Seller
Toranosuke Ogawa
Grandfather of Kidnapped Girl
Isao Yamagata
Samurai
Kichijirô Ueda
Bandit Scout
Sôjin Kamiyama
Blind Player
Gen Shimizu
Samurai Who Kicks Farmers
Keiji Sakakida
Gosaku
Shinpei Takagi
Bandit Chieftain
Shin Ôtomo
Bandit Second-in-Command
Toshio Takahara
Samurai with Gun
Hiroshi Sugi
Tea Shop Owner
Hiroshi Hayashi
Weak Ronin
Sachio Sakai
Coolie #2
Sôkichi Maki
Strong-Looking Samurai
Ichirô Chiba
Buddhist Priest
Noriko Sengoku
Wife of Gono Family
Noriko Honma
Woman Farmer
Masanobu Ôkubo
Samurai
Etsuo Saijo
Bandit
Minoru Itô
Samurai
Haruya Sakamoto
Samurai
Gorô Sakurai
Samurai
Hideo Shibuya
Bandit
Kiyoshi Kamoda
Samurai
Senkichi Ômura
Bandit Who Escapes
Takashi Narita
Bandit Who Escapes
Shôichi Hirose
Bandit
Kôji Uno
Bandit
Masaaki Tachibana
Bandit
Kamayuki Tsubono
Bandit
Taiji Naka
Bandit
Chindanji Miyagawa
Bandit
Shigemi Sunagawa
Bandit
Akira Tani
Bandit
Akio Kusama
Bandit
Ryûtarô Amami
Bandit
Jun Mikami
Bandit
Haruo Nakajima
Bandit
Sanpei Mine
Farmer
Masahide Matsushita
Samurai
Kaneo Ikeda
Samurai
Takuzô Kumagaya
Gisaku's Son
Ippei Kawagoe
Farmer
Jirô Suzukawa
Farmer
Junpei Natsuki
Farmer
Kyôichi Kamiyama
Farmer
Haruo Suzuki
Farmer
Gorô Amano
Farmer
Akira Kitchôji
Farmer
Kôji Iwamoto
Farmer
Hiroshi Akitsu
Husband of Gono Family
Akira Yamada
Farmer
Kazuo Imai
Farmer
Eisuke Nakanishi
Farmer
Toku Ihara
Farmer
Hideo Ôtsuka
Farmer
Shû Ôe
Farmer
Yasuhisa Tsutsumi
Farmer in Front of Gono
Yasumasa Ônishi
Farmer
Tsuneo Katagiri
Farmer in Front of Gono
Megeru Shimoda
Farmer
Masayoshi Kawabe
Farmer
Shigeo Katô
Farmer
Yoshikazu Kawamata
Farmer
Takeshi Seki
Coolie #3
Haruko Toyama
Gisaku's Daughter-in-Law
Tsuruko Mano
Woman Farmer in front of Gono
Matsue Ono
Woman Farmer
Tsurue Ichimanji
Woman Farmer
Masako Ôshiro
Woman Farmer
Kyôko Ozawa
Woman Farmer
Michiko Kadono
Farmer's Wife
Toshiko Nakano
Farmer's Wife
Shizuko Azuma
Farmer's Wife
Michiko Kawabe
Farmer's Wife
Yûko Togawa
Farmer's Wife
Yayoko Kitano
Farmer's Wife
Misao Suyama
Woman Farmer
Toriko Takahara
Woman Farmer
Takeshi Katô
Samurai Wandering through Town
Tatsuya Nakadai
Samurai Wandering through Town
Ken Utsui
Samurai Wandering through Town
Ren Yamamoto
Farmer
Kyoko Mori
Farmer's Wife

Crew

Directing Akira Kurosawa Director
Writing Shinobu Hashimoto Screenplay
Writing Hideo Oguni Screenplay
Writing Akira Kurosawa Screenplay
Production Sôjirô Motoki Producer
Sound Fumio Hayasaka Original Music Composer
Camera Asakazu Nakai Director of Photography
Editing Akira Kurosawa Editor
Art Takashi Matsuyama Production Design
Directing Sakae Hirosawa Assistant Director
Directing Hiromichi Horikawa Assistant Director
Directing Yasuyoshi Tajitsu Assistant Director
Art Yoshirô Muraki Assistant Art Director
Crew Fumio Yanoguchi Sound Recordist
Lighting Shigeru Mori Lighting Technician
Camera Takao Saitô First Assistant Camera
Crew Takeharu Shimada Production Office Assistant
Directing Teruyo Nogami Script Supervisor
Sound Masaru Satô Music
Production Hiroshi Nezu Production Supervisor
Sound Ichirô Minawa Sound Effects Editor
Lighting Mitsuo Kaneko Lighting Technician
Art Kôichi Hamamura Set Decoration

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