The Last Samurai

In the face of an enemy, in the heart of one man, lies the soul of a warrior.

The Last Samurai (2003)

DramaActionWarHistory

Nathan Algren is an American hired to instruct the Japanese army in the ways of modern warfare, which finds him learning to respect the samurai and the honorable principles that rule them. Pressed to destroy the samurai's way of life in the name of modernization and open trade, Algren decides to become an ultimate warrior himself and to fight for their right to exist.

Director: Edward Zwick
Writers: John Logan, Edward Zwick, Marshall Herskovitz.

Release Date: 2003-12-05
Status: Released
Run time: 154 min / 2:34
Budget: $140,000,000
Revenue: $456,758,981
Production Companies : Cruise/Wagner Productions, Warner Bros., Radar Pictures, Bedford Falls Company, The
Production Countries: Japan, United States of America, New Zealand

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Casts

Tom Cruise
Captain Nathan Algren
Ken Watanabe
Katsumoto
William Atherton
Winchester Rep
Chad Lindberg
Winchester Rep Assistant
Billy Connolly
Zebulon Gant
Tony Goldwyn
Colonel Bagley
Shichinosuke Nakamura
Emperor Meiji
Koyuki
Taka
Timothy Spall
Simon Graham
Togo Igawa
General Hasegawa
Scott Wilson
Ambassador Swanbeck
Shun Sugata
Nakao
Shin Koyamada
Nobutada
Hiroyuki Sanada
Ujio
Masato Harada
Omura
Masashi Odate
Omura's Companion
John Koyama
Omura's Bodyguard
Satoshi Nikaido
N.C.O.
Shintaro Wada
Young Recruit
Sosuke Ikematsu
Higen
Aoi Minato
Magojiro
Shoji Yoshihara
Sword Master
SeizĂ´ Fukumoto
Silent Samurai
Ray Godshall Sr.
Convention Hall Attendee
Kosaburo Nomura IV
Kyogen Player #1
Takashi Noguchi
Kyogen Player #2
Noguchi Takayuki
Kyogen Player #3
Sven Toorvald
Omura's Secretary
Yuki Matsuzaki
Soldier in Street #1
Mitsuyuki Oishi
Soldier in Street #2
Jiro Wada
Soldier in Street #3
Hiroshi Watanabe
Guard
Yusuke Myochin
Sword Master's Assistant
Hiroaki Amano
Samurai Ensemble
Kenta Daibo
Samurai Ensemble
Koji Fujii
Samurai Ensemble
Makoto Hashiba
Samurai Ensemble
Shimpei Horinouchi
Samurai Ensemble
Takashi Kora
Samurai Ensemble
Shane Kosugi
Samurai Ensemble
Takeshi Maya
Samurai Ensemble
Seiji Morita
Samurai Ensemble
Lee Murayama
Samurai Ensemble
Takeru Shimizu
Samurai Ensemble
Shinji Suzuki
Samurai Ensemble
Hisao Takeda
Samurai Ensemble
Ryoichiro Yonekura
Samurai Ensemble

Crew

Directing Edward Zwick Director
Writing John Logan Screenplay
Writing Edward Zwick Screenplay
Writing Marshall Herskovitz Screenplay
Production Tom Cruise Producer
Production Edward Zwick Producer
Production Marshall Herskovitz Producer
Production Paula Wagner Producer
Production Scott Kroopf Producer
Production Tom Engelman Producer
Sound Hans Zimmer Original Music Composer
Camera John Toll Director of Photography
Editing Victor Du Bois Editor
Production Ted Field Executive Producer
Production Richard Solomon Executive Producer
Production Vincent Ward Executive Producer
Production Charles Mulvehill Executive Producer
Art Lilly Kilvert Production Design
Production Victoria Thomas Casting
Costume & Make-Up Ngila Dickson Costume Design
Editing Steven Rosenblum Editor

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