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Seven Samurai (1956)

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This post has the most up-to-date information on Seven Samurai as we continuously monitor the news. Below you will find everything you need to know, including cast, release date, rating, runtime, movie budget and, box office results.

Seven Samurai is an action movie directed by Akira Kurosawa and starring Toshir? Mifune, Takashi Shimura, Yoshio Inaba and Seiji Miyaguchi and Minoru Chiaki. The movie was written by Akira Kurosawa (screenplay), Shinobu Hashimoto (screenplay). The film has a $2 million budget with a 207-minute running time. Seven Samurai currently has a 8.7 IMDb rating, based on 271578 and 98 Metascore on Metacritic. The movie is rated NR.

release date for Seven Samurai

Seven Samurai release date

When does Seven Samurai come out in theaters?

The official theatrical release date for Seven Samurai (1956) is November 19, 1956.

When will Seven Samurai be released on DVD, Blu-ray and Digital?

Seven Samurai DVD/Blu-ray release date is N/A. The estimated DVD release date is N/A. The movie has been out for around since its theatrical release. DVD and Blu-ray releases typically come out 12-16 weeks after the theatrical premiere.

Digital HD from Amazon Video and iTunes will be available 1-2 weeks before the Blu-ray, DVD, and 4K releases – sometime in N/A. Dates do change so check back often as the release approaches. We will update this page with more details as they become available.

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Seven Samurai budget

How much did Seven Samurai cost to make?

$2,000,000 budget

The movie cost $2 million to make.

Seven Samurai movie poster

Seven Samurai rating

NR Rated

Seven Samurai is rated NR. An unrated film is often informally denoted by “NR” in newspapers and so forth

Seven Samurai reviews

8.7 IMDb 98 Metascore

The movie currently has a 8.7 of out 10 IMDb rating and 98 Metascore on Metacritic. We will continue to add and update review scores.

Seven Samurai trailer

Seven Samurai plot summary

What is Seven Samurai about?

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.

Synopsis from IMDb A poor village under attack by bandits recruits seven unemployed samurai to help them defend themselves.

The running times are based on US timings only and all times are rounded off to the nearest minute. Other countries may have different running lengths. Theatrical releases running times differ due to the counting of frames from the first frame to the last frame of any credits.

Seven Samurai cast

Who is in Seven Samurai?

Toshir? Mifune in Seven Samurai Toshir? Mifune as Kikuchiyo
Takashi Shimura in Seven Samurai Takashi Shimura as Kambei Shimada
Yoshio Inaba in Seven Samurai Yoshio Inaba as Gorobei Katayama
Seiji Miyaguchi in Seven Samurai Seiji Miyaguchi as Kyuzo
Minoru Chiaki in Seven Samurai Minoru Chiaki as Heihachi Hayashida

Seven Samurai box Office

How much did Seven Samurai make?

$271,841 worldwide

The film has made over $272 thousand worldwide at the box office. This does not include the DVD, Blu-ray and digital sales.

Seven Samurai details

Theatrical Release Date: November 19, 1956
DVD & Blu-ray Release Date: N/A
Film Budget: $2 million
Box Office: $272 thousand
Length: 207 minutes
Genre: Action, Drama
Language: Japanese

Seven Samurai facts

How long is Seven Samurai?

The movie is 207 minutes long (3 hours and 27 minutes).

What year did Seven Samurai come out?

The movie is out on November 19, 1956. The movie has been out for .

Who is the lead actor in the movie?

Toshir? Mifune plays as Kikuchiyo.

Who is the director of Seven Samurai?

Akira Kurosawa directed the movie.

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Harper Wolfei
Harper Wolfei
Harper Wolfei, a writer and avid entertainment fan, has been actively involved in the film industry for the past 4 years. His particular interest lies in sci-fi and action movies.


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