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The Last Samurai is an drama movie directed by Edward Zwick and starring Tom Cruise, Ken Watanabe, William Atherton and Chad Lindberg and Billy Connolly. The movie was written by John Logan (story), John Logan (screenplay). The film has a $140 million budget with a 154-minute running time. The Last Samurai currently has a 7.7 IMDb rating, based on 358901 and 55 Metascore on Metacritic. The movie is rated R.
The Last Samurai release date
When does The Last Samurai come out in theaters?
The official theatrical release date for The Last Samurai (2003)is December 5, 2003.
When will The Last Samurai be released on DVD, Blu-ray and Digital?
The Last Samurai DVD/Blu-ray release date is PENDING. The estimated DVD release date is March 2004. 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 March 2004. 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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The Last Samurai budget
How much did The Last Samurai cost to make?
The movie cost $140 million to make.
The Last Samurai rating
The Last Samurai is rated R. R stands for ‘Restricted’, which means children under 17 require accompanying parent or adult guardian. The movie contains some adult material and parents are urged to learn more about the movie.
The Last Samurai reviews
7.7 IMDb 55 Metascore
The movie currently has a 7.7 of out 10 IMDb rating and 55 Metascore on Metacritic. We will continue to add and update review scores.
The Last Samurai trailer
The Last Samurai plot summary
What is The Last Samurai about?
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.
Synopsis from IMDb – An American military advisor embraces the Samurai culture he was hired to destroy after he is captured in battle.
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.
The Last Samurai cast
Who is in The Last Samurai?
|Tom Cruise as Captain Nathan Algren|
|Ken Watanabe as Katsumoto|
|William Atherton as Winchester Rep|
|Chad Lindberg as Winchester Rep Assistant|
|Billy Connolly as Zebulon Gant|
The Last Samurai box Office
How much did The Last Samurai make?
The film has made over $457 million worldwide at the box office. This does not include the DVD, Blu-ray and digital sales.
The Last Samurai details
|Theatrical Release Date:||December 5, 2003|
|DVD & Blu-ray Release Date:||PENDING|
|Film Budget:||$140 million|
|Box Office:||$457 million|
|Genre:||Drama, Action, War, History|
The Last Samurai facts
How long is The Last Samurai?
The movie is 154 minutes long (2 hours and 34 minutes).
What year did The Last Samurai come out?
The movie is out on December 5, 2003. The movie has been out for .
Who is the lead actor in the movie?
Tom Cruise plays as Captain Nathan Algren.
Who is the director of The Last Samurai?
Edward Zwick directed the movie.
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