Ratings

MetaCritic Rating 98%
TMDB Rating 8.4
IMDB Rating 8.7
RottenTomatoes Rating 100%

Financials

Revenue: $271,842

Budget: $2,000,000

Profit: - $-1,728,158


Movie Details

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

Status: Released

Average Rating: 8

Release Date: Apr 26, 1954

Rating: NR

Run Time: 3h 27m

Original Language: Japanese

Website: -

Production Countries: Japan

Production Companies: Toho Company, Ltd.


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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.


Main Cast

Toshirō Mifune

Toshirō Mifune

Kikuchiyo

Age : 77 | Popularity : 18%

Takashi Shimura

Takashi Shimura

Kambei Shimada

Age : 76 | Popularity : 14%

Yoshio Inaba

Yoshio Inaba

Gorobei Katayama

Age : 77 | Popularity : 16%

Seiji Miyaguchi

Seiji Miyaguchi

Kyuzo

Age : 71 | Popularity : 16%

Minoru Chiaki

Minoru Chiaki

Heihachi Hayashida

Age : 82 | Popularity : 7%

Daisuke Katō

Daisuke Katō

Shichiroji

Age : 64 | Popularity : 8%

Isao Kimura

Isao Kimura

Katsushiro Okamoto

Age : 58 | Popularity : 4%

Keiko Tsushima

Keiko Tsushima

Shino

Age : 86 | Popularity : 3%


Crew

Department Role Name
Writing Screenplay
Akira Kurosawa
Akira Kurosawa
Shinobu Hashimoto
Shinobu Hashimoto
Hideo Oguni
Hideo Oguni
Directing Director
Akira Kurosawa
Akira Kurosawa
Script Supervisor
Teruyo Nogami
Teruyo Nogami
Assistant Director
Yasuyoshi Tajitsu
Yasuyoshi Tajitsu
Hiromichi Horikawa
Hiromichi Horikawa
Sakae Hirosawa
Sakae Hirosawa
Toshi Kaneko
Toshi Kaneko
Masaya Shimizu
Masaya Shimizu
Editing Editor
Akira Kurosawa
Akira Kurosawa
Editorial Manager
Hiroshi Nezu
Hiroshi Nezu
Production Producer
Sōjirō Motoki
Sōjirō Motoki
Production Assistant
Teruyo Nogami
Teruyo Nogami
Accountant
Yûji Hamada
Yûji Hamada
Production Supervisor
Hiroshi Nezu
Hiroshi Nezu
Sound Original Music Composer
Fumio Hayasaka
Fumio Hayasaka
Sound Effects Editor
Ichirô Minawa
Ichirô Minawa
Sound Assistant
Masanao Uehara
Masanao Uehara
Art Assistant Art Director
Yoshirô Muraki
Yoshirô Muraki
Production Design
Takashi Matsuyama
Takashi Matsuyama
Art Direction
Sô Matsuyama
Sô Matsuyama
Set Decoration
Kôichi Hamamura
Kôichi Hamamura
Property Master
Kôichi Hamamura
Kôichi Hamamura
Camera Director of Photography
Asakazu Nakai
Asakazu Nakai
First Assistant Camera
Takao Saitō
Takao Saitō
Still Photographer
Masao Fukuda
Masao Fukuda
Crew Stunts
Haruo Nakajima
Haruo Nakajima
Production Office Assistant
Takeharu Shimada
Takeharu Shimada
Sound Recordist
Fumio Yanoguchi
Fumio Yanoguchi
Lighting Lighting Technician
Shigeru Mori
Shigeru Mori
Mitsuo Kaneko
Mitsuo Kaneko
Costume & Make-Up Hairstylist
Midori Nakajô
Midori Nakajô
Costume Design
Kōhei Ezaki
Kōhei Ezaki
Mieko Yamaguchi
Mieko Yamaguchi
Makeup Artist
Junjirô Yamada
Junjirô Yamada
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