Released: 26 April 1954 (Japan)
Runtime: 207 Min
Taglines: Unmatched for suspense and spectacle!
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Director: Akira Kurosawa
Writers: Akira Kurosawa (Screenplay), Shinobu Hashimoto (Screenplay)
Actors: Toshirô Mifune , Takashi Shimura , Keiko Tsushima
A poor village under attack by bandits recruits seven unemployed samurai to help them defend themselves.
A veteran samurai, who has fallen on hard times, answers a village’s request for protection from bandits. He gathers 6 other samurai to help him, and they teach the townspeople how to defend themselves, and they supply the samurai with three small meals a day. The film culminates in a giant battle when 40 bandits attack the village.