Seven Samurai

Seven Samurai

207 mins | Drama, Action | April 26, 1954

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.

Seven Samurai

207 mins | Drama, Action | April 26, 1954

Seven Samurai
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.
IMDb rating 8.6
Producers Toho Company, Ltd.
Original title 七人の侍
Directors Masaya Shimizu, Toshi Kaneko, Sakae Hirosawa, Hiromichi Horikawa, Yasuyoshi Tajitsu, Teruyo Nogami, Akira Kurosawa
Writers Hideo Oguni, Shinobu Hashimoto, Akira Kurosawa

Cast

Toshiro Mifune

as Kikuchiyo

Takashi Shimura

as Kambei Shimada

Yoshio Inaba

as Gorobei Katayama

Seiji Miyaguchi

as Kyuzo

Minoru Chiaki

as Heihachi Hayashida

Daisuke Katō

as Shichiroji

Isao Kimura

as Katsushiro Okamoto

Keiko Tsushima

as Shino

Yukiko Shimazaki

as Rikichi's Wife

Kamatari Fujiwara

as Manzô - Father of Shino

Yoshio Kosugi

as Mosuke

Bokuzen Hidari

as Yohei

Yoshio Tsuchiya

as Rikichi

Kokuten Kōdō

as Gisaku, the Old Man

Eijirô Tôno

as Kidnapper

Jun Tatara

as Coolie A

Atsushi Watanabe

as Bun Seller

Toranosuke Ogawa

as Grandfather of Kidnapped Girl

Isao Yamagata

as Samurai

Kichijirô Ueda

as Bandit Scout

Sôjin Kamiyama

as Blind Player

Gen Shimizu

as Samurai Who Kicks Farmers

Keiji Sakakida

as Gosaku

Shinpei Takagi

as Bandit Chieftain

Shin Ôtomo

as Bandit Second-in-Command

Toshio Takahara

as Samurai with Gun

Hiroshi Sugi

as Tea Shop Owner

Hiroshi Hayashi

as Weak Ronin

Sachio Sakai

as Coolie #2

Sôkichi Maki

as Strong-Looking Samurai

Ichirô Chiba

as Buddhist Priest

Noriko Sengoku

as Wife of Gono Family

Noriko Honma

as Woman Farmer

Masanobu Ôkubo

as Samurai

Etsuo Saijo

as Bandit

Minoru Itô

as Samurai

Haruya Sakamoto

as Samurai

Gorô Sakurai

as Samurai

Hideo Shibuya

as Bandit

Kiyoshi Kamoda

as Samurai

Senkichi Ômura

as Bandit Who Escapes

Takashi Narita

as Bandit Who Escapes

Shôichi Hirose

as Bandit

Kôji Uno

as Bandit

Masaaki Tachibana

as Bandit

Kamayuki Tsubono

as Bandit

Taiji Naka

as Bandit

Chindanji Miyagawa

as Bandit

Shigemi Sunagawa

as Bandit

Akira Tani

as Bandit

Akio Kusama

as Bandit

Ryûtarô Amami

as Bandit

Jun Mikami

as Bandit

Haruo Nakajima

as Bandit

Sanpei Mine

as Farmer

Masahide Matsushita

as Samurai

Kaneo Ikeda

as Samurai

Takuzô Kumagaya

as Gisaku's Son

Ippei Kawagoe

as Farmer

Jirô Suzukawa

as Farmer

Junpei Natsuki

as Farmer

Kyôichi Kamiyama

as Farmer

Haruo Suzuki

as Farmer

Gorô Amano

as Farmer

Akira Kitchôji

as Farmer

Kōji Iwamoto

as Farmer

Hiroshi Akitsu

as Husband of Gono Family

Akira Yamada

as Farmer

Kazuo Imai

as Farmer

Eisuke Nakanishi

as Farmer

Toku Ihara

as Farmer

Hideo Ôtsuka

as Farmer

Shû Ôe

as Farmer

Yasuhisa Tsutsumi

as Farmer in Front of Gono

Yasumasa Ônishi

as Farmer

Tsuneo Katagiri

as Farmer in Front of Gono

Megeru Shimoda

as Farmer

Masayoshi Kawabe

as Farmer

Shigeo Katô

as Farmer

Yoshikazu Kawamata

as Farmer

Takeshi Seki

as Coolie #3

Haruko Toyama

as Gisaku's Daughter-in-Law

Tsuruko Mano

as Woman Farmer in front of Gono

Matsue Ono

as Woman Farmer

Tsurue Ichimanji

as Woman Farmer

Masako Ôshiro

as Woman Farmer

Kyôko Ozawa

as Woman Farmer

Michiko Kadono

as Farmer's Wife

Toshiko Nakano

as Farmer's Wife

Shizuko Azuma

as Farmer's Wife

Michiko Kawabe

as Farmer's Wife

Yûko Togawa

as Farmer's Wife

Yayoko Kitano

as Farmer's Wife

Kyoko Mori

as Farmer's Wife

Misao Suyama

as Woman Farmer

Toriko Takahara

as Woman Farmer

Takeshi Katō

as Samurai Wandering through Town (uncredited)

Tatsuya Nakadai

as Samurai Wandering through Town (uncredited)

Ken Utsui

as Samurai Wandering through Town (uncredited)

Ren Yamamoto

as Farmer (uncredited)