Seven Samurai
Seven Samurai 2
Theatrical poster to Seven Samurai
Directed by Akira Kurosawa
Produced by Sōjirō Motoki
Written by Akira Kurosawa
Shinobu Hashimoto
Hideo Oguni
Music by Fumio Hayasaka
Cinematography Asakazu Nakai
Editing by Akira Kurosawa
Distributed by Toho
Released April 26, 1954
Running time 207 min.
IMDb profile
JMDb profile

Seven Samurai (七人の侍 Shichinin no Samurai) is a 1954 Japanese film directed by Akira Kurosawa.


An older samurai in need of money protects a small village from bandits. Together with six other samurai they teach the villagers how to defend themselves in exchange for steady meals. However, the bandit attacks keep getting worse.


Seven samurai

External linksEdit

Ad blocker interference detected!

Wikia is a free-to-use site that makes money from advertising. We have a modified experience for viewers using ad blockers

Wikia is not accessible if you’ve made further modifications. Remove the custom ad blocker rule(s) and the page will load as expected.