Akira Kurosawa's masterpiece stands as one of the greatest action epics ever. The residents of an impoverished village in 16th-century Japan besieged by bandits hire the title warriors to defend them. Fabulous battle scenes are mixed with charactersfilled with emotion and humanity. Toshiro Mifune, Takashi Shimura and Yoshio Inaba star. 3 1/2 hrs. Standard; Soundtrack: Japanese DTS HD Master Audio; Subtitles: English; audio commentary; documentaries; interviews; photo gallery; theatrical trailers. In Japanese with English subtitles. Two-disc set.
Toshiro Mifune, Takashi Shimura. The inhabitants of a small village hire seven samurai to protect them from bandit attacks. When the samurai arrive, a spectacular series of battles begin. Directed by Akira Kurosawa. In Japanese with English subtitles. 1954/b&w/3 hrs., 24 min/NR/fullscreen.