Seven Samurai (1954)

Farmers from a village exploited by bandits hire a veteran samurai for protection, who gathers six other samurai to join him. As the samurai teach the peasants how to defend themselves, the village is attacked by an army of bandits.

All Releases

Domestic (92%)
International (8%)
Summary Details
Domestic DistributorColumbia Pictures
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Earliest Release DateNovember 19, 1956 (Domestic)
Running Time3 hr 27 min
GenresAction Drama

By Release

Release GroupRolloutMarketsDomesticInternationalWorldwide
Original ReleaseNovember 19, 1956Domestic
Kurosawa & Mifune FestivalJuly 26, 2002Domestic$561,692$561,692
2002 Re-releaseAugust 30-December 18, 2002EMEA, Domestic$271,841$4,124$275,965
2021 Re-releaseOctober 29, 2021United Kingdom$23,485$23,485
Multi-Title Release Group
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By Region

Domestic# ReleasesLifetime GrossRank
EMEA# ReleasesLifetime GrossRank
United Kingdom1$23,4856,670