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Seven Samurai (1954) Poster

(1954)

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Directed by 

Akira Kurosawa

Writing Credits  

Akira Kurosawa ... (screenplay) &
Shinobu Hashimoto ... (screenplay) &
Hideo Oguni ... (screenplay)

Cast (in credits order) verified as complete  

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Kikuchiyo (as Toshiro Mifune)
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Keiko Tsushima ...
Yukiko Shimazaki ...
Wife (as Yukio Shimazaki)
Kamatari Fujiwara ...
Farmer Manzo
Daisuke Katô ...
Shichiroji (as Daisake Kato)
Isao Kimura ...
Katsushiro (as Ko Kimura)
Minoru Chiaki ...
Heihachi
Seiji Miyaguchi ...
Yoshio Kosugi ...
Farmer Mosuke
Bokuzen Hidari ...
Farmer Yohei
Yoshio Inaba ...
Yoshio Tsuchiya ...
Farmer Rikichi
Kuninori Kôdô ...
Old Man Gisaku
Eijirô Tôno ...
Thief (as Eijiro Tono)
Kichijirô Ueda ...
Bandit Scout (as Ueda Kichijiro)
Jun Tatara ...
Coolie A
Atsushi Watanabe ...
Bun Seller
Toranosuke Ogawa ...
Grandfather of Kidnapped Girl
Isao Yamagata ...
Samurai
Sôjin Kamiyama ...
Blind Player
Gen Shimizu ...
Samurai Who Kicks Farmers
Keiji Sakakida ...
Shinpei Takagi ...
Bandit Chieftain (as Shimpei Takagi)
Shin Ôtomo ...
Bandit Second-in-Command
Toshio Takahara ...
Samurai with Gun
Hiroshi Sugi ...
Tea Shop Owner
Hiroshi Hayashi ...
Weak Ronin
Sachio Sakai ...
2nd Coolie
Sôkichi Maki ...
Strong-Looking Samurai
Ichirô Chiba ...
Buddhist Priest
Noriko Sengoku ...
Wife of Gono Family
Noriko Honma ...
Woman Farmer
Masanobu Ôkubo ...
Samurai
Etsurô Saijô ...
Bandit
Minoru Itô ...
Samurai
Haruya Sakamoto ...
Samurai
Gorô Sakurai ...
Samurai
Hideo Shibuya ...
Bandit
Kiyoshi Kamoda ...
Samurai
Senkichi Ômura ...
Bandit Who Escapes
Takashi Narita ...
Bandit Who Escapes
Shôichi Hirose ...
Bandit
Kôji Uno ...
Bandit
Masaaki Tachibana ...
Bandit
Kamayuki Tsubono ...
Bandit
Taiji Naka ...
Bandit
Chindanji Miyagawa ...
Bandit
Shigemi Sunagawa ...
Bandit
Akira Tani ...
Bandit
Akio Kusama ...
Bandit
Ryûtarô Amami ...
Bandit
Jun Mikami ...
Bandit
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Bandit
Sanpei Mine ...
Farmer
Masahide Matsushita ...
Samurai
Kaneo Ikeda ...
Samurai
Takuzô Kumagaya ...
Gisaku's Son (as Jirô Kumagaya)
Ippei Kawagoe ...
Farmer
Jirô Suzukawa ...
Farmer
Junpei Natsuki ...
Farmer
Kyôichi Kamiyama ...
Farmer
Haruo Suzuki ...
Farmer
Gorô Amano ...
Farmer
Akira Kitchôji ...
Farmer (as Hikaru Kitchôji)
Kôji Iwamoto ...
Farmer
Hiroshi Akitsu ...
Gono Husband
Akira Yamada ...
Farmer
Kazuo Imai ...
Farmer
Eisuke Nakanishi ...
Farmer
Toku Ihara ...
Farmer
Hideo Ôtsuka ...
Farmer
Shû Ôe ...
Farmer
Yasuhisa Tsutsumi ...
Farmer in Front of Gono
Yasumasa Ônishi ...
Farmer (as Yasuo Ônishi)
Tsuneo Katagiri ...
Farmer in Front of Gono
Megeru Shimoda ...
Farmer
Masayoshi Kawabe ...
Farmer
Shigeo Katô ...
Farmer
Yoshikazu Kawamata ...
Farmer
Takeshi Seki ...
3rd Coolie
Haruko Toyama ...
Gisaku's Daughter-in-Law
Tsuruko Mano ...
Woman Farmer in Front of Gono
Matsue Ono ...
Woman Farmer
Tsurue Ichimanji ...
Woman Farmer (as Tazue Ichimanji)
Masako Ôshiro ...
Woman Farmer
Kyôko Ozawa ...
Woman Farmer
Michiko Kadono ...
Farmer's Wife
Toshiko Nakano ...
Farmer's Wife
Shizuko Azuma ...
Farmer's Wife
Keiko Mori ...
Farmer's Wife
Michiko Kawabe ...
Farmer's Wife
Yûko Togawa ...
Farmer's Wife
Yayoko Kitano ...
Farmer's Wife
Misao Suyama ...
Woman Farmer
Toriko Takahara ...
Woman Farmer
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Takeshi Katô ...
Samurai Wandering Through Town (uncredited)
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Samurai Wandering Through Town (uncredited)
Ken Utsui ...
Samurai Wandering Through Town (uncredited)
Ren Yamamoto ...
Farmer (uncredited)
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Produced by 

Sôjirô Motoki ... producer (as Sojiro Motoki)

Music by 

Fumio Hayasaka ... (music)

Cinematography by 

Asakazu Nakai ... (as Asaichi Nakai) (photography)

Film Editing by 

Akira Kurosawa

Production Design by 

Takashi Matsuyama

Art Direction by 

Sô Matsuyama ... (as So Matsuyama) (art direction)

Costume Design by 

Kôhei Ezaki
Mieko Yamaguchi

Makeup Department 

Midori Nakajo ... hair stylist
Junjirô Yamada ... hair / makeup artist

Production Management 

Hiroshi Nezu ... production supervisor

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Sakae Hirosawa ... assistant director
Hiromichi Horikawa ... assistant director
Toshi Kaneko ... assistant director
Masaya Shimizu ... assistant director
Yasuyoshi Tajitsu ... assistant director

Art Department 

Kôhei Ezaki ... art consultant
Kôichi Hamamura ... property master
Yoshirô Muraki ... assistant art director

Sound Department 

Ichirô Minawa ... sound effects editor
Masanao Uehara ... sound assistant
Fumio Yanoguchi ... recording

Camera and Electrical Department 

Masao Fukuda ... still photographer
Mitsuo Kaneko ... assistant lighting technician
Shigeru Mori ... lighting
Takao Saitô ... assistant camera

Editorial Department 

Hiroshi Nezu ... editing manager

Music Department 

Masaru Satô ... assistant to composer

Other crew 

Shigeru Endo ... archery
Kôhei Ezaki ... folklore researcher (as Kohei Ezaki)
Yuji Hamada ... accountant
Ienori Kaneko ... archery
Toshio Nakane ... acting office
Teruyo Nogami ... script supervisor
Takeharu Shimada ... production assistant
Yoshio Sugino ... fencing
Crew believed to be complete

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