Seven Samurai (1954)
The film is about 7 martial arts masters who are enlisted to eliminate a Japanese Karate expert who is threatening the Chinese martial arts community
Direct remake of the Kurosawa film.
The final shot of the the Seven Samurai references the final shot of John Ford's The Lost Patrol. In the last shot of the Lost Patrol the 6 swords of the dead British soldiers are shown stuck in the ground by their graves, very similar to the way Kurosawa would show the swords of dead samurai 20 years later.
Same basic plot.
Director Sergio Sollima stated that Tomas Milian's character,Cuchillo is based on Mifune's character,Kiuchiyo in The Seven Samurai.
Director Sergio Sollima stated that Tomas Milian's character, Cuchillo is based on Mifune's character,Kikuchiyo, in The Seven Samurai.
Story resembles. Like the Seven Samurai the two main characters help a small communtity to stand against a agressor. They also teach them how to fight.
The scene where Purvis enters the ramshackle house alone to take out a criminal echos the scene where Kabei rescues a boy from a thief.
Barbara You saw the 'Seven Samurai', chop it's head off.
C3PO's line "It seems we are made to suffer. It's our lot in life" is similar to what the farmers say about themselves. Also Luke Skywalker is similar to Kikuchiyo (raised/born to a farmer family but aspires to be a Jedi/samurai) and Katsushiro (young man who wants to become Obi-wan's/Kambei's disciple)
Referenced by Officer Meadows
Mentioned by Frasier (as "The Seven Samurai").
Mentioned by Diane (as the Seven Samurai).
Jimmy says he went to see it
Jacob Grimm proposes writing a story called "Snow White and the Seven Samurai."
Mentioned in conversation by Lovejoy to iki.
Tom: "He directed 'Return of the Psychotic Seven Samurai.'"
Tom: "I wish I could view 'Seven Samurai.'"
"7 Samurai Club" sign
The drum rhythm heard at the Indian camp scene is the similar to the rhythm heard during the opening credits of Seven Samurai.
Like the samurai, Wing Chun is the sole (and unappreciated) defense of a small village against an army of bandits. Also, the river fight scenes reference a battle in "Seven Samurai".
A still from this film is shown.
Mentioned by Mike during the closing credits of "Laserblast."
Someone mentions this film when talking about Kurosawa.
The horizon shot of the Trade Federation tanks coming over a hill to attack the Gungan army copies the horizon shot of the bandits attacking the farming village.
The movie played a large influence for this film.
"The Seven Samurai" is mentioned.
A poster is shown called the Eight Samurai
The flag sequence and the whole episode overall is partially based on Akira Kurosawa's Seven Samurai.
Referenced by name
Referenced by name.
Lorelai cites it as an example of Akira Kurosawa's directing abilities.
Marauders is a Star Trek remake of The Seven Samurai/The Magnificent Seven. The colony represents the village. The deuterium represents the rice, and the Enterprise crew are the seven heroes.
character based on Takashi Shimura's character
mentioned in dialogue
Para-Medic mentions this film (and its remake) during a conversation with Snake after you save.
Video case is shown in Scotty's apartment ("Seven Samurai").
character gives this as one of the examples of groups with 7 members
Yoda scratches the back of his head when thinking, just as Kambei does throughout Seven Samurai. (Lucas has said this was a conscious homage.)
English title"Seven Samurai" mentioned by producer Walter Mirisch
The lead sends his best friend to see it, so that he can be alone in the appartment for a date.
The beginning of the documentary features the crew unloading the backhoes in a hammering rainstorm, resembling the final fight of Kurosawa's classic.
The producer mentions The Magnificent Seven being a remake of this film.
Kevin says, "I was wondering whether you had the Seven Samurai in stock?"
Mentioned by Hiro("Seven Samurai").
poster in the background of the film.
Referenced by name
"Seven Dwarfs for Seven Samurai"
A characters quotes a line from the film.
This episode is dedicated to Akira Kurasawa, the story based on this film.
The sword fight in the field
Seven men ride to a village/castle to defend it against a much larger force.
The porn film "Seven Glamourai" is a parody of the film.
The shot of the hooded raiders cresting the hill on horseback mirrors the famous shot from "Seven Samurai".
Video case is shown.
The DVD of this movie is seen behind James.
Clips are shown
clips and stills shown
John Woo's #1 Favorite Film
Watched by DiNozzo on his computer, when he misses the festival.
Taking #10 for top warrior movies
Parodied within "Salute to Foreign Films" sketch.
Director Akira Kurosowa is also listed in the credits
Genya speaks to his cameraman, that the documentary that they're making is going to be called "The Seven Ghosts" and appears a poster at the background similar to Akira Kurosawa's film while Genya makes a funny imitation of the Samurai Kambei