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Six-String Samurai (1998)

PG-13  |   |  Action, Adventure, Comedy  |  18 September 1998 (USA)
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In the post-apocalyptic world of 1960s Nevada, a rock 'n' roll samurai takes a young boy under his protection.

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Storyline

A mysterious and powerful hero of the classic kind, Buddy is as skilled with his guitar as he is with his samurai sword. Thrown together with a kid whom he saves in a spectacular battle, the two of them must now escape their enemies and reach "Lost Vegas," the rock 'n' roll capital of this future world. Written by <Rama@manga.com>

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Rated PG-13 for martial arts and swordfight violence | See all certifications »
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18 September 1998 (USA)  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$2,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$36,896 (USA) (18 September 1998)

Gross:

$124,494 (USA) (22 January 1999)
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The band The Red Elvises who are featured throughout the film's soundtrack appear as themselves, the band with the "nice shoes". The large, triangular string instrument that one of the band members is playing is an electric balalaika. See more »

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When the Ritchie Valens character charges Buddy his shoes fall off very obviously, but they are suddenly back on his feet in the very next shot. See more »

Quotes

Buddy: Don't touch my guitar, man.
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One of the "Red Elivises", Zhenya Kolykhanov, is miscredited as Zhenga Kolykhanov See more »

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8 February 1999 | by (Ithaca, NY) – See all my reviews

This movie is a wonderful experience - the cinematography is stunning, the fights exquisite and the music perfect. One of the most enjoyable theatrical experiences of all time; I'd recommend it to anyone with an open mind about movies.


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