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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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Mariachi / Campfire Cast: Archer (#64)
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Head Pin Pal
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Bowler #3 / Campfire Cast: Other Actor (#77)
Jefferson Wagner ...
Car Guy (as Zuma Jay)
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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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Trivia

Filmed only on weekends, since Justin McGuire still had to go to school during production. See more »

Goofs

The hole that Death's archers put in Buddy's guitar shows up earlier in the film as Buddy and the kid are rolling off of the motorcycle. See more »

Quotes

The Kid: A '56 Chevy Belair could kick a '48 Buick Roadmaster's ass any day, at least in a first quarter mile that is.
Buddy: [Looks at the Kid, then at the ground, then back at the Kid] You come all this way out saying squat and now you're trying to tell me that a '56 Chevy could beat a '48 Buick in a dead quarter mile?
[Looks at the ground again, the back at the Kid]
Buddy: I liked you better when you weren't saying squat kid... Go to bed.
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Voice-over at end of credits: "That's a wrap, baby!" See more »

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An Epic
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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