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Six-String Samurai (1998)

In the post-apocalyptic world of 1960s Nevada, a rock 'n' roll samurai takes a young boy under his protection.



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Kim De Angelo ...
Stephane Gauger ...
Clifford Hugo ...
Oleg Bernov ...
Igor Yuzov ...
Zhenya Kolykhanov ...
George L. Casillas ...
Mariachi / Campfire Cast: Archer (#64)
Avi Sills ...
Monti Ellison ...
Head Pin Pal
Kareem ...
Bowler #2 / Campfire Cast: Other Actor (#76)
Richard McGuire ...
Cantina owner
Paul Szopa ...
Bowler #3 / Campfire Cast: Other Actor (#77)
Jefferson Wagner ...
Car Guy (as Zuma Jay)


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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Release Date:

18 September 1998 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

The Blade  »

Box Office


$2,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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


$124,494 (USA) (22 January 1999)

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1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?


Jeffrey Falcon did all of his own stunts free of wires and special effects. See more »


When buddy fights the goons while the kid is placed in the trunk of the car, the natural light changes between shots. See more »


Mesh-Head: If I were you, I would run.
Buddy: If you were me, you'd be good-lookin'.
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Crazy Credits

One of the "Red Elivises", Zhenya Kolykhanov, is miscredited as Zhenga Kolykhanov See more »


Spoofs Mad Max 2: The Road Warrior (1981) See more »

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...if you like rock-a-billie and love a campy adventure in which the theme is set around who will be the next king after Elvis, you'll love this bizarre piece of comic book fiction brought to life.
12 February 2002 | by (North Texas) – See all my reviews

...if you like rock-a-billie and love a campy adventure in a post-apocalyptic world were Elvis, the KING, has just died and there's a guitar-strumming race across the desert to Las Vegas to see who will be the next King crowned - you'll love this bizarre piece of comic book fiction brought to life. Our hero & his sidekick are chased across the desert by Death(a cross between Tom Petty & Slash) and his archer henchmen. Our Hero slashes his way through one unbelievable fight scene after another. Falcon is truly amazing. The fight choreography alone is reason enough to watch this peculiar piece of cinema. The climax is a duel between our Hero(Rock-n-Roll) and Death(Heavy Metal). Who becomes the King? Watch it & love it.

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