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Hirokin: The Last Samurai (2012)
"Hirokin" (original title)

R  |   |  Action, Adventure, Drama  |  6 November 2012 (USA)
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A reluctant samurai with a dark past sets off on a mission to fulfill his destiny.

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On a planet where humans must scavenge the post-apocalyptic barren wasteland, Hirokin, a reluctant samurai with a dark past sets off on a mission to fulfill his destiny. Having fought to the death to save his wife and son from the planet's evil dictator, Griffin, and his elite army of warriors, the lone samurai is left for dead in the vast desert. Armed with his samurai blade Hirokin is forced to choose between avenging the murder of his family and fighting for the freedom of his people. As he goes into war he'll discover a shocking revelation about his family leaving revenge running through his veins. Written by Elizabeth Obermeier, Marketing Manager

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The fate of man lies in the hands of a warrior.


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Lauren Mo-Sun, wife of writer and director Alejo Mo-Sun has a small part in the film as Audowen, the pregnant Arid woman. See more »

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Much better than the (current) 3.7 IMDb score, however it's still not a great movie. If you enjoyed the DUNE mini-series, it's worth watching...
12 January 2013 | by See all my reviews

This low budget sci-fi film is cheesy but entertaining for anyone that enjoys sci-fi B movies. It's basically a SYFY channel quality film, even though I'm pretty sure it's never actually aired on the SYFY channel. The writer clearly mixed Dune and Star Wars, however this is not close to as good as either! My biggest problem is that there isn't a single impressive fight sequence. The film acts like an action sci-fi, but it never delivers a single impressive action sequence...

It's one saving grace is the film's costume design, which steals from the Star Wars video game Knights of the Old Republic (Sith specifically), however there is plenty of bland costume design as well.

If you want to see a bad-ass sci-fi action film, go rent (or buy) Casshern, an Asian film that not well known but totally kick-ASS!!!


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