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The Last Samurai (1988)

Following the trail of a samurai ancestor, two Japanese businessmen on a quest for spiritual fulfillment arrive in Africa with a group of tourists, only to get kidnapped by the local guerrilla leader. A tough mercenary must rescue them.

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... Yasujiro Endo
... Johnny Congo
... Caro
James Ryan ... Miyagawa
Philip Notununu
Henry Cele ... General Zohani
... Susan
... Shah
Victor Melleney ... MacFarlane
Foziah Davidson ... Susan's maid
Nomsisi Kwazi ... Zohani's daughter
Nomsa Xaba ... Fortune teller
Fats Bookholane ... Witchdoctor
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Following the trail of a samurai ancestor, two Japanese businessmen on a quest for spiritual fulfillment arrive in Africa with a group of tourists, only to get kidnapped by the local guerrilla leader. A tough mercenary must rescue them.

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Danger From Within Vs. Danger From Without


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Rated R for violence, language and some nudity | See all certifications »
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28 February 1997 (USA)  »

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Last Samuari  »

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British theatre director Lou Stein did uncredited work on the screenplay. See more »

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UGH!
30 December 2003 | by See all my reviews

Good God, this was horrible! Why I ever watched it, I don't know. You keep thinking that it HAS to get better, but no, shut the movie off. As bad as it is, it actually gets worse as you watch. Horrible, horrible movie, topped only by "Safe" and "Satyricon".


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