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Eleven Samurai (1967)

Jûichinin no samurai (original title)
The lord of the Oshi fief is killed by his trespassing neighbor, Nariatsu. But when the Oshi clan is blamed for the incident, eleven of their best warriors decide to trade their lives for justice.

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Kôtarô Satomi ... Mitamura
Kôji Nanbara ... Chamberlain Tatewaki
Junko Miyazono ... Orie
Eiko Ôkawa ... Nui
Kei Satô ... Secretary Mizumo
Kantarô Suga ... Lord Nariatsu
Yoshirô Aoki
Shin'ichirô Hayashi
Akira Shioji
Masaharu Arikawa
Kyôichi Satô
Masaomi Kondô
Minoru Hodaka
Kinji Nakamura
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The lord of the Oshi fief is killed by his trespassing neighbor, Nariatsu. But when the Oshi clan is blamed for the incident, eleven of their best warriors decide to trade their lives for justice.

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One of the best!!!!!!!!!!!!
24 December 2011 | by See all my reviews

What's to say. Lot's of fun. Beautifully done. One if not THE most under-rated Chambara film ever made.

If you want to know where T Miike got all his new twists for his (2010) remake of the 13 Samurai, LOOK TO FURTHER. He stole em from here including his brilliantly reviewed, "new" ending.

Brilliantly choreographed action. With one of the greatest finales in any action movie, from any year, regardless of genre.

NOT TO BE MISSED BY CAUSUAL WATCHERS OF SAMURAI FILM. And maybe a few who will be converted to devotees by this watching.

Simply, One of the best!!!!!!!!!!!!


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