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Release Date: 12/05/2003 (US)

Original Language    :    English
Release Date    :    12/05/2003 (US)
Genre    :    Drama, Action, War, History
Time    :    02 Hours 34 Minutes
Budget    :    $140,000,000.00
Revenue    :    $456,758,981.00

Movie: The-Last-Samurai-(2003)[616] Nathan Algren is an American hired to instruct the Japanese army in the ways of modern warfare, which finds him learning to respect the samurai and the honorable principles that rule them. Pressed to destroy the samurai's way of life in the name of modernization and open trade, Algren decides to become an ultimate warrior himself and to fight for their right to exist.

Rating:   IMDb  / 4.5

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Written by TopKek on November 10, 2016
Edward Zwick's "The Last Samurai" is about two warriors whose cultures make them aliens, but whose values make them comrades. The battle scenes are stirring and elegantly mounted, but they are less about who wins than about what can be proven by dying. Beautifully designed, intelligently written, acted with conviction, it's an uncommonly thoughtful epic. Its power is compromised only by an ending that sheepishly backs away from what the film is really about. Tom Cruise and Ken Watanabe co-star, as a shabby Civil War veteran and a proud samurai warrior. Cruise plays Nathan Algren, a war hero... read the rest.

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