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Year
2003
Runtime
154 min.
Director
Edward Zwick
Genres
Action, Drama, War
Rating *
7.7
Votes *
257,270
Checks
44,881
Favs
1,751
Dislikes
385
Favs/checks
3.9% (1:26)
Favs/dislikes
5:1
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  1. demagogo's avatar

    demagogo

    this shit almost goes toe to toe with kurosawa and peckinpah's wild bunch. almost. still an amazing movie. 2 years 3 months ago
  2. Siskoid's avatar

    Siskoid

    The Last Samurai is meant to be a grand historical epic set at the end an era for Japan, when the samurai were being outlawed and Western values were adopted. I say "meant to be" because while it's well shot, acted, researched and designed, it never really rises to the upper level of cinema. It's simply "presentational", and does not dabble in theme or ambiguity in a truly artistic way. The overuse of slow-motion bothered me, certainly. And then there's the ending, which came off as trite and cheeseball - the danger of writing a fictional story set in historical events, I suppose. 4 years 2 months ago
  3. Lady of the Valley's avatar

    Lady of the Valley

    Despite or probably -because- this was such a good movie, it reminded me how much I hate war-movies. I always get so sad and frustrated during the battle scenes. All those wasted lives, wasted for nothing. The more realistic a movie is, the more I'm reminded how screwed up this world is. 4 years 6 months ago
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  1. This movie ranks #252 in Box Office Mojo's All Time Worldwide Box Office
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