The Last Samurai

The Last Samurai (2003)

In the face of an enemy, in the heart of one man, lies the soul of a warrior.

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Summary

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.

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  • Tom Cruise

    as Captain Nathan Algren
  • Ken Watanabe

    as Katsumoto
  • William Atherton

    as Winchester Rep
  • Chad Lindberg

    as Winchester Rep Assistant
  • Billy Connolly

    as Zebulon Gant
  • Tony Goldwyn

    as Colonel Bagley
  • Shichinosuke Nakamura

    as Emperor Meiji
  • Koyuki

    as Taka
  • Timothy Spall

    as Simon Graham
  • Togo Igawa

    as General Hasegawa
  • Scott Wilson

    as Ambassador Swanbeck
  • Shun Sugata

    as Nakao
  • Shin Koyamada

    as Nobutada
  • Hiroyuki Sanada

    as Ujio
  • Masato Harada

    as Omura
  • Masashi Odate

    as Omura's Companion
  • John Koyama

    as Omura's Bodyguard
  • Satoshi Nikaido

    as N.C.O.
  • Shintaro Wada

    as Young Recruit
  • Sosuke Ikematsu

    as Higen
  • Aoi Minato

    as Magojiro
  • Shoji Yoshihara

    as Sword Master
  • Seizô Fukumoto

    as Silent Samurai
  • Ray Godshall Sr.

    as Convention Hall Attendee
  • Kosaburo Nomura IV

    as Kyogen Player #1
  • Takashi Noguchi

    as Kyogen Player #2
  • Noguchi Takayuki

    as Kyogen Player #3
  • Sven Toorvald

    as Omura's Secretary
  • Yuki Matsuzaki

    as Soldier in Street #1
  • Mitsuyuki Oishi

    as Soldier in Street #2
  • Jiro Wada

    as Soldier in Street #3
  • Hiroshi Watanabe

    as Guard
  • Yusuke Myochin

    as Sword Master's Assistant
  • Hiroaki Amano

    as Samurai Ensemble
  • Kenta Daibo

    as Samurai Ensemble
  • Koji Fujii

    as Samurai Ensemble
  • Makoto Hashiba

    as Samurai Ensemble
  • Shimpei Horinouchi

    as Samurai Ensemble
  • Takashi Kora

    as Samurai Ensemble
  • Shane Kosugi

    as Samurai Ensemble
  • Takeshi Maya

    as Samurai Ensemble
  • Seiji Morita

    as Samurai Ensemble
  • Lee Murayama

    as Samurai Ensemble
  • Takeru Shimizu

    as Samurai Ensemble
  • Shinji Suzuki

    as Samurai Ensemble
  • Hisao Takeda

    as Samurai Ensemble
  • Ryoichiro Yonekura

    as Samurai Ensemble
Directing Edward Zwick Director
Writing John Logan Screenplay
Writing Edward Zwick Screenplay
Writing Marshall Herskovitz Screenplay
Production Tom Cruise Producer
Production Edward Zwick Producer
Production Marshall Herskovitz Producer
Production Paula Wagner Producer
Production Scott Kroopf Producer
Production Tom Engelman Producer
Sound Hans Zimmer Original Music Composer
Camera John Toll Director of Photography
Editing Victor Du Bois Editor
Production Ted Field Executive Producer
Production Richard Solomon Executive Producer
Production Vincent Ward Executive Producer
Production Charles Mulvehill Executive Producer
Art Lilly Kilvert Production Design
Production Victoria Thomas Casting
Costume & Make-Up Ngila Dickson Costume Design
Editing Steven Rosenblum Editor
Crew Nobuyuki Obikane Stunts
Crew Hiroki Takano Stunts
Writing John Logan Story

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