Tom Cruise plays Civil War hero Capt. Nathan Algren, who comes to Japan to fight the Samurai and ends up pledging himself to their cause. Ken Watanabe (Academy Award nominee) plays Katsumoto, a Samurai leader facing a vanishing way of life, whose destiny becomes intertwined with that of the American captain. Edward Zwick (winner of the National Board of Review's Best Director Award) directs this sweeping and emotional epic tale of the birth of modern Japan.

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The Last Samurai (2003)

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Action · 2h 34m · 5/4/2004

    

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Tom Cruise plays Civil War hero Capt. Nathan Algren, who comes to Japan to fight the Samurai and ends up pledging himself to their cause. Ken Watanabe (Academy Award nominee) plays Katsumoto, a Samurai leader facing a vanishing way of life, whose destiny becomes intertwined with that of the American captain. Edward Zwick (winner of the National Board of Review's Best Director Award) directs this sweeping and emotional epic tale of the birth of modern Japan.

Release Country

United States

Barcode

085392838325

Release Date

5/4/2004

Media Type

Movie

Audio

  English     
  French     
  Commentary     
  English     

Digital Copy

Not Included

Studio

Warner Bros. Pictures/Bedfor Falls Company/Cruise-Wagner Productions/Radar Pictures/Warner Home Video

Subtitles

French
Spanish
English

Video Format

NTSC

Aspect Ratio

2.40:1

Cover Type

Keep Case (Std.)

Discs

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Cast
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Lee Murayama

Samurai Ensemble
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Takeru Shimizu

Samurai Ensemble
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Shinji Suzuki

Samurai Ensemble
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Hisao Takeda

Samurai Ensemble
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Ryoichiro Yonekura

Samurai Ensemble
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Ryoichi Noguchi

Samurai Ensemble
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Darin Fujimori

Gatling gun operator (uncredited)
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Tom Cruise

Nathan Algren
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Ken Watanabe

Katsumoto
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William Atherton

Winchester Rep
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Chad Lindberg

Winchester Rep Assistant
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Ray Godshall Sr.

Convention Hall Attendee
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Billy Connolly

Zebulon Gant
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Tony Goldwyn

Colonel Bagley
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Masato Harada

Omura
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Masashi Odate

Omura's Companion
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John Koyama

Omura's Bodyguard
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Timothy Spall

Simon Graham
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Shichinosuke Nakamura

Emperor Meiji
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Togo Igawa

General Hasegawa
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Satoshi Nikaido

N.C.O.
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Shintaro Wada

Young Recruit
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Shin Koyamada

Nobutada
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Hiroyuki Sanada

Ujio
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Shun Sugata

Nakao
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Koyuki

Taka
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Sosuke Ikematsu

Higen
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Aoi Minato

Magojiro
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Seizo Fukumoto

Silent Samurai
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Shoji Yoshihara

Sword Master
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Kosaburo Nomura IV

Kyogen Player #1
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Takashi Noguchi

Kyogen Player #2
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Noguchi Takayuki

Kyogen Player #3
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Sven Toorvald

Omura's Secretary
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Scott Wilson

Ambassador Swanbeck
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Yuki Matsuzaki

Soldier in Street #1
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Mitsuyuki Oishi

Soldier in Street #2
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Jiro Wada

Soldier in Street #3
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Hiroshi Watanabe

Guard
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Yusuke Myochin

Sword Master's Assistant
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Hiroaki Amano

Samurai Ensemble
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Kenta Daibo

Samurai Ensemble
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Koji Fujii

Samurai Ensemble
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Makoto Hashiba

Samurai Ensemble
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Shimpei Horinouchi

Samurai Ensemble
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Takashi Kora

Samurai Ensemble
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Shane Kosugi

Samurai Ensemble
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Takeshi Maya

Samurai Ensemble
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Seiji Mori

Samurai Ensemble
Crew
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Edward Zwick

Director
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John Logan

Writer
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Edward Zwick

Writer
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Marshall Herskovitz

Writer
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Tom Engelman

Producer
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Marshall Herskovitz

Producer
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Scott Kroopf

Producer
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Paula Wagner

Producer
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Edward Zwick

Producer
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John Toll

Cinematograpy
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Victor Du bois

Editor
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Steven Rosenblum

Editor
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Hans Zimmer

Music
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Christopher Burian-Mohr

Art
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Jess Gonchor

Art
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Kim Sinclair

Art
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