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The Last Samurai

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The Last Samurai

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
R
runtime:
144 minutes
Wide Release Date:
12/05/03
performer:
Tom Cruise, Billy Connolly, Tony Goldwyn, Koyuki, Timothy Spall, Ken Watanabe
director:
Edward Zwick
Producer:
Tom Cruise
distributor:
Warner Bros.
author:
Marshall Herskovitz, John Logan, Edward Zwick
genre:
Historical, Drama, ActionAdventure

We gave it a B

A handsome man-saga, in which Tom Cruise plays Tom Cruise playing an American-born samurai warrior in 19th-century Japan. The actor’s monkish pursuit of perfection doesn’t invite closeness, but it commands respect.