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Last Samurai, The (2003) - 2 Disc Edition


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Four out of Five

Movie

Rating: R (strong violence and battle sequences)
Length: 154 minutes

Video

Widescreen 2.35:1 Color (Anamorphic)

Audio

ENGLISH: Dolby Digital 5.1
FRENCH: Dolby Digital 5.1

Captions

English, French, Spanish

Purchase

Plot

Pros

Cons

Extras

  • Commentary by Director Edward Zwick
  • History Channel Documentary - "History vs. Hollywood: The Last Samurai"
  • Tom Cruise: A Warrior's Journey
  • Making an Epic: A Conversation with Edward Zwick and Tom Cruise
  • Silk and Armor: Costume Design with Ngila Dickson
  • Imperial Army Basic Training
  • From Soldier to Samurai: The Weapons
  • Edward Zwick: Director's Video Journal
  • A World of Detail: Production Design with Lilly Kilvert
  • Japan Premieres (Tokyo & Kyoto red carpet)
  • Deleted Scenes with Commentary
  • Theatrical Trailer

Recommendation

Director

Edward Zwick   [Glory, The Siege]

Actors

William Atherton - Winchester Rep
[The Crow: Salvation, Die Hard, Die Hard 2]
Billy Connolly - Zebulon Gant
[The Boondock Saints, Timeline]
Tom Cruise - Nathan Algren
[A Few Good Men, Collateral, Interview with the Vampire, Magnolia, Minority Report, Mission Impossible I/II/III, Rain Man, Top Gun, Valkyrie, War of the Worlds]
Ray Godshall Sr. - Convention Hall Attendee
Tony Goldwyn - Colonel Bagley
Masato Harada - Omura
Togo Igawa - General Hasegawa
[Memoirs of a Geisha]
John Koyama - Omura's Bodyguard
Chad Lindberg - Winchester Rep Assistant
Shichinosuke Nakamura - Emperor Meiji
Satoshi Nikaido - N.C.O.
Masashi Odate - Omura's Companion
Timothy Spall - Simon Graham
[Sweeney Todd, Vanilla Sky]
Shintaro Wada - Young Recruit
Ken Watanabe - Katsumoto
[Batman Begins, Letters from Iwo Jima, Memoirs of a Geisha]

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