Seven Samurai

Movie review by David Gurney, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 13+

Famous epic with stylish violence and subtitles.

NR 1956 203 minutes

Parents say

age 11+

Based on 10 reviews

Kids say

age 11+

Based on 13 reviews

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age 13+

A slow burning classic

Film makers are notorious for stealing and borrowing from each other, but everyone has stolen and borrowed from Kurosawa. Seven Samurai continues to shape action film narratives. Kurosawa brought together what we now consider to be classic film tropes. His work is still spellbinding and compelling...even now almost 60 years later...classic.
age 11+

Kurosawa's Masterpiece

Just watch it, let you're children watch it when their ready. Everyone must see this perfect piece of cinema.

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