The Last Samurai (2003)

Release Date: 2003-12-05

Runtime: 2 hours and 34 minutes

Genre(s): Drama, Action, War, History

Language(s): English, Japanese

Description

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.

Cast 47
Tom Cruise - Captain Nathan Algren
Ken Watanabe - Katsumoto
William Atherton - Winchester Rep
Chad Lindberg - Winchester Rep Assistant
Billy Connolly - Zebulon Gant
Tony Goldwyn - Colonel Bagley
Shichinosuke Nakamura - Emperor Meiji
Koyuki - Taka
Timothy Spall - Simon Graham
Togo Igawa - General Hasegawa
Scott Wilson - Ambassador Swanbeck
Shun Sugata - Nakao
Shin Koyamada - Nobutada
Hiroyuki Sanada - Ujio
Masato Harada - Omura
Masashi Odate - Omura's Companion
John Koyama - Omura's Bodyguard
Satoshi Nikaido - N.C.O.
Shintaro Wada - Young Recruit
Sosuke Ikematsu - Higen
Aoi Minato - Magojiro
Shoji Yoshihara - Sword Master
Seizô Fukumoto - Silent Samurai
Ray Godshall Sr. - Convention Hall Attendee
Kosaburo Nomura IV - Kyogen Player #1
Takashi Noguchi - Kyogen Player #2
Noguchi Takayuki - Kyogen Player #3
Sven Toorvald - Omura's Secretary
Yuki Matsuzaki - Soldier in Street #1
Mitsuyuki Oishi - Soldier in Street #2
Jiro Wada - Soldier in Street #3
Hiroshi Watanabe - Guard
Yusuke Myochin - Sword Master's Assistant
Hiroaki Amano - Samurai Ensemble
Kenta Daibo - Samurai Ensemble
Koji Fujii - Samurai Ensemble
Makoto Hashiba - Samurai Ensemble
Shimpei Horinouchi - Samurai Ensemble
Takashi Kora - Samurai Ensemble
Shane Kosugi - Samurai Ensemble
Takeshi Maya - Samurai Ensemble
Seiji Morita - Samurai Ensemble
Lee Murayama - Samurai Ensemble
Takeru Shimizu - Samurai Ensemble
Shinji Suzuki - Samurai Ensemble
Hisao Takeda - Samurai Ensemble
Ryoichiro Yonekura - Samurai Ensemble
Sound 4
Hans Zimmer - Original Music Composer
Andy Nelson - Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Anna Behlmer - Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Jeff Wexler - Production Sound Mixer
Production 11
Tom Cruise - Producer
Victoria Thomas - Casting
Charles Mulvehill - Executive Producer
Edward Zwick - Producer
Marshall Herskovitz - Producer
Paula Wagner - Producer
Scott Kroopf - Producer
Tom Engelman - Producer
Ted Field - Executive Producer
Richard Solomon - Executive Producer
Vincent Ward - Executive Producer
Writing 4
John Logan - Screenplay
John Logan - Story
Edward Zwick - Screenplay
Marshall Herskovitz - Screenplay
Costume & Make-Up 1
Ngila Dickson - Costume Design
Camera 1
John Toll - Director of Photography
Editing 2
Steven Rosenblum - Editor
Victor Du Bois - Editor
Art 2
Lilly Kilvert - Production Design
Gretchen Rau - Set Decoration
Directing 1
Edward Zwick - Director
Visual Effects 1
Ray McIntyre Jr. - Visual Effects Supervisor
Crew 2
Nobuyuki Obikane - Stunts
Hiroki Takano - Stunts

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