Epic Action Drama. Set in Japan during the 1870s, The Last Samurai tells the story of Capt. Nathan Algren (Tom Cruise), a respected American military officer hired by the Emperor of Japan to train the country's first army in the art of modern warfare. As the Emperor attempts to eradicate the ancient Imperial Samurai warriors in preparation for more Westernized and trade-friendly government policies, Algren finds himself unexpectedly impressed and influenced by his encounters with the Samurai, which places him at the center of a struggle between two eras and two worlds, with only his own sense of honor to guide him.

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Ratings and Reviews

4.5 out of 5
657 Ratings
657 Ratings

66% TOMATOMETER

  • Average 6.4/10
  • Fresh 146
  • Rotten 75

Critics Consensus: With high production values and thrilling battle scenes, The Last Samurai is a satisfying epic.

17+ COMMON SENSE

Outstanding action and performance; lots of blood.

Information

Studio
Warner Bros.
Released
Copyright
© 2003 Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc.

Languages

Primary
English (Stereo, Dolby 5.1)

Accessibility

CC
Closed captions refer to subtitles in the available language with addition of relevant nondialogue information.

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