Last Samurai, The (Widescreen) (2003)
Front Cover Actor Back Cover
Tom Cruise
Billy Connolly
Seizo Fukumoto
Tony Goldwyn
Masato Harada
Sosuke Ikematsu
Shin Koyamada
Aoi Minato
Shichinosuke Nakamura
Hiroyuki Sanada
Movie Details
Director Edward Zwick
Producer Tom Cruise; Tom Engelman
Writer Marshall Herskovitz; John Logan
Studio Warner Bros.
Language English
Audience Rating R
Running Time 154 mins
Country USA
Color Color
Tom Cruise plays Civil War hero Capt. Nathan Algren, who comes to Japan to fight the Samurai and ends up pledging himself to their cause. Ken Watanabe (Academy Award nominee) plays Katsumoto, a Samurai leader facing a vanishing way of life, whose destiny becomes intertwined with that of the American captain. Edward Zwick (winner of the National Board of Review's Best Director Award) directs this sweeping and emotional epic tale of the birth of modern Japan.
Personal Details
Seen It Yes
Index 167
Collection Status In Collection
Links DVD Empire
Product Details
Format DVD
Region Region 1
Screen Ratio Widescreen 2.40:1 Color (Anamorphic)
Layers Single side, Dual layer
UPC 085392838325
Chapters 41
Release Date 5/4/2004
Subtitles English; Spanish; French
Packaging Keep Case
Audio Tracks ENGLISH: Dolby Digital 5.1 [CC]
ENGLISH: Dolby Digital Stereo [CC]
FRENCH: Dolby Digital 5.1
Nr of Disks/Tapes 1
Extra Features
Commentary by Director Edward Zwick
History Channel Documentary History vs. Hollywood: The Last Samurai
Tom Cruise: A Warriors Journey
Edward Zwick: Director's Video Journal
Making an Epic: A Conversation with Edward Zwick and Tom Cruise
A World of Detail: Production Design with Lilly Kilvert
Silk and Armor: Costume Design with Ngila Dickson
Imperial Army Basic Training
From Soldier to Samurai: The Weapons
Deleted Scenes
Japan Premieres
Theatrical Trailer