The Last Samurai
Country of Origin: United States
Production year: 2003
Director: Edward Zwick
Rating: Rating
UPC [Locale]: 085391-108092
Running time: 2:34 (154 Min.)
Casetype: HD Slim
Format: Widescreen 2.40:1
DVD-Format: Single-Sided, Double-Layered
Released: November 14, 2006
Collection type: Owned (#6316)
Status: Available
Purchase date: January 11, 2011
Purchase price: Hidden
Review (movie): 0 / 10
Review (video): 0 / 10
Overview
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 (Golden Globe and 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.
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Genres
Action
Adventure
War
Studios
Production Studios:
 • Warner Bros. Pictures
 • Radar Pictures
 • Bedford Falls Company
Media Companies:
 • Warner Home Video
Audio format
English  Dolby Digital 5.1
French  Dolby Digital 5.1
Spanish  Dolby Digital Surround
Commentary  Dolby Digital Surround
Subtitles
English
French
Spanish
Tags
Blu-ray
Jukebox
Discs
# Description A B DS DL A DL B
1Main Feature
Features
 • Scene Access
 • Feature Trailers
 • Featurettes
 • Commentary
 • Deleted Scenes
Crew
Direction
Edward Zwick....Director
Writing
John Logan....Screenwriter
Edward Zwick....Screenwriter
Marshall Herskovitz....Screenwriter
John Logan....Story By
Production
Marshall Herskovitz....Producer
Edward Zwick....Producer
Tom Cruise....Producer
Paula Wagner....Producer
Scott Kroopf....Producer
Tom Engelman....Producer
Ted Field....Executive Producer
Richard Solomon....Executive Producer
Vincent Ward....Executive Producer
Charles Mulvehill....Executive Producer
Cinematography
John Toll....Director of Photography
Film Editing
Steven Rosenblum....Film Editor
Victor Dubois....Film Editor
Music
Hans Zimmer....Composer
Sound
Jeff Wexler....Production Sound Mixer
Andy Nelson....Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Anna Behlmer....Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Mark P. Stoeckinger....Supervising Sound Editor
Michael Kamper....Sound Designer
Jon Title....Sound Designer
Alan Rankin....Sound Editor
Christopher Assells....Sound Editor
Bruce Tannis....Sound Editor
Dino Dimuro....Sound Editor
Ben Wilkins....Sound Editor
Art
Lilly Kilvert....Production Designer
Ngila Dickson....Costume Designer
Jeffrey A. Okun....Visual Effects
Lois Burwell....Make-up Artist
Chris Burian-Mohr....Art Director
Jess Gonchor....Art Director
Kim Sinclair....Art Director
Paul Lombardi....Visual Effects
Kenny Myers....Make-up Artist
Maggie Elliot....Make-up Artist
Christina "Tina" Harrelson....Make-up Artist
Greg Nelson....Make-up Artist
Richard Snell....Make-up Artist
Conor O'Sullivan....Make-up Effects
Cast
Ken Watanabe....Katsumoto
Tom Cruise....Nathan Algren
William Atherton....Winchester Rep
Chad Lindberg....Winchester Rep Assistant
Ray Godshall, Sr.....Convention Hall Attendee
Billy Connolly....Zebulon Gant
Tony Goldwyn....Colonel Bagley
Masato Harada....Omura
Masashi Odate....Omura's Companion
John Koyama....Omura's Bodyguard
Timothy Spall....Simon Graham
Shichinosuke Nakamura....Emperor Meiji
Togo Igawa....General Hasegawa
Satoshi Nikaido....N.C.O.
Shintaro Wada....Young Recruit
Shin Koyamada....Nobutada
Hiroyuki Sanada....Ujio
Shun Sugata....Nakao
Koyuki....Taka
Sosuke Ikematsu....Higen
Aoi Minato....Magojiro
Seizo Fukumoto....Silent Samurai
Shoji Yoshihara....Sword Master
Kosaburo Nomura IV....Kyogen Player #1
Takashi Noguchi....Kyogen Player #2
Noguchi Takayuki....Kyogen Player #3
Sven Toorvald....Omura's Secretary
Scott Wilson....Ambassador Swanbeck
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 Mori....Samurai Ensemble
Lee Murayama....Samurai Ensemble
Ryoichiro Yonekura....Samurai Ensemble
Takeru Shimizu....Samurai Ensemble
Shinji Suzuki....Samurai Ensemble
Hisao Takeda....Samurai Ensemble
Ryoichi Noguchi....Samurai Ensemble
Darin Fujimori....Gatling Gun Operator (uncredited)