The Last Samurai
The Last Samurai

Release Date

Dec 05, 2003

2003

The Last Samurai

Drama | Action | War | History

Directors: Edward Zwick

Writers: John Logan, Edward Zwick

Synopsis

Nathan Algren is an American hired to instruct the Japanese army in the ways of modern warfare -- in this lush epic set in the 1870s, which finds Algren 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

Captain Nathan Algren

Tom Cruise

Captain Nathan Algren

Katsumoto

Ken Watanabe

Katsumoto

Winchester Rep

William Atherton

Winchester Rep

Winchester Rep Assistant

Chad Lindberg

Winchester Rep Assistant

Zebulon Gant

Billy Connolly

Zebulon Gant

Colonel Bagley

Tony Goldwyn

Colonel Bagley

Emperor Meiji

Shichinosuke Nakamura

Emperor Meiji

Taka

Koyuki

Taka

Simon Graham

Timothy Spall

Simon Graham

General Hasegawa

Togo Igawa

General Hasegawa

Ambassador Swanbeck

Scott Wilson

Ambassador Swanbeck

Nakao

Shun Sugata

Nakao

Nobutada

Shin Koyamada

Nobutada

Ujio

Hiroyuki Sanada

Ujio

Omura

Masato Harada

Omura

Omura's Companion

Masashi Odate

Omura's Companion

Omura's Bodyguard

John Koyama

Omura's Bodyguard

N.C.O.

Satoshi Nikaido

N.C.O.

Young Recruit

Shintaro Wada

Young Recruit

Higen

Sosuke Ikematsu

Higen

Magojiro

Aoi Minato

Magojiro

Sword Master

Shoji Yoshihara

Sword Master

Silent Samurai

Seizô Fukumoto

Silent Samurai

Convention Hall Attendee

Ray Godshall Sr.

Convention Hall Attendee

Kyogen Player #1

Kosaburo Nomura IV

Kyogen Player #1

Kyogen Player #2

Takashi Noguchi

Kyogen Player #2

Kyogen Player #3

Noguchi Takayuki

Kyogen Player #3

Omura's Secretary

Sven Toorvald

Omura's Secretary

Soldier in Street #1

Yuki Matsuzaki

Soldier in Street #1

Soldier in Street #2

Mitsuyuki Oishi

Soldier in Street #2

Soldier in Street #3

Jiro Wada

Soldier in Street #3

Guard

Hiroshi Watanabe

Guard

Sword Master's Assistant

Yusuke Myochin

Sword Master's Assistant

Samurai Ensemble

Hiroaki Amano

Samurai Ensemble

Samurai Ensemble

Kenta Daibo

Samurai Ensemble

Samurai Ensemble

Koji Fujii

Samurai Ensemble

Samurai Ensemble

Makoto Hashiba

Samurai Ensemble

Samurai Ensemble

Shimpei Horinouchi

Samurai Ensemble

Samurai Ensemble

Takashi Kora

Samurai Ensemble

Samurai Ensemble

Shane Kosugi

Samurai Ensemble

Samurai Ensemble

Takeshi Maya

Samurai Ensemble

Samurai Ensemble

Seiji Morita

Samurai Ensemble

Samurai Ensemble

Lee Murayama

Samurai Ensemble

Samurai Ensemble

Takeru Shimizu

Samurai Ensemble

Samurai Ensemble

Shinji Suzuki

Samurai Ensemble

Samurai Ensemble

Hisao Takeda

Samurai Ensemble

Samurai Ensemble

Ryoichiro Yonekura

Samurai Ensemble

Samurai Ensemble

Ryoichiro Yonekura

Samurai Ensemble

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