The Last Samurai
Production year: 2003
Director: Edward Zwick
Rating: Rating
UPC [Locale]: 9-325336-018637
Running time: 2:28 (148 Min.)
Casetype: Keep Case
Format: PAL, Anamorphic Widescreen 2.35:1
DVD-Format: Single-Sided, Double-Layered
Released: May 11, 2004
Collection type: Owned (#293)
Status: Available
Purchase date: April 08, 2004
Purchase price: Hidden
SRP: $34,95 AUD
Purchase place:  • EzyDVD
Review (movie): 0 / 10
Review (video): 0 / 10
Overview
Tom Cruise plays Civil War 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.
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Genres
Action
Adventure
War
Studios
Warner Bros. Pictures
Radar Pictures Inc.
The Bedford Falls Company
Audio format
EnglishDD
ItalianDD
CommentaryDD
Subtitles
English
Italian
Other
Tags
Region
Region: 2
Region: 4
Region: 5
Discs
# Description A B DS DL A DL B
1Main Feature
2Bonus Materials
Extras
 • Scene Access
 • Audio Commentary
 • Trailers
 • Gallery
 • Deleted Scenes
 • Featurettes
 • DVD-ROM Content
 • Interviews
Crew
Direction
Edward Zwick....Director
Writing
John Logan....Original Material By
John Logan....Screenwriter
Edward Zwick....Screenwriter
Marshall Herskovitz....Screenwriter
Production
Tom Cruise....Producer
Tom Engelman....Producer
Marshall Herskovitz....Producer
Scott Kroopf....Producer
Paula Wagner....Producer
Edward Zwick....Producer
Ted Field....Executive Producer
Charles Mulvehill....Executive Producer
Richard Solomon....Executive Producer
Vincent Ward....Executive Producer
Cinematography
John Toll....Cinematographer
Film Editing
Victor Du Bois....Film Editor
Steven Rosenblum....Film Editor
Music
Hans Zimmer....Composer
Sound
Bob Beher....Sound Editor
Michelle Pazer....Sound Editor
John Bires....Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Art
Lilly Kilvert....Production Designer
Christopher Burian Mohr....Art Director
Jess Gonchor....Art Director
Kim Sinclair....Art Director
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
Takeru Shimizu....Samurai Ensemble
Shinji Suzuki....Samurai Ensemble
Hisao Takeda....Samurai Ensemble
Ryoichiro Yonekura....Samurai Ensemble
Ryoichi Noguchi....Samurai Ensemble
Darin Fujimori....Gatling gun operator (uncredited)