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The last samurai / a Warner Bros. Pictures presentation ; a Radar Pictures/Bedford Falls Company production ; produced by Marshall Herskovitz [and others] ; screenplay by John Logan and Edward Zwick & Marshall Herskovitz ; story by John Logan ; directed by Edward Zwick.

Record details

  • ISBN: 1419893246
  • ISBN: 9781419893247
  • ISBN: 0790782766
  • ISBN: 9780790782768
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (154 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: Burbank, CA : Distributed by Warner Home Video, [2009]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Publisher, publishing date and paging may vary.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2003.
Includes commentary by director Edward Zwick.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Director of photography, John Toll ; editors, Steven Rosenblum, Victor DuBois ; original music, Hans Zimmer.
Participant or Performer Note:
Tom Cruise, Ken Watanabe, Timothy Spall, Billy Connolly, Tony Goldwyn, Hiroyuki Sanada, Masato Harada, Koyuki, William Atherton, Shun Sugata, Shin Koyamada, Scott Wilson, Togo Igawa, Shichinosuke Nakamura.
Summary, etc.:
Tormented Civil War veteran Capt. Nathan Algren is coerced by a mercenary officer to train the Japanese Emperor's troops in the use of modern weaponry. Opposing this modernization are the samurai warriors who are holding fast to their traditions of honor, despite their strategic disadvantage. As a captive of the samurai leader, Algren learns, appreciates, and adopts the samurai code, switching sides for a climactic battle that will put everyone's honor to the ultimate test.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: R; for strong violence and battle sequences.
System Details Note:
DVD; widescreen; dual-layer format; region 1; Dolby digital, Dolby surround 5.1.
Language Note:
English or French dialogue; French, Spanish or English subtitles.
Subject: Samurai > Japan > Drama.
Soldiers > Conduct of life > Drama.
Samurai > Japan > Juvenile drama.
Soldiers > Conduct of life > Juvenile drama.
Japan > History > 19th century > Drama.
Genre: Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Historical films.
Feature films.
Action and adventure films.
DVDs for the hearing impaired.
Closed captioning.
Fiction films.

Available copies

  • 12 of 13 copies available at Missouri Evergreen. (Show)
  • 2 of 2 copies available at Jefferson County.


  • 0 current holds with 13 total copies.
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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Jefferson County Library-Arnold DVD LAST (Text) 30000024858387 Videos Available -
Jefferson County Library-Northwest DVD F LAST (Text) 30000024755435 Videos Available -

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