Seven Samurai (1956)

A masterpiece of filmmaking that stands as Akira Kurosawa’s greatest work and one of the Top 5 films of All-Time, Seven Samurai changed the medium’s landscape with stylistic battle sequences, revolutionized narrative elements, and technical brilliance. 10/10.

Plot Synopsis: A samurai answers a village’s request for protection after he falls on hard times. The town needs protection from bandits, so the samurai gathers six others to help him teach the people how to defend themselves, and the villagers provide the soldiers with food. A giant battle occurs when 40 bandits attack the village.

Overall Rating: 10/10