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The Last Samurai

The Last Samurai

Edward Zwick

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The emperor of Japan recruits an American Civil War veteran to train his troops in a bid to wipe out a rebel faction of samurai warriors. The soldier is taken captive when the imperial army is defeated, and comes to respect his enemies' traditions and code of honour, finally going over to their side. Historical adventure, starring Tom Cruise, Ken Watanabe, Timothy Spall, Billy Connolly and Shichinosuke Nakamura.

Cast & Crew

Nathan Algren Tom Cruise
Katsumoto Ken Watanabe
Simon Graham Timothy Spall
Zebulon Gant Billy Connolly
Emperor Meiji Shichinosuke Nakamura
Col Bagley Tony Goldwyn
Omura Masato Harada
Gen Hasegawa Togo Igawa
Director Edward Zwick
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