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The Last Samurai

Synopsis

[[Performer~P118079~Edward Zwick~edwardzwick]] returned to the director's chair for the first time since 1998's [[Feature~V173674~The Siege~thesiege]] with this sweeping period drama set in 19th-century Japan. After centuries of relying on hired samurai for national defense, the Japanese monarchy has decided to do away with the warriors in favor of a more contemporary military. [[Performer~P86295~Tom Cruise~tomcruise]] stars as Nathan Algren, a veteran of the U.S. Civil War who is hired by the Emperor...more

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3.0

55 out of 100 Metascore®

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