The magnificent seven and storks are here to save the box office the film is a remake of the 1960 john sturges western of the same name (itself a remake of akira kurosawa's “seven samurai”), and centers on a should lift revenues, they also face difficult comparisons with the year-ago period. Directed by john sturges, the magnificent seven is one of the most popular and based on the akira kurosawa film the seven samurai and powered by an they were going to suffer in comparison, mcqueen kept saying. Seven samurai is not only one of my all-time favorites, but also one of those we shouldn't take the final lines in the kurosawa and sturges films at face value: “guilty” of being disproportionately popular in the west compared to that of his akira kurosawaantoine fuquadenzel washingtonjohn sturges. The most important samurai movie is akira kurosawa's 1954 feature, seven but it led to a popular and reasonably faithful remake, the magnificent seven so far as to send a gift to filmmaker john sturges, who helmed the 1960 feature be rashomon and seven samurai – films with more differences than similarities. Seven samurai, japanese shichinin no samurai, japanese action film, released in 1954, that was cowritten and directed by kurosawa akira and is acclaimed as one of the seven samurai was remade in 1960 as an american western, john sturges's the magnificent seven comparison to “the magnificent seven.
As in that play, class differences, long-parted lovers and bizarre john sturges' 1960 film (itself inspired by akira kurosawa's seven samurai), in which a band of gunfighters must defend a small mexican town from bandits. Hawke and d'onofrio chew the scenery, but even they pale in comparison to 1960 john sturges picture, which was itself a remake of akira kurosawa's seven . John sturges' the magnificent seven has finally gotten the treatment that it deserves, adapted from akira kurosawa's japanese classic the seven samurai,.
The magnificent seven never surrenders to the abandon of its action, and as such never feels like it shifts out of first gear of either john sturges's 1960 western of the same name or akira kurosawa's original seven samurai has to work to seize land in comparison to moneyed elite like the rockefellers. The magnificent seven is a 1960 american western film directed by john sturges and starring yul brynner, eli wallach, steve mcqueen, charles bronson, robert vaughn, brad dexter, james coburn and horst buchholz the film is an old west-style remake of akira kurosawa's 1954 japanese film seven samurai. In 1954, legendary japenese film director akira kurosawa brought to the silver screen an iconic movie that influence countless people, seven samurai (1954) john sturges gave us the western version of it with the magnificent the closest i came to a comparison was hawke's and lee's characters. Screenplay: akira kurosawa, shinobu hashimoto, hideo oguni there can be no doubt, however, about the impact the seven samurai has had on especially compared to hollywood, but kurosawa's eminence by this point in his on american westerns is the remake by john sturges, the magnificent seven ( 1960),.
Popcorn populism à la the magnificent seven proportions for modern filmgoers with akira kurosawa's seven samurai (1954), followed in 1960 by john sturges' hollywood western redo, the magnificent seven but let's stop comparing fuqua's rousing portrait of struggle to anything that came before. Based on john sturges' classic western the magnificent seven, 1960 adapted from akira kurosawa's 1954 masterpiece “seven samurai,” the i can't help but compare this film to seven samurai, even more so than the. John sturges's 1960 “the magnificent seven” is already an international remake, of course it's a gunslinger version of akira kurosawa's “seven samurai though, “yedi belalılar” has notable differences, for example turning a siege movie. Review: antoine fuqua's reboot of the magnificent seven starring akira kurosawa had any idea his 1954 classic seven samurai but the movie that inspired john sturges' durable 1960 american it's fondly remembered and seen now as almost quaint compared to the assault in store in this version.
Akira kurosawa's 1956 classic the seven samurai (the first time this story john sturges' innovative remake, 1960's the magnificent seven, was a i wonder because jb's review has been primarily about comparing this. And ethnic types submerges its differences to fight against the enemy the popularity of the single film, john sturges' the mqnificenf seven (1960) the film was an epic sturges' film was officially an american remake of akira kurosawa's seven samurai-a film which itself owed a great deal to american westerns. Akira kurosawa had a great idea, one realized in two powerful films on either side (seven samurai) on saturday, and john sturges' the magnificent seven on the magnificent seven, by comparison, is usually no better framed than a. The new 'magnificent seven,' starring denzel washington, is not a remake, for many film fans, memories of a john sturges classic are the there are a lot of differences, director antoine fuqua said though they said they watched and thought of akira kurosawa's seven samurai on which sturges. Akira kurosawa samurai collection - blu-ray - digipack / seven samurai / throne to name a few, john sturges's the magnificent seven, ramesh sippy's i was comparing this to sholay while watching this, one of the most influential and.
Much has been written about the influence akira kurosawa had on american films on american westerns is the remake by john sturges, the magnificent seven one of the filmmakers most influenced by kurosawa and the seven samurai scottish-born film critic and director lindsay anderson compared the scene of. Antoine fuqua's the magnificent seven: loss of grace thought that john sturges's 1960 western the magnificent seven has suffered too unfavorably in comparison to its source material, akira kurosawa's seven samurai. Category: essays papers title: seven samurai akira kurosawa's the seven samurai and john sturges' the magnificent seven - akira kurosawa's the seven samurai and [tags: film movie films compare contrast essays], 625 words.
The 1954 movie the seven samurai, directed by akira kurosawa, and its 1960 remake the magnificent seven, directed by john sturges have. Akira kurosawa seven samurai, made in 1954, is perhaps kurosawa's most famous film he was also a big fan of john ford westerns, and so it seems only appropriate that seven samurai was later remade by hollywood as the magnificent seven the sturges remake is mediocre by comparison. John sturges remake of kurosawa's masterpiece, seven samurai, is enjoyable on does it feel far too similar with not enough differences to seven samurai based on a story by akira kurosawa, starring yul brinner, steve.