Nathan Algren is an American hired to instruct the Japanese army in the ways of modern warfare, which finds him learning to respect the samurai and the honorable principles that rule them. Pressed to destroy the samurai’s way of life in the name of modernization and open trade, Algren decides to become an ultimate warrior himself and to fight for their right to exist.
|Tagline:||In the face of an enemy, in the heart of one man, lies the soul of a warrior.|
|Cast:||Aoi Minato, Billy Connolly, Chad Lindberg, Hiroaki Amano, Hiroshi Watanabe, Hiroyuki Sanada, Hisao Takeda, Jiro Wada, John Koyama, Ken Watanabe, Kenta Daibo, Koji Fujii, Kosaburo Nomura IV, Koyuki, Lee Murayama, Makoto Hashiba, Masashi Odate, Masato Harada, Mitsuyuki Oishi, Noguchi Takayuki, Ray Godshall Sr., Ryoichiro Yonekura, Satoshi Nikaido, Scott Wilson, Seiji Morita, Seizô Fukumoto, Shane Kosugi, Shichinosuke Nakamura, Shimpei Horinouchi, Shin Koyamada, Shinji Suzuki, Shintaro Wada, Shoji Yoshihara, Shun Sugata, Sosuke Ikematsu, Sven Toorvald, Takashi Kora, Takashi Noguchi, Takeru Shimizu, Takeshi Maya, Timothy Spall, Togo Igawa, Tom Cruise, Tony Goldwyn, William Atherton, Yuki Matsuzaki, Yusuke Myochin|
|Country:||Japan, New Zealand, USA|