The Japanese monarchy has decided to replace the hired samurai warriors, who have been relied upon for centuries for defending the nation, with a more contemporary military. A U.S. Civil War veteran (Tom Cruise) is hired by the Emperor to train a group of Japanese conscripts to replace the samurai warriors. But when he is captured by the samurai, he comes to respect them and finds himself torn over who he should be fighting for.
Release Date: 01 November 2004
Certificate: 15 - Suitable for Persons Aged 15 or Over
Running Time: 154 minutes
Production Year: 2003
Main Language: English
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