The Magnificent Seven
The Magnificent Seven (1960)

A Mexican village is being terrorized by the bandit Calvera (Eli Wallach) and his gun blazing goons. Seven American mercenaries are hired to protect the village. The group trains the townsfolk in gunplay as a trap is set for Calvera. The… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: January 1, 1960
DVD Release Date: May 8, 2001
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Critic Score: 93% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Simon Miraudo
Quickflix

Bernstein's score is one for the ages. This film, however, is not.

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Carly Kocurek
Common Sense Media

Classic shoot-'em-up not for young viewers.

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Chuck O'Leary
Fantastica Daily

A classic that's never been one of my favorite Westerns.

James Plath
Movie Metropolis

One of the most iconic Westerns.

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Christopher Smith
Bangor Daily News (Maine)

Overly celebrated, but the gun fights are among the best ever in a Western.

Pete Vonder Haar
Film Threat

If you're going to rip someone off, may as well rip off the best

Emanuel Levy
EmanuelLevy.Com

John Sturges remake of Kurosawa's masterpiece, Seven Samurai, is enjoyable on its own terms due to the stellar cast, not to mention Elmer Bernstein's score, but it helps to know the Japansese classic.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

An inferior remake of Akira Kurosawa's 1954 action classic The Seven Samurai, though worth seeing because of the star performances.

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Pete Croatto
Filmcritic.com

Get the Pringles ready.

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Flixster Audience Score: 88% Flixster User Reviews
Kevin M. Williams
Yul Brynner leads an all star cast as seven gunman are hired to defend a tiny farming villages from los banditos locos. There's no money to be had while… More
Jim Hunter
This is the Western version of <i>The Seven Samurai</i>; if you don't know the plot of <i>The Seven Samurai</i>, see that film… More
Carlos Magalh„es
An entertaining Western remake of Kurosawa's samurai classic and, like that film, more concerned with developing its characters and letting them grown on… More
Alex roy
The Magnificent Seven is similar to the classic 1954 Japanese film Seven Samurai directed by the great Akira Kurosawa. I really enjoyed this one, but I found… More
xGary Xx
Based on a story by Akira Kurosawa, starring Yul Brinner, Steve McQueen, Charles Bronson, James Coburn, Robert Vaughn and Eli Wallach, directed by John (The… More
Jens S.
Shocking, that one of the great, classic Western films is actually a remake of Kurosawa's Samurai film. That doesn't take anything away from this… More