Six-String Samurai
Six-String Samurai (1998)

This post-apocalyptic desert spectacle of swords, adventure and rock n' roll wowed audiences at the Slamdance and South X Southwest Festivals. The King is dead. After ruling for more than 40 years from Lost Vegas, Elvis Presley has left… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: September 18, 1998
DVD Release Date: February 23, 1999
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Critic Score: 60% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: A quirky, energetic sci-fi adventure.

Michael Dequina

'Vegas needs a new king.' That, right there, is all you need to know plotwise of this ridiculously fun no-budget actioner.

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Sean Axmaker
Nitrate Online

Lance Mungia's high energy genre soup is a hoot, a low budget indie action film that embraces its limitations with a spare grunge-chic look...

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Brian Mckay

Will remain an obscure and sequel-less cult classic, having achieved that status out of sheer weirdness rather than greatness.

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Karina Montgomery

So here's two good performers and a good idea, gorgeous camera work....and nothing else. The idea was funny but I thought it was executed poorly at times.

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Flixster Audience Score: 77% Flixster User Reviews
Greg S
Samurai and rock musician Buddy (martial artist Jeffery Falcon, a dead ringer for Buddy Holly) travels the post-apocalyptic wasteland, heading to Vegas with the… More
Daniel Hetteix
It is quasi-low budget, and patently absurd. Buddy Holly goes to post-apocalyptic Lost Vegas to claim the vacated throne of the monarch of the… More
El Hombre Invisible
It's The Road Warrior Picture Show with a Buddy Holly doing his best Toshiro Mifune starring in a Sergio Leone gang picture set in a fantasy future,… More
James Alvarez
I recomend this post apocalyptic tale of the various degrees of rock music. Beware it is an aquired taste and not for everybody.
Cassandra Maples
This movie is a wonderful experience - the cinematography is stunning, the fights exquisite and the music perfect. One of the most enjoyable theatrical… More
Walter M.
[font=Century Gothic]"Six-String Samurai" takes place 40 years after the Russians bombed America and invaded in 1957, and Elvis was crowned king in… More