The Magnificent Seven

Film, Action and adventure
The Magnificent Seven, 100 best action movies

Time Out says

Sturges' remake of Kurosawa's Seven Samurai is always worth a look, mainly for the performances of McQueen, Bronson, Coburn and Vaughn. The theme of the group of professionals coming together to defend a cause or undertake a useless task, mainly as an exercise for their narcissistic talents, was one that would be constantly reworked during the '60s. Numerous set pieces, like Coburn's knife fight, Vaughn's fly-catching and McQueen's jokes, stay lodged in the mind.


Release details

138 mins

Cast and crew

John Sturges
William S Roberts
Eli Wallach
Robert Vaughn
Horst Buchholz
Brad Dexter
Whit Bissell
Vladimir Sokoloff
Yul Brynner
Charles Bronson
James Coburn
Steve McQueen