The Magnificent Seven (2016)

Genres - Action, Western  |   Sub-Genres - Ensemble Film, Epic Western, Buddy Film  |   Release Date - Sep 23, 2016 (USA)  |   Run Time - 133 min.  |   Countries - USA  |   MPAA Rating - PG13
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In this remake of the classic 1960 oater of the same name (itself a Western remake of Akira Kurosawa's masterpiece, The Seven Samurai), seven gunslingers join forces in order to protect a small town from a mining tycoon (Peter Sarsgaard) and his goons, who plan to seize the residents' land by force. The seven-man army is led by a mysterious bounty hunter (Denzel Washington), and also includes a sharp-witted gambler (Chris Pratt), a troubled ex-Civil War soldier (Ethan Hawke), a mountain man (Vincent D'Onofrio), an expert knife thrower (Byung-hun Lee), an outlaw (Manuel Garcia-Rulfo), and a Comanche warrior (Martin Sensmeier). Directed by Antoine Fuqua (Training Day).

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mercenary, cowboy, gunfighter, hired-gun [hit man], outlaw [Western], protection, desperation, employment, peasant, small-town, townspeople, farming