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The Magnificent Seven

Starring Yul Brynner, Eli Wallach, Steve McQueen, Charles Bronson, Robert Vaughn and Brad Dexter, "The Magnificent Seven" (also known as "Glorreichen Sieben, Die", "Magnifici sette, I") is a Western/Adventure/Drama film directed by John Sturges, and written by William Roberts (screenplay), Hideo Oguni (screenplay "Shichinin no samurai"), Shinobu Hashimoto (screenplay "Shichinin no samurai") and Akira Kurosawa (screenplay "Shichinin no samurai"), released on October 23 of 1960 in the USA.

They were seven - And they fought like seven hundred!
Directed by:
John Sturges
William Roberts
Screenplay "Shichinin no samurai":
Hideo Oguni, Shinobu Hashimoto and Akira Kurosawa
John Sturges
Executive producer:
Walter Mirisch
Associate producer:
Lou Morheim


A Mexican village is periodically raided for food and supplies by bandits led by Calvera (Eli Wallach). As he and his men rode away from their latest visit, Calvera had promised to return for more booty and loot the village again. Taking what meager goods they have, the village leaders ride to a town just inside the American border hoping to barter for weapons to defend themselves. While there, they encounter Chris (Yul Brynner), a veteran Cajun gunslinger; after listening to their tale, Chris suggests that [...]



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Who is the director of "The Magnificent Seven"?

John Sturges was an American director, and producer.

John Sturges has directed movies such as "Ice Station Zebra", released in 1968, "The Eagle Has Landed" (1976), "Right Cross" (1950), "McQ" (1974), "The People Against O'Hara" (1951), and "It's a Big Country" (1951).

Steve McQueen has also been directed by John Sturges in "The Great Escape", released in 1963 playing Capt. Hilts "The Cooler King", "Never So Few" (1959) in which Steve McQueen plays Bill Ringa.


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What was the release date of "The Magnificent Seven"?

"The Magnificent Seven" was initially released on Sunday, October 23, 1960, in the United States.

Release date for the United States:
  • Sunday, October 23, 1960

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