A big screen remake of John Sturges' classic western The Magnificent Seven, itself a remake of Akira Kurosawa's Seven Samurai. Seven gun men in the old west gradually come together to help a poor village against savage thieves.
The Magnificent Seven - Movie Review
Nothing like a good ol' fashion, mud stoppin' western to put hair on the chest and get the blood pumpin'. How well does this remake of another remake hold up? Let's break down the modern day version of The Magnificent Seven.
Pretty Good Remake to a Pretty Good Classic
The original 1960 film, The Magnificent Seven, is in a weird place in American pop culture. While it's usually considered one of the major classic Hollywood westerns, it's never been considered to be particularly great.
"The Magnificent Seven" Review
When done right, modern attempts at the Western can rise above ordinary standards. A couple recent examples: 2010's “True Grit” and last year’s “The Revenant”.
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First Look At Antoine Fuqua's Western Classic Remake 'The Magnificent Seven'.
When it comes to classic westerns, John Sturges' The Magnificent Seven (1960) is arguably one of the most memorable one from that era. Inspired by Akira Kurosawa's Seven Samurai, The Magnificent Seven, with a cast which includes Yul Bryner, Steve McQueen, Charles Bronson and James Coburn, tells the story of a group of gunmen hired to protect a small village from attacks by bandits. The film was followed by a few sequels and a TV series in 1998.
Ethan Hawke Joins'The Magnificant Seven' Remake
The cast for the remake of The Magnificant Seven is beginning to take shape with Ethan Hawke being the latest edition to the group. — Variety reports that Hawke is in advanced talks with MGM over the project. The Magnificent Seven is based on John Sturges’ 1960 film starring Yul Brynner and Steve McQueen, which itself was a remake of Akira Kurosawa’s 1954 film The Seven Samurai. The script for this remake was penned by True Detective creator Nic Pizzolatto, with The Blind Side writer-director John Lee Hancock offering up some rewrites.