Follow us on

Shichinin no samurai (1956)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $271,736Details
Further financial details...

  1. Summary
  2. News
  3. Box Office
  4. International
  5. Video Sales
  6. Cast & Crew
  7. Trailer

Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

RecordRankAmount
All Time Domestic Box Office 9,420 $271,736
All Time Worldwide Box Office 12,134 $271,736

See the Box Office tab (Domestic) and International tab (International and Worldwide) for more Cumulative Box Office Records.


Movie Details

Production Budget:$500,000
Domestic Releases: November 19th, 1956 (Wide) by Cowboy Pictures, released as The Seven Samurai
August 30th, 2002 (Wide) by Cowboy Pictures, released as The Seven Samurai
Comparisons: vs. Operation Chromite
Create your own comparison chart…
Keywords: Foreign Language
Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Action
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Historical Fiction
Production Countries: Japan

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest Domestic 56th Weekend 73 $551 Sep 19, 2003 388
Biggest Domestic 53rd Weekend 62 $2,684 Aug 29, 2003 367
Biggest Domestic 52nd Weekend 68 $1,553 Aug 22, 2003 360
Biggest Domestic 51st Weekend 58 $3,412 Aug 15, 2003 353
Biggest Domestic 43rd Weekend 111 $1,323 Jun 20, 2003 297
Biggest Domestic 37th Weekend 133 $2,411 May 9, 2003 255
Biggest Domestic 36th Weekend 167 $1,448 May 2, 2003 248
Biggest Domestic 35th Weekend 237 $361 Apr 25, 2003 241
Biggest Domestic 34th Weekend 222 $967 Apr 18, 2003 234
Biggest Domestic 33rd Weekend 247 $863 Apr 11, 2003 227
Biggest Domestic 32nd Weekend 316 $390 Apr 4, 2003 220
Biggest Domestic 31st Weekend 270 $1,512 Mar 28, 2003 213
Biggest Domestic 30th Weekend 259 $2,768 Mar 21, 2003 206
Biggest Domestic 27th Weekend 414 $2,264 Feb 28, 2003 185
Biggest Domestic 25th Weekend 379 $10,874 Feb 14, 2003 171
Biggest Domestic 23rd Weekend 758 $1,953 Jan 31, 2003 157
Biggest Domestic 22nd Weekend 890 $2,144 Jan 24, 2003 150
Biggest Domestic 21st Weekend 1,038 $2,108 Jan 17, 2003 143
Biggest Domestic 20th Weekend 1,099 $3,348 Jan 10, 2003 136
Biggest Domestic 19th Weekend 1,442 $1,879 Jan 3, 2003 129
Biggest Domestic 17th Weekend 2,234 $678 Dec 20, 2002 115
Biggest Domestic 16th Weekend 1,883 $6,285 Dec 13, 2002 108
Biggest Domestic 14th Weekend 2,875 $2,091 Nov 29, 2002 94
Biggest Domestic 13th Weekend 2,726 $6,816 Nov 22, 2002 87
Biggest Domestic 12th Weekend 2,844 $11,495 Nov 15, 2002 80
Biggest Domestic 11th Weekend 3,271 $10,925 Nov 8, 2002 73
Biggest Domestic 10th Weekend 4,023 $5,590 Nov 1, 2002 66
Biggest Domestic 9th Weekend 4,263 $7,681 Oct 25, 2002 59
Biggest Domestic 8th Weekend 5,300 $2,776 Oct 18, 2002 52
Biggest Domestic 4th Weekend 7,202 $5,106 Sep 20, 2002 24
Biggest Domestic 3rd Weekend 7,555 $8,958 Sep 13, 2002 17
Biggest Domestic 2nd Weekend 7,648 $17,816 Sep 6, 2002 10
Biggest Domestic Opening Weekend 8,170 $21,830 Aug 30, 2002 3

Cast

Toshiro Mifune    Kikuchiyo

Production and Technical Credits

Director   

2010 - Holiday Gift Guide - Part III

December 9th, 2010

Christmas shopping season continues, as does our Holiday Gift Guide. We started with Part I, which talked about the big first run releases, while Part II dealt with box sets and TV on DVD releases. This week we look at limited releases, foreign releases, and some old time classics, starting with... More...

DVD and Blu-ray Releases for October 19th, 2010

October 18th, 2010

There's a bit of a lull in activity on the home market this week, at least in terms of big sellers. The best selling release is Predators and while I recommend picking up the Blu-ray, the movie barely made $50 million at the box office, so I have realistic expectations regarding its sales potential. Meanwhile, the Pick of the Week is a classic from 1975, The Rocky Horror Picture Show - 35th Anniversary Blu-ray. More...

Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2002/08/30 62 $21,830   2 $10,915   $21,830 3
2002/09/06 66 $17,816 -18% 3 $5,939   $46,091 10
2002/09/13 81 $8,958 -50% 3 $2,986   $69,273 17
2002/09/20 107 $5,106 -43% 1 $5,106   $81,771 24
2002/10/18 109 $2,776   1 $2,776   $93,514 52
2002/10/25 94 $7,681 +177% 2 $3,841   $101,195 59
2002/11/01 84 $5,590 -27% 2 $2,795   $116,292 66
2002/11/08 76 $10,925 +95% 2 $5,463   $131,427 73
2002/11/15 71 $11,495 +5% 2 $5,748   $148,548 80
2002/11/22 85 $6,816 -41% 2 $3,408   $158,672 87
2002/11/29 107 $2,091 -69% 2 $1,046   $166,364 94
2002/12/13 73 $6,285   1 $6,285   $173,588 108
2002/12/20 86 $678 -89% 1 $678   $181,564 115
2003/01/03 86 $1,879   1 $1,879   $183,443 129
2003/01/10 83 $3,348 +78% 1 $3,348   $187,390 136
2003/01/17 106 $2,108 -37% 1 $2,108   $189,498 143
2003/01/24 103 $2,144 +2% 4 $536   $199,489 150
2003/01/31 104 $1,953 -9% 2 $977   $204,190 157
2003/02/14 76 $10,874   3 $3,625   $217,788 171
2003/02/28 106 $2,264   2 $1,132   $223,341 185
2003/03/21 102 $2,768   1 $2,768   $228,245 206
2003/03/28 128 $1,512 -45% 2 $756   $232,886 213
2003/04/04 138 $390 -74% 1 $390   $233,873 220
2003/04/11 131 $863 +121% 1 $863   $235,076 227
2003/04/18 136 $967 +12% 1 $967   $236,723 234
2003/04/25 157 $361 -63% 1 $361   $237,192 241
2003/05/02 134 $1,448 +301% 1 $1,448   $238,892 248
2003/05/09 121 $2,411 +67% 1 $2,411   $242,409 255
2003/06/20 95 $1,323   1 $1,323   $248,039 297
2003/08/15 101 $3,412   1 $3,412   $258,154 353
2003/08/22 117 $1,553 -54% 2 $777   $261,867 360
2003/08/29 109 $2,684 +73% 1 $2,684   $268,546 367
2003/09/19 141 $551   1 $551   $271,736 388

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2002/08/30 60 $28,275   2 $14,138   $28,275 16,727
2002/09/06 60 $32,040 +13% 3 $10,680   $60,315 16,734
2002/09/13 78 $16,350 -49% 3 $5,450   $76,665 16,741
2002/10/18 111 $2,776   1 $2,776   $93,514 16,776
2002/10/25 81 $17,188 +519% 2 $8,594   $110,702 16,783
2002/11/01 81 $9,800 -43% 2 $4,900   $120,502 16,790
2002/11/08 75 $16,551 +69% 2 $8,276   $137,053 16,797
2002/11/15 74 $14,803 -11% 2 $7,402   $151,856 16,804
2002/11/22 80 $12,417 -16% 2 $6,209   $164,273 16,811
2002/11/29 92 $3,030 -76% 2 $1,515   $167,303 98
2002/12/13 61 $13,583   1 $13,583   $180,886 16,832
2002/12/20 80 $678 -95% 1 $678   $181,564 119
2003/01/03 78 $2,478   1 $2,478   $184,042 16,853
2003/01/10 87 $3,348 +35% 1 $3,348   $187,390 16,860
2003/01/17 84 $9,955 +197% 1 $9,955   $197,345 16,867
2003/01/24 91 $4,892 -51% 4 $1,223   $202,237 16,874
2003/02/14 75 $14,163   3 $4,721   $221,077 175
2003/02/28 92 $4,400   2 $2,200   $225,477 189
2003/03/21 99 $5,897   1 $5,897   $231,374 16,930
2003/03/28 125 $2,109 -64% 2 $1,055   $233,483 16,937
2003/04/04 131 $730 -65% 1 $730   $234,213 16,944
2003/04/11 126 $1,543 +111% 1 $1,543   $235,756 16,951
2003/04/18 133 $1,075 -30% 1 $1,075   $236,831 16,958
2003/04/25 152 $613 -43% 1 $613   $237,444 16,965
2003/05/02 128 $2,554 +317% 1 $2,554   $239,998 16,972
2003/08/15 96 $5,572   1 $5,572   $260,314 17,077
2003/08/22 95 $5,548 n/c 2 $2,774   $265,862 17,084
2003/08/29 104 $5,323 -4% 1 $5,323   $271,185 371
2003/09/19 137 $551   1 $551   $271,736 392