Movies @ Kips Bay Library presents New Releases Movie Night: Magnificent Seven
Columbia Pictures Industries Inc.
Rating PG-13, Runtime 128 minutes, Release Year 2016; Director Antoine Fuqua
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). Author: Jack Rodgers
Denzel Washington, Matt Bomer, Chris Pratt, Vincent D'Onofrio, Ethan Hawke, Cam Gigandet