Seven Samurai
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Kikuchiyo: This baby... It's me... It's what happened to me.

Shichiroji: That bandit said their fort.
Kyuzo: It's hardly a fort.
Kikuchiyo: It's full of holes, like Yohei's underwear.

Kikuchiyo: You fool! Damn you! You call yourself a horse! For shame! Hey! Wait! Please! I apologize! Forgive me.

Farmer Manzo: Consider who we're dealing with here. Give a wolf a taste of your leg and he'll ask for your hand.

Kikuchiyo: You again! I see that bald head of yours in my dreams.

Kambei Shimada: Train yourself, distinguish yourself in war... But time flies. Before your dream materializes, you get gray hair. By that time your parents and friends are dead and gone.

Heihachi Hayashida: Actually, kids work harder than adults. But only if you treat them like adults.

Gorobei Katayama: I'm with you. But I have to say that although I understand the farmers' suffering and understand why you would take up their cause, it's your character that I find most compelling. In life one finds friends in the strangest places.

Kikuchiyo: Got a problem, gramps?
Gisaku: Nope. All's well now.

Kikuchiyo: Don't mess with me. I may look like hell, but I'm a real samurai.

Kikuchiyo: You all make great scarecrows. Problem is, the enemy isn't a bunch of sparrows and crows.

Kikuchiyo: Use your balls, if you've got any.

Gorobei Katayama: The threshing's done and still no bandits. Everyone's saying they might not come after all.
Kambei Shimada: A tempting thought. When you think you're safe is precisely when you're most vulnerable.

Gisaku: Find hungry samurai. Even bears come down from the mountains when they are hungry.

Kambei Shimada: Go to the north. The decisive battle will be fought there.
Gorobei Katayama: Why didn't you build a fence there?
Kambei Shimada: A good fort needs a gap. The enemy must be lured in. So we can attack them. If we only defend, we lose the war.

Kikuchiyo: You there, chewing your cud. Can you cut that out? This isn't a cow shed.

Kambei Shimada: This is the nature of war: By protecting others, you save yourselves. If you only think of yourself, you'll only destroy yourself.

Kyuzo: Don't you see? A real sword will kill you.

Continuity mistake: Shichiroji throws a spear out the door of Rikichi's hut in anger, it lands obviously in parallel with the door. Later, after Kikuchiyo's outburst he runs outside and picks the spear up, however it's now laying sideways compared to the door.


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Trivia: Seiji Miyaguchi, who plays Kyuzo the master swordsman, actually had the least experience with swordplay among all of the actors who play samurai in the film. In fact, he never even touched a sword until a few weeks before shooting the film (he initially turned the role down for this reason). Most of his fight scenes rely on clever editing to make him appear to be a master.


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