Release date:April 29, 2011
Studio:Magnet Releasing (Magnolia Pictures)
MPAA Rating:R (for sequences of bloody violence, some disturbing images and brief nudity)
Starring:Koji Yakusho, Takayuki Yamada, Yusuke Iseya, Gorô Inagaki, Masachika Ichimura, Mikijiro Hira, Hiroki Matsukata, Ikki Sawamura, Arata Furuta, Tsuyoshi Ihara, Masataka Kubota, Sosuke Takaoka, Seiji Rokkaku, Yûma Ishigaki, Koen Kondo
Cult director Takeshi Miike ("Ichi the Killer," "Audition") delivers a bravado period action film set at the end of Japan's feudal era in which a group of unemployed samurai are enlisted to bring down a sadistic lord and prevent him from ascending to the throne and plunging the country into a wartorn future.