The Magnificent Seven (2016 film)

Many similarities in The Magnificent Seven and our China Gate

Expected date of release of The Magnificent Seven is September 23, 2016 and the film is in making. Not much information is available about its storyline but it is known that it is a remake. In 1960 a western film with the same name was released but the original plot belongs to the 1954 Japanese film Seven Samurai. It is the story of a seven gun-wielding muscleman coming together for a common cause that is protecting poor people from the ruthlessness of rich and mighty. In The Magnificent Seven, a town hires seven brave soldiers to counter a ruthless industrialist.

In India, it will be compared with the 1998 movie China Gate but since The Magnificent Seven is a western action film; audiences can expect more thrill and action than drama and emotion of China Gate. The story line is made modern by including industrialist as antagonist. He wants to usurp land of villagers for industrialization by any means. Meek townspeople are no match for the power of the money but they don’t want to leave their lands either. The only option left is to check the industrialist but they need muscle and money power to keep the industrialist away from their fields.

The story will make from meeting of soldiers and their decision to protect the townspeople. It is what we saw in earlier movies but there is an excitement among movie watchers and critics as they want to see how much difference the director of The Seven Magnificent is able to make from the earlier movies. In the meantime, we could get a glimpse of the movie in a teaser and also get some more information on its plot.

Why watch the movie?

It is an action movie and also a remake of hit movies like Seven Samurai. Formula of The Seven Magnificent is a time tested formula and it has been a hit every time. In China Gate also got good response from viewers. The Magnificent Seven will also get a great response as it has a story different from traditional movies and also the story reflects true state of society where land is grabbed in the name of industrialization.

The Magnificent Seven (2016 film)

Directed – Antoine Fuqua
Produced – Roger Birnbaum, Todd Black
Starring – Denzel Washington, Chris Pratt, Ethan Hawke, Vincent D’Onofrio, Byung-hun Lee, Manuel Garcia-Rulfo, Martin Sensmeier, Haley Bennett, Matt Bomer, Peter Sarsgaard
Release dates – September 23, 2016
Country – United States

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