The Magnificent Seven

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The Magnificent Seven is a 1960 American western film directed by John Sturges about a group of hired gunmen protecting a Mexican village from bandits.

It is a remake of Akira Kurosawa's 1954 film, Seven Samurai.

A Mexican village is periodically raided by bandits led by Calvera (Eli Wallach). As he and his men ride away from their latest visit, Calvera promises to return.

Desperate, the village leaders travel to a border town to buy guns to defend themselves. They approach a veteran gunslinger, Chris (Yul Brynner). He tells them guns alone will not do them any good; they are farmers, not fighters. They ask him to lead them but Chris rejects them, telling them a single man is not enough. They keep asking and he eventually gives in. He manages to recruit men even though the pay is a pittance.

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Wins: 2
Losses: 1

Result Opponent A Score   B Score
Win The Earp Bros. & Doc Holliday 59 to 46
Loss The Seven Samurai 59 to 62
Win Young Guns 16 to 8