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Top Reviewer Ranking: 1,625,070 - Total Helpful Votes: 32 of 73
The Last Samurai (Widescreen) (2 Discs) <b>DVD</b> ~ Tom Cruise
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1.0 out of 5 stars Dumb and pretentious, May 31 2004
No wonder the Japanese people hate this movie. It's not only the stereotypes (most of the Japanese characters were faceless or ugly, and in general violent and, hmm, stereotyped). It's also the pretentious way of fitting an Oriental philosophy in a Westerner's world. I'm not against meshing the best of different worlds. I'm just saying the novel and the movie are purely made to make money, and there's nothing philosophical or endearing about the story or the main character. Of course, it has to end with the white man taking the Asian woman as his bride. No wonder the Japanese hate this movie.