#60. The Magnificent Seven (1960)


– Director: John Sturges

– Metascore: 74

– Runtime: 128 minutes


This epic tells the story of seven gunfighters hired to protect a Mexican peasant village from brutish, marauding bandits. The all-star cast includes Yul Brynner, Eli Wallach, Steve McQueen, Horst Buchholz, Charles Bronson, Robert Vaughn, and James Coburn. It is loosely based on the “Seven Samurai” by Japanese filmmaker Akira Kurosawa.