The Magnificent Seven (1960)
The Magnificent Seven is an American western film directed by John Sturges. It is an Old West-style remake of Akira Kurosawa's Japanese-language film Seven Samurai. The film stars Yul Brynner, Steve McQueen, Charles Bronson, Robert Vaughn, James Coburn, Brad Dexter, and Horst Buchholz. They play a group of seven American gunfighters hired to protect a small agricultural village in Mexico from a group of marauding native bandits led by Calvera. The film's musical score was composed by Elmer Bernstein. In 2013, the film was selected for preservation in the United States National Film Registry by the Library of Congress as being "culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant".