The Last Samurai (Tom Cruise, Ken Watanabe, Billy Connolly) 2003
Wednesday, 3 April 2019 | Admin
Tom Cruise spent nearly 2 years preparing for the film, including swordplay and Japanese language lessons. The film made more money at the box-office in Japan than in the U.S. During filming in New Zealand, Tom Cruise stayed in Oakura. The filming brought over $50m to the local economy in Taranaki. Tom Cruise and Timothy Spall also appeared together in Vanilla Sky (2001). Twist in History The Last Samurai 2003, the movie seems to imply that Japan's new army was trained by the Americans, in fact, it was the Prussian General Staff that assisted Japan's army.