Tag: the Magnificent Seven

All Stand Together Pt 7 (Battle Beyond the Stars, 1980)

A peaceful planet called Akira is visited by the conqueror Sador.  He promises to return with an armada that will overrun the planet if they do not willingly submit to them.  A young man named Shad goes on a mission to get weapons and…

All Stand Together Pt 6 (Seven Samurai, 1954)

Being set in sixteenth century Japan, some might question including this film in my series on westerns.  But having run through the Magnificent Seven films, not looking at the film that inspired them, that created one of the most memorable western motifs seemed downright…

All Stand Together Pt 5 (The Magnificent Seven, 2016)

While there had been a two season TV series in the late 90’s, the Seven Samurai inspired franchise had remained quiet. Certainly, plenty of films have used the “group of gunslingers or outlaws step up to help people in need.  It is one of…

All Stand Together Pt 4 (The Magnificent Seven Ride!, 1972)

Years after the original film, Chris Adams is a marshal. A friend seeks his help with a gang of bandits.  He refuses, but after both his wife and friend are killed in a robbery and attempted apprehension, he brings in a group of men…

All Stand Together Pt 3 (Guns of the Magnificent Seven, 1969)

Revolutionary Quintero has been captured by the Federale.  He gets $600 to Max to continue the cause.  Bandit and revolutionary Lobero wants him to use the money for guns and ammo, but instead he hires Chris Adams.  They put together a new Seven to…

All Stand Together Part 2 (Return of the Seven,1966)

Chico settled down in the village that the Seven defended years before and now they face a new threat by Rancher Lorca.  He has kidnapped the town’s men to force them into labor. The town seeks the help of Chris and Vin (Vin now…

All Stand Together pt 1 (The Magnificent Seven, 1960)

Bandit Calvera and his gang are terrorizing the people of a small Mexican town. After one raid, he promises to return to steal more from the people. The leaders of the village put together what they have to invest in weapons. Chris Adams steps…