The Magnificent Seven is an American Western film which is directed by Antoine Fuqua and is a remake of an old Japanese movie by the same name. The film has an ensemble cast starring some big names like Denzel Washington, Ethan Hawke, Chris Pratt, Manuel Garcia-Rulfo to name a few.
Upon its release, the film garnered mixed review from film critics who have criticized the unoriginality of the movie but appreciated the impressive cast. However, it has not failed at the box office. Released in about 600 theaters, the film had a good opening facing no competition from any other biggie.
The storyline is basically same to that of the original one. The film deals with seven gunmen from the old west that eventually forms a team and helps to save a poor village from savage and dangerous thieves. The leader of the group is Denzel Washington, while Chris Pratt, Ethan Hawke along with others forms the rest of the group comprising of seven brave gunmen.
Many recent films in this genre have been box-office duds, so it obviously was in pressure with its box office performance. But, despite receiving poor critical reception, the film has been a box-office success. The Magnificent Seven eventually had a great opening, making it one of the most successful films of 2016.