Based on a true-life 18th century tale, this fantasy epic tells a dramatic tale of clan warfare and revenge surrounding a band of 47 loyal samurai seeking vengeance after their master is murdered. Keanu Reeves stars in the Universal Pictures production, written by Hossein Amini and WANTED’s Chris Morgan.
“47 RONIN’s weird, cross-referential imagery is enough to make it watchable.” — Grade: B (A.V. Club)
“47 RONIN rivals the epic martial-arts films of Tsui Hark or Zhang Yimou in terms of sheer spectacle, bringing a dark, almost gothic feel to the Eastern environments…” (Variety)
“Kai’s most excellent swordsmanship is demonstrated in a frenetic hunt scene…” (Hollywood Reporter)