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47 Ronin

In ancient Japan, Kai (Keanu Reeves) is an outcast among samurai soldiers. But he joins forces with Oishi (Hiroyuki Sanada) and his band of other banished ronin to get vengeance upon the warlord who murdered their master and restore their honour. Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: C+
Violence: C-
Sexual Content: B
Language: A
Drugs/Alcohol: B+
Run Time: 118
Theater Release: 25 Dec 2013
Video Release: 01 Apr 2014
MPAA Rating: PG-13
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47 Ronin is rated PG-13: for intense sequences of violence and action, some disturbing images, and thematic elements.

Director: Carl Rinsch
Cast: Keanu Reeves, Hiroyuki Sanada
Studio: 2013 Universal Pictures
Website: Official site for 47 Ronin.

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47 Ronin is based on a celebrated Japanese story of a group of samurai. But historical facts take a back seat to fiction in this Hollywood version that… 
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Why Is 47 Ronin Rated PG-13?

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