A desire to restore their dead master's honor drives 47 samurai soldiers to break all the rules
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Rating & Content Info
Why is 47 Ronin rated PG-13? 47 Ronin is rated PG-13 by the MPAA for intense sequences of violence and action, some disturbing images, and thematic elements.
Violence: Themes of taking one’s life to restore honor (in other words “honorable” suicide) are throughout this movie. In two scenes men kill themselves with a knife and then another man decapitates their bodies with a sword. (The decapitations are not shown, except for one human-like giant who has his head cut off during a battle.) Some decapitated heads are held up for display. A big beast attacks a group of men; one eventually stabs it and kills it. A woman, who is a witch, pierces a man’s skin and extracts a large spider. It appears a man is raping a woman (both are clothed) but it isn’t really happening. A man is beaten with sticks after impersonating a Samurai warrior. A man is stabbed, another shot. A man is beaten and then stomped upon by his opponent. Men cut their thumbs in order to place a blood fingerprint on a document. Battles involving swords are seen throughout.
Sexual Content: A man imagines seeing a woman raped by another man (no nudity is shown). Men are seen without shirts. Characters discussion a man being born out of wedlock.
Language: None noted.
Alcohol / Drug Use:Infrequent alcohol use.
Page last updated April 1, 2014
|Alberta||PG||Violence, Frightening Scenes.|
|Manitoba||PG||Not Recommended For Young Children Violence.|
|Quebec||G||Not Recommended For Young Children.|
|Canadian Home Video||PG|
News About "47 Ronin"
Cast and Crew
47 Ronin is directed by Carl Rinsch and stars Keanu Reeves, Hiroyuki Sanada.
The most recent home video release of 47 Ronin movie is April 1, 2014. Here are some details…
Home Video Notes: 47 Ronin
Release Date: 1 April 2014
47 Ronin releases to home video (Blu-ray/DVD/UltraViolet) with the following extras:
- Re-Forging the Legend- The story of 47 Ronin