Metacritic Movie Ratings
13 Assassins Reviews

5.0

87

out of 100

Metascore®
Universal acclaim
Based on a weighted average of all critic review scores.

A sample of reviews from critics across the country.

  • 100

    out of 100

    Wall Street JournalJoe Morgenstern

    Right makes might in Takashi Miike's excellent-and exceedingly violent-remake of a 1966 Japanese classic by Eiichi Kudo.

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  • 88

    out of 100

    Chicago Sun-TimesRoger Ebert

    The film is terrifically entertaining, an ambitious big-budget epic, directed with great visuals and sound by Takeshi Miike.

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  • 60

    out of 100

    The Hollywood ReporterDeborah Young

    Though it takes some time to sort out the large cast, the leads, all fine actors, eventually come into focus. As the good and bad samurai, Yakusho and Ichimura have the gravitas to take their roles seriously and perform a decisive one-on-one sword fight straight.

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