Metacritic Movie Ratings
47 Ronin Reviews

2.0

24

out of 100

Metascore®
Generally unfavorable reviews
Based on a weighted average of all critic review scores.

A sample of reviews from critics across the country.

  • 50

    out of 100

    USA TodayClaudia Puig

    While the visuals are lovely to behold, this unremarkable version of the classic 18th century Japanese legend is stiff and uninvolving.

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  • 40

    out of 100

    The New York TimesNicolas Rapold

    47 Ronin can’t entirely paper over the void at its center, traceable partly to the shadowboxing of computer-aided filmmaking or studio tinkering.

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  • 40

    out of 100

    VarietyPeter Debruge

    As impressive as these visual elements prove to be, the film struggles to grab and maintain audiences’ interest, whether or not they know the underlying legend by heart.

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  • 30

    out of 100

    The Hollywood ReporterDavid Rooney

    It falls short on character definition, emotional involvement, narrative drive and originality.

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