What The Critics Said About 47 Ronin

It is 2013’s biggest flop, so what went wrong? The critics might have some answers…

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Well well well, where do we start? Universal Picture’s samurai movie 47 Ronin, starring Keanu Reeves, is now 2013’s biggest box office flop estimated to be $175m down the drain, and for Comcast shareholders, some questions need answering.

And it was even panned by critics, as of January 1st, it has a Tomatometer rating of 11% on Rotten Tomatoes and a score of 28 on Metacritic.

Here are some of what critics have been saying about the critical flop ranked from the most generous to the most critical (if you’re a Universal Pictures executive, brace yourself):

6. SFX Magazine

Read the full review here. If you’re curious, find out why the British Board of Film Classification (BBFC) gave it a 12A here.

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