47 Ronin is a 2013 American 3D fantasy action film directed by Carl Rinsch. Scripted by Chris Morgan and Hossein Amini from a story by Morgan and Walter Hamada, the film is a work of Chūshingura ("The Treasury of Loyal Retainers") serving as a fictionalized account of the forty-seven rōnin, a real-life group of masterless samurai under daimyō Asano Naganori in 18th-century Japan who avenged Naganori's death by confronting his rival Kira Yoshinaka. Starring Keanu Reeves and Hiroyuki Sanada, the film was produced by H2F Entertainment, Mid Atlantic Films, Moving Picture Company and Stuber Productions, and was released theatrically by Universal Pictures on December 25, 2013 in the United States.
Although its action sequences and visuals were praised, 47 Ronin received generally negative reviews from critics and grossed $151 million against its total budget of $175 million, making it a box office bomb. Varietymagazine listed 47 Ronin as one of "Hollywood's biggest box office bombs of 2013".
Skywalker Sound contributed uncredited sound services: Tim Nielsen is the Supervising Sound Editor; Shannon Mills & Addison Teague are Add'l Supervising Sound Editors; Nia Hansen, Dee Selby and Robert Shoup are foley editors. One Step Up did the foley, performed by Dan O'Connell and John T. Cucci.
Sound Effects Used
- Hollywoodedge, Bull Roar Medium Pers PE022301
- Sound Ideas, ELECTRICITY, SPARK - HIGH VOLTAGE SPARK, ELECTRICAL 02 (-12 pitch)