Keanu Reeves (The Matrix trilogy, The Day The Earth Stood Still) stars in a re-imagining of one of Japan’s timeless tales. Showcasing a phenomenal international cast including Keanu Reeves as Kai, Hiroyuki Sanada as Ôishi, Ko Shibasaki as Mika, and Rinko Kikuchi as Witch, 47 Ronin is based on an epic story with origins in the early 18th century. After a treacherous warlord kills their master and banishes their kind, 47 leaderless samurai vow to seek vengeance and reclaim their honor.
Available now on Digital HD! On Blu-ray Combo Pack that includes DVD & Ultraviolet on April 1, 2014.
Below is a look at Keanu Reeves’ most memorable roles in honor of 47 Ronin’s release!
47 Ronin (Kai)
In 47 Ronin, Reeves plays the role of Kai, an outcast half-Japanese, half-British man who longs to be accepted. Due to unforeseen circumstances, he gets his chance to prove he has what it takes to be a samurai.
The Matrix (Neo)
Neo is the main protagonist of the cult favorite The Matrix trilogy. A former redpill human, who is rescued by Morpheus, Neo is The One destined to save humanity.
Speed (Officer Jack Traven)
Jack Traven is an ambitious young LAPD officer who is tasked to save innocent bus riders’ lives from a bitter retired officer portrayed by Dennis Hopper who has planted a bomb on their bus. Traven must keep the bus above 50, and also outsmart the villain without getting caught!
Point Break (Johnny Utah)
Johnny Utah is a rookie FBI agent tasked alongside his veteran partner Angelo Pappas to investigate a string of bank robberies by the “Ex-Presidents”, a gang of robbers that use masks of former Presidents Ronald Reagan, Richard Nixon, Lyndon B. Johnson, and Jimmy Carter to disguise themselves. Pappas has a theory that the criminals are surfers, and Johnny goes undercover to infiltrate the surfing community much to their chagrin!
Constantine (John Constantine)
Reeves plays supernatural detective John Constantine, who has literally been to Hell and back. When Constantine teams up with a non-believing policewoman to solve the mysterious suicide of her twin sister, their investigation takes them through the world of the supernatural including demons and angels that exists beneath the city of Los Angeles.
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