When his mentor is taken captive by a disgraced Arab sheik, a killer-for-hire is forced into action. His mission: kill three members of Britain's elite Special Air Service responsible for the death of his sons.
Mobster and hit man Jimmy Conlon has one night to figure out where his loyalties lie: with his estranged son, Mike, whose life is in danger, or his longtime best friend, mob boss Shawn Maguire, who wants Mike to pay for the death of his own son.
This movie gets +2 because it did what 47 Ronin failed to do
Yes, this movie is clearly based on the same material that was used to make 47 Ronin, Although no credit is given to the film, one could say it is a direct re-imagining of that story. But what this film does so well and so much more better then the 47 Ronin is that it really Drives the patience, Loyalty and the Sacrifice that Ōishi (the real Leader of the 47 Ronin) in this case Raiden played by Clive Owen had to sacrifice his marriage and become a full blown dunk, who lost respect of all of his peers. He patiently waited for the right moment to strike and avenge his master.
Now while 47 Ronin with Keanu was an average film which did a poor job of showing the patience and sacrifice but rather focused on mystical and spiritual effects. Last Knights does a great job to bring you into the drama and sadness that helpless knight has to endure while slowly waiting for his plan to come in to affect.
The acting is on high level, with Owen doing a great job. and the speech that Morgan gave was very important to today's world. The fight scenes were creative and interesting, the effects were useful and good.
Overall this film is quite decent, should probably be around 6.5-7 stars, but like i said i gave this film +2 for the way it properly portrayed the story that 47 Ronin failed to do.
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