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Black Jack (1996)
"Burakku jakku" (original title)

R  |   |  Animation, Drama, Thriller  |  22 May 1996 (Germany)
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The adventures of the unlicensed but genius doctor Black Jack, who encounters extraordinary people and phenomena as he attends to unusual medical cases.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Hiroshi Fujioka
Kirk Thornton ...
Black Jack (voice) (as Sean Thornton)
Akio Ôtsuka ...
Black Jack (voice)
Julie Maddalena ...
Pinoko (voice) (as Julie Kliewer)
Yûko Mizutani ...
Pinoko (voice)
Mary Elizabeth McGlynn ...
Jo Carol Brane (voice) (as Melissa Williamson)
Michael Sorich ...
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Barry Stigler ...
Thomas Johnston (voice) (as Gil Starberry)
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Additional Voices (voice) (as Alexis Lang)
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(voice) (as Rob Thomas)
Kevin Seymour ...
Additional Voices (voice) (as Dougary Grant)
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Roger Siegel (voice) (as Alfred Thor)
Bridget Hoffman ...
Ellen Shryer (voice) (as Tessa Ariel)
BJ Harrison ...
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Simon Prescott ...
Panel Host, Professor Michigan (voice) (as Simon Isaacson)
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Based on the famous Japanese comic by Osamu Tezuka. Black Jack is a mysterious surgeon of incredible skill. He has no license and will only perform operations for large sums of money. Written by Hongou

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In each of the episodes, a medical advisor was brought in to assist in making the ailments and medical procedures as realistic as possible. See more »

Quotes

[Pinoko brings in a pile of letters]
Pinoko: Hey, are all these IOUs yours?
[Black Jack gazes at the letters, amused]
Pinoko: [exasperated] I shouldn't have expected you to remember... I'll throw them out!
[Black Jack quickly grabs the letters]
Black Jack: Sorry, those are important to me. Good night.
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A very well made medical thriller spoiled by some cheesy moments.
11 June 2000 | by (Helsinki, Finland) – See all my reviews

Created by Osamu Tezuka, the legendary cartoonist (or should I say artist) who made Japans comics/animations as it is today, the story revolves around an unlicensed master of surgery who gets unwillingly involved in a superhuman project, who's testsubjects die an agonising death one by one. Alot of philosophical talk about medical ethics and intense medical operations. Oh yeah, and some nicely made animation.

The plot is well made, but at one point the whole plot for a moment turns from believable to just plain silly. I mean, I didn't know there was a whole organisation of guerilla surgeons with guns who are fighting for some cheesy reason! I'll say it again: CHEESE! However, it doesn't essentially ruin the movie, but it does linger around there for the rest of the movie, which is bad. It doesn't make this film unwatchable tho'. (Well, unless you don't like gore - on the table and out of it.)

All-in-all: Good movie, pity about the cheesy surprise.


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