Metal Gear Solid (1998)

Video Game  -  Action | Sci-Fi | Thriller  -  21 October 1998 (USA)
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A crack government anti-terrorist squad takes over an obscure Alaskan nuclear disposal facility with the aid of an army of genetically-modified 'genome soldiers'. They have threatened to ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Akio Ôtsuka ...
Solid Snake (voice)
Banjô Ginga ...
Liquid Snake (voice)
Kyôko Terase ...
Hiromi Tsuru ...
Naomi Hunter (voice)
Hideyuki Tanaka ...
Takeshi Aono ...
Roy Campbell (voice)
Houko Kuwashima ...
Mei Ling (voice)
Kaneto Shiozawa ...
Gray Fox (voice)
Eiko Yamada ...
Kôji Totani ...
Revolver Ocelot (voice)
Yukitoshi Hori ...
Vulcan Raven (voice)
Kazuyuki Sogabe ...
Psycho Mantis (voice)
Naoko Nakamura ...
Sniper Wolf / Computer (voice)
Masaharu Satô ...
Donald Anderson (voice)
Yuzuru Fujimoto ...
Kenneth Baker (voice)
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A crack government anti-terrorist squad takes over an obscure Alaskan nuclear disposal facility with the aid of an army of genetically-modified 'genome soldiers'. They have threatened to launch a nuclear missile if the US government does not hand over the preserved body of 'Big Boss', the greatest soldier that ever lived. The only person who can successfully infiltrate the facility, rescue the two hostages and thwart the terrorists' plans is the legendary Solid Snake - you. Written by Richard 'Solid' Magrath

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Trivia

According to character designer Yoji Shinkawa, Mei Ling was modeled after the image of actress Shinobu Nakayama. See more »

Goofs

Naomi refers to Dr. Clark as a man. However, Clark is a woman. See more »

Quotes

Vulcan Raven: He and I will meet again in battle.
Revolver Ocelot: Same prediction as always?
Vulcan Raven: Yes. The raven on my head, it thirsts for his blood.
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Crazy Credits

At the end of the credits (for both endings) there is a short conversation between Ocelot and the President of the United States. In the Meryl ending, we find out that he's Solidus Snake, the third clone of Big Boss. See more »

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References RoboCop (1987) See more »

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The Best Is Yet to Come
Written & Produced by Rika Muranaka
Additional choral arrangement by David Downes
Words translated by Blathnaid Ni Chufaigh
Recorded at Beech Park Studio, Ireland
Engineered by Philip Begley
Lead vocal: Aoife Ni Fhearraigh (appears courtesy of Gae-Linn Records)
Chorus:
Iarlaith Carter, Stephen Mailey, Eimear Noone, Meav Nt Mhaolchatha, John Mc Namara, Cathal Clinch,
Rachel Talbot, Sinead Fay, Sylvia O'Brieniarlaith Carter, Ewan Cowley
Musicians:
Deelan Masterson (low pipe, bouzouki), James Blennerhassett (double bass), John Fitzpatrick (fiddle),
Noel Bridgeman (percussion), Rika Muranaka (keyboards)
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The videogame that stole the word "blockbuster" from the film industry
2 August 1999 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Metal Gear Solid is probably the closest thing of being an action hero most

people will be. You're playing your alter-ego, Solid Snake, unfolding a gripping plot about terrorism, commercial greed, nuclear danger, betrayal and self

discovery. Your actions decide most of what happens in the game, even the

ending of the story.

Definitively a great experience that combines the emotions of cinema with

interactive entertainment. My favorite videogame of all time right next to

Resident Evil 2.


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