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Final Fantasy VII: Advent Children (2005)
"Fainaru Fantajî Sebun Adobento Chirudoren" (original title)

PG-13  |   |  Animation, Action, Adventure  |  14 September 2005 (Japan)
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An ex-mercenary is forced out of isolation when three mysterious men kidnap and brainwash the city's children afflicted with the Geostigma disease.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Takahiro Sakurai ...
Cloud Strife (voice)
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Tifa Lockhart (voice)
Shotaro Morikubo ...
Kadaj (voice) (as Shoutarou Morikubo)
Maaya Sakamoto ...
Keiji Fujiwara ...
Reno (voice)
Taiten Kusunoki ...
Rude (voice)
Yûji Kishi ...
Yazoo (voice) (as Yuuji Kishi)
Kenji Nomura ...
Loz (voice)
Shôgo Suzuki ...
Vincent Valentine (voice) (as Shougo Suzuki)
Masahiro Kobayashi ...
Barret Wallace (voice)
Kazuyuki Yama ...
Cid Highwind (voice) (as Kazuyuki Yamaji)
Yumi Kakazu ...
Yuffie Kisaragi (voice)
Hideo Ishikawa ...
Cait Sith (voice)
Masachika Ichimura ...
Red XIII / Nanaki (voice)
Miyuu Tsuzuhara ...
Marlene Wallace (voice)
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Two years after the events in "Final Fantasy VII", a disease called 'Seikon-Shoukougun', or 'Geostigma', is spreading through the planet. This disease is believed to have been caused by the body fighting off foreign material that invaded the body two years earlier, at the end of "Final Fantasy VII". Guilt-ridden and haunted by his past, ex-SOLDIER Cloud Strife has decided to live a secluded, solitary life away from his friends while maintaining "Strife's Delivery Service", whose headquarters is located in Tifa Lockheart's bar, the Seventh Heaven. Tifa's bar serves as an orphanage for children stricken with Geostigma. Here, Tifa keeps an eye on Barret's six-year-old daughter, Marlene, while Barret searches the planet for an alternative energy source to the Planet's energy, Mako. One day, Cloud receives a phone call from the former Shinra, Inc. president, Rufus, asking him for protection from a mysterious man named Kadaj. Kadaj, in the meantime, along with his brothers Loz and Yazoo, ... Written by Andrea

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Rated PG-13 for sequences of intense sci-fi action violence | See all certifications »

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Final fantasy VII - El rescate  »

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Trivia

Sephiroth's sword is called the "Masamune". See more »

Goofs

On multiple occasions during Bahamut's attack when the people are running in fear, some people can be seen passing through each other. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Elena: Tseng! Look at this.
Tseng: Pay dirt.
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Crazy Credits

For the first half of the credits, the credits are formed by a bunch of letters joining together. In the second half of the credits, when the video comes on, the credits spiral upwards towards the screen in English with the Japanese credits moving sideways besides the English credits. See more »

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Follows Final Fantasy: Unlimited (2001) See more »

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User Reviews

 
This movie is the total awesomeness!
12 September 2005 | by (Florida) – See all my reviews

Square really landed this one. They didn't try to please everyone and instead focused exclusively on Final Fantasy 7 fans. And boy, are those going to be happy fans when they see this movie! The story might not be all that interesting or credible but it ties in neatly with the story of the game and has several honest-to-god funny moments!! A total surprise there and a welcome one too

There are lots of cameos and funny references to the game too. And most important of all: The fighting scenes rock so hard they could cut through diamond! They are truly the total awesomeness and would have made the movie worth it even if everything else sucked. I mean, they are some of the best ever created PERIOD.

See this movie. Bye.

PS: I know my review sounds like the ravings of a teenage girl. It was, like, totally what I intended.


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