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Appleseed (2004)
"Appurushîdo" (original title)

R  |   |  Sci-Fi, Action, Animation  |  17 April 2004 (Japan)
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In a utopian society created at the end of the third world war, a female warrior who has been plucked from the badlands begins to see cracks in this new facade. And what does this community have planned for the rest of humankind?

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Cast

Credited cast:
Ai Kobayashi ...
Deunan (voice)
Jûrôta Kosugi ...
Briareos (voice)
Yuki Matsuoka ...
Hitomi (voice)
Asumi Miwa ...
Akimoto Tsubasa ...
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Chris Ayres ...
Elder (voice) (as Christopher Ayres)
...
Elder (voice) (as Frederick Bloggs)
Deborah Sale Butler ...
Scientist (voice)
...
Nike (voice)
Luci Christian ...
Deunan Knute (voice)
...
Uranus (voice)
Marty Fleck ...
Elder (voice)
...
Elder (voice) (as Russell Thor)
Yuzuru Fujimoto ...
Uranus (voice)
...
Gilliam (voice)
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In a utopian society created at the end of the third world war, a female warrior who has been plucked from the badlands begins to see cracks in this new facade. And what does this community have planned for the rest of humankind?

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Humanity's last chance for survival.


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for some violence | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

17 April 2004 (Japan)  »

Also Known As:

Appleseed  »

Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$79,818 (USA) (14 January 2005)

Gross:

$124,967 (USA) (11 February 2005)
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Trivia

Released a decade before the reboot "Appleseed Alpha". See more »

Goofs

When Deunan follows Briareos into the locker room all of the locker doors are closed. After Briareos exits, she roundhouse kicks a now open locker door. See more »

Quotes

Deunan: We have to believe that life is what we make of it!
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Connections

Followed by Appleseed Saga: Ex Machina (2007) See more »

Soundtracks

Good Luck
(feat. Lisa Kekaula)
Written and Performed by Basement Jaxx (Simon Ratcliffe (as Ratcliffe) / Felix Buxton (as Buxton)) and Lisa Kekaula (as Kekaula)
Produced by Basement Jaxx
PUBLISHED BY UNIVERSAL MUSIC, MELE KEKAULA MUSIC (BMI)
USA KEKAULA APPEARS BY COURTESY OF THE BELLRAYS C/O POPTONES/TELESTAR RECORDS
COURTESY OF XL RECORDINGS LIMITED WWW.XLRECORDINGS.COM
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Great visuals and sound, but not a good movie
8 December 2004 | by (Germany) – See all my reviews

This movie astonished me in two ways. First the visuals and sounds are more than breathtaking, but on the other hand I wondered how they can tell the story in such a confusing way. Maybe it was the subtitles, but it just didn't feel right. The storytelling never minded to explain the background a bit more.

The movie reminded me of the Korean anime "Wonderful Days", which also had great visuals but the story just didn't fit seamless.

That said, if you like last generation visual animation, good sound and a lot of action this is *the* movie for you. And the story is not bad, but missing pieces.

Animation: 10/10 Story: 6/10


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