MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 1,317 this week

Casshern (2004)

 -  Action | Sci-Fi  -  24 April 2004 (Japan)
6.2
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.2/10 from 11,458 users  
Reviews: 158 user | 89 critic

Live-action sci-fi movie based on a 1973 Japanese animé of the same name (Shinzo Ningen Casshân). Theme song by Utada Hikaru.

Director:

Writers:

(screenplay), , 2 more credits »
Watch Trailer
0Check in
0Share...

On Disc

at Amazon

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 37 titles
created 13 Jun 2011
 
a list of 49 titles
created 29 Jan 2012
 
a list of 40 titles
created 04 Feb 2012
 
a list of 48 titles
created 3 months ago
 
a list of 39 titles
created 1 month ago
 

Related Items

Search for "Casshern" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Casshern (2004)

Casshern (2004) on IMDb 6.2/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Casshern.

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Goemon (2009)
Action | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

Based on a Japanese folk legend that echoes the tale of Robin Hood, this ninja thriller follows the exploits of Goemon Ishikawa (Yôsuke Eguchi), who leaves his fighting clan after its chief... See full summary »

Director: Kazuaki Kiriya
Stars: Yôsuke Eguchi, Takao Ohsawa, Ryôko Hirosue
Action | Adventure | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

The crew of the space battleship Yamato set out on a journey to the planet Iscandar to acquire a device that can heal the ravaged Earth.

Director: Takashi Yamazaki
Stars: Takuya Kimura, Meisa Kuroki, Toshirô Yanagiba
Casshan: Robot Hunter (Video 1993)
Animation | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  
Director: Hiroyuki Fukushima
Stars: Takeshi Kusao, Yumi Tôma, Kenji Utsumi
Animation | Action | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

In the distant future, Earth is occupied by ancient gods and genetically altered humans. When a god is sentenced to death he seeks a new human host and a woman to bear his child.

Director: Enki Bilal
Stars: Linda Hardy, Thomas Kretschmann, Charlotte Rampling
Robot Stories (2003)
Drama | Romance | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

Winner of over 23 awards, "Robot Stories" is science fiction from the heart, four stories in which utterly human characters struggle to connect in a world of robot babies and android office... See full summary »

Director: Greg Pak
Stars: Tamlyn Tomita, James Saito, Vin Knight
Returner (2002)
Action | Adventure | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

A young woman from the future forces a local gunman to help her stop an impending alien invasion which will wipe out the human race.

Director: Takashi Yamazaki
Stars: Takeshi Kaneshiro, Anne Suzuki, Gorô Kishitani
Avalon (2001)
Action | Drama | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

In a future world, young people are increasingly becoming addicted to an illegal (and potentially deadly) battle simulation game called Avalon. When Ash, a star player, hears of rumors that... See full summary »

Director: Mamoru Oshii
Stars: Malgorzata Foremniak, Wladyslaw Kowalski, Jerzy Gudejko
Natural City (2003)
Sci-Fi | Action | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

In the year 2080, the world is connected by a massive computer network. Combiners have developed a process that allows them to merge the souls of human and machine/cyborg, wreaking havoc in... See full summary »

Director: Byung-chun Min
Stars: Ji-tae Yu, Jae-un Lee, Rin Seo
Casshan (1973–1974)
Action | Animation | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  
Stars: Ikuo Nishikawa, Masato Yamanouchi, Reiko Mutô
Casshern Sins (TV Series 2008)
Animation | Action | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

The world is falling apart and Casshern is to blame. He is said to have killed a robot named "Luna" and by doing so unleashed a plague referred to as "ruin". But Casshern has no ... See full summary »

Stars: Tôru Furuya, Eric Vale, Yûko Minaguchi
Kamui (2009)
Action | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

The adventurous story of a fugitive ninja.

Director: Yôichi Sai
Stars: Ken'ichi Matsuyama, Koyuki, Kaoru Kobayashi
Last Knights (2015)
Action | Adventure
Director: Kazuaki Kiriya
Stars: Morgan Freeman, Clive Owen, Aksel Hennie
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Yûsuke Iseya ...
...
Akira Terao ...
Dr. Kotaro Azuma
Kanako Higuchi ...
Fumiyo Kohinata ...
Dr. Kozuki
Hiroyuki Miyasako ...
Akubon
...
Sagurê
Jun Kaname ...
Hidetoshi Nishijima ...
Lieutenant Colonel Kamijo
Mitsuhiro Oikawa ...
Kaoru Naito
Susumu Terajima ...
Sakamoto
Mayu Tsuruta ...
Burai's wife
Ryô ...
San Ikegami
Tetsuji Tamayama ...
Sekiguchi
Yôko Moriguchi ...
Luna's mother
Edit

Storyline

In a world with an alternate history, a great war finally comes to an end leaving the earth diseased and polluted. The geneticist Dr. Azuma vies for support from the government for his neo-cell treatment that he claims can rejuvenate the body and regenerate humankind. The government leaders, guarding their own deeply entrenched powers, turn down the professor. Driven to complete his work, Dr. Azuma accepts a secret offer from a sinister faction of the powerful military. After an incident occurs in Dr. Azuma's lab, a race of mutant humans known as the Shinzo Ningen are unleashed upon the world. Now only the warrior known as Casshern, reincarnated with an invincible body, stands between the Shinzo Ningen and a world on the brink of annihilation. Written by Frank Tinsley V

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

When a hero falls a legend will rise. See more »

Genres:

Action | Sci-Fi

Certificate:

See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

24 April 2004 (Japan)  »

Also Known As:

Casshern - Reencarnado do Inferno  »

Filming Locations:


Box Office

Budget:

JPY 600,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$344,218 (Japan) (7 May 2004)

Gross:

$3,745,753 (Japan) (14 May 2004)
 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (cut)

Sound Mix:

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

In the original TV series, the antagonists were androids brought to life by a lightning strike a la Frankenstein. All were male and bear the same names as in the 2004 remake - with the exception of the Burai. The android Burai is based upon was originally named "Burai King Boss". In the making-of-Casshern DVD, director Kazuaki Kiriya and all conceptual designs continue to use the name "Burai King Boss" until well-over halfway into the shoot. See more »

Quotes

Dr. Kotaro Azuma: Murderer, feel my pain.
See more »

Connections

References Speed Racer (1967) See more »

Soundtracks

Requiem
By The Back Horn
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

See more (Spoiler Alert!) »

User Reviews

 
Excellent film of the genre.
11 July 2005 | by (Beds, England.) – See all my reviews

Ignore any adverse comments on here and watch this movie now! It is a deeply involving film which needs your utmost attention to enjoy it. In fact it's one of those film you watch again and again and every time notice something different.

If you are someone like me who is not overcritical of films and just wants to submerse themselves in the wonderful escapism of it all then you will not be disappointed. For those of you who are discerning critics you will, no doubt, leave yet another negative criticism on here. You really just don't get it do you and in fact you probably never will. For the rest of you keep on watching and enjoy every last minute :)


48 of 84 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Any Movies Like Casshern (Asian/Non-Asian) cinelust
Didn't like it. WildTurkey00
Don't buy the Region 1 DVD of Casshern. It is butchered. EvangelionFan03
After a few watches you'll love it darth-viathan
Japan's '300' joemal
The lightning bolts gambit_100
Discuss Casshern (2004) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?