Fullmetal Alchemist the Movie: Conqueror of Shamballa (2005)
"Gekijô-ban hagane no renkinjutsushi: Shanbara wo yuku mono" (original title)

PG-13  |   |  Animation, Action, Adventure  |  25 August 2006 (USA)
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Edward Elric, an alchemist from an alternate world, races to prevent the Thule Society from harnessing alchemy to wage war on his home.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Edward Elric (voice)
Aaron Dismuke ...
Alphonse Elric (voice)
Jason Liebrecht ...
Alfons Heiderich (voice) (as E. Jason Liebrecht)
Kelly Manison ...
John Swasey ...
Karl Haushofer (voice)
Ed Blaylock ...
Fritz Lang (voice)
Leah Clark ...
Noah (voice)
Caitlin Glass ...
Winry Rockbell (voice)
Pinako Rockbell (voice)
Roy Mustang (voice)
Christopher Sabat ...
Rudolf Hess (voice)
Scott McNeil ...
Hohenheim (voice)
Officer Hughes (voice)
Lauren Goode ...


Edward Elric, the Fullmetal Alchemist, is on the other side of the gate. He has befriended someone who resembles his brother, Al, and has met a gypsy resembling Rose. He finds out that the Germans are planning on opening the gate, and attack the other side, which is Ed and Al's home. Although Al has learned a lot, he cannot stop all of them, and Ed cannot use Alchemy while in the other side. Ed tries to stop them, and Al just tries to be able to talk to his brother again, who everyone else thinks is gone. Written by Fluffy Love Muffin

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Rated PG-13 for intense sequences of violence, some thematic material and brief nudity | See all certifications »

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In Tibetan Buddhist tradition, Shambhala (or Shambala) is a mystical kingdom hidden somewhere beyond the snow peaks of the Himalayas. The myths of Shambala were part of the inspiration for the tale of Shangri-La told in the popular book Lost Horizon, and thus some people even refer to Shambala improperly as if it were Shangri-La. Shambala's location and nature remains a subject of much dispute, and several traditions have arisen as to where it is, or will be, including those that emphasize it as a non-physical realm that one can approach only through the mind. It is said that when the world declines into war and greed, and all is lost, a King of Shambhala will emerge from the secret city with a huge army to conquer evil and herald the Golden Age. See more »


During the Putsch sequence, the shot where the NSDAP members are marching depicts some as having MG42 Machine Guns. They were not yet invented at the time the movie takes place. See more »


Fritz Lang: Motion pictures and weapons of war: science has created them both. So while others point guns, I'll have my camera, offering fantastic dreams of other worlds just beyond our reach.
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References Die Nibelungen: Siegfried (1924) See more »

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A great way to finish a excellent series
11 April 2006 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

First off, after watching all 51 episodes of Full Metal Alchemist, i was excited at the prospect of a Movie to conclude the series. All the cast are back, and slightly older than they were in the series.

Since the dramatic turn of events, we are brought up to speed with whats been going on in the time we were gone. All the favourite characters are back, and this movie takes a interesting spin on its location. The plot is a fast paced, actioned packed affair with even better fight sequences than the series.

So if you liked the series then this is the desert you deserve. It rounds things up nicely, and does it with style to boot.

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