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Death Note: L Change the World (2008)

L: Change the World (original title)
A spin-out sequel to the popular Japanese thriller. This time it focuses on the character "L."

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Maki Nikaido
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Quillsh Wammy / Watari (voice)
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Shigeki Hosokawa ...
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A spin-off of the popular Death Note films, 'L: Change The World' focuses on the legendary detective L as he uses his final 23 days to solve crimes all over the world. When a young girl and boy come to him for aid, L is soon faced with what may be his most difficult case yet: stopping a group of corrupted scientists from spreading a lethal virus throughout the earth. Written by Morticon

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The final death note showdown!

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Crime | Drama | Thriller

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$10,000,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

The robot that L gives Near at the end of the movie is the same robot that is shown in the anime series that belongs to Near. See more »

Goofs

When the necklace is passed and the shot changes angle, the necklace changes from stuffed in the hand to neatly dangling. See more »

Quotes

Ryuuk: Light said he could be a God with that. Doesn't that interest you?
L: [Places Death Note down] The way Light died, was that godly?
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Crazy Credits

After the credits there is a scene showing L sitting on a chair eating chocolate. He then turns around and walks off. It then says L Lawliet rests in peace. See more »

Connections

Followed by Death Note: Light Up the New World (2016) See more »

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I'll be waiting
Song by Lenny Kravitz
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An extremely good watch for L fans.
13 April 2009 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

First of all, I don't know why some people dis this movie- saying "This has nothing to do with Death Note". For the record, that's because it isn't supposed to have anything to do with Death Note.

I went to HMV last weekend and when I saw this movie, I had to buy it- I am a huge fan of L and seeing the title and cover I thought this would be a good watch. I was right.

From the beginning, I enjoyed this movie. I liked that the last days of L's life were spent solving a case,visiting Wammys and smiling?:D I also liked Near's appearance, and no offence but they weren't going to find a Thai boy with white hair. Near was very sweet and his liking for toys and genius ability showed during the course of the movie.

Maki was an interesting character, by the end I had started to like her, In the beginning I despised her to be honest.

I cried at the ending, it was very touching. Showing this was the end. L's final words were very moving and he actually smiled!

L fans will enjoy this movie a lot, I think.

All in all, this was a very good watch and I'm glad that I bought it.

8/10.


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