MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 878 this week

Evangelion: 1.0: You Are (Not) Alone (2007)
"Evangerion shin gekijôban: Jo" (original title)

7.8
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.8/10 from 9,398 users  
Reviews: 28 user | 41 critic

The fate of the world is threatened by seemingly monstrous entities known as Angels. NERV is an organisation set up to counter this threat and it is up to young pilots to protect Earth but exactly what are the real motives behind NERV?

Writers:

(screenplay), (screenplay)
Watch Trailer
0Check in
0Share...

On Disc

at Amazon

Editors' Spotlight

IMDb Picks: October

IMDb's editors share the movies and TV shows they are excited to see in October.


User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 24 titles
created 14 Sep 2011
 
a list of 40 titles
created 18 Dec 2011
 
a list of 23 titles
created 15 Jan 2013
 
a list of 22 titles
created 5 months ago
 
a list of 43 titles
created 2 months ago
 

Related Items


Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Evangelion: 1.0: You Are (Not) Alone (2007)

Evangelion: 1.0: You Are (Not) Alone (2007) on IMDb 7.8/10

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

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Evangelion: 1.0: You Are (Not) Alone.
2 wins & 1 nomination. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Animation | Action | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  

Concurrent theatrical ending of the TV series "Shin Seiki Evangelion" (1995).

Directors: Hideaki Anno, Kazuya Tsurumaki
Stars: Megumi Ogata, Megumi Hayashibara, Yûko Miyamura
Animation | Action | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

The Evangelion saga from TV is artfully recounted, with some additional scenes, in part one see: "Shin Seiki Evangelion" (1995) Part two starts immediately afterward, where the NERV ... See full summary »

Directors: Hideaki Anno, Masayuki, and 1 more credit »
Stars: Megumi Ogata, Megumi Hayashibara, Yûko Miyamura
Animation | Action | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

Under constant attack by Angels, NERV introduces two new pilots: the mysterious Makinami Mari Illustrous and the intense Asuka Langley Shikinami. Parallel to the incursion, Gendo Ikari and ... See full summary »

Directors: Masayuki, Kazuya Tsurumaki, and 1 more credit »
Stars: Kotono Mitsuishi, Megumi Ogata, Megumi Hayashibara
Neon Genesis Evangelion (1995–1996)
Animation | Action | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  

A teenage boy finds himself recruited as a member of an elite team of pilots by his father.

Stars: Megumi Ogata, Megumi Hayashibara, Kotono Mitsuishi
Animation | Action | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

14 years have passed since the near third impact. Most of the world has changed except Shinji Ikari who awakens, unaged in a new and strange environment. Misato has formed a group that has ... See full summary »

Directors: Hideaki Anno, Mahiro Maeda, and 2 more credits »
Stars: Megumi Ogata, Megumi Hayashibara, Yûko Miyamura
Animation | Action | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

A hacker known as the Puppet Master is hunted by a female cyborg cop and her partner. This film is a revised version of Ghost in the Shell (1995).

Director: Mamoru Oshii
Stars: Atsuko Tanaka, Akio Ôtsuka, Kôichi Yamadera
Redline (2009)
Animation | Action | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

An action drama centered on a deadly racing tournament held every five years and the reckless dare-devil driver who wants to win it.

Director: Takeshi Koike
Stars: Takuya Kimura, Yû Aoi, Tadanobu Asano
Appleseed (2004)
Sci-Fi | Action | Animation
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

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?

Directors: Shinji Aramaki, Steven Foster, and 1 more credit »
Stars: Ai Kobayashi, Jûrôta Kosugi, Yuki Matsuoka
Animation | Action | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

With Brialeos convalescing after a mission, Deunan is assigned a new and remarkably familiar partner as a strange wave of terrorist attacks plague Olympus.

Director: Shinji Aramaki
Stars: Ai Kobayashi, Kôichi Yamadera, Yûji Kishi
Vexille (2007)
Animation | Action | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Japan, 2077: A female agent named Vexille is dispatched to Tokyo to investigate whether Japanese are developing robotic technology, which has been banned by the U.N. due to its potential threat to humankind.

Director: Fumihiko Sori
Stars: Meisa Kuroki, Shôsuke Tanihara, Yasuko Matsuyuki
Sky Blue (2003)
Action | Fantasy | Animation
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

Civilization has been destroyed by war and pollution, but the survivors have built the last city of Ecoban. As most natural resources have been exhausted, Ecoban is powered by pollution. ... See full summary »

Director: Moon-saeng Kim
Stars: Andrew Ableson, Cathy Cavadini, Joon-ho Chung
Animation | Action | Drama
Directors: Hideaki Anno, Masayuki, and 1 more credit »
Stars: Megumi Hayashibara, Megumi Ogata, Yûko Miyamura
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
Megumi Ogata ...
Shinji Ikari (voice)
Megumi Hayashibara ...
Kotono Mitsuishi ...
Yuriko Yamaguchi ...
Ritsuko Akagi (voice)
Akira Ishida ...
Kaworu Nagisa (voice)
Fumihiko Tachiki ...
Gendô Ikari (voice)
Motomu Kiyokawa ...
Kozo Fuyutsuki (voice)
Miki Nagasawa ...
Maya Ibuki (voice)
Takehito Koyasu ...
Shigeru Aoba (voice)
Hiro Yuuki ...
Makoto Hyuga (voice) (as Hiro Yuki)
Tomokazu Seki ...
Toji Suzuhara (voice)
Tetsuya Iwanaga ...
Kensuke Aida (voice)
Junko Iwao ...
Hikari Horaki (voice)
Mugihito ...
Kiel Lorenz (voice)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Maeghan Albach ...
Additional Voices (voice)
Edit

Storyline

The fate of the world is threatened by seemingly monstrous entities known as Angels. NERV is an organisation set up to counter this threat and it is up to young pilots to protect Earth but exactly what are the real motives behind NERV?

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for action violence and some nudity | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

1 September 2007 (Japan)  »

Also Known As:

Neon Gensis: Evangelion 1.01 You Are (Not) Alone  »

Filming Locations:


Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$4,505 (USA) (17 July 2009)

Gross:

$23,401 (USA) (4 September 2009)
 »

Company Credits

Production Co:

,  »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (extended cut)

Sound Mix:

|

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

As an April Fools joke for 2009, USA and Canada distributor FUNimation Entertainment released a bogus but well known cast list for the main characters, in the vein of the success of the Hollywood cast in Afro Samurai: Resurrection (2009). It included Shia LaBeouf as Shinji Ikari, Lindsay Lohan as Rei Ayanami, Miley Cyrus as Asuka Langley Sohryu, Angelina Jolie as Misato Katsuragi, Samuel L. Jackson as Gendou Ikari, and Sean Penn as Pen Pen. See more »

Connections

Followed by Evangelion: 3.0 You Can (Not) Redo (2012) See more »

Soundtracks

Beautiful World
Written by Hikaru Utada
Performed by Hikaru Utada
Courtesy of EMI Music Japan
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
An epic visual feast for both new and long-time fans alike
12 June 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I was a large fan of both the original series, the half-release 'Death and Rebirth' and the replacement ending 'The End of Evangelion', so I'm not giving this praise as some guy who's just walked in on this.

I am extremely pleased with this new iteration of Evangelion. I don't even know where to begin ... Gainax threw out everything they had, completely redrawing all the animation and backgrounds in painstakingly high detail. It is the most apparent revision to the series at first glance ... all the visuals are top-notch, even the computer-generated graphics which I would typically find unforgivable in a film - but everything is drawn and animated so smooth, and the rare use of CG is so well-integrated into the film that it feels like you haven't been taken out of the organic animation at all.

The storyline is quite similar to the original, though first on the side I want to say they've taken much thought deciding how to develop the characters better; and the result is that the cast is much more believable and their chemistry is quite fantastic. The characters just feel deeper, their emotions are more genuine; it's hard to describe in a review but if you're a fan of the original series you'll find their personalities and interactions much more developed and satisfying.

The plot, as I've said; has not changed too much at this point.. there are exceptions here and there, with the introductions of pivotal locations and characters earlier on; no doubt to lay down continuity for the later installments. (The original Evangelion had a slight problem with eclectic character and plot point introductions.) They have taken care to set the stage more carefully for the first scene this time around; and as shown with the early introduction of an important character Gainax intends to make full use of some fantastic characters that didn't get enough time in the spotlight to really add anything especially deep.

I recommend this film to anybody who is a fan of serious animation; and I would say that it's an absolute must-see for fans of the original series.

It's comforting to know that in a world of poor remakes and extensions of popular titles, that Gainax has their wits about them and shows true dedication in their efforts to make Evangelion into everything that it could possibly be.


20 of 24 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Doesn't deserve to be called Science Fiction shawngunnison
Horribly Disappointing EricYJChoi
why was this movie made ? EL_TOPO_DEL-negro
1.11? 1.01? What are these? TVfan321
Aarghh Manga's authoring technique fails again! Hawq

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?