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Fullmetal Alchemist (2017)

Hagane no renkinjutsushi (original title)
Two alchemist brothers go on a quest for the Philosopher's Stone after an attempt to revive their dead mother goes horribly wrong.

Director:

Fumihiko Sori

Writers:

Hiromu Arakawa (manga), Fumihiko Sori (screenplay) | 4 more credits »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Ryôsuke Yamada ... Edward Elric
Tsubasa Honda ... Winry Rockbell
Dean Fujioka ... Roy Mustang
Ryûta Satô ... Maes Hughes
Misako Renbutsu ... Riza Hawkeye
Yô Ôizumi ... Shou Tucker
Kenjirô Ishimaru Kenjirô Ishimaru ... Cornello
Yasuko Matsuyuki ... Lust
Shinji Uchiyama Shinji Uchiyama ... Gluttony
Kanata Hongô ... Envy
Natsuna ... Maria Ross
Fumiyo Kohinata ... Hakuro
Natsuki Harada Natsuki Harada ... Gracia Hughes
Jun Kunimura ... Tim Marcoh
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Mark Allen Jr. Mark Allen Jr. ... Gluttony (voice)
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Storyline

The plot takes place at the beginning of the 20th century, in a reality where alchemy is real, extremely developed and respected. The plot features brothers Edward and Alphonse Elric who, after attempting the forbidden technique of human transmutation, suffer the consequences. Alphonse loses his entire body while Edward loses his left leg. Edward then sacrifices his right arm to save his brother's soul by attaching it to a metal suit of armor. Edward is then given mechanical prosthetics known as "automail" in place of his missing arm and leg. Upon acceptance into the State Alchemists, he is given the nickname "Fullmetal Alchemist", all while searching with Alphonse for the legendary philosopher's stone, that will repair their bodies. Written by Olivia Schreuder

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Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese | English

Release Date:

1 December 2017 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

Fullmetal Alchemist See more »

Filming Locations:

Volterra, Tuscany, Italy

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Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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The first Fullmetal Alchemist live action that ever made See more »

Quotes

[from trailer]
Edward Elric: [to his brother] promise I'll get our bodies back.
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Connections

Remake of Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood (2009) See more »

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A good attempt
20 February 2018 | by lonestarr-50815See all my reviews

Overall, I enjoyed the movie. Is it perfect, no far from it. I do think it's much more faithful to the source material then the live action Death Note was, like Death Note it is a very ambitious movie trying to pack a lot of story into a short amount of time. As a result, some characters are omitted and the story is condensed. To be honest, it felt like I was watching a fan-made movie with a big budget. This is not a bad thing, actually it was refreshing because it makes me believe those who worked on it really cared deeply about the original anime and did their best to show it. Other reviewer's issues with the show are right, the acting wasn't the best and I would have liked to have seen more comedy. Also elements of the story were passed over or not explained. What I did like was the homunculus, I thought they were done very well. While the story was condensed, it was still easy to follow and the movie had a good (sometimes too fast) pace.


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