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Ghost in the Shell (2017)

PG-13 | | Action, Crime, Drama | 31 March 2017 (USA)
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Ghost in the Shell is a movie starring Scarlett Johansson, Pilou Asbæk, and Takeshi Kitano. In the near future, Major is the first of her kind: A human saved from a terrible crash, who is cyber-enhanced to be a perfect soldier devoted to stopping the world's most dangerous criminals.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Major
... Batou
... Aramaki (as 'Beat' Takeshi Kitano)
... Dr. Ouelet
... Kuze (as Michael Carmen Pitt)
... Togusa
... Ladriya
... Ishikawa
... Saito
Tawanda Manyimo ... Borma
... Cutter
... Dr. Dahlin
... Skinny Man
Mana Hira Davis ... Bearded Man (as Mana Davis)
Erroll Anderson ... Hanka Security Agent
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Storyline

In the near future, Major Motoko Kusanagi (Scarlett Johansson) is the first of her kind: A human saved from a terrible terrorist attack, who is cyber-enhanced to be a perfect soldier devoted to stopping the world's most dangerous criminals. When terrorism reaches a new level that includes the ability to hack into people's minds and control them, Major Kusanagi is uniquely qualified to stop it. As she prepares to face a new enemy, Major Kusanagi discovers that she has been lied to: her life was not saved, it was stolen. She will stop at nothing to recover her past, find out who did this to her and stop them before they do it to others. Written by Paramount Pictures

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They did not save your life. They stole it.


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Rated PG-13 for intense sequences of sci-fi violence, suggestive content and some disturbing images | See all certifications »

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31 March 2017 (USA)  »

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Ghost in the Shell  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$110,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$18,676,033, 31 March 2017, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$40,533,014, 19 May 2017

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$130,246,659, 11 April 2017
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Trivia

Scarlett Johansson doesn't wear a wig in the movie and it's her own hair which she dyed black and blue for the film. See more »

Goofs

When Aramaki's car is shot, the bullet holes are in a tight cluster in the door but, in the next shot they are more evenly spread out. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Dr. Ouelet: Oxygen levels are dropping... Brain function normal... Cerebral salvage ready to proceed... Robotic skeleton prepared and waiting for brain insertion... Initiate Project 2571...
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Crazy Credits

The first few seconds of each opening logo are trimmed. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Nostalgia Critic: Dragonball Evolution (2017) See more »

Soundtracks

Utai IV - Reawakening
Lyrics and Music by Kenji Kawai
Strings: Akira Uchida (as Uchida Akira Group)
Choir: Nishida Shachu
Drums: Shirou Itoh, Hiroshi Motofuji, Yuuki Sugawara, Kenji Kawai
Keyboard: Kenji Kawaii
Recording Studios: Sound City, Aube Studio
Mixing Studio: Aube Studio
Recording Engineer: Teruaki Kitagawa
Mixing Engineer: Kenji Kawai
Assistant Engineers: Satoshi Igarashi, Shohei Ishikawa
Music Production: Aube
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Thank you, film makers and writers

I would like to extend my great thanks to the film makers and writers for producing such a good film. Masamune Shirow, Jamie Moss, William Wheeler, Ehren Kruger really had their work cut out for them when they all wrote the story as it was shot in the movie, each of them working independently. I am not here to give any spoilers so I will just try and keep to the original content. The movie is excellent, the actors really portrayed their characters well. Scarlett Johanson really did well and all the other actors really made me believe I was watching the original of so long ago. The CGI is just as good and I could easily believe what was produced was truth and not CGI. To comment on the story itself: (without giving spoilers) there was some things left out from the original content, which would have been nice to see if it was there, (but it didn't take anything away from the storyline).

The different story-lines, time-lines and content of the originals had way to many things that clashed and it is nice to see the way that the movie was produced, was where a lot of detail was actually left murky and that gave the story a chance to flow into each other. The movie also had a proper intro, body and ending, which left me as the watcher feeling complete. So this movie is a complete movie and could be left as is, but it also built a platform, so that more movies or story-lines could flow from here... So all in all I would say WELL DONE!!!


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