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Death Note (2017)

TV-MA | | Adventure, Crime, Drama | 25 August 2017 (USA)
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Death Note is a movie starring Nat Wolff, Lakeith Stanfield, and Margaret Qualley. A high school student named Light Turner discovers a mysterious notebook that has the power to kill anyone whose name is written within its pages, and launches a secret crusade to rid the world of criminals.

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... Light Turner
... L
... Mia Sutton
... James Turner
... Ryuk (voice)
... Ryuk
... Watari
... Kenny Doyle
... Agent Young
... Peltz
Timothy Lambert ... Dr. Norman Ludlam
... Undercover Agent #1
... Undercover Agent #2
... Agent Franks
... Antony Skomal
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Light Turner, a bright student, stumbles across a mystical notebook that has the power to kill any person whose name he writes in it. Light decides to launch a secret crusade to rid the streets of criminals. Soon, the student-turned-vigilante finds himself pursued by a famous detective known only by the alias L. Written by Warner Bros. Pictures

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Death Note: Il quaderno della morte  »

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To prepare for his role in the film, Nat Wolff got his own Death Note and wrote in it to get into the mindset of the character Light Turner. See more »

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When Ryuk reads some rules to Light, you can see on the top of one of the rules he is reading, that there is the rule of if there is no cause written of the death, the person shall die of a heart attack. But later on, all deaths that they write have to have a cause or it will be as the dealer says. See more »

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Light Turner: Rule one: The human whose name is written in this note shall die.
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The closing credits are written in the same style as the Death Note instructions. See more »

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Features Phantasm (1979) See more »

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Don't Change
Written by Garry Beers (as Garry William Beers), Andrew Farriss (as Andrew Charles Farriss), Jon Farriss (as Jonathan James Farriss), Michael Hutchence (as Michael Kelland Hutchence), Kirk Pengilly, Tim Farriss (as Timothy William Farriss)
Performed by INXS
Courtesy of Atlantic Recording Corp
By arrangement with Warner Music Group Film & TV Licensing
Courtesy of Mercury Records Ltd.
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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Absolute garbage and typical Hollywood adaptation
25 August 2017 | by See all my reviews

First time ever writing a review here. Had to do it now because I don't want people like me who enjoyed the original anime/manga to waste their time on this movie.

Firstly i didn't know this was a movie until it was released on Netflix. I'm not going into detail, but there is a reason its a long manga/anime and not a movie.

Anyway, the protagonist isn't interesting, L is not interesting and the plot is garbage. They took all the good thing from the original and butchered it and made another bad American adaptation.

Everyone involved in this movie should be ashamed.

Save yourself the misery and never watch this.


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