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Gantz (2010)

Not Rated | | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi | 29 January 2011 (Japan)
After trying to rescue a man on the subway tracks, two teens wake up in a room dominated by a mysterious black sphere that sends them to hunt down and kill aliens hiding on Earth.

Director:

Shinsuke Sato

Writers:

Hiroya Oku (manga), Yûsuke Watanabe (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Kazunari Ninomiya ... Kei Kurono
Kanata Hongô ... Joichiro Nishi
Ken'ichi Matsuyama ... Masaru Kato
Natsuna ... Kei Kishimoto
Ainosuke Shibata Ainosuke Shibata ... Tanaka Seijin
Yuriko Yoshitaka Yuriko Yoshitaka ... Tae Kojima
Ayumi Itô ... Eriko Ayukawa
Chieko Ichikawa Chieko Ichikawa ... Kayo Sugimoto
Donpei Tsuchihira Donpei Tsuchihira ... Muso Tokugawa
Hidekazu Nagae Hidekazu Nagae ... Green Onion Father
Kazuhide Kobayashi Kazuhide Kobayashi ... Kiyoshi Hatanaka
Kazuyuki Asano ... Kenichi Kurono
Kensuke Chisaka Kensuke Chisaka ... Ayumu Kato
Matsuri Hashimoto Matsuri Hashimoto ... Ball Man
Merii Merii ... Izumi Shiraishi
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After trying to rescue a man on the subway tracks, two teens wake up in a room dominated by a mysterious black sphere that sends them to hunt down and kill aliens hiding on Earth.

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Genres:

Action | Horror | Sci-Fi

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »

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Trivia

The first song in the credits is in German. The lyrics consist only of the four words "Kämpfe gegen die Aliens!" ("Fight against the aliens!"). See more »

Connections

Version of Gantz (2004) See more »

Soundtracks

Radio Taiso no Uta
by Ichiro Fujiyama
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Better than expected, I still liked the anime better
16 February 2011 | by book-ncSee all my reviews

I'm a fan of the original anime, though I never got around to actually reading the manga. I loved the brutality and tragedy of the original anime, so this movie had quite a different feel to it overall.

I liked the changes they made to adapt the story to a movie. There was a lot of back story with the characters that had to be ignored or compressed, but when you're focusing on 2-3 characters in 2 hours, that is to be expected.

Overall I liked the special effects, the casting was pretty good, and although I'm not sure about the changes in the ending they made, i'm OK with what they've done to make this into an interesting sci-fi movie that is worth watching.


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Official Sites:

Official site [Japan]

Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

29 January 2011 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

Gantz See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$22,000,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$40,568,961
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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