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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 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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Action | Horror | Sci-Fi

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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

Followed by Gantz: Perfect Answer (2011) See more »

Soundtracks

Kitte no Nai Okurimono
by Seiji Tanaka
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For heaven's sake, shoot already!
20 July 2011 | by BoloxxxiSee all my reviews

Thru their deaths by misfortune, various people are periodically recruited by a machine in the form of a dark sphere called "Gantz"(I'm guessing it's completely random since an old lady and a kid were also conscripted). At the center of all this are 3 young people: 2 guys and a girl. The 2 guys, Kel and Kato, have a history but hadn't seen each other in a while. Kel is at first timid, and even cowardly but later sees himself as heroic. Kato is intense and shudders and grimaces a lot (killed his father and went to juvie). The girl is a real cute "girly girl" who panics and runs away a lot. She's got the hots for Kato who doesn't notice or care cause he's too busy grimacing and thinking about other people.

A very decent movie with a nice concept but marred mainly by one annoying fact: Time and time again one of these people had an opportunity to shoot the threat and did not do it. Or did (eventually), but then instead of firing again, and again ----and again, if necessary, until said threat was demolished they just stood around with their mouth open wasting time until the threat recovered to attack again (Man, was that annoying!!!). If that won't get under your skin too much and you like sci-fi, I recommend this. Love, Boloxxxi.


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Country:

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Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

29 January 2011 (Japan) See more »

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Budget:

$22,000,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$40,568,961
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1.85 : 1
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