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Kingsglaive: Final Fantasy XV (2016)

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King Regis, who oversees the land of Lucis, commands his army of soldiers to protect the kingdom from the Niflheim empire's plans to steal the sacred crystal which gives Lucis its magic and power.

Director:

Takeshi Nozue

Writers:

Takashi Hasegawa (screenplay), Kazushige Nojima (story) | 1 more credit »
2 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Aaron Paul ... Nyx Ulric (voice)
Lena Headey ... Lunafreya Nox Fleuret (voice)
Sean Bean ... Regis Lucis Caelum (voice)
Adrian Bouchet ... Titus Drautos / General Glauca (voice)
Liam Mulvey Liam Mulvey ... Libertus Ostium (voice)
Alexa Kahn ... Crowe Altius (voice)
Todd Haberkorn ... Luche Lazarus (voice)
John DeMita ... Clarus Amicitia (voice)
David Gant ... Iedolas Aldercapt (voice)
Darin De Paul ... Ardyn Izunia (voice)
Trevor Devall ... Ravus Nox Fleuret (voice)
Neil Newbon ... Petra Fortis (voice)
Ben Diskin ... Pelna Khara (voice)
Max Mittelman ... Tredd Furia (voice)
Will Bowden ... Pruvia Colpus (voice)
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Storyline

The magical kingdom of Lucis is home to the hallowed Crystal, but the menacing empire of Niflheim will stop at nothing to make it theirs. War has raged between the two for as long as most can remember. King Regis of Lucis commands an elite force of soldiers dubbed the Kingsglaive. Wielding their king's magic, Nyx Ulric and his fellow glaives stand before the crown city of Insomnia, fighting to stay the inexorable advance of Niflheim's imperial army. Before the overwhelming military might of the empire, King Regis can only salvage his kingdom by accepting an ultimatum-he must cede all lands outside the crown city, and see his son, Prince Noctis, wed to Lady Lunafreya, the former princess of Tenebrae now captive of Niflheim. As the war of wills rages, the machinations of Niflheim transform Insomnia into an awe-inspiring battleground, pulling Nyx into a struggle for the very survival of the kingdom.

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Now after years of war, one warrior will lead the fight for the future of the kingdom. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for fantasy violence and action throughout | See all certifications »

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Trivia

Sean Bean and Lena Headey both starred in Game of Thrones (2011). Sean Bean played Ned Stark and Lena Headey played Cersei Lannister. See more »

Quotes

Pelna Khara: So, Nyx the gatekeeper. How's the new post treating you?
Nyx Ulric: Oh, it's amazing. You guys would love it. The gate watch are real sweethearts.
Pelna Khara: Ha-ha-ha. Yeah, right. We all know they hate us outsiders more than anything. So bored they got nothing better to do.
Nyx Ulric: Boredom's not so bad. Means there's peace, at least. I'd fight a hundred more wars for Galahdans to know boredom.
Pelna Khara: Fight all you want. Just don't go dying yet. I still owe you. A lot.
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Connections

References Final Fantasy XV (2016) See more »

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Headlong
by John R. Graham
(P) 2016 SQUARE ENIX
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Highly underrated
28 December 2018 | by beckyancaSee all my reviews

I have seen several movies regarding or based on video game, yet none not even close of Kingslaive. I also saw the other two Final Fantasy movies and neither of them is even half good as this one. This isn't a masterpiece overall, has its own flawes, but nonetheless it's a great and solid movie, worth watching and rewatching. The CGI is spectaculos, so realistic and well-made, carrying you truly into a story, a fantasy. We see new power additions to the word, the eye-catching warp magic forged by the blink dagger of the glaive which is a pretty cool thing to watch. But above all are the character, many of them very interesting -I really wanted to know even more about each of them- and the story itself. Some said the plot is not coherent enough. I think those people did not paid enough atention, especially at the prologue. Kingsglaive is not just a story about battles and special effects, it's a story about duty, about courage, about sacrificies and responsabilities. You care for those characters and their fates. It tells a good and engaging story, something that movies nowadays completly lacking. It has soul and sentiment. It has a message. Don't mind the critics and the low-rated reviews. Give it a try, you may be pleasantly surprised.


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Official Sites:

Official site [Japan]

Country:

Japan | USA

Language:

Japanese | English | Chinese

Release Date:

9 July 2016 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

Kingsglaive: Final Fantasy XV See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$119,801, 21 August 2016

Gross USA:

$269,980

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$5,725,482
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (Includes Extended Cut Of Brotherhood) | (Blu-ray Edition)

Sound Mix:

D-Cinema 48kHz 5.1

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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