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Ghost in the Shell is a movie starring Scarlett Johansson, Pilou Asbæk, and Takeshi Kitano. In the near future, Major Mira Killian is the first of her kind: A human saved from a terrible crash, who is cyber-enhanced to be a perfect...

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Running Time
1 hours 47 minutes
480p, 720p, 1080p, 2K, 4K
Sci-Fi, Mystery, Thriller, Drama, Action
Rupert Sanders
Ehren Kruger, William Wheeler, Jamie Moss, Shirow Masamune
Juliette Binoche, Pilou Asbæk, Scarlett Johansson, Takeshi Kitano
China, India, UK, USA, Hong Kong
Audio Languages
English, Deutsch, Français, Italiano, Español, Svenska, Gaeilge, Nederlands
日本語, Čeština, Tiếng Việt, Português, 한국어, Australia, Filipino, हिन्दी

In the near future, human organs are enhanced by the cybernetics technology developed by the powerful Hanka Robotics Corporation owned by Cutter. Dr. Ouelet is responsible for the development of the secret project 2571 of a full mechanical body to be connected to a human brain. She uses the brain of a young woman that lost her parents in a cyber attack as subject of a prototype. One year later, the woman is ranked Major and has joined Section 9, an anti-terrorist division commanded by Chief Daisuke Aramaki, working with agents Batou and Togusa. She needs to use a medicine to help the integration of her brain with the mechanical body and has no recollections of her previous life. When Section 9 hunts down the terrorist Kuze, Major learns the secrets about Hanka Robotics and the experiment she was subjected. Now she faces her ultimate enemy: Kuze, a criminal who has managed to hack into the brains of androids and control them.

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Betty Payne

I have seen many anime films and this is the first Japanese film I have seen that I like. I like it because it has a cool story, good actors, good story, and cool action. The characters and the story are different. But it is still a good film. The first half of the film is really good. There is a lot of action, but it is not like every other action film. The action in this film is really cool. The second half of the film is really good. I like the idea of the film. I like the story. The film is different, but the second half is really good. The final battle is cool. I like the movie. The film has a good message. I like the film.

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The synopsis is that this is a Sci-Fi anime film. It is, however, a different kind of Sci-Fi Anime. I am not sure if the story is set in the future. I have no idea what the film is about. It seems to me that the film is about the actions of a girl, Haruka, who is taken from the present day, and forced to live in the future. She is given a different kind of identity, an identity which she is unfamiliar with. She is a cyborg. She is given a lot of technology. She is given a mind-controlled cybernetic body. She is given a specific mission to complete. She is given a mission to do some good. She is given a lot of good things. It is kind of hard to describe. I don't think this is the best film I have ever seen. It is worth seeing just for the actors, though. I think that they are all doing a good job. They do a good job of making the film as enjoyable as possible. The best thing about this film is that it is not bad. It is not a great film. It is not a bad film. It is just a good film.

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Carolyn Kennedy

I didn't watch the anime and I didn't know much about the movie. I thought the movie was good, but I wasn't totally blown away by it. I thought the movie was a little bit slow but that wasn't really the point. I really enjoyed the movie, and I really enjoyed the CGI in the movie. It was amazing. The character of Motoko was so cool. I just thought the movie was pretty good. I recommend this movie to anyone who likes sci-fi/action/thriller.

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As the opening credits started, I thought I'd just run out and get something else. A little more than an hour later, I was in front of the computer screen, and I was ready for another film. Except, I wasn't ready for this one. This is a good, solid film. If you're into cyberpunk, or cyber-punk, there's a good chance you'll like this film. It's an engaging story about a girl named Unit 11, who is assigned to a post-apocalyptic setting where humans have been forced to live in virtual reality. This is as close to reality as we're going to get. The cyber-punk elements here are kind of fun, and the result is a film that makes you think about the human condition. While the characters here are probably only seen in a few scenes, the actors make them all very interesting. Especially Nana Mizuno (The Ring) who plays a young Nami, and Rei Ishikawa (Ghost in the Shell: Arise) who plays the main character's mother. If you can get past the standard cyberpunk elements, you'll enjoy this film. A solid 7 out of 10.

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As a fan of the manga series, I was very excited about this movie, and also as a fan of the "A Silent Voice" television series, I was very disappointed. It's not a bad film, but it's very slow. Most of the characters and situations are very cliched. I would have given the movie a higher rating if they would have just changed the protagonist's name to "Makoto" and not the one with a Roman numeral. As for the end, I think that the director should have put in a scene where the villain is revealed, and the story would be very much different.

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Jesse S.

I would definitely recommend this film. This film is a different kind of movie. The plot line is easy to follow and also the special effects are well done. The story is great as well. The only thing that I did not like about the film was the fact that the actors had to speak with a Southern accent. I could not understand what they were saying. I would recommend this movie to everyone. It is an excellent movie for a rainy Saturday night. This film is a perfect family film to watch.

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I would like to say that I am not one of those people who liked this movie. I thought it was a good movie with some really good action scenes. I mean the action is really good. But that's all. It's not that the story is bad or anything. But, I just wasn't that into it. The whole concept was kind of ridiculous. But I still enjoyed it. I mean it's not a bad movie. But I just didn't really find it to be a masterpiece. Just like the Matrix and a lot of other movies I like. But I think there are a lot of movies that I could compare it to. I guess it's the same kind of story. I guess that's why I said the story is just a little bit ridiculous. I think they could have done a lot better with the story. Like, if they made it like that, it would be great. But, I think that was their downfall with the story. Maybe the story just wasn't a good enough to tell the story, so they just had to give us the fight scenes, and that's all. It's not really a bad movie. It's not that bad. But it's not that good either. I think it's not a bad movie, but I don't think it's a great movie either. So I would recommend this movie to people who like action movies. I think this is one of the better action movies out there. It's not that great, but it's not too bad either.

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Joshua H.

A film made for me. This is a film that made me think. Not the little people's thoughts, the thoughts of a genius (or not). It made me think about what it means to be human. Is this an allegory of human trafficking? Do we have to be victims in order to be citizens? This is the premise of the film. The film itself is not that good, but it is one of the few films that I have actually seen. This film could have been so much better. The writing and acting of the film, however, are far above the quality of most mainstream films. It is one of the few films that I would recommend to anyone. If you do not like this film, you do not like people. There are many bad films out there. This is one that I would recommend to anyone. If you enjoy this film, you will enjoy the rest of the film.

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Jessica Hanson

One of the more visually impressive movies of the last few years, "Silver Linings Playbook" delivers a captivating narrative, a cohesive and deeply humanistic plot, a provocative yet believable narrative, and excellent performances from its strong cast. It is a compelling film, though I found myself questioning my own perceptions of human nature. In many ways, the film is a social commentary on the contemporary media landscape, but that was never really my intention. My intent was to critique the movies in the same way I critique books. I expected the plot to play out more like a video game than like a Hollywood movie, and I was not prepared for the humor in the story, which took the material and made it appear to be the latter. As a result, the film is quite enjoyable and I would recommend it for many different audiences. It is a good action thriller, and I expect most will not be disappointed. However, I was still left with an uneasy feeling at the end of the film, and I think that may be the strongest thing about it. I hope to see more movies with such a strong sense of satire, and I am hopeful that this becomes a standard feature of all the movies that I watch.

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Dylan Wade

So I finally got around to watching the movie, and I can't fault the film, in fact it's pretty good. This was a big step in bringing Japanese animation to the big screen. I enjoyed the story and the story was very well executed, with a great story and acting. However the story could have been better, as it seemed to slow down, and become uninteresting towards the end. That's because there is too much going on, the film was too short. It seemed that there were too many characters, and they could have been left out. But it did not ruin the movie, I think that it was worth watching, and it was one of the most watched movies in the movie theater. The acting was very good, especially by Scarlett Johansson, and the animation was good as well. So overall I enjoyed the movie, and if you are a fan of Japanese animation then I would say that you should go watch this, I give it a 7 out of 10.

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Maria Cole

This movie is not as good as the original and the action is weaker but I still enjoyed it. The actors are good and the characters are pretty realistic. The characters were pretty believable in my opinion and the plot was pretty good. This movie is for the action and not for the story. The action is good but it doesn't have a story and that's what I don't like about it. The movie is still worth watching and I think I might get it on DVD so I can watch it again. I give it a B-.

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In a world where cybernetic implants and cybernetics are the norm, a teenage girl meets her ideal partner, the head of a military cybernetic research lab, but becomes fascinated by the society around her. The movie is a cyberpunk film, about cybernetics and society and the consequences of the implants and cybernetics. It is not all about the plot, but about the world the movie is made in and the action in it. It's a good movie, it's a good movie. It's not that great, but the cyberpunk genre is so popular nowadays that I think it's a good genre.

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After the movie was over I looked at the staff to see how long they had been working. I'm pretty sure they had been working all day. As for the movie itself, I'll say it's an interesting take on the themes of man and machine. I certainly don't feel it's as good as the original, but it's certainly good enough to recommend. The acting is pretty good, and the characters are not unlikeable. If you're a fan of the original series, you'll enjoy this movie, if you're not, you'll be unpleasantly surprised.

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I think the movie is excellent. For me it's a great story, but the movie could have been better. For example, there are many scenes where there is no reason why the character should do that. For example, I think the most important character should have been the main one. And the movie should have been longer. I think they should have been more serious and more dramatic. They should have had more development of the characters. Also, the movie could have been longer with more action scenes. For example, the scene where the main character is having the conversation with the central character, and that conversation is very important to the story. In addition, they could have added more action scenes to the movie. But overall, I like the movie. It's a good movie, but I think it could have been better.

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Dennis D.

The third movie in the long running anime about a world where an "ideal" woman is created using artificial intelligence, in which an android called a "Shingen" is sent from the future to save humanity. It's a pretty good film. There are moments of fun, but they aren't great. I mean, you can't blame the directors for that. You can only blame the actors, and especially the main character, who is introduced as one of the most pathetic villains in the history of anime. But that's not his fault. The plot of this movie has a certain stupid logic that you just don't understand. It's basically "The Matrix meets Matrix Reloaded", but that's not really what I'm talking about. The script is a mess, but the cast is good. The effects are good, but you have to suspend your disbelief. I like the idea that the world is ruled by a government, and a situation that I can't understand could be solved by the very idea of it. But it's all just a fantasy. And that's what I'm looking for. To suspend my disbelief. If you're a serious movie-goer, then you'll be disappointed. I'm not really a fan of anime, but I still liked it. This one is good, but nothing special. 6/10

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I was very excited to see the new version of the franchise because of the popularity of the original anime series, and the fact that it was based on the famous manga. The movie was decent. It was better than the anime, but still not as good as the manga. The animation is much better than the original anime series. The "story" is about a software program that can create artificial life forms. When the program is damaged, the human's consciousness is transferred into it and they end up with a different identity, but the program's memory is erased. So they can only remember the memories they had when they were human. There are many problems with the new story. First, the story is based on an original story. When the original manga was first published in Japan, it was a controversial book. It was banned in Japan because it was thought to be propaganda. When the anime was first released, it was only watched by a few people, and the story was mostly made up by the manga. Because of this, the original manga's story could be hard to understand. Therefore, the story is hard to understand. The new story has been adapted to the movie, but still doesn't have the same impact as the original. I think that the new version was better than the original, but still not as good as the manga. Because of the new story, the movie has had a different atmosphere than the manga. So this made the movie a bit boring and was boring to watch. I think the most important thing is that the movie is a bit different from the manga. For instance, the main character is now a woman instead of a man. Because the movie's story is different, the anime's story is also different. I think the most important thing is that the story was changed from the manga.

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Donald T.

I watched this movie with a friend of mine, who was not too happy with the movie. So, I watched the movie. After about half of the movie I gave up on it and went to bed. I woke up, and had to watch the rest of the movie. The movie was quite interesting and I enjoyed it. This movie could have been better if it had more "sketch" and more "references" to the original anime. The script was quite good, but I have not seen anything good about this movie. I guess, that is how most of the fans of the anime felt about this movie. In conclusion, I think this movie was okay.

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I'm sorry to say, but I really didn't like this movie. I'm not saying it's a bad movie. I was pleasantly surprised by it, in that I was impressed with the direction they took it. I don't mean that they tried to make it more realistic than it could have been (at least not in the level of "Dark City"), but they took what seemed to be a very generic sci-fi movie (the anime and TV series), and the result was something very good. But it's not "Mindwipe". This is still a sci-fi movie, and while it does have some good ideas and a few good shots of technology, it's all done without a lot of realism. The action is all very stylized and very "movie-y", and in some places the cinematography and special effects can be very distracting. The story is weak and the characters aren't strong, and there is no real connection between them, which makes the movie feel almost flat, and can make you feel kind of lost. Overall, it's not a bad movie, but I felt like I was watching a movie with a much lower budget and a more in-depth story, which means it didn't quite live up to the high expectations I had. I really recommend that you don't take my review as an insult, but instead give it a chance, because it's worth it.

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Sean B.

I was a huge fan of the first movie, especially as I had the source material to work with. So I was very excited for this one. But, I didn't like the pace of the first one at all. The second one felt almost as a series of vignettes, not building up to anything. The third one was like an extended episode of the first one. It was slow, and it had more gaps in the plot than the first one. So I had trouble remembering which character was which. This is a good thing. I didn't hate the first one, but I didn't like this one as well. The third one takes place in a futuristic world where people have no choice but to be connected by cybernetics. This is where the film is slower and not as interesting as the first two. It felt like they had to build up the plot for the next two, but then they had to cut back to the same character in the previous two to get back to where they started. It was also interesting that they killed off the character that was in the first movie, but then went back to their old friend in the second movie. The only character that stood out was that of Major Kusanagi. The acting wasn't great, but it wasn't terrible either. The film had an interesting plot that was good for an action film, but was slow. I would recommend this movie to people who liked the first film, but don't like the second. It was good, but there was nothing special about it.

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Christina R.

I thought this movie was worth seeing. I like the way the movie was shot. It was beautifully done. I'm a huge fan of the anime and this movie was no exception. I was very impressed with the acting. I'm not sure if the movie was perfect in the acting department, but they did a good job. I felt the story was really good. It was different from the anime. I thought the characters were the most interesting part of the movie. I didn't really care for any of the characters, but that was okay. I liked the villains, but I didn't like the main character, but that was okay. I thought this movie was pretty good, and I think it's worth watching. I gave it a seven out of ten.

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Louis A.

Plot is good, action scenes were also good. The opening scenes were also very good and the background music was also very good. All the scenes where the main character was in the virtual reality were also very good. It was an action movie which was a bit more boring than a lot of the action movies made today. It was not very long and the first part was very good. And the second part was also very good. I do not recommend this movie to people who are not into action movies. You can watch it as a normal movie and not think about action and special effects. It will be good for people who like to see movies about ordinary people. I recommend this movie to people who want to see a good action movie. 7/10.

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Andrew C.

From the moment the movie begins you know you're in for a treat. The visuals are stunning, the acting is solid, and the movie is absolutely, and almost entirely, brilliant. But that's all you can say about it. The problem is that it's too long. This movie is at its best when it's just showing you a few scenes, but the movie is even more intriguing when it's showing you how they're connected. It's a bit of a drag to get through most of the movie and even then there are a few scenes that just don't work that well. But when it's on, it's on. The movie does an excellent job of showing how technology has changed the world, and how it's possible to control people. There's so much to take in here, from the relationship between the main characters to the big-budget CGI effects. And the performances are all very good, from Ewan McGregor to Scarlett Johansson to James Horner and even Mamoru Oshii. I also really enjoyed the ending. So if you want to see a movie that's extremely entertaining with lots of interesting visuals, then this is the movie for you. But if you want something that's deep and meaningful and has a deeper meaning, then you might want to look elsewhere.