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Ghost in the Shell (2017)

PG-13 | | Action, Crime, Drama | 31 March 2017 (USA)
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In the near future, Major is the first of her kind: A human saved from a terrible crash, who is cyber-enhanced to be a perfect soldier devoted to stopping the world's most dangerous criminals.

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Cast

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Aramaki (as 'Beat' Takeshi Kitano)
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Kuze (as Michael Carmen Pitt)
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Ladriya
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Cutter
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Dr. Dahlin
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Bearded Man (as Mana Davis)
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Hanka Security Agent
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Storyline

In the near future, Major Motoko Kusanagi (Scarlett Johansson) is the first of her kind: A human saved from a terrible terrorist attack, who is cyber-enhanced to be a perfect soldier devoted to stopping the world's most dangerous criminals. When terrorism reaches a new level that includes the ability to hack into people's minds and control them, Major Kusanagi is uniquely qualified to stop it. As she prepares to face a new enemy, Major Kusanagi discovers that she has been lied to: her life was not saved, it was stolen. She will stop at nothing to recover her past, find out who did this to her and stop them before they do it to others. Based on the internationally acclaimed Japanese Manga, "The Ghost in the Shell." Written by Paramount Pictures

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Rated PG-13 for intense sequences of sci-fi violence, suggestive content and some disturbing images | See all certifications »

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31 March 2017 (USA)  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$110,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$18,676,033 (USA) (31 March 2017)

Gross:

$40,533,014 (USA) (19 May 2017)
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Trivia

Margot Robbie was considered for the role of the Major. See more »

Goofs

When Major meets Motoko's mother for the first time, she puts the kettle on the stove to make tea and hear it whistle. However, the kettle on the stove is not the whistling kind, which has a distinctive spout. See more »

Quotes

Aramaki: Never send a rabbit to kill a fox.
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Crazy Credits

The title appears on screen twice. Once during the creation of the Major and again at the end of the opening credits. See more »


Soundtracks

La mamma morta (Maddalena di Coigny) [from the opera
Andrea Chenier, Act 3"]
Composed by Umberto Giordano
Performed by Maria Callas
Courtesy of Parlaphone Records Ltd
By arrangement with Warner Music Group & TV Licensing
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Quick Non Spoiler Review from a GITS fan...
30 March 2017 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

As a massive fan of the original films as well as stand alone complex..  this film disappointed me..  it tried to be clever but just constantly comes off as too simple and too self explanatory..  the changes made make it into a pretty simple and generic story..  it wasn't a bad film nor was it as terrible as some other adaptations are.. but it certainly was disappointing for a GITS fan..  its a 6 at best... maybe a 6.5 for the visuals.. which were the best thing about this movie.


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