Appleseed ( Appurushîdo - 2005 ) Movie Information

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Overall Rank: 5427

Average Rating: 2.6/4

# of Ratings: 37

Theatrical Release Date: 01/14/2005

Language: Japanese

Genre: Anime, Sci-Fi

MPAA Rating: R

Director: Shinji Aramaki

Actors: Amanda Winn Lee, Jamieson Price, Kirsty Pape, Mary Elizabeth McGlynn, William Bassett, Michael McConnohie

Plot: In the year 2131 a war has forced most of civilization into the utopian society of Olympus. When a warrior from the badlands, Deunan, comes to town, she meets up with a former comrade, now a cyborg, and finds that the perfect harmony of the city is set for destruction and only the legendary Appleseed technology devised by her mother can save humanity. -- Chris Kavan

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HotelCharliHill - wrote on 04/11/2020

Definitely better than "Alpha", and certainly having some great aspects, but there are a number of detractors inhibiting me from giving it a higher score. 2/5 Check out my full review at

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Chris Kavan - wrote on 09/16/2007

You will either really like the slick motion-capture CG or hate it. I tried to get into this, but felt something was lacking. It was like watching a mish-mash of anime (mecha, cyborgs, societal collapse, etc.) that has been done better.

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Yojimbo - wrote on 03/01/2012

After a world war devastates the Earth a Utopian city of the future is the subject of a power struggle between the benign genetically engineered clones and suspicious human military that inhabit it. Appleseed is 100% Japanese Anime in that is literally a Manga comic brought to life with all their inherent strengths and weaknesses. The visuals are absolutely glorious; the opening which can best be described as a Wachowski inspired take on the future scenes of The Terminator and climactic battle sequences are absolutely breathtaking. The CGI may be a little dated in the fast moving world of technology, but this is an example where computers are used in an inventive and creative way, rather than painstakingly trying to recreate reality; I personally could not give a crap whether every hair …

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