Ghost in the Shell

Genre:  Action/Adventure
Running Time:  106 min.
Release Date: March 31, 2017
Digital: July 7, 2017
DVD/Blu-ray: July 25, 2017

Current rating: Rating: 3.38
based on 228 votes and 63 reviews
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Cast: Scarlett Johansson, Pilou Asbaek, Takeshi Kitano, Juliette Binoche, Michael Pitt, Chin Han, Danusia Samal, Lasarus Ratuere, Yukata Izumihara, Tawanda Manyimo

Synopsis

Cyborg agent Major (Scarlett Johansson) lives in 2029 futuresque-Japan, where artificial intelligence is more real than reality itself. Although Major is aware of what she is, she knows that she was once a human, and longs for the ability to experience that connection again. She has a past, and vows to uncover the mystery around the person she used to be.

With her security team Public Security Section 9, she must take down notorious hacker, the Puppet Master. However, as Major begins to question her entire existence, her ability to distinguish where humanity ends and cyborgism begins is put the ultimate test.

Based on the Japanese manga series "The Ghost in the Shell" by Masamune Shirow.

Director: Rupert Sanders
Studio: Paramount Pictures
Producer(s): Steven Paul, Avi Arad, Michael Costigan
Screenplay: William Wheeler
Official Site: GhostintheShellMovie.com

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  • 5 stars "wonderful movie. rating these children give does not do it justice."
  • 2 stars "Great special effects but that's about it. None of the characters were really likable. Most of the plot was pretty boring."
  • 1 star "Several times the movie has had over 700 votes/ratings and had less then 1.5 star ratings... and poof back to 220 votes/ratings and a above +3 rating... Kinda like rotten tomatoes have movies with 80%+ ratings... yet those movies fail to even make half their budget at the box office"