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Space Battleship Yamato (2010)

In 2199, the crew of the space battleship Yamato embark on a dangerous journey to the planet Iskandar to acquire a device that will rejuvenate the war-ravaged Earth.

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Takashi Yamazaki

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Takuya Kimura ... Susumu Kodai
Meisa Kuroki ... Yuki Mori
Toshirô Yanagiba Toshirô Yanagiba ... Shiro Sanada
Naoto Ogata Naoto Ogata ... Daisuke Shima
Hiroyuki Ikeuchi ... Hajime Saito
Shin'ichi Tsutsumi ... Mamoru Kodai
Maiko Maiko ... Aihara
Reiko Takashima Reiko Takashima ... Doctor Sado
Toshiyuki Nishida Toshiyuki Nishida ... Hikozaemon Tokugawa
Toshihiro Yashiba Toshihiro Yashiba ... Yasuo Nanbu
Kazuki Namioka Kazuki Namioka ... Saburo Kato
Takumi Saitoh ... Akira Yamamoto (as Takumi Saitô)
Takahiro Miura ... Furuya
Kensuke Ohwada Kensuke Ohwada ... Kenjiro Ota
Kana Harada Kana Harada ... Sasaki
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Storyline

In 2199, five years after the Gamilas launch attacks on Earth, the planet has been ravaged by the aliens' radiation bombs and the remnants of humanity have moved underground. One day, former pilot Susumu Kodai discovers a message capsule sent from the planet Iskandar that tells of a device that can remove the radiation from the Earth's surface. The United Nations of Space Administration rebuilds the battleship Yamato, with a new type of propulsion system - the Wave Motion Engine. This enables her to make the long voyage to Iskandar and back in hopes of saving the Earth. Within 73 days, the radiation will drive the rest of humanity to extinction and the Gamilas will inhabit the Earth. Written by Anonymous

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

2010 is the Year of Yamato See more »


Certificate:

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Details

Official Sites:

Official site [Japan]

Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

1 December 2010 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

2199: Космическая одиссея See more »

Filming Locations:

Hawaii, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$12,000,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$49,827,298
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

In the Uchû senkan Yamato (1974) series, Yuki Mori was the only female crew member on the Yamato. Because of this, two of the male characters in Uchû senkan Yamato (1974) (Aihara and Doctor Sado) were revised to appear as female officers in this film. See more »

Quotes

Yuki Mori: Saving Earth won't matter, nothing will matter if you're not there with me!
Susumu Kodai: But I will be! If I save the Earth, I'll be there in every tree, flower, and blade of grass!
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Alternate Versions

Extended cut is about 138:36 min long See more »

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Version of Dai Yamato zero gô (2004) See more »

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Love Lives
Lyrics, Composed and Performed by Steven Tyler
Produced by Marti Frederiksen
Courtesy of Columbia Records
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User Reviews

In short - wait for DVD.
3 March 2011 | by bigbeefyboy75See all my reviews

In all honesty, I cannot say a lot of good things about this movie. It seems to be a mashup of a few Sci Fi films from the past decade or so, directed in the style of Michael Bay.

Seriously I was half expecting to see Bruce Willis reprise his role or Kodai's last line to be "We Win, Gracie"

It was as if they had planned to do a great movie, Saw the stunning success of Star Treks' reboot and thought "yeah the Yamato franchise is tired as hell,. let's kick it in the guts and see what reworking we can do"

The best analogy is ST but Kirk being replaced by Kirk's Dad and the USS Kelvin at the end and thats it.

there were some original bits but more likely as not cribbed from a few hits. I don't mind reverse stealing of film ideas tho..

It's the execution I found so annoying with this film.Wanting. The acting was on a level best found with year nine drama students, the dialogue was overly melodramatic at best and while the CG was great its attempt at Galactica Style character discovery and analysis fell down horrifically flat. Seeming forced and contrived.

The worst part is I KNOW it could have been a paradigm better than what it was. Ought to have gotten Ron Moore to rework the script and storyline. They did take some JJ Abrams directly in as much using Real ship settings for some parts like the hangar decks. It may even be salvageable, if re edited. At around 120 minutes it was Overlong without being special because of its length. It could be made that bit punchier if sped up, and hopefully a better film. BSG had loads of talking and not a lot of Battle CG and it was widely regarded as one of the best TV shows of the decade,.. not just a good sci fi show but a great regular show in and of itself.

The SBY reboot i think needs a reboot


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