Gamilons are a race of evil aliens that are trying to destroy the planet Earth. However, a group of civilians look to the battleship Yamato for its space travel and go on a mission to bring... See full summary »
The movie follows 3 Japanese friends from embarking on Yamato, the world's largest battleship, until it's sunk 3 1/2 years later on April 7, 1945 on it's way to Okinawa to stop American advance at the end of WWII.
2199 AD. Yamato tries to leave behind the Large Magellanic Cloud galaxy after receiving a Cosmo Reverse System at its destination, Iscandar. However, suddenly it encounters a mysterious ... See full summary »
Mogami Takeshi works at the Tokyo prosecutor's office focusing on violent criminal cases. Okino Keiichiro admires him and is happy to be assigned to work with Mogami. When a money lender is... See full summary »
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
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 »
Saving Earth won't matter, nothing will matter if you're not there with me!
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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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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