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Year: 2017

Original Title: Ghost in the Shell

Country: USA

Length: 106 minutes

Genre: Action, Crime, Drama

Studios: DreamWorks SKG, Paramount Pictures

Distributor: Paramount Pictures

Suitable for 12 years and over

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Release Dates

United Kingdom: March 31 2017

United States: March 31 2017


Ranking: 33 out of 14,124 movies (up 3)


6.7 by 18 users

6.0 by Movie'n'co

6.3 by 8 media


The film is based on a famous manga series of drawings titled 'Ghost in the Shell', owned by Kodansha Comics and written and illustrated by Shirow Masamune. The film tells the story of The Major, a cyborg-human female only hybrid in the world who runs an elite task force called Section 9. Destined to arrest the most dangerous criminals and extremists, Section 9 faces an enemy whose main objective is to nullify the progress of Robotic Hanka in the field of cyber-technology. Directed by Rupert Sanders ( 'Snow White and the Huntsman'), the cast is composed of Takeshi Kitano ( 'Merry Christmas, Mr. Lawrence') in the role of Daisuke Aramaki, Juliette Binoche ( 'Chocolat') in the role of Dr. Ouelet, Michael Pitt ( 'Hannibal') in the role of Kuze, Pilou Asbæk ( 'Lucy') in the role of Batou and Kaori Momoi ( "Memoirs of a geisha '), Chin Han (' Independence Day. Counterattack '), Danusia Samal (' Tyrant '), Lasarus Ratuere (' Terra Nova '), Yutaka Izumihara (' Invincible ') and Tuwanda Manyimo (' The Rover '). The filming will take place in New Zealand following the agreement between Paramount Pictures and DreamWorks Pictures Film Commission with the country. Hide full plot... Show full plot


Cast Ghost in the Shell



Trivia Ghost in the Shell

The shooting of the film took place in the city of Wellington, capital of New Zealand. Based on a manga and anime of the same name. Margot Robbie was firstly considered for the lead role. However, negotiations broke down and the role was offered to Scarlett Johansson.