Dragonball: Evolution Poster

Release Date: February 24th, 2009

DVD Release Date: July 28th, 2009

PG|1 hr 26 min

Plot Summary
On his 18th birthday, Goku (Justin Chatwin) receives a mystical Dragonball as a gift from his grandfather. There are only six others like it in the whole world, and legend has it that whomever possesses all seven will be granted one perfect wish. When the arrival of a dark force triggers a tragedy, Goku and his companions (Chow Yun-Fat, Emmy Rossum) are propelled into an epic quest to collect the seven Dragonballs and save the Earth from destruction.

Cast: Justin Chatwin, Chow Yun-Fat, Emmy Rossum, Jamie Chung, James Marsters, Joon Park, Eriko Tamura, Randall Duk Kim

Director: James Wong

Genres: Action, Fantasy, Adventure

Production Co: Star Overseas

Distributors: 20th Century Fox

Keywords: 2000s, Friendship, Underdog, Rivalry, Rousing, Rise, Endearing, Friend

Ratings & Reviews

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  • Completely lacking in visual, narrative or stylistic coherence, the film also suffers from cheap-looking visual effects and poorly staged and edited action sequences that will not exactly please the fanboys. show more

  • Just know there's a whole lot more great stuff out there than just what Evolution has in store for you -- namely, the anime that it was based on. show more

  • Nearly all the actors seem to be having a good time, and the action moves so fast that you don't mind when something nuts happens. show more

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