• Ghost in the Shell (2017)

Ghost in the Shell

Release Date: March 31st, 2017

DVD Release Date: July 25th, 2017

PG-13 |1 hr 47 min

Plot Summary

In the near future, Major is the first of her kind: a human who is cyber-enhanced to be a perfect soldier devoted to stopping the world's most dangerous criminals. When terrorism reaches a new level that includes the ability to hack into people's minds and control them, Major is uniquely qualified to stop it. As she prepares to face a new enemy, Major discovers that her life was stolen instead of saved. Now, she will stop at nothing to recover her past while punishing those who did this to her.

Cast: Scarlett Johansson, Pilou Asbæk, Takeshi Kitano, Michael Pitt, Juliette Binoche, Chin Han, Danusia Samal, Peter Ferdinando

Director: Rupert Sanders

Genres: Science Fiction , Action , Adventure

Production Co: Paramount Pictures, Crystal Sky Entertainment, Reliance Entertainment

Distributors: Paramount Pictures

Keywords: Brooding, Emotional, Quest, Bar, Survival, Intense, Office

Ratings & Reviews

  • 50
    Lisa NesselsonScreen International

    Even though there’s an enormous amount to look at and digest, little of this film is truly memorable or thought-provoking. show more

  • 40
    E. Oliver WhitneyScreenCrush

    The biggest problem is that Ghost in the Shell has nothing smart or interesting to say — it just thinks it does. show more

  • 50
    Jordan MintzerThe Hollywood Reporter

    If the "ghost" of anime classic Ghost in the Shell refers to the soul looming inside of its killer female cyborg, then this live-action reboot from director Rupert Sanders really only leaves us the shell: a heavily computer-generated enterprise with more body than brains, more visuals than ideas, as if the original movie’s hard drive had been wiped clean of all that was dark, poetic and mystifying. show more

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