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A secret military project endangers Neo-Tokyo when it turns a biker gang member into a rampaging psychic psychopath that only two teenagers and a group of psychics can stop.

MPAA Rating R

Status Released

Release Date 1988-07-16

Runtime 124 minutes

Budget $10m

Revenue $0.6m


TMDB 8.0


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jonathan_kent_6341 shared a tip "One of my new favorite movies, definitely a lot of action, suspense, and it makes you think too!"

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raquel_vives_arriaga shared a tip "Simply amazing, but theres Some plot holes, so I guess in the manga, wich I'll like to read, there will be explained."

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lis_rt shared a tip "Ok so the story is gruesome, but I remember the impact the animation had on me -- and still has on me."

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ella_the_weeb shared a tip "Violent but very good"

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waidaj_f-j shared a tip "Don't remember much of it, I should probably rewatch this movie."

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monique_hudson shared a tip "Beautiful animation definitely a classic but it can get pretty intense at times."

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kiwibarry shared a tip "This movie had such amazing world building and gripped you from the first few minutes."

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adam_tetreault shared a tip "A great futuristic movie"

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cetewayo_gammage shared a tip "Old school cool. An interesting sci-fi anime that still holds up to this day."

jennifer_davis_7746 shared a tip "This will change your mind if you say you don’t like anime."

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mark_pelini shared a tip "Great animation, amazing soundtrack and awesome movie. Recommended"

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hmm_man shared a tip "It was pretty good. This is one of the movies where you really have to pay attention to know what's going on."

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kyaw_tay shared a tip "I was very confused but the explostions were very nice."

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th3hooligan shared a tip "Legendary animation with amazing story telling. If you don’t like Akira do you even like Anime?"

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seth_mckelvain shared a tip "My favorite movie"

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bagelbites shared a tip "It's good but it doesn't live up to the hype"

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alejandrina_lanza shared a tip "Classic. A must watch for all anime lovers :)"

EZP shared a tip "Brilliant animation and deep symbolic story. Everyone should watch it at least once"

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kevin_king_9459 shared a tip "Easily one of the best films I’ve ever seen."

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