Cowboy Bebop: The Movie(Movie, 2001)

Original title: "カウボーイビバップ 天国の扉" (Japanese/JA)
| 1h 55min | Genres: Action, Animation, Science Fiction
Cowboy Bebop: The MovieRating: 3.8/5 (with 354354 votes)
Cowboy Bebop: The Movie, known in Japan as Cowboy Bebop: Knockin' on Heaven's Door (Japanese: カウボーイビバップ 天国の扉, Hepburn: Kaubōi Bibappu: Tengoku no Tobira, lit. Cowboy Bebop: Heaven's Door), is a 2001 Japanese anime science fiction action film based on the 1998 anime series Cowboy Bebop created by Hajime Yatate. Several staff from the original series worked on the film, including director Shinichirō Watanabe, writer Keiko Nobumoto, character designer/animation director Toshihiro Kawamoto and composer Yoko Kanno. The Japanese and English voice casts also reprised their roles from the series. Cowboy Bebop: The Movie is set between episode 22 and episode 23 of the original series. The plot centers on a mysterious terrorist planning to exterminate the human population of Mars by releasing a virus. The bounty hunter crew of the spaceship Bebop works to capture the terrorist and prevent the attack. The film was conceived by Watanabe as an extension of his work on the television series, which he had treated as a series of miniature films. So as not to alienate existing fans, much of the series' style was retained, with adjustments to make it accessible to a new audience. Increased budget and production facilities enabled filming styles associated with live a... ()
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About Cowboy Bebop: The Movie

The year is 2071. Following a terrorist bombing, a deadly virus is released on the populace of Mars and the government has issued the largest bounty in history, for the capture of whoever is behind it. The bounty hunter crew of the spaceship Bebop; Spike, Faye, Jet and Ed, take the case with hopes of cashing in the bounty. However, the mystery surrounding the man responsible, Vincent, goes deeper than they ever imagined, and they aren't the only ones hunting him.

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Production country: Japan
Plays in: Mars
Based on: "Cowboy Bebop" (TV show/series, 1998-)
Original language: Japanese (JA)
Spoken languages: Japanese (JA)
Translated into 20 languages: Czech (CS), Danish (DA), German (DE), English (EN), Spanish (ES), French (FR), Hebrew (HE), Hungarian (HU), Italian (IT), Japanese (JA), Korean (KO), Lithuanian (LT), Dutch (NL), Polish (PL), Portuguese (PT), Russian (RU), Turkish (TR), Ukrainian (UK), Vietnamese (VI), Chinese (Mandarin) (ZH)
Status: Released
Release date US: 08/11/2002 (World premiere: 09/01/2001)
Appearing Characters: Edward, Spike Spiegel, Ein, Faye Valentine, Jet Black
Screenwriter: Keiko Nobumoto, Hajime Yatate
Film Editor: Shūichi Kakesu
Composer: Yoko Kanno
Performer: Seatbelts
Alternative titles in other countries (from previews, ads etc.):
"Cowboy Bebop - Knockin' on Heaven's Door"
"星际牛仔 天国之门"
"Cowboy Bebop"
"Cowboy Bebop - Il Film"
"Cowboy Bebop - Tengoku no Tobira"
"Cowboy Bebop: Tengoku no tobira"
"Kaubôi bibappu: Tengoku no tobira"
"카우보이 비밥: 천국의 문"
"Cowboy Bebop The Movie"
"Kowboj Bebop"
"Cowboy Bebop: O Filme"
"Ковбой Бибоп: Достучаться до небес"
"Cowboy Bebop: Knockin' on Heaven's Door"

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