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Death Note (2017)

TV-MA | | Adventure, Crime, Drama | 25 August 2017 (USA)
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A high school student named, Light Turner, discovers a mysterious notebook that has the power to kill anyone whose name is written within its pages and launches a secret crusade to rid the world of criminals.

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Ryuk (voice)
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Kenny Doyle
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Agent Young
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Antony Skomal
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Light Turner, a bright student, stumbles across a mystical notebook that has the power to kill any person whose name he writes in it. Light decides to launch a secret crusade to rid the streets of criminals. Soon, the student-turned-vigilante finds himself pursued by a famous detective known only by the alias L. Written by Warner Bros. Pictures

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Death Note: Il quaderno della morte  »

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Watari is a white Englishman in the manga and anime, but he is Japanese here, as he was in the Japanese animated films/TV series. See more »

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In the classroom as Light is running to the door, he grabs the apple off the desk. Later to be seeing flying off the desk to Ryuk. See more »

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Mia Sutton: We can change the world.
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Near the end of the closing credits, Ryuk can be heard laughing. See more »


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Written by Harold Arlen, E.Y. Harburg (as Edgar Yipsel Harburg), Herbert Stothart
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Absolute garbage and typical Hollywood adaptation
25 August 2017 | by (Norway) – See all my reviews

First time ever writing a review here. Had to do it now because I don't want people like me who enjoyed the original anime/manga to waste their time on this movie.

Firstly i didn't know this was a movie until it was released on Netflix. I'm not going into detail, but there is a reason its a long manga/anime and not a movie.

Anyway, the protagonist isn't interesting, L is not interesting and the plot is garbage. They took all the good thing from the original and butchered it and made another bad American adaptation.

Everyone involved in this movie should be ashamed.

Save yourself the misery and never watch this.


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