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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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Peltz
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Dr. Norman Ludlam
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Undercover Agent #1
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Agent Franks
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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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Also Known As:

Death Note: Il quaderno della morte  »

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Trivia

Nat Wolff and Margaret Qualley previously worked together in Palo Alto (2013). See more »

Goofs

When Ryuk reads some rules to Light, you can see on the top of one of the rules he is reading, that there is the rule of if there is no cause written of the death, the person shall die of a heart attack. But later on, all deaths that they write have to have a cause or it will be as the dealer says. See more »

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Mia Sutton: Light Turner's heart will stop at midnight.
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Crazy Credits

The closing credits features brief clips of outtakes and behind-the-scenes footage. See more »

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Remake of Death Note: Desu nôto (2006) See more »

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Blood Oath
Written by Matthew Pusti
Performed by Matthew Pusti (as Makeup & Vanity Set)
Courtesy of Matthew Pusti
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An absolute disservice to the source material
25 August 2017 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I don't even know where to begin with this, it is rare that an anime adaptation ever turns out to be good, so I didn't go into this movie with high expectations. Having seen the anime twice now I was completely underwhelmed and disappointed throughout the whole movie. The characters in this movie had little to no similarities to their originals. There's honestly way too many things for me to say about this that I simply just don't have the time to do so. I tried to watch this movie as it's own thing and not compare it to the original but that was basically impossible for me. If you're a fan of the anime and manga, honestly don't even watch this, it's not worth your time.


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