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USA & UK: Columbia TriStar Pictures
Cast: Toshio Furukawa, Scott Weinger
Director: TarO Rin (RintarO)
Language: Japanese (English subtitles)
USA & UK: 107 mins
USA Rated: PG-13 for violence and images of destruction
UK Certificate: PG contains mild language and violence
USA Release Date: 25 January 2002 (Limited Release)
UK Release Date: 11 January 2002
Based on the 1949 manga comic book by Tezuka Osamu, Metropolis is a futuristic city populated by both robots and humans. However during an investigation by detectives Shunsaku Ban and Ken-ichi who are trying to trace the whereabouts of Dr Laughton - a rebel scientist who has designed and created a beautiful young girl called Tima - they uncover a greater threat to the stability of Metropolis!
METROPOLIS is an animated sci-fi movie from director TarO Rin also known as RintarO and produced by: Katsuhiro Otomo, Yasuhiro Nakura, Shuichi Hirata, Yuka Imoto, Kei Kobayashi, Kouki Okada.