[80], A two-disc DVD version of the film was released on October 23, 2001, with the Blu-ray edition released on August 7, 2007. "[59] He also expressed a desire for the film to succeed in hopes of seeing more films made in its image, though he was skeptical of its ability to be accepted. [86] The DVD was nominated for "Best DVD Special Edition Release" at the 28th Saturn Awards. "[6] Writing in the book Action and Adventure Cinema, Marc O'Day described her as among the "least overtly eroticised" female characters in science fiction, though stated that Aki was "transformed in a variety of poses into an erotic fantasy machine" in a photo shoot that was included on the DVD's special features. [25] Lee compared The Spirits Within, the first full-length photorealistic animated film, to Walt Disney's Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, the first full-length cel animated film. The movie's working title was simply \"Gaia\". Aki, Sid and the Deep Eyes attempt to reach Aki's spaceship, their means of escape, but Ryan, Neil and Jane are killed by Phantoms. $3.99 Rent HD. In the story, a young woman named Aki is possessed by one of the alien phantoms invading earth. "[30] Writing in the book Robot Ghosts and Wired Dreams, Livia Monnet stated the film remediated "the notion of life in the neovitalistic, evolutionary biology of Lynn Margulis and in contemporary theories on artificial life", going on to state that the film's exploration of the Gaia hypothesis raised interesting questions regarding the life and death process of both cinema and digital media, as well as contemporary life sciences, cybernetics, philosophy and science fiction. [82] A single-disc edition of the film with significantly less special features was released on August 27, 2002. Humanity has been decimated by an invasion of Phantoms, insubstantial aliens that extract and devour the spirits of … It has received mostly poor reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 6.4 and a MetaScore of 49. A scientist makes a last stand on Earth with the help of a ragtag team of soldiers against an invasion of alien phantoms. [21] In order to keep the film in line with Hironobu Sakaguchi's vision as director, several script rewrites took place,[26] most in the initial stages of production. The parody is set shortly after Douglas Hein inadvertently destroys the New York Barrier City's b… The year is 2065 and Earth has been taken over by phantom alien forms. [11] The workload was so light it did not interfere with her acting commitments in the television series ER. The website's critical consensus reads, "The movie raises the bar for computer animated movies, but the story is dull and emotionally removed. It was the first photorealistic computer-animated feature film and was the most expensive video game-inspired film until the release of Prince of Persia in 2010. Aki is pulled from the crater holding Gray's body, and is seen looking into the newly liberated world. Edit. [19], The album was met with positive reviews. The Earth's Gaia is returned to normal as the Phantoms ascend into space, finally at peace. It was Dr. Sid who created the barrier within Aki that contains the phantom, and helps her survive. [76], The film won the "Jury Prize" at the 2002 Japan Media Arts Festival. Anime /. It isn’t the story, that’s for sure. 19 on Billboard's Top Soundtracks list and No. An easter egg shows the cast of the film re-enacting the dance from Michael Jackson's Thriller. [72] In the first episode of the Square Enix published 2015 video game Life Is Strange, when the lead interacts with a TV, she mentions the idea of watching the film, and says "I don't care what anybody says, that's one of the best sci-fi films ever made. If the ambitious mix of East–West, movie-game and anime-action doesn't pay off, we may still remember this as the moment true CG actors were born. [35] Shortly afterward, Square Pictures was closed and absorbed into Square and the company ceased use of the character. [14] She gradually accustomed herself to the difficulty of working without the presence and spontaneity of real actors, and commented that the voice-acting work did not take much time, as she would just go into the studio "once or twice a month for about four months" with no need for make-up and costuming sessions. [19] He later explained that the theme he wanted to convey was "more of a complex idea of life and death and spirit", believing that the best way to portray this would be to set the film on Earth. [6] It was nominated for "Best Sound Editing – Animated Feature Film, Domestic and Foreign" at the 49th Golden Reel Awards[77] as well as "Best Animated Feature" at the 5th Online Film Critics Society awards. [18], From early on, it had been decided that The Spirits Within would be filmed entirely in English. Her death led Sakaguchi to reflect on what happened to the spirit after death, and these thoughts resurfaced while he was planning the film, eventually taking the form of the Gaia hypothesis. Video vi715587865. It was the first photorealistic computer-animated feature film and was the most expensive video game-inspired film until the release of Prince of Persia in 2010. [11] Aki only made one appearance outside of the film; in 2002 she appeared in a demonstration video that Square Pictures made to present to The Wachowskis before developing Final Flight of the Osiris for The Animatrix. Worse pieces of Phantoms can infect humans from the inside like germs. Other features included Aki's dream viewable as a whole sequence, the film's original opening sequence, and intentional outtakes. Gray sacrifices himself as a medium needed to physically transmit the completed spirit into the alien Gaia. Aki has a vision of the Phantom home planet, where she is able to receive the eighth spirit from the alien particles in herself. [38] John Mangan from The Age cited the film as an example of this phenomenon. After being infected by a Phantom during one of her experiments, Aki Ross (Ming-Na) and her mentor, Doctor Sid (Donald Sutherland), uncover a means of defeating the Phantoms by gathering eight spirit signatures that, when joined, can negate the Phantoms. Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within is a 2001 computer-animated science fiction film directed by Hironobu Sakaguchi, creator of the Final Fantasy franchise. Her dream reveals to her that the Phantoms are the spirits of dead aliens brought to Earth on a fragment of their destroyed planet. FINAL FANTASY: THE SPIRITS WITHIN . It received a mixed critical reception, but was widely praised for the realism of the computer-animated characters. [65] The same image appeared in the "Babes: The Girls of Sci Fi" special issue of SFX. Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within ... See, the Phantoms have an energy signal, and the scientists want to match the signal with the 8 spirits and overlap them in order to phase them out. He lowers a shielded vehicle, with Aki and Gray aboard, into the crater to locate the final spirit. 87 out of 100, becoming the first fictional woman to ever make the list, additionally appearing on the issue's cover in a purple bikini. The year is 2065 and Earth has been taken over by phantom alien forms. This Phantoms concered much of the Earth, as weaponary is ineffective against them and contact with a living being cause the being's soul to be removed, killing them. At first it was very lonely sitting in that booth and eerie to see (Aki's) lips move and my words coming out, but slowly I began to enjoy my time with Aki, and I became attuned to her. Aki and the Deep Eyes squad succeed in finding the seventh spirit as Aki's infection begins to worsen and she slips into unconsciousness. When Aki talks about a dying girl, Goldenthal used a piano in order to give a domestic home-like feeling to a completely foreign environment, also choosing to use a flute each time Aki focusses on Gaia, as he believed it to be the most "human kind of instrument". [28], Director Sakaguchi named the main character after his mother, Aki, who died in an accident several years prior to the production of the film. [67] In contrast, Livia Monnet criticized her character as an example of the constantly kidnapped female in Japanese cinema, further "diluted" by her existence solely as a computer-generated character representing "an ideal, cinematic female character that has no real referent. Expand All Images | Collapse All Images. Aki Ross and Doctor Sid begin searching for the eight life forms who possess spirts capabl… In 2065, Earth is infested by alien life forms known as Phantoms. Manusia yang tersisa hidup di dalam “kota-kota pelindung” di penjuru dunia dan berusaha membebaskan planet mereka dari para Phantom, sebuah ras alien. Dann M Super Reviewer Nov 26, 2012 Aki Ross, Dr. [44] Christopher Coleman from Tracksounds gave the soundtrack 10 out of 10, stating the feel of the album was "expansive and majestic" and that the score elevated the viewing experience of the film. Just before they can reach it, Hein fires the Zeus cannon into the crater, not only destroying the eighth spirit but also revealing the Phantom Gaia. Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. New funds had to be sourced to cover the increasing production costs while maintaining staff salaries. The protagonist of the movie is a strong-willed scientist entirely devoted to saving the human race from the Phantoms overrunning the planet. The Phantoms are unknown creatures (almost the existence information is about the Phantom Ghosts). [40] Elliot Goldenthal composed the entire score, as well as the film's theme song, "The Dream Within",[19] which had lyrics written by Richard Rudolf and vocals performed by Lara Fabian. [33] The model for Aki was designed to closely follow human appearance, with Sakaguchi commenting in an interview "I think it's OK to look at Aki and be convinced that she's a human. Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within is the biggest videogame movie flop of all time losing millions at the box office because of its high production costs. Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within (2001) A scientist makes a last stand on Earth with the help of a ragtag team of soldiers against an invasion of alien phantoms. There was no motion capture used for the Phantom animations. These phantoms kill humans, supposedly in a ruthless battle for world domination. Sid uses the seventh spirit to bring Aki's infection back under control, reviving her. [12] Ming-Na stated that she would be willing if asked to continue voicing Aki. 2 VIDEOS | 185 IMAGES. Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within is a 2001 American computer-animated science fiction film directed by Hironobu Sakaguchi, creator of the Final Fantasy series of role-playing video games. When Aki awakens, she and Gray combine it with the other seven. Artificial Intelligence), earth-shattering meteors oozing with alien slime and landscapes toasted by invading phantoms (Final Fantasy) give a bleak outlook for the human race.. Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within is an Adventure, Action, Animation, Fantasy, Science Fiction, Thriller, Romance movie that was released in 2001 and has a run time of 1 hr 46 min. In the 2065, humans are under siege by an alien life form that appear like apparitions, roaming the world in silent dreadful hordes. [32], Aki's appearance was conceived by the lead animator of the project, Roy Sato, who created several conceptual designs for Sakaguchi to consider, and then used the selected design as a guide for her character model. [66] Ruth La Ferla from The New York Times described her as having the "sinewy efficiency" of Alien franchise character Ellen Ripley and visual appeal of Julia Roberts' portrayal of Erin Brockovich. Broken Base: A lot of fans were annoyed that none of the games were adapted to the big screen before Spirits Within, while others argue that each game … [17] The film debuted on July 2, 2001 at the Mann Bruins Theater in Los Angeles, California,[49] and was released in the United States on July 11, making $32 million in North America and going on to gross $85 million in worldwide box office receipts. [6], Each character's base body model was built from more than 100,000 polygons,[31] plus more than 300,000 for clothing alone. [83] Dustin Somner from Blu-ray.com gave the Blu-ray version 5 out of 5 stars for video quality and special features, and 4½ stars for audio quality. purge]A phantom is a ghost, a physical manifestation of the soul or spirit of a deceased person. Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within. [41] Director Hironobu Sakaguchi opted for the acclaimed Goldenthal instead of Nobuo Uematsu, the composer of the Final Fantasy games' soundtracks, a decision met with mixed opinions as the former was completely unknown to many of the games' fans. During preproduction the script went through fifty incarnations. [56], The review aggregator website Rotten Tomatoes reported an approval rating of 45% based on 146 reviews, with an average rating of 5.3/10. FINAL FANTASY: THE SPIRITS WITHIN is an animated New Age pagan science fiction fantasy with alien ghosts and demonic possession. Described by one artist as his favorite vehicle in the movie, the Phantom Transporter self-destructs by crashing into the enemy, the Phantoms inside are kept safe from the shock by a protective jelly. [29] Dan Mayers from Sight & Sound stated the film followed the same theme typically found in Final Fantasy video games: "A party of heroes averts impending global holocaust by drawing on their individual skills, gaining knowledge through challenges and emerging victorious with new-found love and respect for themselves and their companions. Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within is a 2001 computer-animated Science Fiction film directed by Hironobu Sakaguchi, the creator of the pimple-poppingly popular Final Fantasy series of role-playing games. It was recorded in the United Kingdom at the Watford Coloseum and the London AIR Lyndhurst Hall and was mixed at the Manhattan Center Studios in the United States. [22] A novelization was written by Dean Wesley Smith and published by Pocket Books in June 2001. [22] The film had high cost overruns towards the end of filming. They have been extinct since the Grand Phantom War when their planet exploded. Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within mengambil tempat di bumi yang dipenuhi alien pada tahun 2065. [18] The film consists of 141,964 frames, with each frame taking an average of 90 minutes to render. [27] Both versions contained two full-length commentary tracks (one featuring Motonori Sakakibara, sequence supervisor Hiroyuki Hayashida, lead artist Tatsuro Maruyama, and creature supervisor Takoo Noguchi; the second featuring animation director Andy Jones, editor Chris S. Capp, and staging director Tani Kunitake)[82] as well as an isolated score with commentary. Official Title: en verified Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within: Official Title: ja ファイナルファンタジー (2001): Type: Movie: Year: 02.07.2001: Tags: action Action anime usually involve a fairly straightforward story of good guys versus bad guys, where most disputes are resolved by using physical force. Still, despite its issues, Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within is an amazing technical achievement, and is a fun and entertaining science fiction film. [50] The film achieved average to poor results at the box office in most of Southeast Asia; however, it performed well in Australia, New Zealand and South Korea.[51]. "[64] She was voted one of the sexiest women of 2001 by Maxim and its readers, ranking at No. A woman and a group of soldiers are attacked by phantoms and the humans fire weapons killing some (they scream, growl and disintegrate when they are hit). Some of General Hein's facial features and poses were based on Hackett. $12.99 Buy HD. Now with Final Fantasy VII Remake reviving series interest, the question arises: what is The Spirits Within‘s legacy? Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within is a computer animated science fiction Film by Hironobu Sakaguchi, the creator of the kitten-stranglingly popular Final Fantasy series of role-playing games.. [63] Entertainment Weekly named Aki an "it girl", stating that "Calling this action heroine a cartoon would be like calling a Rembrandt a doodle. Though Hein intended that only a few Phantoms enter, his plan goes awry and legions of Phantoms invade the entire city. [7][8] It features the voices of Ming-Na Wen, Alec Baldwin, Donald Sutherland, James Woods, Ving Rhames, Peri Gilpin and Steve Buscemi. It housed 960 Pentium III-933 MHz workstations. Most of these costs came from the style of computer animation used, some of the most realistic used at the time. [22] The film's final cost of $137 million,[5] which included about $30 million spent on marketing by the film's distributor Columbia Pictures,[27] escalated from an original budget rumored to be around $70 million. It features the voices of Ming-Na Wen, Alec Baldwin, Donald Sutherland, James Woods, Ving Rhames, Peri Gilpin and Steve Buscemi. "[45] Dan Goldwasser from Soundtrack.net also gave the soundtrack 4 out of 5, calling it a "must have". Neil Shurley from AllMusic, who gave the album 4 out of 5, stated the album would probably have been nominated for an Oscar if the film itself had been more popular,[40] as did the reviewer from Soundtrack Express, who gave the soundtrack 5 out of 5. Sakaguchi indicated the reason for this was the lack of powerful gaming hardware at the time, feeling the graphics in any game adaptation would be far too much of a step down from the graphics in the film itself. [17][18] Animator Matthew Hackett stated that while motion capture was effective for many of the scenes, in others animators still had to add movements manually. [19] As animators did not want to use any actual photographs in the film, all backgrounds were done using matte paintings. If we give any credence to Hollywood’s latest sci-fi releases, the future of our planet is doomed. [33] He concluded that Aki ended up being similar to him in almost every way, with the exception that "she's a lot cuter". By physical contact Phantoms consume the Gaia spirit of living beings, killing them instantly, though a minor contact may only result in an infection. In the year 2065, creatures known as Phantoms have driven humanity to live in barrier cities protected from their influence. It took a staff of 200 about four years to complete The Spirits Within. The year is 2065 and Earth has been taken over by phantom alien forms. Kinda like how a Metallica fan and a James Taylor fan will cancel each other out in a … Fifteen featurettes, including seven on character biographies, three on vehicle comparisons and an interactive "Making Of" featurette, were also included. "[12], While Square ruled out any chance of a sequel to The Spirits Within before it was even completed, Sakaguchi intended to position Aki as being the "main star" for Square Pictures, using her in later games and films by Square, and including the flexibility of being able to modify aspects such as her age for such appearances. It was the first photorealistic computer-animated feature film and was the most expensive video game-inspired film until the release of Prince of Persia in 2010. The short film, appearing in the DVD's bonus content and featuring her with a slightly modified design, shows her acrobatically dueling a robot from the Matrix setting. Cities submerged by melting ice caps (A.I. [41], The film's score was performed by the London Symphony Orchestra[19] with Belgian composer Dirk Brossé conducting. [10], While the near lifelike appearance of the characters in the film was well received, some commentators felt the character renderings fell into the trap that many robotics scientists refer to as the "uncanny valley". "[43] In the film's 'Making of' featurette, Goldenthal states he used "ghostly choral" music when the Phantoms are emerging, in an attempt to give a celestial feeling, and focused on low brass clusters and taiko drum rhythms for violent scenes. [33] Sato perceived Aki's original look as a "supermodel", and subsequently removed her make-up and shortened her hair in order to give her a more intelligent look that would "convince people that she's a scientist. [22] Sakaguchi stated he was pleased with the film's final cut, saying he would not have changed anything if given the chance. The Whale-Phantom is a monolithic phantom only seen in the pre-production version of the. [11], Square accumulated four SGI Origin 2000 series servers, four Onyx2 systems, and 167 Octane workstations for the film's production. However, this revelation leads Hein to incorrectly conclude that she is being controlled by the Phantoms. Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within Characters. [70][71] In 2011, BioWare art director Derek Watts cited The Spirits Within as a major influence on the successful Mass Effect series of action role-playing games. [18] It is estimated that over the film's four-year production, approximately 200 people put in a combined 120 years of work on it. [17] $45 million alone was spent on the construction of Square's studio in Hawaii. [15][16] The basic film was rendered at a custom render farm created by Square in Hawaii. [5] The film has been called a box office bomb[9] and is blamed for the demise of Square Pictures.[10]. Chris Taylor from Time magazine noted that video game adaptations had a poor track record at the box office and that it was Sakaguchi's first feature film. Aki is searching for the sixth spirit in the ruins of New York City when she is cornered by Phantoms but is rescued by Gray Edwards (Alec Baldwin) and his squad "Deep Eyes", consisting of Ryan Whittaker (Ving Rhames), Neil Fleming (Steve Buscemi) and Jane Proudfoot (Peri Gilpin). [54] This adds up to 12,324,333 tickets sold in the United States, Europe, Brazil and Seoul. To scare the council into giving him clearance to fire the Zeus cannon, Hein lowers part of the barrier shield protecting the city. A render farm consisting of 960 workstations was tasked with rendering each of the film's 141,964 frames. [65] The book Digital Shock: Confronting the New Reality by Herve Fischer described her as a virtual actress having a "beauty that is 'really' impressive", comparing her to video game character Lara Croft. Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within is a 2001 computer-animated science fiction film directed by Hironobu Sakaguchi, creator of the Final Fantasy franchise. [22] The original script, written by Sakaguchi, was titled Gaia. [81] Two weeks before it was released the DVD version was listed on Amazon.com as one of the most-anticipated releases, and it was expected to recoup some of the money lost on the film's disappointing box office performance. The surviving humans live in "barrier cities", areas protected by an energy shield that prevents Phantoms from entering, and are engaged in an ongoing struggle to free the planet. [42] In the liner notes to the album, Goldenthal describes the soundtrack as combining "orchestration techniques associated with the late 20th-century Polish avant-garde, as well as my own experiments from Alien 3, and 19th-century Straussian brass and string instrumentation. 193 on the Billboard 200 on July 28, 2001. Early incarnations included a New York City divided in an \"upper city\" and \"lower city\", riot police, oxygen salesmen, and dispensing machines, and even French Foreign Legion desert troops and European biohazard soldiers. In terms of box office admissions, the film sold 5,961,378 tickets in the United States,[4] 1,456,523 tickets in France,[52] 4,299,604 tickets in other European countries,[4] 446,728 tickets in Brazil,[53] and 160,100 tickets in Seoul City (South Korea). Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within. A soldier shoots at a phantom and hits a barrel of flammable material that explodes and throws him to the ground. See Phantom Ghost! Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within was released in the US in 2001, to very mixed reviews. [78] Conversely, the film was also nominated in the worst screenplay category at the 2001 Stinkers Bad Movie Awards, but lost to Pearl Harbor. Final Fantasy IV: The Complete Collection, https://finalfantasy.fandom.com/wiki/Phantom_(The_Spirits_Within)?oldid=3297605. [5] In Japan, the film grossed ¥1 billion. [84] Peter Bracke gave the Blu-ray version 4 out of 5 stars overall.[82]. Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within, directed by Hironobu Sakaguchi and Moto Sakakibara, premiered in the United States on June 11, 2001. He noted that while he did not once feel convinced Aki Ross was an actual human being, she was "lifelike", stating her creators "dare us to admire their craft. PG-13 | 1h 46min | Animation, Action, Adventure | 11 July 2001 (USA) 2:14 | Trailer. A scientist makes a last stand on Earth with the help of a ragtag team of soldiers against an invasion of alien phantoms. [46], The album peaked at No. [14] In creating the characters, designers had to transition between using PowerAnimator, Autodesk Maya and RenderMan. [10] The film's CGI effects have been compared favourably with later CGI films such as James Cameron's 2009 film Avatar. 179. Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within is a computer animated science fiction Film by Hironobu Sakaguchi, the creator of the kitten-stranglingly popular Final Fantasy series of role-playing games.. Phantoms, in the movie Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within are initially depicted as alien invaders. Character movements were filmed using motion capture technology. Edit. The Spirits Within follows scientists Aki Ross and Doctor Sid in their efforts to free a post-apocalyptic Earth from a mysterious and deadly alien race known as the Phantoms, which has driven the remnants of humanity into "barrier cities". In the year 2065, Earth has been overrun by an alien infestation. "[57] Metacritic, which uses a weighted average, assigned a score of 49 out of 100 based on 28 critics, indicating "mixed or average reviews". [60] Peter Bradshaw of The Guardian gave a more negative review, stating that while the animation was brilliant, the "solemnly realist human faces look shriekingly phoney precisely because they're almost there but not quite", concluding "The story is adequate, if familiar, but after half an hour relapses into cliche. Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within. "[61], Aki's appearance was received positively by critics,[62] with praise for the finer details of the character model such as the rendering of her hair. Sci-fi & fantasy. [19] The screenplay was written by Al Reinert and Jeff Vintar. Sample of "The Phantom Plains" from the soundtrack album. [83][84] Peter Bracke from High-Def Digest stated the DVD was "so packed with extras it was almost overwhelming", stating that Sony went "all-out" on the extra features in a likely attempt to boost DVD sales and recover losses. [20] 1,327 scenes in total needed to be filmed to animate the digital characters. "[73] Although the film was loosely based on a video game series, there were never any plans for a game adaptation of the film itself. [75] Edited by Steven L. Kent, the 240 page color book contains a foreword by director Sakaguchi and extensive information on all aspects of the film's creation, including concept art, storyboards, sets and props, layout, motion capture and animation, as well as a draft of the full script. The ghost is slowly consuming her soul. [39], The soundtrack to the film was released on July 3, 2001 by Sony Music. They also contained a version of the film in its basic CGI and sketch form, with the option of pop-up comments on the film. An enemy whose mere touch is fatal, the Phantoms appear the more dangerous enemy, but as they will come to find out, their human nemeses are also not to be trifled with. [15] Aki's character model bears 60,000 hairs, each of which were separately and fully animated and rendered. VOICES OF: Ming-Na, Alec Baldwin, Ving Rhames, Steve Buscemi, Peri Gilpin, Donald Sutherland, James Woods 2001, 105 Minutes, Directed by: Hironobu Sakaguchi Description: Earth is a desolate wasteland in Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within. Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within. In one of the incarnations, there was a small child named Meg, who had a much larger part in the … [87] Aaron Beierle from DVD Talk gave a positive review of the DVD, rating it 4½ out of 5 stars for audio quality, video quality and special features. If Aki is not as real as a human actress, she's about as human as a Playmate who has been retouched to glossy perfection. Though it was highly promoted by Sony Pictures, it failed miserably in theaters, nearly bankrupting Squaresoft, and delayed the merger of Square and Enix. English: Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within is a 2001 computer animated drama about a scientist who makes a last stand on Earth with the help of a ragtag team of soldiers against an invasion of alien phantoms. The film was co-produced by Chris Lee Productions, a subsidiary of Sony/Columbia Pictures, and Square Pictures, the film affiliate of Square Co., the Tokyo-based company that produced the popular Sid finds the eighth spirit at the crater site of the alien asteroid's impact on Earth. [18] By the end of production Square had a total of 15 terabytes of artwork for the film. The total cost of the film was $137 million, and the world wide gross only came to $85 million. [41] A review from Filmtracks gave the album 4 out of 5, calling it "an easy album to recommend", adding "parts of it will blow you out of your seat. [79] The film's trailer was nominated for the "Golden Fleece" award at the 3rd Golden Trailer Awards. 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