Steamboy (movie)

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Related anime:
    Steamboy (manga) (adaptation)
    Steamboy 2 (movie) (sequel)

Alternative title:
La Máquina de Vapor (Spanish) 
スチームボーイ (Japanese) 
蒸氣男孩 (Chinese (Taiwan)) 
Genres: action , drama , science fiction 
Themes: historical , steampunk 
Objectionable content: Mild 
Plot Summary: Ray is a young inventor living in the U.K. in the middle of the 19th century. Shortly before the first ever Great Exhibition, a marvelous invention called the "Steam Ball," behind which a menacing power is hidden, arrives at his door from his grandfather Lloid in the U.S. Meanwhile the nefarious O'Hara Foundation has sent men to aquire the Steam Ball so that they can use its power towards their own illicit ends. 
User Ratings: 1671 ratings have been given [details]
 Masterpiece: 135 votes (sub:65, dub:62, edit.dub:1, others:7
1 Russian subtitled
1 French subtitled
1 Portuguese subtitled
1 French dubbed
1 Spanish subtitled
1 Spanish dubbed
1 German dubbed
)
 Excellent: 317 votes (sub:157, dub:141, edit.dub:3, raw:1, others:15
3 Spanish subtitled
2 Russian dubbed
2 Spanish dubbed
1 Chinese Mandarin subtitled
1 German dubbed
1 Portuguese subtitled
1 Dutch subtitled
1 Swedish subtitled
1 German subtitled
1 French dubbed
1 Polish edited dub
)
 Very good: 446 votes (sub:220, dub:204, ?:3, raw:2, edit.dub:1, others:16
6 Spanish subtitled
3 Spanish dubbed
2 Swedish subtitled
2 Russian dubbed
2 German dubbed
1 Italian dubbed
)
 Good: 381 votes (sub:196, dub:157, edit.dub:3, raw:2, ?:1, others:22
5 Spanish dubbed
3 Portuguese subtitled
2 Italian dubbed
2 French subtitled
2 German dubbed
1 Spanish subtitled
1 Spanish edited dub
1 Swedish subtitled
1 Polish subtitled
1 Polish dubbed
1 Dutch subtitled
1 German subtitled
1 Italian subtitled
)
 Decent: 183 votes (sub:105, dub:65, edit.dub:2, ?:2, Eng:1, others:8
2 Spanish subtitled
2 French subtitled
1 French dubbed
1 Portuguese subtitled
1 Swedish subtitled
1 German dubbed
)
 So-so: 94 votes (sub:48, dub:38, ?:2, raw:1, others:5
2 French subtitled
1 Danish subtitled
1 German dubbed
1 French dubbed
)
 Not really good: 50 votes (sub:28, dub:21, others:1
1 Dutch subtitled
)
 Weak: 40 votes (sub:25, dub:12, ?:1, others:2
1 German dubbed
1 Spanish subtitled
)
 Bad: 17 votes (dub:7, sub:6, ?:1, others:3
1 Italian dubbed
1 Spanish subtitled
1 Portuguese subtitled
)
 Awful: 6 votes (dub:4, sub:2)
 Worst ever: 2 votes (dub:1, sub:1)
Seen in part or in whole by 2792 users, rank: #351 (of 5923)
Median rating: Very good
Arithmetic mean: 7.400 (Good+), std. dev.: 1.7383, rank: #1397 (of 5916)
Weighted mean: 7.343 (Good+), rank: #1373 (of 5916) (seen all: 7.34 / seen some: 7.86 / won't finish: 7.13)
Bayesian estimate: 7.345 (Good+), rank: #1173 (of 4471)
Running time:
106 minutes 
126 minutes 
Production cost: ¥2,400,000,000 
Vintage:
2004-07-17
2005-08-24 (Brazil - DVD) 
2007-02 (Superland Latin America) 
2007-09-22 (Cadena Tres Mexico) 
Premiere date:
2004-07-17 (Japan) 
2005-01-20 (Italy - Future Film Festival) 
2005-03-18 (USA) 
Release dates: We have 3
Ending Theme:
"Ray's Theme" by Steve Jablonsky 
Links: We have 1
Trivia: We have 5
Review:
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DVD (Region 1)
    Steamboy - Director's Cut (DVD) 2005-07-26 (from $6.99)
    Steamboy - Gift Set (DVD) 2005-07-26 (from $19.65)
    Steamboy Box Set with Memories (DVD) 2005-07-26 (from $27.73)
Graphic novel
    Steamboy - Ani-Manga (GN 1) 2005-11-01 (from $15.99)
    Steamboy - Ani-Manga (GN 2) 2006-03-14 (from $15.99)
Novel
    Steamboy (Novel 1) 2005-12-06 (from $14.99)
Soundtrack
    Steamboy - Motion Picture CD Soundtrack (OST) 2005-03-08
Universal Media Disc
    Steamboy Director's Cut (UMD) 2005-07-26 (from $4.78)

Japanese staff
Japanese cast
Director: Katsuhiro Otomo 
Script: Katsuhiro Otomo 
Screenplay: Sadayuki Murai 
Music: Steve Jablonsky 
Original creator: Katsuhiro Otomo 
Character Design:
Atsushi Irie 
Katsumi Matsuda 
Art Director: Shinji Kimura 
Mechanical design: Makoto Kobayashi 
Sound Director: Keiichi Momose 
Cgi Director: Hiroaki Ando 
Chief Key-Animation Supervisor: Tatsuya Tomaru 
Digital Composite Chief: Mitsuhiro Sato 
Digital Paint:
Akemi Horie (Tatsunoko Pro) 
Akihiro Oyama 
Akiko Uchida (J.C. Staff) 
Asako Yamamoto (Visual Arts Production) 
Asuka Hino (J.C. Staff) 
Atsuko Ito 
Eiko Matsushima (Production I.G) 
Emiko Ueno (Production I.G) 
Fumiko Oda 
Fumiko Shibata (Tatsunoko Pro) 
Hiroaki Ishii 
Izumi Hirose (Production I.G) 
Junko Suenaga (J.C. Staff) 
Kanako Teraya 
Katsue Inoue 
Kazu Doi (Production I.G) 
Kazuko Yamada 
Kiyoko Momose (Tatsunoko Pro) 
Kiyoko Saitou 
Kiyomi Inogawa (Tatsunoko Pro) 
Mariko Shimokawa (Production I.G) 
Masanori Fujimoto 
Masayuki Doshita (Tatsunoko Pro) 
Masumi Nosei 
Maya Muranaga (J.C. Staff) 
Michitaka Tamura 
Mika Sugawara (Production I.G) 
Miki Sakuma (Production I.G) 
Mitsuko Ito 
Miwako Suzuki (J.C. Staff) 
Nagisa Abe 
Naomi Mori 
Rie Okada 
Sachiyo Yamamoto (Visual Arts Production) 
Sayaka Tsuda (Production I.G) 
Sayo Mogi 
Shigeru Saisō (Tatsunoko Pro) 
Sumie Koga (Production I.G) 
Syouko Mori (J.C. Staff) 
Takeshi Yamamoto (Visual Arts Production) 
Yoshie Matsushima (Visual Arts Production) 
Yoshiki Ito 
Yukie Nomura 
Yuri Okada (Production I.G) 
Yuriko Taniguchi (Production I.G) 
Yuuko Fujita (Production I.G) 
Editing: Takeshi Seyama 
Effect Key-Animation Supervisor: Takashi Hashimoto 
In-Between Animation:
Aki Takahashi 
Akie Tsutsumi 
Akihiko Adachi 
Akiko Matsuo (Yuhodo) 
Chizuko Kusunoki 
Denpreecha Pacharoen (TASK Animation) 
Emi Tanaka (Studio Takuranke) 
Emiko Iwayanagi 
Eun Soon Byun (DR Movie) 
Hiroaki Nakajima (Nakamura Production) 
Hiroko Takahashi 
Hiromi Nishikawa (Studio Takuranke) 
Hiroshi Matsumoto 
Hye-Soon Byun (DR Movie) 
Hyun Ju Park (DR Movie) 
Hyun Su Jung (DR Movie) 
Jinko Tsuji (OH! Production) 
Kaori Itou (Studio Takuranke) 
Keiko Abu 
Keiko Watanabe 
Keisuke Abe (Nakamura Production) 
Kōji Kase 
Kouyou Uetani (Nakamura Production) 
Makoto Iino (Nakamura Production) 
Masaru Nakajima 
Masayuki Shibuya 
Maya Fujimori 
Mi Kyoung An (DR Movie) 
Miho Tomioka 
Misuzu Ichinose (OH! Production) 
Miyuki Takagi 
Naoko Fujitani (Studio Takuranke) 
Noritaka Tateguchi (Dogakobo) 
Rie Kondo (Studio Takuranke) 
Ryosuke Kimiya (Nakamura Production) 
Saeko Ooba 
Saho Saito (Dogakobo) 
Shingo Abe 
Somsak Mahamongkol (TASK Animation) 
Takahiro Nawa 
Takahiro Ninagawa (Studio Takuranke) 
Takeyoshi Omagari (Nakamura Production) 
Terumi Yoshida 
Tetsuaki Matsuda (Dogakobo) 
Tomoyuki Fujiwara (TASK Animation) 
Yasuto Murata 
Youn Hee Jung (DR Movie) 
Yuichi Watanabe (Yuhodo) 
Yuujirou Moriyama (OH! Production) 
In-Between Animation Assistance:
Shunsuke Harada (Studio Kuma) 
Toru Umeoka (Madhouse) 
Setting Development: Mitsuo Iso 
Technical Director: Shinichi Matsumi 
Anne Suzuki as Ray Steam 

Katsuo Nakamura as Lloyd Steam(Ray's Grand Father) 
Manami Konishi as Scarlett O'Hara 
Masane Tsukayama as Eddie Steam(Ray's Father) 

Aiko Hibi as Thomas 
Ikki Sawamura as Dave 
Keiko Aizawa as Ray's Mother 
Kiyoshi Kodama as Robert Stephnson 
Osamu Saka as The Admiral 
Sanae Kobayashi as Emma 
Satoru Sato as Archibald Simon 
Susumu Terajima as
Alfred Smith 
Fredy 
Tetsu Inada as Jason 
Yumiko Kobayashi as Alex 

Japanese companies
Animation: Studio 4°C 
Animation Production: Sunrise 
Composite Assistance:
Buyu Digital 
J.C. Staff 
Distributor: TOHO 
In-Between Animation Assistance:
Madhouse Studios 
Studio Kuma 
English cast
English staff
ADR Writer: Marc Handler 
Voice Direction: Rick Zieff 
Anna Paquin as Ray Steam 

Alfred Molina as Eddie Steam 
Kari Wahlgren as Scarlett O'Hara 
Patrick Stewart as Lloyd Steam 

David Lee as Jason 
Kim Thompson as Mother 
Kim Thomson as John 
Mark Bramhall as Alfred 
Moira Quirk as
Alex 
Thomas 
Oliver Cotton as Stephenson 
Oliver Muirhead as Admiral 
Paula Jane Newman as
Emma 
Henry 
Rick Zieff as Simon 
Robin Atkin Downes as David 
English companies
Internet Streaming: Crackle (US) 
Licensed by:
Domo Records (Soundtrack) 
Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 
Viz Media (novelization) 
French staff
French cast
ADR Director: Mathias Kozlowski 
Maxime Nivet as James Ray Steam 

Camille Donda as Scarlett O'Hara St Johns 
Pierre Baton as Lloyd Steam 
Pierre Dourlens as Edward Steam 

Adeline Chetail as Emma 
Guillaume Lebon as David 
Marc Alfos as Peter 
Maxime Baudoin as Thomas 
Michel Favory as Alfred 
Michel Tugot-Doris as Archibald Simon 
Philippe Dumond as Robert Stephenson 
Rosine Cadoret as Mme Steam 
Vincent Grass as M. Kerrigan 
William Sabatier as Roi d'Angleterre 
French companies
Broadcaster:
Canal + 
Ciné Cinema Famiz (from 16 December 2007) 
Orange Ciné Choc (from February 2011) 
TPS Star (from July 2007) 
Virgin 17 
Dubbing: Ubik Films 
Spanish staff
Spanish cast
ADR Director: Juana Beuter (Spain dub) 
Angel de Gracia as Ray Steam(Spain dub) 

Adrià Frías as Lloyd Steam(Spain dub) 
Elisa Beuter as Scarlett O'Hara(Spain dub) 
Ricky Coello as Eddie Steam(Spain dub) 

Alberto Mieza as David(Spain dub) 
Claudio Velazquez as James Ray Steam 
Enric Isasi-Isasmendi as Mr. Kerrigan(Spain dub) 
Félix Benito as Admiral(Spain dub) 
Irwin Daayan as david 
Jordi Royo as Jason(Spain dub) 
Juana Beuter as Ray's Mother(Spain dub) 
Paco Gázquez as Robert Stephenson(Spain dub) 
Vicky Martínez as
Cliff(Spain dub) 
Queen of England(Spain dub) 
Spanish companies
Broadcaster:
Cadena Tres (Mexico) 
Superland (Latin America) 
Distributor:
LK-TEL (Chile | DVD) 
Sony Pictures Mexico (Mexico) 
Dubbing Studio: Soundtrack (Spain dub) 
Italian staff
Italian cast
Dubbing Director: Vittorio De Angelis 

Dialogues: Vittorio De Angelis 
Dubbing Assistant: Silvia Alpi 
Flavio Aquilone as Ray Steam 

Angelo Nicotra as Eddie Steam 
Giorgio Lopez as Lloyd Steam 

Maria Letizia Scifoni as Scarlett 
Roberto Chevalier as David 
Sandro Jovino as Robert Stevenson 
Italian companies
Distributor: Columbia Tristar 
Dubbing: SEFIT-CDC 
Internet Streaming: Mediaset Infinity 
German staff
German cast
(none)
Tim Schwarzmaier as Ray Steam 

Christian Tramitz as Eddie Steam 
Gabriele Pietermann as Scarlett O'Hara 
Philipp Brammer as David 
Walter von Hauff as Robert Stevenson 

Andrea Wick as Clifford 
Dagmar Dempe as Ray's Mutter 
Jacqueline Belle as Emma 
Joachim Höppner as Oberbefehlshaber 
Oliver Stritzel as Techniker 
Thomas Fritsch as James Lloyd Steam 
German companies
Distributor:
Columbia/Tristar Home Entertaiment 
Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (Director's Cut - Limited Edition) 
Dutch staff
Dutch companies
(none)
Dutch cast
(none)
Russian staff
Russian companies
(none)
Distributor: MC Entertainment 
Russian cast
(none)
Polish staff
Polish companies
(none)
Distributor: Imperial CinePix 
Polish cast
(none)
Portuguese cast
Portuguese staff
(none)
Gustavo Pereira as Ray Steam 

Elcio Romar as Edward Steam 
Isac Bardavid as Lloyd Steam 
Lina Mendes as Scarlett O'Hara 

Alfredo Martins as O Almirante 
Clécio Souto as David 
Dário de Castro as Jason 
Jorge Vasconcellos as Robert Stephenson 
Júlio Chaves as Alfred Smith 
Mauro Ramos as Simon 
Nádia Carvalho as Sra. Steam 

Portuguese companies
Dubbing Studio: Cinevídeo 
Chinese (Taiwan) staff
Chinese (Taiwan) companies
(none)
Chinese (Taiwan) cast
(none)
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