Metascore
40

Mixed or average reviews - based on 17 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 0 out of 17
  2. Negative: 3 out of 17
  1. Reviewed by: Peter Debruge
    25
    The visuals are really the only compelling reason to see Appleseed.
  2. Reviewed by: G. Allen Johnson
    25
    Held back by a story and script that is often silly and confusing.
User Score
7.7

Generally favorable reviews- based on 24 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 6 out of 7
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 7
  3. Negative: 1 out of 7
  1. Sam
    Jun 23, 2006
    2
    With the exception of Princess Mononoke, I truly despise anime, and Applessed enlarges my grudge against the ridiculous form of art even more.
  2. [Anonymous]
    Nov 16, 2005
    7
    The story has great premise, but it doesn't take advantages of the prime elements in the best way. Still, it does get you to think about The story has great premise, but it doesn't take advantages of the prime elements in the best way. Still, it does get you to think about such a system, if only a little bit. If that doesn't please you, there's plenty of graphics to feast on, and the action is among the best i've seen in an animated feature. Not perfect, but definitely worth a watch or two. Full Review »
  3. mem.
    Sep 22, 2005
    9
    Good thing about manga is that you can just switch your brain off and let the movie take you into its own little strange world. the visuals Good thing about manga is that you can just switch your brain off and let the movie take you into its own little strange world. the visuals in this film help u on that little journey to manga land, and its great. reminds me of watching FF spirits within. Full Review »