20th Century Boys 1: Beginning of the End (2008) Movie poster and comic book cover compared.

20th Century Boys 1: Beginning of the End

Yukihiko Tsutsumi, 2008

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20th Century Boys
Naoki Urasawa, 1999

20th Century Boys 1: Beginning of the End is a movie directed by Yukihiko Tsutsumi in 2008 and based on the comic book series 20th Century Boys by Naoki Urasawa, which first book was published in 1999. The movie features Toshiaki Karasawa, Etsushi Toyokawa, Takako Tokiwa, Teruyuki Kagawa, Hidehiko Ishizuka, Takashi Ukaji, and others.

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RATING

6.7

/ 10

Movie Poster: 20th Century Boys 1: Beginning of the End (Yukihiko Tsutsumi, 2008)

9.1

/ 10

Comic Book Cover: 20th Century Boys (Naoki Urasawa, 1999)

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Storyline

Decades after a schoolboy pens a book of prophecies, a shadowy super-villain employs it as the blueprint for his grand scheme of global destruction.

Movie vs Book

Poster of 20th Century Boys 1: Beginning of the End, the 2008 movie by Yukihiko Tsutsumi

Year

2008

Minutes

142

Movie Rate

6.70

Source: IMDb

Movie

20th Century Boys 1: Beginning of the End

Original title: 20-seiki shônen: Honkaku kagaku bôken eiga

Country: Japan

Year: 2008

Length: 2h22m

Cover of 20th Century Boys, the 1999 comic book by Naoki Urasawa

Year

1999

Pages

424

Book Rate

9.10

S: Goodreads

Comic Book

20th Century Boys

Country: Japan

First published in: 1999

Length: 424 pages

Genre: Fiction

Other screen adaptations of the comic book

Movie poster
20th Century Boys 3: Redemption (2009)
Movie by Yukihiko Tsutsumi

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Poster of 20th Century Boys 1: Beginning of the End, the 2008 movie by Yukihiko Tsutsumi

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Cover of 20th Century Boys, the 1999 comic book by Naoki Urasawa

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