under which this service is provided to you. [23] An English-language version of the song has also been recorded for use in international versions of the film. Jaco the Galactic Patrolman travels to Earth to warn Bulma that Frieza is approaching and with Goku and Vegeta away training with Whis on the Beerus' planet, Gohan, Piccolo, Krillin, Master Roshi, Tien Shinhan and Jaco assemble to resist Frieza's conquest and they fight and defeat thousands of his soldiers. [45][46] On July 26, 2015, at MCM Manchester Comic-Con, Manga Entertainment announced the release of the film in the United Kingdom in September 2015. Box Office Mojo and IMDb are trademarks or registered trademarks of IMDb.com, Inc. or its affiliates. They succeed, and Freeza subsequently seeks revenge on the Saiya-jin. Having greatly increased his power as the result of his training, Frieza overwhelms the warriors but Bulma is successful in making contact with Whis, notifying Goku and Vegeta of Frieza's return. The film was later adapted into the second story arc of Dragon Ball Super, with the addition of extra scenes, subplots set before its events. [75] On December 9, 2016, Kazé Anime released the DVD and Blu-ray of the film in Germany.[76][77]. Also featured in the image were two new characters that are servants of Frieza, Sorbet and Tagoma. The image of Son Goku in Super Saiyan form using the Shunkan Idō technique confirmed Akira Toriyama's credits for the original concept, screenplay and character designs and his mention that the film would be a continuation of his original manga. Its theme song is "Z no Chikai" (『Z』の誓い, "Pledge of Z") by the Japanese idol group, Momoiro Clover Z. The film received generally favorable reviews, with critics praising the quality of animation and the fast-paced action sequences, while criticizing the plot. [15] Hayashida also admitted that the team gave the film a fast pace by focusing on fight scenes for the American audience, which "may have caused some shortcomings on the dramatic level. Family 183 theaters. [27], As part of a collaboration with the J. Privacy Policy The home video release of Fukkatsu no 'F' sold approximately 41,442 copies in its first week. Conditions of Use In the closing credits, the English cast were listed with the characters' English names (e.g. [17], Momoiro Clover Z appeared with Masako Nozawa at a press conference in Tokyo on February 3, 2015, where it was announced that all five members will have roles in the movie as "angels from hell." The Z-Fighters must contend with Lord Beerus, the God of Destruction, but only a God can fight a God, and none of them are Gods. The Saiyans return to Earth, rescue their allies, and face Frieza while Whis and Beerus watch on. [14] He revealed that Toriyama had the idea to bring Freeza back while attending a concert by the metal band Maximum the Hormone. Directed by Tadayoshi Yamamuro. Widest Release … Fantasy People who order advance tickets receive an earphone jack strap of either Goku or Frieza designed by Toriyama. [44] In Australia it has made AUS $1.5 million by its third weekend of August 20–23. Goku fights Frieza first and quickly gains the advantage but the latter deduces that he is holding back, so the two foes agree to fight at full power. [11] Later that month, a short teaser trailer was released of Shenlong bringing someone back to life with text calling this "The worst wish in history." A promotional image released for the film depicts Frieza, Goku, Vegeta, Piccolo, Son Gohan, Krillin, as well as the God of Destruction Beerus and Whis from the previous film Battle of Gods. It is the first Japanese film to be screened in IMAX 3D and receive screenings at 4DX theaters. A previous press statement from Funimation had the movie at making $5.97 million as of Sunday. [25] The film's original soundtrack, containing 32 tracks, was released on May 8, 2015. [38] On March 15, 2015, Funimation announced that they licensed the film for North America and, together with Toei, screened the subtitled movie at Grauman's Egyptian Theatre in Los Angeles on April 11. With Masako Nozawa, Ryô Horikawa, Hiromi Tsuru, Masaharu Satô. [50] Resurrection 'F' received a Silver Excellence Award at the 33rd Golden Gross Award and was nominated for Animation of the Year at the 39th Japan Academy Prize. [19] A Toei producer said each member is a fan of the series. The "Resurrection 'F'" arc covers episodes 15-27. As such, Resurrection 'F was officially considered to be part of the Dragon Ball canon. For example, Dragon Ball Z: Resurrection F has the second biggest opening day in the franchise with $1.8 million USD, and it went on to earn about $8 million USD overall. © IMDb.com, Inc. or its affiliates. [29][30], A collaboration with Curry House CoCo Ichibanya ran from April 1 to May 31, 2015. The first 1.5 million filmgoers received a book called Dragon Ball Volume F (ドラゴンボール 巻「F」), which includes Toriyama's complete script for the movie as well as design materials. [19] A trailer featuring the series' heroes fighting Frieza and his 1,000-man army was released on March 24 by Mainichi Shimbun. For instance, while Rogue Nation had an average of $7,147 in 3,988 theaters, Resurrection ‘F’ came in with $9,934 in a meager 183 theaters. When Krillin attempts to revive Goku with a healing Senzu bean, Frieza attacks him, but Vegeta deflects the energy blast which subsequently kills Sorbet. In a post-credits scene, Frieza returns to Hell, and to his dismay, is welcomed back. [16] The following day a slightly different trailer and a special audio message from Frieza (Ryūsei Nakao) were added to the film's official website,[17] as well as some of the cast and crew. In Release 150 days/21 weeks. The previous movie Battle of Gods was the first ever Japanese film to be shown at IMAX Digital theaters, but was not in 3D. It made 40.3% more and sold 27.4% more tickets than Battle of Gods did in its opening weekend. Other details included in the trailer were a defeated Gohan and Goku, Frieza's henchmen fighting against Piccolo, Tien Shinhan, Master Roshi and Krillin. [51][52], Dragon Ball Z: Resurrection 'F' opened at number one in the Japanese box office, earning approximately $8.1 million with 716,000 tickets sold in its first two days. One peaceful day on Earth, two remnants of Freeza's army named Sorube and Tagoma arrive searching for the Dragon Balls with the aim of reviving Freeza. [55][56] The film was the sixth highest-grossing Japanese film at the Japanese box office in 2015, with ¥3.74 billion ($31.1 million). [71] As of February 2019, the DVD and Blu-ray releases have grossed over $8 million in US retail sales. Dragon Ball Z: Resurrection "F" has opened to an impressive debut, making more than $3 million in only a few weeknights. On review aggregator website Rotten Tomatoes, the film has a rating of 83%, based on 18 reviews, with an average rating of 6.28/10. It also features Jaco from Toriyama's 2013 manga series Jaco the Galactic Patrolman, which is set before Dragon Ball. Whis remarks that he has the ability to reverse time up to three minutes and, after doing so, Goku quickly kills Frieza with a Kamehameha wave; much to Vegeta's anger. Therefore Resurrection 'F' marks the first time the original creator wrote a screenplay for the series. Tested & Working "[14], On December 5, 2014, the first full trailer for the film was aired on Fuji TV's morning show Mezamashi TV. With Masako Nozawa, Ryô Horikawa, Hiromi Tsuru, Masaharu Satô. It is confirmed that the highly anticipated latest DBZ film Dragon Ball Z: Fukkatsu no F (Resurrection of F), which opened on 653 screens on April 18, topped Japan's weekend box office of … All rights reserved. Dragon Ball Z: Resurrection ‘F’ was the biggest film début of 2015 to date, and the strongest opening for any Dragon Ball Z feature. Daily | Goku eventually bests Frieza in battle and gives him an opportunity to leave Earth, but is blasted in the chest by Sorbet's raygun when his guard is lowered. Although Frieza initially gains the upper hand, Goku soon realize that Frieza's energy drains quickly due to his lack of experience with the golden form. [20], In April 2015, the 20th issue of Weekly Shōnen Jump revealed Goku's new form of the Super Saiyan God transformation he acquired in Battle of Gods. Frieza stands over the incapacitated Goku, and offers Vegeta a chance to kill him in order to become his second-in-command. Tested & Working 2 - Dragon Ball Z: Resurrection F (DVD, 2015) W Slip Cover. The author stated that the film will also be a sequel to Battle of Gods, that he strictly scrutinized all the dialogue, and promised more action scenes. 3:00. Upon learning that Goku has grown far more powerful over time, Frieza postpones the invasion so he can train himself for the first time. Financial analysis of Dragon Ball Z: Resurrection 'F' (2015) at the Australia Box Office, including earnings and profitability. Sam Leach of Anime News Network gave the film a B. Resurrection 'F' received a Silver Excellence Award at the 33rd Golden Gross Award and was nominated for Animation of the Year at the 39th Japan A… and The film received a worldwide release, both in Japan and through international dubbed versions. [60][61] In South Korea, the film grossed ₩176,019,000 ($155,610) in 2015. Trailer 2 for Dragonball Z: Resurrection F. Dragon Ball Z: Resurrection "F" (2015) Not Rated | Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi [24] Maximum the Hormone's 2008 song "F" appears in the film during two different scenes. FUNimation Entertainment announced a record breaking opening night for the theatrical release of Dragon Ball Z: Resurrection of F. The anime film, … [68][69] By the end of the year, it had sold 65,787 copies of both DVDs and Blu-rays. [6][65] As of March 10, 2016, the film has grossed ¥7.7 billion worldwide, including over ¥3.7 billion in Japan and ¥4.0 billion outside of Japan. item 2 Dragon Ball Z: Resurrection F (DVD, 2015) W Slip Cover. Goku, Master Roshi, Krillin), while the Japanese cast were listed with Japanese names (e.g. The alien Sorbet, commander of the remnants of Frieza's military, travels to Earth where the Pilaf Gang are forced to collect and use the magical Dragon Balls to summon the wish-granting eternal dragon Shenron to resurrect Frieza. One peaceful day on Earth, two remnants of Freeza's army named Sorube and Tagoma arrive searching for the Dragon Balls with the aim of reviving Freeza. [47], On review aggregator website Rotten Tomatoes, the film has a rating of 83%, based on 18 reviews, with an average rating of 6.28/10. [66], The film was released in Japan in standard and limited edition DVD and Blu-ray formats on October 7, 2015. Directed by Tadayoshi Yamamuro. [32][33] Extreme Butōden also has Goku's new form from the movie as a playable character and Vegeta's as an assist character. League Division 1 football team Yokohama F. Marinos, a special poster with players mimicking the film's own was displayed in promotion of their matches with Vegalta Sendai on April 12 and Shonan Bellmare on April 25, 2015. [10] A flyer of the same image, with a backside showing Shenlong, handed out at the Jump Victory Carnival event on July 19 revealed that Dragon Ball Z animation supervisor Tadayoshi Yamamuro is directing the new film. Dragon Ball Z: Resurrection 'F' (Japanese: ドラゴンボールZ 復活の「F(エフ)」, Hepburn: Doragon Bōru Zetto: Fukkatsu no 'Efu') is a 2015 Japanese animated science fantasy martial arts film, the nineteenth movie based on the Dragon Ball series, and the fifteenth to carry the Dragon Ball Z branding, released theatrically on April 18. 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