|Directed by||James Wong|
|Produced by||James Wong
Randall Duk Kim
|Music by||Brian Tyler|
|Editing by||Chris G. Willingham|
|Distributed by||20th Century Fox|
March 13, 2009
April 3, 2009
April 10, 2009
|Running time||84 minutes|
|Country|| United States
Dragonball Evolution is a low budget 2009 American live-action movie based on the Dragon Ball franchise being made by 20th Century Fox. The story follows the adventures of the lead character, Son Goku, around his 18th birthday. The movie began being made in 2002, and is directed，produced and written by James Wong. It was first released in Japan and several other Asian nations on March 13, 2009, and later released in the United States on April 10, 2009.
Since its release, Dragonball Evolution was universally being rated and commented as the most poor manga adoption ever. On Rotten Tomatoes it scored 15% based on 55 reviews, while on Metacritic it received a rating of 45 out of 100 based on 10 reviews.
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- Official website
- Official Fox Japan Dragonball Evolution site (Japanese)
- Dragonball Evolution at the Internet Movie Database
- Dragonball Evolution at AllRovi