Black Jack the Movie

Black Jack: The Movie

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Alternative Titles

Japanese: ブラック・ジャック 劇場版
English: Black Jack: The Movie
German: Black Jack: The Movie
Spanish: Black Jack: The Movie
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Type: Movie
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Nov 30, 1996
Producers: None found, add some
Source: Manga
Genres: Award WinningAward Winning, DramaDrama
Theme: MedicalMedical
Demographic: ShounenShounen
Duration: 1 hr. 33 min.
Rating: R - 17+ (violence & profanity)


Score: 7.331 (scored by 66836,683 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #24652
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #5523
Members: 13,048
Favorites: 34

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Joe Carol Brane attempts to hire Dr. Black Jack on a breed of superhumans that have the strength, intellectual, athletic, and artistic skills with great excel in different fields, only to later find out that they start deteriorating after some period of time and causing an untimely death. Joe needs Dr. Black Jack's help on finding a cure.

(Source: ANN)


Black Jack The Movie won the Best Animated Film at the Mainichi Film Concours in 1996.

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Characters & Voice Actors


Udagawa, Sumio
Dezaki, Osamu
Director, Script, Storyboard
Yoshimura, Fumihiro
Episode Director
Yamane, Mai
Theme Song Performance


Opening Theme

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"Invisible Love" by Mai Yamane

Ending Theme

"Invisible Love" by Mai Yamane


Feb 17, 2009
I've been spending a lot of time with Dr. Black Jack lately, so it is impossible for me to review this movie of its own merits and not compare it ruthlessly to the other adaptations that have been made. There is something I have always loved about Black Jack--he is such a well-developed character that he has the depth of simplicity, and yet, is genuinely far more complicated than he seems. This is a huge oxymoron, but it makes sense if you think about it. There is nothing *contrived* about him, and for such a dynamic, dark character, that is an accomplishment worthy of mention. ...
Aug 17, 2018
A Medical Assessment of Dr. Black J. Acula's Movie

While I'm not as familiar as with the character as I was watching the show semi-regularly when I was younger, I found this feature adaptation on Amazon the other night and decided I'd try it out. What I found was a mixed bag of alternating extremes. At times extremely interesting and involving writing, at times extremely cliched and melodramatic writing, at times truly beautiful and engaging animation, at times truly terrible animation half-heartedly painted over with stylized freeze-frames.

I found the concept of the story to be pretty great, even if it's not necessarily the most original, a ...
Aug 3, 2020
honestly I loved this movie despite never seeing anything else black jack related. the animation was beautiful even if it fell off a little at the end, character animation was smooth and detailed and all of those shots of old computers and surgery were to die for. fantastic backgrounds and direction, interesting characters and the plot was good enough even if it was predictable. i'm a huge sucker for good 90s animation/character designs so this was a treat to watch, I really enjoyed it. the only thing that bugged me was the indoor rain around the 55 minute mark. a solid 8/10.

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