Fullmetal Alchemist Explained - Spoilers - A Netflix Original

Netflix Original  Fullmetal Alchemist Spoilers - Explanation 

Spoiler Alert, ending explained! 

There are usually a lot of spoilers and ending explained theories on every movie. Some anime movies like this one have interesting twists, but Fullmetal Alchemist is pretty straight forward, as you can read in the summary below. In the end the two brothers fight a lot of distracted wars, and do not end up getting their body parts back, thus setting the stage for a sequel. Here is a Reddit Fullmetal spoilers page to watch.

Fullmetal Alchemist Movie Summary 

Fullmetal Alchemist, based upon the 2001-2010 Japanese shonen manga series written and illustrated by Hiromu Arakawa was just released to Netflix (watch free here, for members), as an original network film. This movie is about two brothers (Edward and Alphonse Elric) who attempt to bring their deceased mother back using their father's books (the father had already left them). In this failed attempt, one brother ( Edward) lost and arm and leg, and the other (Alphonse), his whole body! So, that brother must use a suit of metal armor to contain his soul and live life in. Now the brothers must do what they can in the movie to restore their body parts. On their quest, they end up joining the military and getting into all sorts of conflict. For more details on how alchemy and setting play into this movie, read here.

Fullmetal Alchemist Movie Trailer, below

Fullmetal Alchemist Movie Reviews

Do people like Netflix's new movie, Fullmetal Alchemist? This movie is actually coming out to some pretty bad reviews (Rotten Tomatoes gives them a poor review). We also watched the film and the plot is so straightforward, and hard to get into. The special effects are good, but that's about it. Perhaps the manga books were better. Another failed attempt at bringing manga to film. 


  1. Thanks for the review seems like a good movie just got new spectrum internet connection so I am watching a lot of movies after reading reviews this one is also included in my watch list.


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