Evangelion: 1.0 You Are (Not) Alone

Alt titles: Neon Genesis Evangelion: 1.0 You Are (Not) Alone, Rebuild of Evangelion: 1.0 You Are (Not) Alone

Movie (1 ep x 98 min)
4.356 out of 5 from 13,998 votes
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Following a disastrous event known as "The Second Impact," humanity teeters on the brink of extinction. Having not completely eradicated mankind previously, creatures known as Angels begin attacking once more in an attempt to create a third, and final, catastrophe which will annihilate mankind once and for all. When conventional weapons fail to stop the Angels, however, the Japanese military organization NERV proposes the use of strange mecha called Evangelions. When the first Evangelion rejects its pilot, though, NERV's commander is forced to draft his estranged son, Shinji, as mankind's savior. Bitter of his father's estrangement and insecure in his abilities, Shinji struggles to overcome his doubts and fears in the face of certain death, but ultimately continues to fall short despite his efforts. As he slowly improves his skills, however, he must come to terms with the greatest question of all: is humanity worth saving after all?

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Sheex's avatar by Sheex on May 11, 2008
Score: 7.3/10

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Okay, let me put it out there right off the bat - I haven't seen Eva in probably close to ten years, which means I was a wee little brat at the time and hardly consider my recollections about the series accurate or remotely fresh.  My memory of the series is thus, should I say, sketchy, and I can't say I recall too much other than the following details: Eva 01 acquiring the S2 engine was... read more

Omurqi's avatar by Omurqi on Oct 16, 2009
Score: 6.8/10

As the "average to good" score suggests, this movie is exactly what I expected it to be, a rewatch of the original series, albeit a bit rushed. This was especially noticable and painful in the first ten-or-so minutes of the movie, in which Shinji gets picked up by Misato, and within those first ten minutes Shinji is already characteristically whining in front of his Eva model. I was seriously... read more

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