Fullmetal Alchemist
Directed by Paul Verhoeven
Produced by Alberto Grimaldi
Written by Gore Vidal (screenplay)
Hiromu Arakawa (story)
Starring Rupert Grint
Alex Linz
Jean-Claude Van Damme
Emma Watson
Matthew Broderick
Franco Columbu
Carla Gugino
Bruce Willis
Kane Hodder
Music by Klaus Badelt
Cinematography Blasco Giurato
Editing by Simona Paggi
Studio Carolco Pictures
Distributed by 20th Century Fox (2006-2009)
Paramount Pictures (2009-)
Release date(s) Italy:
June 3, 2006
United States:
June 14, 2006
Running time 200 min.
Country Italy
Language Italian

Fullmetal Alchemist is a 2006 sci-fi film directed by Paul Verhoeven and starring Rupert Grint, Alex Linz, Jean-Claude Van Damme, and Emma Watson.


  • Alex Linz didn't know Italian at the time of his casting, so Rupert Grint and Emma Watson volunteered to teach him and help him memorize his lines as much as possible before and during production.
  • One of several Emma Watson films affected by her 2009 fallout with 20th Century Fox. After the fallout, Paramount picked up all of Fox's rights to the film.


See also: Fullmetal Alchemist home video releases

The film premiered at the Olympic Stadium in Rome on May 1, 2006. The Italian release occured on June 3, 2006, with the international release following on June 14, 2006. The film is rated PG-13 "for intense sci-fi/fantasy violence and brief strong language". The home video release occured on December 25, 2006.

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