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- Movie: Ace Attorney (English title)
- Romaji: Gyakuten Saiban
- Japanese: 逆転裁判
- Director: Takashi Miike
- Writer: Yukiko Ohguchi, Takeharu Sakurai (credited as Takeshi Iida)
- Producer: Naoki Suganuma, Minami Ichikawa, Toshiaki Okuno, Hiroyasu Asami, Ken Hironaka, Fumihiro Hirai, Naoki Kitagawa, Masayuki Higashiyama, Naoto Hatakeyama, Shigeshi Maeda, Seiji Okuda, Hiroshi Miyazaki
- Cinematographer: Masakazu Oka
- World Premiere: January 27, 2012 (International Film Festival Rotterdam)
- Release Date: February 11, 2012
- Runtime: 135 min.
- Genre: Mystery / Comedy / Law / Sci-Fi
- Distributor: Toho
- Language: Japanese
- Country: Japan
Plot Synopsis by AsianWiki Staff ©
Set sometime in the near future, Attorney Phoenix Wright (Hiroki Narimiya) goes up against childhood friend and now top prosector Miles Edgeworth (Takumi Saito) over the guilt or innocence of client Maya Fey (Mirei Kiritani). The legal system allows for only 3 days of trial before the judge makes a decision. Intense pressure mounts on both sides as both men must use their power of persuasion and presentation to sway the judge.
After the trial, Attorney Phoenix Wright learns that Miles Edgeworth himself has been arrested for murder. Phoenix Wright decides to defend his longtime friend and learns that his opponent is none other than Von Karma (Ryo Ishibashi). Von Karma is a legendary prosecutor who has never lost a court case in over 40 years of work! Meanwhile, a 15-year-old mystery is about to be solved by Attorney Phoenix Wright ...
- Based on the Nintendo Game Boy video game "Gyakuten Saiban" (known outside of Japan as "Ace Attorney" or "Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney").
Additional Cast Members:
- 2012 (41st) International Film Festival Rotterdam - January 25-February 5, 2012 - Spectrum *World Premiere
- 2012 (30th) Brussels International Fantastic Film Festival - April 5-17, 2012 - Official Selection
- 2012 (11th) New York Asian Film Festival - June 29-July 15, 2012 *New York Premiere
- 2012 (6th) JAPAN CUTS - July 12-28, 2012 *New York Premiere
- 2012 (11th) Asian Film Festival of Dallas - July 12-19, 2012 - Opening Film *Texas Premiere
- 2012 (16th) Puchon International Fantastic Film Festival - July 19-29, 2012 - Strange Homage *Korean Premiere
- 2012 (16th) Fantasia Film Festival - July 19-August 9, 2012 *Canadian Premiere
- 2012 (61st) Melbourne International Film Festival - August 2-19, 2012 - Accent on Asia
- 2012 (45th) Sitges Film Festival - October 4-14, 2012 - Casa Àsia
- 2012 (28th) Warsaw Film Festival - October 12-21, 2012 - Discoveries
- 2012 (13th) San Diego Asian Film Festival - November 1 - 9, 2012 *Asia Pop!
- 2013 (11th) Reggio Emilia: Asian Film Festival - April 6-11, 2013 - Out of Competitio
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