Yu-Gi-Oh!: The Movie (2004)

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Critic Consensus: Don't watch the TV show or play the card game? Then this movie is not for you.


Movie Info

The popular anime series Yu-Gi-Oh! makes the jump from television to the big screen with the franchise's first feature film. Yugi (voice of Dan Green) is a boy who, like thousands of others, is a loyal fan of "Duel Monsters," a card game that's sweeping the nation. Yugi joins many other players for a Duel Monsters tournament in Battle City, where they make a startling discovery -- the "Duel Monsters" cards have supernatural powers that have resurrected Anubia, an evil leader from ancient Egypt. … More

Rating: PG (for scary combat and monster images)
Genre: Action & Adventure , Animation , Kids & Family , Science Fiction & Fantasy
Directed By: ,
Written By: Junki Takegami, Masahiro Hikokubo, Matthew Drdek, Lloyd Goldfine, Michael Pecoriello
In Theaters:
On DVD: Nov 16, 2004
Box Office: $19.7M
Runtime:
Warner Bros. Pictures - Official Site

Cast


as Max-a-Million Pegasu...

as Tea Garnder

as Tristan Taylor

as Mokuba Kaiba

as Solomon Moto

as Newscaster

as Yugi Moto/Yami Yugi

as Seto Kaiba

as Anubis

as Joey Wheeler
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Critic Reviews for Yu-Gi-Oh!: The Movie

All Critics (65) | Top Critics (22)

Effectively a strategy guide and commercial in vaguely filmic form.

Full Review… | July 28, 2014
AV Club
Top Critic

Like the gods, the trading cards are capricious, with ever-changing rules and strategies so intricate that only Yu-Gi-Ohlogists will fully enjoy this adventure.

Full Review… | January 8, 2007
Chicago Reader
Top Critic

A feature-length anime commercial.

Full Review… | August 27, 2004
Entertainment Weekly
Top Critic

Only fans of the series will be able to follow the largely incomprehensible plot -- and the bog-standard animation won't win it any new ones.

Full Review… | July 28, 2014
Radio Times

A 90-minute advert in search of a storyline.

Full Review… | July 28, 2014
Total Film

The artwork has the familiar saucer-eyed look of Japanese anime but with a scuffed angularity that's a long way from Hayao Miyazaki's sublime magic.

Full Review… | July 28, 2014

Audience Reviews for Yu-Gi-Oh!: The Movie

love the show love the card game love the movie another great anime childerens show adaption

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