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January 1, 2000
It's just a sound-and-light show, linked to the marketing push for Pokemon in general.
Read More | Original Score: 2/4
January 1, 2000
There isn't a moment of wonder or poetry in its very long 69 minutes.
January 1, 2000
Kids will come away with the moral of the story: Trust your heart. Adults will just be happy to come away.
January 1, 2000
Every generation of children has some hideously annoying cartoon series to provide parents with much agonizing and many, many buying opportunities.
Read More | Original Score: C
January 1, 2000
I shudder at the thought of several sequels to this flick.
January 1, 2000
My name is Bob, and I am a father who is very afraid.
January 1, 2000
The first half of the movie is filled with mystery, danger, and excitement. Unfortunately, heavy moral overtones start creeping in midway through the movie.
Full Review | Original Score: 67/100
January 1, 2000
It makes the Star Wars mythos play like Pong.
January 1, 2000
The animation is crude, and there's certainly not much depth to the storyline or the characters.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
January 1, 2000
The kiddies in the audience were enthralled by every minute of it.
January 1, 2000
Grossly offensive.
January 1, 2000
I'm about forty years too old to take this movie seriously. Or even understand it.
Full Review | Original Score: 0.5/4
January 1, 2000
I'm not sure how much of its so-bad-it's-good appeal is intentional, and besides, much of it is boring and repetitive.
| Original Score: 6/10
January 1, 2000
There is a new definition of the term, 'critic-proof movie,' and it goes by the name Pokémon: The First Movie.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
January 1, 2000
Pokemon is a quality example of the genre, and it is indeed one of the most successful anime shows ever.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
January 1, 2000
Violent and dark -- and even a bit disturbing, especially for what's supposed to be a G-rated film.
January 1, 2000
Just because something makes money doesn't mean that it is good.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/5
January 1, 2000
Strictly a kids' movie.
Read More | Original Score: 2/4
January 1, 2000
Even some children will eventually grow restless with the flat, unimaginative drawings and bland light-rock soundtrack
January 1, 2000
For the record, it isn't terrible. It's far from a milestone in Japanese animation, and not an especially memorable entertainment. Yet it doesn't try to be either of those things.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
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