Pokémon: The First Movie

1999 • 74 minutes
2.51K reviews
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The adventure explodes into action with the debut of Mewtwo, a bio-engineered Pokémon created from the DNA of Mew, the rarest of all Pokémon. After escaping from the lab where it was created, Mewtwo is determined to prove its own superiority. It lures a number of talented Trainers into a Pokémon battle like never before—and of course, Ash and his friends are happy to accept the challenge!

Ash’s excitement turns to fear and anger when Mewtwo reveals its plan for domination, creating powerful clones of our heroes’ Pokémon so it can even the “imbalance” between Pokémon and their Trainers. Despite Ash’s protests, Mewtwo refuses to believe that Pokémon and people can be friends. But faced with the determination and loyalty of a young Trainer, Mewtwo just might have to reconsider…especially when pitted against the power of the mysterious Mew!

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2.51K reviews
Adrian N
October 27, 2019
The original Japanese version is great. But apparently they have to censor the English version because it's too "violent" and "sad". Worse, they don't make the original Japanese version available legally. Really sad that in these days and age, we still have censorship of art, and nobody seem to mind. Heaven forbids that children watch something that has a foreign language and culture.
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Michael De Lucia
March 18, 2016
Having seen the original film many times, I know there was a scene cut out from the beginning of the film detailing about Giovanni's scientists exploring South America in search of a Mew fossil. This was in the original theatrical release as well as the VHS and DVD releases back many years ago. This scene needs to be re-added to the digitally remastered release of the film. It's pivotal to the plot. Also, please bring the movie Mewtwo Returns to the Canadian Google Play Store, it's a fantastic film!
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Jennica Gil
April 1, 2022
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