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Pokémon: The First Movie - Mewtwo Strikes Back (1998)

Gekijô-ban poketto monsutâ - Myûtsû no gyakushû (original title)
Scientists genetically create a new Pokémon, Mewtwo, but the results are horrific and disastrous.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Ash Ketchum / Female Scientist / Computer / Fuji's Wife (voice)
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Mewtwo / Dr. Fuji (voice) (as Philip Bartlett)
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Misty / Jessie / Wigglytuff (voice)
Eric Stuart ...
Madeleine Blaustein ...
Raymond / Meowth / Alakazam (voice) (as Addie Blaustein)
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Pikachu (voice) (as Ikue Otani)
Ted Lewis ...
Giovanni / Corey / Male Scientist (voice) (as Ed Paul)
James Carter Cathcart ...
Fergus (voice) (as Jimmy Zoppi)
Michael Haigney ...
Kayzie Rogers ...
Rodger Parsons ...
Narrator (voice) (as Ken Gates)
Hirotaka Suzuoki ...
Sakaki (voice)
Lee Quick ...
Officer Jenny (voice)
Ayako Shiraishi ...
Joi (voice)
Chinami Nishimura ...
Junsar (voice)
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Storyline

When a group of scientists are offered funding into genetic research if they agree to try and clone the greatest ever Pokémon, Mew, the end result is success and Mewtwo is born. However Mewtwo is bitter about his purpose in life and kills his masters. In order to become the greatest he throws open a challenge to the world to battle him and his Pokémon. Ash and his friends are one of the few groups of trainers who pass the first test and prepare for battle. However they soon find out about further cloning and Mewtwo's ultimate plan for the earth. Written by bob the moo

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Witness the rarest pokémon of all in their first movie! See more »


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Release Date:

10 November 1999 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

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Box Office

Budget:

$30,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$31,036,678 (USA) (14 November 1999)

Gross:

$85,744,662 (USA) (27 February 2000)
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Did You Know?

Trivia

The 'fighting is wrong' moral ending exists only in the American version. See more »

Goofs

Fergus states that all his Pokemon are water types, however he has a Nidoqueen, which is actually Ground and Poison. See more »

Quotes

Meowth: We do have a lot in common. The same Earth, the same air, the same sky. Maybe if we started looking at what's the same instead of what's different... well, who knows.
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Crazy Credits

After the credits, we see Mew fly away into the sky. See more »

Connections

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Soundtracks

Mezase Pokemon Master '98
Performed by Rica Matsumoto
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This Movie rocks you gata see it if you love Pokemon!
17 November 1999 | by (Ottawa,Canada) – See all my reviews

This movie is "da bomb"! If you love pokemon you will obviously love the movie Quote the tagline "Prepare for the gratest match ever!" so I recommend you see it. And yes James of Team Rocket does rock. But if you want to know the movies plot too bad you will have to see the movie! BYE P.S. this site and every member rock!!!


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