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Pokémon 3: The Movie (2000)
"Gekijô-ban poketto monsutâ: Kesshô-tô no teiô" (original title)

G  |   |  Animation, Action, Adventure  |  6 April 2001 (USA)
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The Pokemon master Ash must rescue his mother from the encasement of a crystal tower.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Rica Matsumoto ...
Veronica Taylor ...
Rachael Lillis ...
Misty / Jessie / Goldeen (voice)
Ikue Ohtani ...
Eric Stuart ...
Brock / James (voice)
Madeleine Blaustein ...
Meowth (voice) (as Maddie Blaustein)
Amy Birnbaum ...
Molly Hale (voice)
Dan Green ...
Professor Spencer Hale / Entei (voice)
Stuart Zagnit ...
Professor Oak (voice) (as Stan Hart)
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Lisa (voice)
Kathy Pilon ...
Reporter (voice)
Peter R. Bird ...
David (voice)
Kayzie Rogers ...
Wobbuffet / Cyndaquil / Mimey / Flaafy (voice)
Ted Lewis ...
Tracey Sketchit / Schuyler (voice) (as Ed Paul)
Rodger Parsons ...
Narrator (voice) (as Ken Gates)
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Professor Shuri is a scientist looking for rare Pocket Monsters. He reads a storybook to his daughter Mi about the powerful Pokemon Entei. Shuri is currently searching for the heiroglyph Pokemon "Unknown". While searching through some ancient artifacts, Shuri awakens Unknown and is sucked into it. Mi next awakens Unknown while looking for her father. Unknown bonds with her and turns her mansion into a Crystal Tower. The crystallization begins to spread. Unknown lives to serve Mi and creates an Entei with the personality of her father to make her happy. When Mi next desires a mother, Entei kidnaps Satoshi's mother Hanako to give to Mi. Satoshi, Kasumi, Takeshi, and of course Pikachu set out to get her back. Written by Rocket Dan

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This Spring The Unknown Spells Adventure


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Emperor of the Crystal Tower  »

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$3,000,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

Sean Connery turned down the role of the Professor, Molly's Father in the English dubbed version. See more »

Quotes

James: I haven't seen this many strange letters since the last time I placed a personal ad.
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Crazy Credits

As the credits roll, scenes are shown of Molly's new life with both of her parents. See more »

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Follows Pokemon: Power of One (1999) See more »

Soundtracks

To Know the Unknown
Music by John Siegler & John Loeffler
Lyrics by Norman J. Grossfeld
Performed by Innosense
Produced by Dakari
Innosense appears courtesy of RCA Records & BMG Germany
Special thanks to Trans Continental Entertainment
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The Equal of the First Movie - Watch It!
9 October 2001 | by (England) – See all my reviews

Spell of the Unown excited me just as much as Mewtwo Strikes Back. It has everything. New powerful Pokemon in the form of Entei & Unown (Plus all the rest.), Team Rocket, Pikachu, Tears, Laughter, Dreams, Battles, Awesome Animation, Totodile, Charizard. You name it. It contained everything that makes Pokemon great. Weirdly Wonderful. All Pokemon fans will love it, young & old. (I'm 23.) 10/10


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