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Digimon: The Movie (2000)

PG  |   |  Animation, Action, Adventure  |  6 October 2000 (USA)
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Three different stories involving digital creatures collide together.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Kari / Young Kari (voice)
Joshua Seth ...
Young Tai / Tai (voice)
Bob Papenbrook ...
Red Greymon (voice)
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Parrotmon (voice)
Dorothy Elias-Fahn ...
Tal's Mom (voice)
Michael Sorich ...
Miko / Big Agumon / Gargomon (voice)
Peggy O'Neal ...
Botamon (voice)
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Sora / Male Student (voice)
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Koromon / Kuramon (voice)
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Truck Driver 1 / Tentomon / Phone Voice 1 / Kabuterimon / MegaKabuterimon / Floyd the Barber / Barney / Cabbie / Kid 3 (voice)
Bob Buchholz ...
Truck Driver 2 / Male Customer / Phone Voice 2 / Voice Mail Operator / Uncle Al / Andy / Squad Leader (voice)
Philece Sampler ...
Mimi / Cody / Matt's Grandma (voice)
Mona Marshall ...
Izzy / Terriermon (voice)
Michael Lindsay ...
Joe / Greymon (voice)
Michael Reisz ...
Matt (voice)
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Storyline

Three Japanese movies in one. There is narration by a continuing character, Kari. The first involes an encounter with a digimon of the third kind. The two kids Kari and Tai, raise this fast growing digimon from egg to giant monster. It's a good thing it showed up too, as an awsome fight ends this segment. The second of the movies involves Tai and Izzy. Some sort of computer virus sweeps th internet. It turns out to be a digimon. The digimon are uploaded to the internet and Tai tries to get others to help. Matt and T.K. help as well, with some more outstanding fight scenes. The third and Final segment starts in N.Y. with Kari and T.K., now years older, and they see 2 digimon fighitng and a kid with them. They try to follow him and they get there friends to follow as well. One of the new digimon belongs to Willis, the other, does as well, except this digimon seems to have a virus. The kids find a new power and once again, the fight scenes look spectacular. Written by chrombot

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

New Monsters. New Battles. Now on the Big Screen.


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for action violence | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

6 October 2000 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Digimon: Digital Monsters - The Movie  »

Box Office

Budget:

$5,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$4,233,304 (USA) (6 October 2000)

Gross:

ESP 149,796,166 (Spain) (29 June 2001)
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Did You Know?

Trivia

When the Digi-Egg emerges from the computer in the first part, the text in the background is from Psalm 109. See more »

Goofs

When the train passes by, the front of the locomotive reads "Amtrak", yet the top reads "Amtrack". See more »

Quotes

Tentomon: [Agumon and Tentomon are entering the Internet]
Tentomon: Does this Information super-highway have a rest stop? I gotta go potty!
Agumon: You should've gone before we left! Just hold it!
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Crazy Credits

In the Japanese version of segment 2: An hour glass mouse pointer is seen. Then a Windows computer screen with a window open on the right side appears. As the credits go by on the left side of the screen, images flash by in the open window. They are: TK and the old couple, Matt getting a hair cut, Joe after his test, Mimi and her family surrounded by bags, Kari and the group of friends at the birthday party, TK and Matt's grandma, random tinted yellow flashes of everyone who sent e-mails (including Yolei and Ryo), Tai's mother sitting at the kitchen table looking at the cake she baked, Izzy leaving Tai's appartment, All the digimon happy with Gennai, and Sora e-mails Tai back. The e-mail reads "Taichi, I'm so sorry. Let's forget it happened. Thanks... Sora." Sora smiles and The mouse pointer closes the open window then shuts down the computer. The screen goes black. See more »

Connections

References L'amour fou (1969) See more »

Soundtracks

Change into Power
Performed and produced by Paul Gordon
Written by Paul Gordon, Shuki Levy, and Haim Saban (as Kussa Mahchi)
Used by permission of Eifoata Music and Kukunia Music
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User Reviews

 
Funny, enjoyable, and is really just three episodes
30 January 2002 | by (Calgary) – See all my reviews

It took me forever to figure it out, but after enough searching, I found out why.

I found that the movie was a lot like the show, so close that it seemed like they had just thrown three episodes together. The only reason I put up with this, these three 'episodes' were effectively on their own and were referred to briefely in the series (well, 2 of them were).

It ends up that I was half right. after searching, I found out that it isn't three episodes strung together, but currently there are some 6 digimon 'movies' released in Japan, and three of them are in this single movie that we saw in the western world. It seems that the Japanese form of a movie is 30 minutes long (how this works is beyond me).

Outside that, it was enjoyable. I had fun watching it, taping it and watching it again, and catching all the jokes they had. It's what makes the series enjoyable, and it sure saved the movie.


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