MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 1,328 this week

Pokémon 4: The Movie (2001)
"Poketto monsutâ: Serebî - Toki wo koeta deai" (original title)

G  |   |  Animation, Action, Adventure  |  11 October 2002 (USA)
5.4
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 5.4/10 from 4,690 users   Metascore: 25/100
Reviews: 25 user | 15 critic | 16 from Metacritic.com

Ash must stop a hunter who forces the legendary Pokémon Celebi to help him destroy a forest.

Writers:

(screenplay),
Watch Trailer
0Check in
0Share...

10 Best Back-to-School TV Shows

Dust off your varsity jacket and get excited for fall with our list of the 10 best back-to-school TV shows.

Visit our Family Entertainment Guide

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 42 titles
created 01 May 2011
 
a list of 48 titles
created 04 Apr 2014
 
a list of 31 titles
created 8 months ago
 
a list of 44 titles
created 2 months ago
 
a list of 28 titles
created 1 month ago
 

Related Items

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Pokémon 4: The Movie (2001)

Pokémon 4: The Movie (2001) on IMDb 5.4/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Pokémon 4: The Movie.

User Polls

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Animation | Action | Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

The Pokemon master Ash must rescue his mother from the encasement of a crystal tower.

Directors: Michael Haigney, Kunihiko Yuyama
Stars: Rica Matsumoto, Veronica Taylor, Rachael Lillis
Animation | Action | Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

Three different stories involving digital creatures collide together.

Directors: Mamoru Hosoda, Shigeyasu Yamauchi
Stars: Lara Jill Miller, Joshua Seth, Bob Papenbrook
Animation | Action | Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

Two thieves take control of an ancient weapon designed to defend the canal city of Altomare.

Directors: Jim Malone, Kunihiko Yuyama
Stars: Eric Stuart, Madeleine Blaustein, Rachael Lillis
Animation | Action | Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

Ash Ketchum must gather the three spheres of fire, ice and lightning in order to restore balance to the Orange Islands.

Directors: Michael Haigney, Kunihiko Yuyama
Stars: Rica Matsumoto, Madeleine Blaustein, Mayumi Iizuka
Animation | Action | Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

A magician attempts to use the power of the Millennium Comet to awaken the legendary Pokémon Groudon.

Directors: Kunihiko Yuyama, Eric Stuart
Stars: Veronica Taylor, Eric Stuart, Madeleine Blaustein
Animation | Action | Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.4/10 X  

Underneath the sands of Egypt, Anubis, an ancient evil spirit, has awakened. It's up to Yugi, who defeated Anubis centuries ago, to use his skill and determination to rid the world of evil once again.

Director: Hatsuki Tsuji
Stars: Dan Green, Eric Stuart, Amy Birnbaum
Animation | Adventure | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

Ash and friends (this time accompanied by newcomer Dawn) arrive at an idyllic village on their way to their next Pokemon contest, where chaos will soon erupt with the prophecy of two ... See full summary »

Director: Kunihiko Yuyama
Stars: Rica Matsumoto, Ikue Ohtani, Yûji Ueda
Animation | Action | Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

In the town of Lohta, a festival is thrown praising "Aaron the Wave Leader Hero" who, according to the legend passed down through the town's generations, stopped a war centuries ago by ... See full summary »

Directors: Kunihiko Yuyama, Darren Dunstan
Stars: Veronica Taylor, Eric Stuart, Amy Birnbaum
Animation | Action | Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

A group of young teens is unexpectedly sent to the mysterious Digital World and paired up with their own powerful, morphing monster called the Digimon. Together the entire group set out on an adventure to fight evil and save the world.

Stars: Steve Blum, Tifanie Christun, Mona Marshall
Animation | Action | Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

Scientists genetically create a new Pokémon, Mewtwo, but the results are horrific and disastrous.

Directors: Kunihiko Yuyama, Michael Haigney
Stars: Veronica Taylor, Rachael Lillis, Eric Stuart
Animation | Short | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
Director: Kunihiko Yuyama
Stars: Kikuko Inoue, Eli James, Chinami Nishimura
Animation | Action | Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
Director: Kunihiko Yuyama
Stars: Megumi Hayashibara, Inuko Inuyama, Mariya Ise
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Rica Matsumoto ...
Veronica Taylor ...
Ash Ketchum / Oltoa (voice)
Rachael Lillis ...
Misty / Jessie (voice)
Ikue Ohtani ...
Pikachu (voice)
Unshô Ishizuka ...
Eric Stuart ...
Brock / James / Charmeleon / Scizor / Stantler / Sandshrew (voice)
Madeleine Blaustein ...
Meowth / Pokémon hunter (voice)
Mayumi Iizuka ...
Kasumi (Misty) (voice)
Yûji Ueda ...
Takeshi / Brock (voice)
Tomokazu Seki ...
Kenji (Tracey) (voice)
Megumi Hayashibara ...
...
Sammy / Sneasle / Furret / Teddiursa / Jumpluff (voice) (as Tara Jayne)
Dan Green ...
The Iron Masked Marauder (voice)
Shin'ichirô Miki ...
Kojirô (James) (voice)
Inuko Inuyama ...
Nyâth (Meowth) (voice)
Edit

Storyline

In this film, we meet the new Pokémon, Celebi, who has the power to travel through time. Vicious, the future descendant of James and Jessie of Team Rocket, travels back in time to wreak havoc, and it's up to young Ash, Pikachu and friends to stop him. Along the way, Ash continues to mature into the unstoppable Pokémon trainer he will become in the future. Written by Anonymous

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

Best friends. Better heroes.


Certificate:

G | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Country:

|

Language:

|

Release Date:

11 October 2002 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Celebi: A Timeless Encounter  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

One idea for the film originally had Raikou, a counterpart to Suicune, appear instead. Suicune was added when it was determined the film would involve a lake. See more »

Quotes

Misty: Ash climbs just like a Mankey.
See more »

Connections

Referenced in On Cinema Film Guide (2013) See more »

Soundtracks

Cele-B-R-A-T-E
Written by Russell Velázquez and Michael Haigney
Produced, arranged and performed by Russell Velázquez
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Best pokémon movie yet
5 January 2003 | by (Netherlands) – See all my reviews

I so love this movie! The animation is great (for a pokémon movie), the cgi looks so awesome. I love the music in the movie. So great they kept the Japanese music.

As for the story: its great. It has a great feeling of friendship. Celebi is a very cute and powerful pokémon. Ash is really great in this movie, and I like his friendship with Sam. The only thing I didn't like was Suicune's appearance, he just suddenly pops up, helps Ash & co a bit and leaves. They could have made his part in the movie a little bigger.

But overall, awesome movie! Can't wait to own the USA version on dvd!


6 of 9 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss Pokémon 4: The Movie (2001) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?