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Pokémon 4: The Movie (2001)

Poketto monsutâ: Serebî - Toki wo koeta deai (original title)
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Ash must stop a hunter who forces the legendary Pokémon Celebi to help him destroy a forest.

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

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Best friends. Better heroes.


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Also Known As:

Celebi: A Timeless Encounter  »

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Trivia

Several scenes were edited or added from the Japanese version of the film, more than any other Pokemon film previous or since. See more »

Quotes

Ash Ketchum: Alright
[He sits with Celebi, who's dying, in his arms]
Ash Ketchum: We'll keep trying!
[He pulls out several berries]
Ash Ketchum: See? These are those berries we found in the forest. Here you go.
[He tries to feed Celebi one but it doesn't respond and he drops the berries]
Ash Ketchum: Oh, that's okay.
[He chuckles nervously then tries again but drops them]
Ash Ketchum: Uh, C-Celebi...?
[He realizes Celebi is dead and starts crying]
[...]
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Connections

Referenced in Honest Game Trailers: Pokemon Red and Blue (2015) See more »

Soundtracks

Cele-B-R-A-T-E
Written by Russell Velázquez and Michael Haigney
Produced, arranged and performed by Russell Velázquez
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You Know, It's Not Meant to Be High-Brow Entertainment...
17 October 2002 | by See all my reviews

I can't see the point in burying a movie like this in sulfuric sarcasm, when it is in no way intended to be anything more than a vehicle to entertain children and prepare them for the next line of merchandise to beg madly about.

This is a fun movie. My children sat quietly through the entire thing and loved every minute of it. Granted, the villain is a bit over the top with his silly costume and maniacal laugher, but this is a lot more easier to take than the dark, gloomy, and very morbid Pokemon 3.

My children have been watching Pokemon since it started and they are soon getting to the ages where they will "put off the childish things" and move on to others. I am glad that we got to enjoy this together.


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