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

G  |   |  Animation, Action, Adventure  |  11 October 2002 (USA)
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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

Cast overview, first billed only:
Rica Matsumoto ...
Veronica Taylor ...
Ash Ketchum / Oltoa (voice)
Rachael Lillis ...
Misty / Jessie (voice)
Ikue Ohtani ...
Unshô Ishizuka ...
Eric Stuart ...
Brock / James / Charmeleon / Scizor / Stantler / Sandshrew (voice)
Madeleine Blaustein ...
Meowth / Pokémon hunter (voice)
Mayumi Iizuka ...
Yûji Ueda ...
Tomokazu Seki ...
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 ...
Inuko Inuyama ...
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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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Celebi: A Timeless Encounter  »

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Trivia

The USA DVD release includes a Suicune Nintendo e-Reader card. 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

Spun-off from Pokémon (1998) 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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Princess Mononoke fans beware.
14 October 2002 | by See all my reviews

Pokemon 4ever is just a kids' version of Princess Mononoke. Celebi is even called the "Spirit of the Forest." The monster is just like the Nightstalker from Mononoke. There is a healing lake, Suicune looks like the spirit and acts like the wolf gods from Mononoke.

The only good thing about the movie was its revelation at the end. If you pay close attention to foreshadowing, you can guess the secret as I did.


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