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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

Cast overview, first billed only:
Rica Matsumoto ...
Veronica Taylor ...
Ash Ketchum / Oltoa (voice)
Rachael Lillis ...
Misty / Jessie (voice)
Ikue Ôtani ...
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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Also Known As:

Celebi: A Timeless Encounter  »

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Trivia

This is the first time Team Rocket is seen working alongside the main villain of the film. 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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Follows Pokemon: Power of One (1999) See more »

Soundtracks

Born to Be A Winner
Written by John Siegler and John Loeffler
Produced and arranged by Neil Jason
Performed by David Rolfe
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Aw, come on people
15 April 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I have always enjoyed the Pokemon movies. Yes, I know, all of them are very corny, mediocre in some certain areas and sure, even though they're aimed at little kids they're too adult in some fields to be able to guard them with the statement,"Hey, lighten up, it's a kids movie," but all that aside, aren't they still good pieces of entertainment? In my opinion, they are so and I enjoy them greatly. This one is just as enjoyable as the previous three, and certainly cuter. It has some really sweet and touching moments since it is the introduction of the lovable, fresh Pokemon Celebi. It's not the best Pokemon movie, but I do enjoy it more than the third installment, even though the third is not bad, and the entire series is just entertaining, harmless, popcorn family fun and should be considered nothing more, nothing less. This film has some high marks of intensity and interest, especially around the climax/ending, as do all the installments, and the characters, while a bit more lackluster than the previous three, I thought, are still likable and humorous. This films is the lowest rated and most criticized of the four feature length adaptions, and it doesn't deserve that.


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