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Pokémon Heroes (2002)
"Gekijô-ban poketto monsutaa: Mizu no Miyako no Mamori Gami Ratiasu to Ratiosu" (original title)

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

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Rica Matsumoto ...
Veronica Taylor ...
Ash Ketchum / Spectator (voice)
Rachael Lillis ...
Misty / Jessie / Vulpix / Poliwag (voice)
Mayumi Iizuka ...
Eric Stuart ...
Brock / James / Politoed (voice)
Madeleine Blaustein ...
Meowth (voice) (as Maddie Blaustein)
Yûji Ueda ...
Takeshi / Waninoko
Ikue Ôtani ...
Pikachu (voice) (as Ikue Otani)
Lisa Ortiz ...
Oakley / Woman (voice)
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Annie (voice)
Inuko Inuyama ...
Nyasu
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Bianca (voice) (as Tara Jayne)
Kerry Williams ...
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Uno Kanda ...
Zanna
Kayzie Rogers ...
Wobbuffet / Corsola / Totodile / Espeon / Old woman / Kid (voice)
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Ash, Pikachu and the rest of the Pokemon gang try and stop a pair of thieves hiding out in the canals and alleyways of Alto Mare, the water capital of the world. Joining the adventure are two new Pokémons, a brother/sister pair named Latias and Latios who are protecting the Droplet of the Heart - a valuable treasure. Written by IMDb Editors

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On a mission they never expected. To a world they never imagined. An adventure you'll never forget. See more »


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16 May 2003 (USA)  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$260,372 (USA) (16 May 2003)

Gross:

$744,928 (USA) (4 July 2003)
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Trivia

Nintendo's largest domestic box office flop, raking in less than $750,000 in the United States. However, it should be pointed out it was only released in 200 theaters. Internationally, it earned a reasonable gross of around $20 million. See more »

Quotes

Meowth: There they go. All we gotta do is follow them on top of them rooftops.
James: Well, I used to be quite a good gymnast!
Jessie: This is our big chance, I could almost TASTE it! Are you ready ?
James: YEAH!
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Referenced in Nostalgia Critic: Pokemon the Movie (2008) See more »

Soundtracks

Pikachu (I Choose You)
Written by Neil Jason & John Loeffler
Performed by Elan Rivera
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A Great Film
7 May 2008 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

My second favourite Pokemon film. This film is set in the city Altomare, based on Venice. The city is guarded by Latios and Latias, two dragon and psychic Pokemon. They also protect the Soul Dew, a jewel said to contain the spirit of their father. However, two thieves come to steal the jewel in order to power the DMA (The Defence Mechanism of Altomare), although the reason why is never explained. Once again, coincidentally, Ash, Pikachu, Misty and Brock are visiting the city and get involved in the race to save the city. There also a wonderful bond between Ash, Latias and Latios, which seems to be the main support beam which prevents this movie from turning bad. As a nice point to Mario, the curator of the city's museum is dressed in his attire.


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