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

G  |   |  Animation, Action, Adventure  |  16 May 2003 (USA)
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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 Ohtani ...
Pikachu (voice) (as Ikue Otani)
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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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Storyline

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)  »

Also Known As:

Pokémon 5: The Movie  »

Box Office

Opening Weekend:

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

Gross:

$744,928 (USA) (4 July 2003)
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For the English release of the film, the first five minutes were cut out and replaced with the same intro that had been used in Pokémon 4: The Movie (2001). The cut material showed the story from the book that Annie and Oakley were reading, entitled "Legends of the Heroes of Altomare". The story goes of how two children, who were really Latios and Latias in disguise, rescued Altomare long ago, and have been its guardians ever since. See more »

Quotes

Ash Ketchum: Hey! What do you think you're doing ?
Annie: We're just trying to prevent a fashion statement.
Ash Ketchum: Well, this is no way to do it!
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Follows Pokemon: Power of One (1999) See more »

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Short, sweet, and extends the games' storyline
23 January 2004 | by (Ball State University, Muncie, IN) – See all my reviews

As it should be. This movie continues along the concept of the original movies: to further the sales of the games by expanding upon their concepts. For those of you who actually play the game, this movie makes complete sense. For everyone else, I suggest you start by playing the game to get some background before delving into the Pokémon Universe (and giving this movie a one).


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