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Yu-Gi-Oh!: The Movie (2004)

Yu-Gi-Oh! The Movie (original title)
Underneath the sands of Egypt, Anubis, an ancient evil spirit, has awakened. It's up to Yugi, who defeated Anubis centuries ago, to use his skill and determination to rid the world of evil once again.

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Ben Baron ...
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Amy Birnbaum ...
Tea Garnder (voice)
Madeleine Blaustein ...
Solomon Moto (voice) (as Maddie Blaustein)
Darren Dunstan ...
Wayne Grayson ...
Joey Wheeler (voice)
Dan Green ...
Yugi Moto / Yami Yugi (voice)
Kôji Ishii ...
Anubis (voice)
Shunsuke Kazama ...
Yugi Muto / Yami Yugi (voice)
Hidehiro Kikuchi ...
Hiroto Honda (voice)
Ted Lewis ...
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Storyline

Yugi, a smaller than average high school student, and an easy target for bullies, is given an ancient Egyptian riddle called the "Millennium Puzzle" by his grandfather, a local game shop manager. Yugi pieces the puzzle together and unexpectedly becomes the powerful "Game King." Now when Yugi gets into sticky situations, the "Game King" takes over and protects Yugi and his friends. Written by Anthony Pereyra {hypersonic91@yahoo.com}

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Alles wat voorafging, was slechts een oefening... (Everything else was just practice!) (Dutch DVD release) See more »


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Rated PG for scary combat and monster images | See all certifications »

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13 August 2004 (USA)  »

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Yu-Gi-Oh!: The Movie  »

Box Office

Budget:

$20,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£112,980 (UK) (13 August 2004)

Gross:

$19,762,690 (USA) (29 October 2004)
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Trivia

Norman J. Grossfeld (Executive Producer), Lloyd Goldfine (Writer) and Matt Drdek (Writer) are credited as the photographers of the Egyptian artifacts in the newspaper. See more »

Goofs

When Anubis activates "Inferno Tempest" and "Fallout" to make Yami Yugi and Seto Kaiba drop all of their cards, 2 copies of "The Winged Dragon of Ra" and "King's Knight" are shown flying out of Yami Yugi's Duel Disk. There should only be one of each Egyptian God card in existence, and Yami Yugi is never shown to own more than 1 "King's Knight" in the anime. See more »

Quotes

Yugi Moto: Come forth, mighty Blue Eyes Shining Dragon!
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Connections

Referenced in Detention (2011) See more »

Soundtracks

It's Over
Written by Ron Riley, Eddie Brickerson, Gabrielle Travis and Kiana Allison
Produced by Herminio Quiroz and Ron Riley
Performed by Fatty Koo
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An awesome movie
16 August 2004 | by See all my reviews

When the announcement came that an American Yu-gi-oh! movie was to be released; stupid anime "otakus" instantly claimed that it would suck since it was being handled by 4kids. But now it's out and it's turned out to be a great film. From cartoony violence to energy blasts to fistfighting Egyptian mummies to a dark clown impaling Yugi with a virtual knife, this movie is 90 minutes of explosive action.

The plot isn't bad either. It revolves around Yugi and his friends trying to defeat Anubis, his army of the undead, and his "puppet"; the wealthy Seto Kaiba. The characters are also very good. Characters like Yugi and Kaiba are cool, characters like Joey, Tea, and Pegasus are funny, and Anubis is just plain evil.

Ignore the critcism this movie gets from either otakus or critics who can't enjoy an animated film, sit back, and enjoy the show. It's time to duel!


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