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Yu-Gi-Oh!: The Movie (2004)
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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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Tristan Taylor (voice) (as John Campbell)
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Tea Garnder (voice)
Madeleine Blaustein ...
Solomon Moto (voice) (as Maddie Blaustein)
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Dan Green ...
Yugi Moto / Yami Yugi (voice)
Kôji Ishii ...
Anubis (voice)
Shunsuke Kazama ...
Yugi Moto / Yami Yugi (voice)
Hidehiro Kikuchi ...
Hiroto Honda (voice)
Ted Lewis ...
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Sugoroku Muto (voice)
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Joey Wheeler (voice) (as Wayne Grayson)
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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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Rated PG for scary combat and monster images | See all certifications »

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13 August 2004 (USA)  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$51,915 (South Africa) (22 October 2004)

Gross:

$82,712 (South Africa) (29 October 2004)
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Trivia

Ryan Kelly (Compositing/Design) is credited as leading the archaeological team which discovered the Tomb of Anubis. See more »

Quotes

Yugi Moto: Tea, can you read me the story about the bunny again?
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Connections

Follows Yûgiô (1998) See more »

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Step Up
Written by Jean Rodriquez and Eddie Montilla
Produced by Eddie Montilla and Jean Rodriquez
Executive Producer: Tu Casa Entertainment
Performed by Jean Rodriquez
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28 August 2004 | by See all my reviews

This is a movie for KIDS. Adults aren't supposed to be mesmerized by a spectacular plot and stirring dialogue. It is an hour and a half of excrutiating hell for parents and absolute nirvana for kids who love the card game and the TV show. It is a way to get more kids into the card game and, thus, make more money.

Just remember, adults bring a pillow for a much needed nap (or at least a cell phone with games on it!) and don't buy the kids popcorn and drinks. Mine was too fascinated by the movie to remember to eat the candy (which went straight to my butt) or drink the lemonade (which was thrown out).


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