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Pokémon: Arceus and the Jewel of Life (2009)

Gekijôban poketto monsutâ: Daiyamondo & pâru purachina - Aruseusu chôkoku no jikû e (original title)
Arceus, creator of the world, comes to pass judgement on humanity for the theft of the Jewel of Life, but Ash Ketchum and his friends are sent back in time to discover and possible reverse the events that led to Arceus' vendetta.

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Ash Ketchum / Staraptor / Buneary (voice)
Michele Knotz ...
Jessie / Piplup (voice)
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Dawn / Happiny (voice) (as Emily Jenness)
James Carter Cathcart ...
James / Meowth / Grotle (voice) (as Billy Beach)
Kayzie Rogers ...
Cyndaquil / Totodile (voice)
Bill Rogers ...
Brock / Monferno / Sudowoodo / Croagunk (voice)
Rodger Parsons ...
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Pikachu (voice)
Carmen Borgia ...
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Wayne Grayson ...
Kevin (voice)
Dan Green ...
Damos (voice)
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Marcus (voice)
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Sheena / Kiko (voice) (as Evelyn Lantto)
Marc Thompson ...
Gliscor / Mamoswine (voice)
William Tost ...
Tapp (voice) (as Bill Tost)
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Long ago, Arceus granted a fragment of its power as the Jewel of Life to help Michina in the town's hour of need, only to be betrayed when it was time for that power to be returned. After so many years, Arceus is about to return to reclaim its stolen power- enraged, vengeful, and seemingly unstoppable. Not even the combined might of Dialga, Palkia, and Giratina can stop Arceus from devastating all existence across the dimensions. But Ash and his companions, joining forces with their new friend Sheena, May have discovered the only way to redeem that ancient betrayal. Their journey will be both dangerous and uncertain: even if Ash and his friends can set an old wrong right again, will there be time to return the Jewel of Life before Arceus destroys everything and everyone they've ever known?

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A tale untold. A legend unleashed.


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Trivia

The actor who plays Arceus, Tom Wayland, is head of the production company that dubbed the film: DuArt. In the film, Arceus is considered the equivalent of God; thus, the casting of Wayland was a tongue-in-cheek reference. See more »

Goofs

Many say that Arceus using grass type moves despite having lost its grass plate is a goof. However, he could have learned these moves while he still had the grass plate and never forgot them. On top of that, there are many cases of Pokémon learning moves with types that are not their own. See more »

Quotes

Damos: To all of my beautiful future children who taught me how to believe. I offer all of you now my sincerest hopes, and wishes that the future world will become more and more beautiful. And that is exactly the kind of world you find yourselves in.
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Soundtracks

This is a Beautiful World
Written by John Loeffler & David Wolfert
Performed by Aaron Brotherton
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To clean a mistake caused in the past!
26 April 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I wasn't expecting this one to be that great. I have long stop watching Pokemon at "The Rise Of Darkrai".

Yet, I've decided to continue, and it was a good thing I did. "Pokemon: Arceus and the Jewel of Life" can be considered a build up of the previous two films. This being "Giratina and the Sky Warrior" and "The Rise of Darkrai." The previous conflicts in the other two films become readily apparent of why they happened as well as the lead up to this movie's story.

The dimensions of Dialga (who controls time,) Palkia (who controls space,) and Giratina(who lives in the dimension known as the reverse world) were not suppose to collide (this leads to the conflicts of Dialga and Palkia in "The Rise of Darkrai" and Giratina and Dialga(although minor) in "Giratina and the Sky Warrior.") It was later found that the cause of all this was because of Arceus' awakening from his slumber to rejuvenate his strength. This caused the dimensions of Dialga and Palkia to collide. At the same time, while Dialga and Palkia were fighting, the reverse world was affected (as anything that happens in the Pokemon world has an effect on the reverse world.) Due to the "betrayal" in the past, Arceus was set to destroy humans for that" betrayal" as a form of justice.

We follow Ash and his pals as they get sent to the past to correct a mistake that would eventually fix the present.


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