The film is an edited version of three different Japanese short films, which have been combined together. There is narration by a continuing character, Kari. The first segment of the film revolves around the first encounter with a digimon and a fight that occurs between their digimon and another. The two kids, Kari and Tai, raise a fast-growing digimon from an egg to a large, dinosaur-like digimon, which escapes from their house and then has an encounter and a battle with a parrot-like digimon. The second segment mainly involves Tai and another digiDestined friend of his, Izzy. A computer virus sweeps across the internet, effecting a digiEgg, and thus creating an infected digimon. This infected digimon begins to start eating computer information and data, and the two protagonists attempt to stop the digimon, but fail. After the infected digimon manages to get into the American information system and launch two nukes, one at japan and one at Colorado, Tai and Izzy get help from ...
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Despite Tai being the main character and Kari the secondary in the regular show, Kari is the main character of the film while Tai is the secondary character. This is because Kari provides first person narration and has more screen time and lines than Tai and/or the new Digidestined members. See more
A Lopmon is featured on the cover and poster art of the movie quite prominently, however in the English version of the movie no Lopmon is present. See more
Who says there's no such things as monsters? You're never quite the same after you meet your first Digimon. My name's Kari. I'm part of a team called the Digidestined. there were only a handful of us at first, but we've added a few members since then. That's me with TK, another one of the DigiDestined. And that's Willis in America. While the rest of us in Japan only had one Digimon, he had twins. And while we had our team to count on, Willis didn't have any human friends...
In the Japanese version of segment 3: During the credits a scene appears with a reddish tint and it slowly fades to a picture of Wallace with his two digimon flying around him. See more
The ABC Family broadcast premiere removed the 4-minute intro with Angela Anaconda before the 20th Century Fox logo sequence, and replaced the Fox Kids logo between the 20th logo sequence and the opening credit sequence with the Saban International logo. 20th Century Fox is owned by the News Corporation in which it and Haim Saban, in 2001, sold what Fox Family became ABC Family, including what Saban Entertainment became BVS Entertainment and what the Fox Kids International channels became Jetix in 2005, to the Walt Disney Company. See more
Performed by Summercamp
Written by T. Cullen and Sean McCue
Produced by Chris Shaw and Summercamp See more
6 October 2000 (USA)
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Also Known As:
Digimon: The Movie
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Opening Weekend USA: $4,233,304,
8 October 2000
Gross USA: $9,631,153
Cumulative Worldwide Gross: $16,643,191
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Aspect Ratio: 1.85 : 1
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