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 ...
New Monsters. New Battles. Now on the Big Screen.
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, Wide Release
Gross USA: $9,628,751, 5 January 2001
Cumulative Worldwide Gross: $16,643,191, 31 December 2001
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Aspect Ratio: 1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?
When the Digi-Egg emerges from the computer in the first part, the text in the background is from Psalm 109. 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
[after Matt and TK's grandmother hangs up on Tai
I... can't... TAKE THIS!
In the Japanese version of segment 1: During the credits, Tai (season one style) is standing in a field with his eyes closed. Butterfly (the slightly different version) begins to play in the background. Taichi looks up to see Greymon. He reaches up and hugs him. The camera zooms out to Butterfly and then the scene finally fades to black. See more
This movie is actually the second and third Japanese Digimon movies edited together as one. Japanese anime movies can often be under 60 minutes long, which is of course not marketable to American theaters. With these two movies on a similar theme, Fox Kids put them together. See more
Kids in America
Performed by Len
Courtesy of Maverick Recording Company
Written by Marty Wilde
and Ricki Wilde
Used by permission of Finchley Music Corporation (ASCAP)/RAK Publishing, Ltd. (PRS) See more