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: $9,631,153
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?
The first appearance of Botamon, Koromon, Agumon and Greymon although not same ones Tai has in the TV series. See more
When the train passes by, the front of the locomotive reads "Amtrak", yet the top reads "Amtrack". See more
Who says there's no such things as monsters?
In the Japanese version of segment 2: An hour glass mouse pointer is seen. Then a Windows computer screen with a window open on the right side appears. As the credits go by on the left side of the screen, images flash by in the open window. They are: TK and the old couple, Matt getting a hair cut, Joe after his test, Mimi and her family surrounded by bags, Kari and the group of friends at the birthday party, TK and Matt's grandma, random tinted yellow flashes of everyone who sent e-mails (including Yolei and Ryo), Tai's mother sitting at the kitchen table looking at the cake she baked, Izzy leaving Tai's appartment, All the digimon happy with Gennai, and Sora e-mails Tai back. The e-mail reads "Taichi, I'm so sorry. Let's forget it happened. Thanks... Sora." Sora smiles and The mouse pointer closes the open window then shuts down the computer. The screen goes black. See more
In the Japanese version of the third segment of the movie, Willis (or Wallace) has nothing to do with the creation of Diaboromon, Yolei didn't have uncles that helped her and the others go to Colorado, and there was a subplot where Endigomon (Diaboromon) kidnapped the original DigiDestined (Chosen Children) and made them younger in order to find Willis. Also, Willis never appeared in the second segment, that was added in the US release only. See more
Change into Power
Performed and produced by Paul Gordon
Written by Paul Gordon
, Shuki Levy
, and Haim Saban
(as Kussa Mahchi)
Used by permission of Eifoata Music and Kukunia Music See more