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Digimon: The Movie (2000)

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Three different stories involving digital creatures collide together.

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Akiyoshi Hongo (original concept by), Jeff Nimoy (adaptation) | 3 more credits »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Lara Jill Miller ... Kari / Young Kari (voice)
Joshua Seth ... Young Tai / Tai (voice)
Bob Papenbrook ... Red Greymon (voice)
David Lodge ... Parrotmon (voice)
Dorothy Elias-Fahn ... Tal's Mom (voice)
Michael Sorich ... Miko / Big Agumon / Gargomon (voice)
Peggy O'Neal ... Botamon (voice)
Colleen O'Shaughnessey ... Sora / Male Student (voice)
Brianne Brozey ... Koromon / Kuramon (voice)
Jeff Nimoy ... Truck Driver 1 / Tentomon / Phone Voice 1 / Kabuterimon / MegaKabuterimon / Floyd the Barber / Barney / Cabbie / Kid 3 (voice)
Bob Buchholz ... Truck Driver 2 / Male Customer / Phone Voice 2 / Voice Mail Operator / Uncle Al / Andy / Squad Leader (voice)
Philece Sampler ... Mimi / Cody / Matt's Grandma (voice)
Mona Marshall ... Izzy / Terriermon (voice)
Michael Lindsay Michael Lindsay ... Joe / Greymon (voice)
Michael Reisz ... Matt (voice)
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Storyline

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 ... Written by Leo

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

New Monsters. New Battles. Now on the Big Screen.


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for action violence | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Country:

USA | Japan

Language:

English

Release Date:

6 October 2000 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Digimon: The Movie See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$5,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$4,233,304, 8 October 2000

Gross USA:

$9,631,153

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$16,643,191
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

The English cast was once rumored to feature Johnny Yong Bosch, Eric Stuart, Ted Lewis, Alan Tudyk, Veronica Taylor, Kerry Williams, Jerry Lobozzo, Kevin Kolack, Kayzie Rogers, Tara Jayne Sands, Cassandra Lee Morris, Michael Sinterniklaas, Andrew Rannells, David Lapkin, Paul Greenberg, Benjamin Diskin, Mike Pollock, and the late Madeleine "Maddie" Blaustein. See more »

Goofs

On the back of the video box, the movie says that the film's storyline is highlighted behind the nuclear missiles in the movie and a kidnapping plot. The kidnapping never happened in the American version, as it was edited out in the final release for American audiences. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Kari: [narrating] Who says there's no such things as monsters?
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Crazy Credits

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 »

Alternate Versions

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 »

Connections

Spoofs The Andy Griffith Show (1960) See more »

Soundtracks

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
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User Reviews

Funny, fast paced and packed with action
24 April 2002 | by RirasoraySee all my reviews

For an animation, this film was the best I've ever seen. It had exceptional quality throughout and it actually convinced me to watch the television series. I like the way it spans different time lines and explains the whole story, rather than the Pokemon movie. It entertained me every step of the way with a great sound track, dialogue, and characters. The plot seems rather simple when you first hear what it's actually about, but its modern approach makes it original and likeable. The only problem was, the screenplay was a little too quick, even for people who watch the television show, and I lost track in some parts of the movies; in fact, I had to watch it twice to properly understand the entire film. But, everything else aside, I really liked this film and I'd seriously recommend it to anyone, adults or children. If you think it's just another Pokemon movie, you're wrong.


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