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
Gross USA: $9,631,153
Cumulative Worldwide Gross: $16,643,191
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Aspect Ratio: 1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?
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
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
Who says there's no such things as monsters?
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
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