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Pokemon The First Movie The First Movie — a surreal adventure in minimalist animation — begins with a vague, menacing preamble (something about ''life's...Pokemon The First MovieAnimation, Kids and FamilyPT90MG The First Movie — a surreal adventure in minimalist animation — begins with a vague, menacing preamble (something about ''life's...2000-03-24
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Pokemon The First Movie

Genre: Animation, Kids and Family; Starring: Phillip Bartlett, Ikue Ootani; Director: Michael Haigney, Kunihiko Yuyama; Runtime (in minutes): 90; MPAA Rating: G

The First Movie — a surreal adventure in minimalist animation — begins with a vague, menacing preamble (something about ”life’s mysteries”) and ends with an equally thin conclusion (”I guess we’re just here because we’re here”). The plot, meanwhile, is as hard to catch as a Pokémon itself. It’s got something to do with Mewtwo the evil clone and his sinister plan for world Pokémon domination. Here’s what we know for sure: That Pikachu is one cute little thingamajig. C