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      Pokémon Detective Pikachu

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      68% Tomatometer 318 Reviews 79% Audience Score 10,000+ Ratings Ace detective Harry Goodman goes mysteriously missing, prompting his 21-year-old son, Tim, to find out what happened. Aiding in the investigation is Harry's former Pokémon partner, wise-cracking, adorable super-sleuth Detective Pikachu. Finding that they are uniquely equipped to work together, as Tim is the only human who can talk with Pikachu, they join forces to unravel the tangled mystery. Read More Read Less Now in Theaters Now Playing Buy Tickets

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      Pokémon Detective Pikachu may not take its wonderfully bizarre premise as far as it could have, but this offbeat adaptation should catch most -- if not all -- of the franchise's fans.

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      Clarisse Loughrey Independent (UK) It's a delight for fans to see how immersive this world actually feels. Rated: 3/5 Dec 10, 2020 Full Review Justin Chang FilmWeek (KPCC - NPR Los Angeles) I found this weirdly diverting... It's a counterintuitive fit for this character, and I kind of liked that about it. Sep 28, 2019 Full Review Mark Kermode Kermode & Mayo's Film Review Pretty well-done, and when it got to the end, the bits that are meant to tug on your heart strings twitch the very top register... May 22, 2019 Full Review Manuel São Bento MSB Reviews For hardcore fans, it might be everything you’ve ever wished for, but for fans of the 2000s Pokémon, who stopped following the franchise (...) the numerous Easter Eggs and references might not be enough to overcome the undeniable narrative issues. Rated: B- Jul 24, 2023 Full Review Ash Jefferson But Why Tho? A Geek Community Detective Pikachu is a great time that is well worth watching in the theater if for nothing more than it’s gorgeous visuals. It’s a film that you can take the whole family to and everyone will find something to enjoy. Rated: 7/10 Jan 22, 2023 Full Review Jeffrey Harris 411mania Detective Pikachu generally works and is a reasonably enjoyable, fun film. Considering what has happened with video game-based films in the past, that's high praise at this point. Rated: 7/10 Apr 18, 2022 Full Review Read all reviews

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      Terry G it was a live action pokemon film, could have been much better. heres hope for a legend of zelda film at some point. Rated 3 out of 5 stars 08/22/22 Full Review Xavier such nostalgia ,loved it Rated 5 out of 5 stars 04/04/22 Full Review Steven Really dumb kids movie. Visual effects were nice though. Rated 2 out of 5 stars 01/28/22 Full Review Luis M Definitivamente me encantó, gran historia de pokemon, un giro inadvertido en la historia. Rated 5 out of 5 stars 06/10/24 Full Review Nacho G Perfect introduction to live action Pokemon! Rated 4.5 out of 5 stars 05/22/24 Full Review Kevin L While the comedy was absolutely the best part of the movie, it did everything it meant to do considerably well! It was entertaining and enjoyable, and I don’t understand the hate since it was different from the usual “Ash Ketchum wins a championship” plot. Overall an underrated movie! Rated 5 out of 5 stars 05/22/24 Full Review Read all reviews
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      Synopsis Ace detective Harry Goodman goes mysteriously missing, prompting his 21-year-old son, Tim, to find out what happened. Aiding in the investigation is Harry's former Pokémon partner, wise-cracking, adorable super-sleuth Detective Pikachu. Finding that they are uniquely equipped to work together, as Tim is the only human who can talk with Pikachu, they join forces to unravel the tangled mystery.
      Director
      Rob Letterman
      Producer
      Mary Parent, Cale Boyter, Hidenaga Katakami, Don McGowan
      Screenwriter
      Dan Hernandez, Benji Samit, Rob Letterman, Derek Connolly
      Distributor
      Warner Bros. Pictures
      Production Co
      Legendary Pictures, Toho Company Ltd.
      Rating
      PG (Some Rude and Suggestive Humor|Action/Peril|Thematic Elements)
      Genre
      Kids & Family, Comedy, Adventure, Mystery & Thriller
      Original Language
      English
      Release Date (Theaters)
      May 10, 2019, Wide
      Release Date (Streaming)
      Jul 23, 2019
      Box Office (Gross USA)
      $144.1M
      Runtime
      1h 44m
      Sound Mix
      Dolby Digital, SDDS, Dolby Atmos
      Aspect Ratio
      Digital 2.39:1
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