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Pokemon the Movie 3
The Spell of the Unown
Pokemon the Movie 3: The Spell of the Unown
General information
 Directed by  Kunihiko Yuyama
 Produced by  Yukako Matsusako
 Takemoto Mori
 Choji Yoshikawa
 Written by  Takeshi Shudo
 Hideki Sonoda
 Starring
 Rica Matsumoto
 Mayumi Iizuka
 Yūji Ueda
 Ikue Ōtani
 Megumi Hayashibara
 Shin-ichiro Miki
 Ai Kato
 Masami Toyoshima
 Akiko Yajima
 Naoto Takenaka
 Narrated by  Unshō Ishizuka
 Runtime  91 minutes
 Box office takings  $68.4 million
 Predecessor  Pokemon the Movie 2000
 Successor  Pokemon 4ever
 Release dates
  Australia  June 21st, 2001
  Europe  May 4th, 2001 to
 July 20th, 2001 Staggered
  Japan  July 8th, 2000
  United States  March 29th, 2001
Quick menu: Story / Official Description / Major Characters / Other Characters / Cast / Trailer / Trading Cards / Articles & Ads / Trivia / Errors / Reviews & Reception

Pokemon 3: The Movie: Entei - Spell of the Unown is the third movie in the Pokemon franchise, it's Japanese title when directly translated comes out as Pocket Monsters the Movie: Lord of the "UNKNOWN" Tower but most viewers simply know it as Pokemon 3: The Movie as thats less of a mouthful!

Once more this movie is directed by the main director of the Anime series Kunihiko Yuyama and it's initial release came in Japan on July 8th, 2000 by Toho and continued with staggered releases across the globe until it finally finished releasing across Europe on July 20th, 2001. Warner Bros. Family entertainment dealt with the theatrical release in the states, but it would be the last time that Warner Bros. would be involved in the release of a Pokemon Movie.

The theme of including a 20 minute Pikachu short prior to the main feature continued this time it was titled Pikachu and Pichu and follows the misadventures of the mischevious Pichu Bros and Pikachu.

This was also the first Pokemon Movie to make it to IMAX theaters which took full advantage of showing off the crystallization and Unown flying about with an impressive 3D effect. People who watched the movie at the cinema could get free promotional Pokemon Trading Card's one per person and subject to availability with each showing.



Plot/Story





Official Description

Little Molly Hale has always led a lonely life—but things only get worse for her when the long-lost Unown cause her father to mysteriously vanish one day. But things start to seem brighter when the power of the Unown starts to change the world around her into a fantasy land. She soon lives in a crystal palace, and has the Legendary Entei as a dad! There's only one thing missing from the equation—a mother. So Molly ends up claiming someone else's mom for her very own: Delia Ketchum, Ash's mom!

Ash was expecting to have a fun time in the town of Greenfield, but now he must venture into a vast crystal wasteland in order to rescue the person who means the most to him. Brock, Misty, and Pikachu are right there by his side, but it won't be easy—Molly wants to stay in her fantasy world forever, and Entei will do whatever it takes to make that happen!Little Molly Hale has always led a lonely life—but things only get worse for her when the long-lost Unown cause her father to mysteriously vanish one day. But things start to seem brighter when the power of the Unown starts to change the world around her into a fantasy land. She soon lives in a crystal palace, and has the Legendary Entei as a dad! There's only one thing missing from the equation—a mother. So Molly ends up claiming someone else's mom for her very own: Delia Ketchum, Ash's mom!

Ash was expecting to have a fun time in the town of Greenfield, but now he must venture into a vast crystal wasteland in order to rescue the person who means the most to him. Brock, Misty, and Pikachu are right there by his side, but it won't be easy—Molly wants to stay in her fantasy world forever, and Entei will do whatever it takes to make that happen!

Major Characters


Other Characters




Cast

The voice cast
Character English Voice Actor Japanese Voice Actor
     
     
     
     
     
     
     



Trailer

The official trainer from Warner Bros

Trading Cards

There were a few different trading cards given out with admissions to cinemas/theatres

Related Articles & Movie Ads

Magazine clippings, movie posters and so on

Trivia & Facts

Trivia from the movie

Errors

Continuity errors and bloopers

Reviews & Reception

Movie scores from major reviewers

 

 

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