Pokemon Movie 22: Mewtwo no Gyakushuu Evolution

Pokémon: Mewtwo Strikes Back—Evolution

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Alternative Titles

English: Pokémon: Mewtwo Strikes Back—Evolution
Synonyms: Gekijouban Pocket Monsters: Mewtwo no Gyakushuu Evolution
Japanese: 劇場版 ポケットモンスター ミュウツーの逆襲evolution


Type: Movie
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jul 12, 2019
Source: Game
Genres: ActionAction, AdventureAdventure, ComedyComedy, FantasyFantasy
Demographic: KidsKids
Duration: 1 hr. 36 min.
Rating: PG - Children


Score: 6.081 (scored by 98409,840 users)
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Ranked: #83102
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Popularity: #4158
Members: 18,301
Favorites: 6

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This film is the 22nd installment in the Pokémon film series and is a CGI remake of the first film.

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Characters & Voice Actors


Yamadera, Kouichi


Miki, Shinichiro


Hayashibara, Megumi


Inuyama, Inuko


Koorogi, Satomi


Mima, Masafumi
Sound Director
Shudou, Takeshi
Nakagawa, Shoko
Theme Song Performance
Kobayashi, Sachiko
Theme Song Performance


Opening Theme

Apple Music
Amazon Music
Youtube Music
"Mezase Pokemon Master '98 (2019 Remaster)" by Rica Matsumoto

Ending Theme

"Kaze to Issho ni (風といっしょに)" by Sachiko Kobayashi & Shouko Nakagawa

Jan 1, 2020
MaOtwE (All reviews)
wasn't able to capture the emotions from the original
(which was just amazing)

so in one sentence my review for this would be that
"it misses the mark set by its predecessor"

with all it's faults Pokémon: The First Movie - Mewtwo Strikes Back was one of the few movies i was able to enjoy even as a adult because it was a great nostalgia trip the summation of my childhood

in the case of this movie it's Absolutely soulless no emphasis was placed on improving the narrative they just added few useless extended scenes which only let the movie drag on and on with the read more
Jan 2, 2020
Lil-Bird (All reviews)
Does Pokémon really need an introduction at this point? It's been around for over 20 years, it's a monolith in the world of marketing. But it was a huge hit in Japan when it first came out, and in 1999, it took the rest of the world by storm. So much so, that on November 10, 1999, the first film, “Mewtwo Strikes Back”, came out a year in America after its debut in Japan, with a second film having already been in Japanese theaters for months. But children outside of Japan didn't know about that, the Internet was still young at the time. All we read more
Jan 2, 2020
Nishant_ (All reviews)
I have watched the original movie so many time but I never got bored with that one because the original movie had a special charm but this remake lacks any kind of charm and doesn't give the nostalgic feel that I felt while watching the original movie

this remake had completely lost the charm of the original

the CGI environment looks good at some places and during pokemon battles but overall it is mediocre

the CG human characters looks awful especially Ash the all feel lifeless and slow moving as if there is a frame rate drop in between the movie and this slow feel of the read more
Jan 2, 2020
ESER10 (All reviews)
This movie is a CGI remake of the very first Pokemon movie. And that's where the problem lies. If this were an original movie, then I would say it's good (seeing as it's a remake of the original, and I liked the original, it wouldn't make sense to say anything else). However, this is being rated as a remake to that original. It is for that reason that I would say that this doesn't quite hit the heights that it could have.

If a remake is going to be made, we need a reason to watch it. For instance, an HD remake gives a good incentive read more

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