Pokémon Detective Pikachu 3D

Pokémon Detective Pikachu 3D

Pokémon Detective Pikachu 3D

A young man teams up with Detective Pikachu (voiced by Ryan Reynolds) to find his missing father in this live action family adventure co-written and directed by Rob Letterman (Goosebumps).

When ace detective Harry Goodman goes mysteriously missing, his 21-year-old son Tim (Justice Smith, Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom) sets out to find out what happened. Aiding in the investigation is Harry’s wise-cracking former Pokémon partner, Detective Pikachu. Uniquely able to communicate with one another, Tim and Pikachu join forces on an adventure to unravel the mystery. Chasing clues together through the neon-lit streets of Ryme City — a sprawling, modern metropolis where humans and Pokémon live side by side — they encounter a diverse cast of Pokémon characters and uncover a plot that could destroy this peaceful co-existence and threaten the Pokémon universe.

2019Rating: PG, Violence and scary scenes104 minsUSA
AdventureComedyKids & FamilyFantasy3DBlockbuster
81%
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Reviews & comments

Variety

Variety

press

Its box office should demonstrate fans' hunger for a more robust big-screen version of the Pokémon universe, while the disappointment needn't dissuade another team from coming along and doing it right.

0
Total Film

Total Film

press

Reynolds and Pikachu make an inspired combo in a CGI/live-action mash-up that otherwise adheres to a rigidly boilerplate formula.

3.0
0
The Times

The Times

press

Fortunately, the ever-likeable Reynolds is equal to the task, channelling the savvy exuberance (but not the rude bits) of his Deadpool persona.

3.0
0
The Guardian

The Guardian

press

The inspired casting of the Deadpool actor transforms this from an average Pokémon movie into fun family fare.

3.0
0
Stuff

Stuff

press

However, while it doesn't quite reach either the nostalgia or quality heights of this past summer's Bumblebee (currently Mr Eight's No. 1 movie), this is finally a Pokemon movie worth catching while seated alongside your kids.

0
Screen Daily

Screen Daily

press

Much like its title character - an adorable little fuzzy yellow whatsit bearing the smart-aleck voice of Ryan Reynolds - "Pokemon Detective Pikachu" is an odd creation powered by contradictory impulses.

0
New Zealand Herald

New Zealand Herald

press

Pokemon Detective Pikachu plays it smart by honouring the decades of lore that have made the critter-catching video game and cartoon series so beloved, while also ignoring all that to create its own unique story.

0
Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

press

Still, there's enough here to please both Pokemaniacs and the Poke-non.

0
Empire Magazine

Empire Magazine

press

It's impossible to overstate how much this film owes to Ryan Reynolds. Even if you don't understand Pikachu's world, everyone can understand a great joke superbly delivered.

3.0
0
Variety

Variety

press

Its box office should demonstrate fans' hunger for a more robust big-screen version of the Pokémon universe, while the disappointment needn't dissuade another team from coming along and doing it right.

0
Total Film

Total Film

press

Reynolds and Pikachu make an inspired combo in a CGI/live-action mash-up that otherwise adheres to a rigidly boilerplate formula.

3.0
0
The Times

The Times

press

Fortunately, the ever-likeable Reynolds is equal to the task, channelling the savvy exuberance (but not the rude bits) of his Deadpool persona.

3.0
0
The Guardian

The Guardian

press

The inspired casting of the Deadpool actor transforms this from an average Pokémon movie into fun family fare.

3.0
0
Stuff

Stuff

press

However, while it doesn't quite reach either the nostalgia or quality heights of this past summer's Bumblebee (currently Mr Eight's No. 1 movie), this is finally a Pokemon movie worth catching while seated alongside your kids.

0
Screen Daily

Screen Daily

press

Much like its title character - an adorable little fuzzy yellow whatsit bearing the smart-aleck voice of Ryan Reynolds - "Pokemon Detective Pikachu" is an odd creation powered by contradictory impulses.

0
New Zealand Herald

New Zealand Herald

press

Pokemon Detective Pikachu plays it smart by honouring the decades of lore that have made the critter-catching video game and cartoon series so beloved, while also ignoring all that to create its own unique story.

0
Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

press

Still, there's enough here to please both Pokemaniacs and the Poke-non.

0
Empire Magazine

Empire Magazine

press

It's impossible to overstate how much this film owes to Ryan Reynolds. Even if you don't understand Pikachu's world, everyone can understand a great joke superbly delivered.

3.0
0

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