Year: 1999
UK: Warner Bros
Cast: Veronica Taylor, Rachael Lillis, Eric Stuart, Ikue Ootani, Philip Bartlett, Addie Blaustein, Ted Lewis, Amy Birnbaum, Tara Jayne, Lisa Ortiz
Directors: Kunihiko Yuyama; Michael Haigney
Countries: Japan/ USA
USA: 75 mins
UK: 74 mins
USA Rated: G
UK Certificate: PG for frequent mild violence
USA Release Date: 12 November 1999
UK Release Date: 14 April 2000


Ash Ketchum and his fellow Pokemon trainers, Misty and Brock, are about to embark on a great adventure-the continuing quest to become the greatest Pokemon masters of all time!

POKeMON: THE FIRST MOVIE follows Ash and Pikachu and their pals to a remote island where they are lured into a massive Pokemon battle which will take all their courage and skill. In the ultimate showdown on New Island, the rare and legendary Pokemon Mew must do battle with the bio-engineered Mewtwo, a master trainer and the world's most powerful Pokemon.

A brand new Pokemon, Donphan, makes his debut in MEWTWO STRIKES BACK, the episodic feature of POKeMON: THE FIRST MOVIE