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Based on 16 Reviews
critic reviews (10)
fan reviews ( 0 )
  • NA
    San Francisco Chronicle

    At best this is a film for the under-7 crowd. But it would be better to wait for the video. And a very rainy day. show more

  • 50
    Elizabeth Weitzman New York Daily News

    Little more than a blatant marketing tool. But it's breezy and brief enough to keep young fans - and even their parents - modestly entertained. show more

  • 50
    Loren King Chicago Tribune

    Surprising less moldy and trite than the last two. show more

  • 50
    Chris Kaltenbach Baltimore Sun

    Watching a Pokemon movie is like drowning in a sea of cute. show more

  • 38
    Megan Lehmann New York Post

    A rote exercise in both animation and storytelling. show more

  • 38
    Ty Burr Boston Globe

    Harmless in the extreme and it'll mute your kids for nearly 80 minutes, but why not just treat the little yard apes to the real deal and take them to ''Spirited Away''? show more

  • 25
    Miami Herald

    The entire story -- has been done before, and should have been limited to a 30-minute Saturday morning cartoon episode. show more

  • 40
    Angel Cohn TV Guide

    The story is a bit predictable and the characters given to restating the obvious (presumably for the benefit of very young viewers), but overall this third Pokemon sequel is surprisingly entertaining. show more

  • 20
    Marc Savlov Austin Chronicle

    Why the Pokémon fad hasn't died off yet is one of the great mysteries of the universe, right up there with the Pyramids of Gaza and the white stuff in Twinkies. show more

  • 50
    J.R. Jones Chicago Reader

    Alternates between chunks of opaque exposition delivered by cardboard characters and eruptions of colorful and highly imaginative action. show more

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