|Pokemon the Movie 3
The Spell of the Unown
|Directed by||Kunihiko Yuyama|
|Produced by|| Yukako Matsusako
|Written by|| Takeshi Shudo
|| Rica Matsumoto
|Narrated by||Unshō Ishizuka|
|Box office takings||$68.4 million|
|Predecessor||Pokemon the Movie 2000|
|Australia||June 21st, 2001|
|Europe|| May 4th, 2001 to
July 20th, 2001 Staggered
|Japan||July 8th, 2000|
|United States||March 29th, 2001|
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.
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!
|Character||English Voice Actor||Japanese Voice Actor|