Pokémon 4: The Movie Image
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  • Summary: The fourth installment in the popular Pokemon series of films, starring Ash, Pikachu and all the other Pokemon favorites, and also featuring a new time-travelling creature that has powers over nature as well as time and space.
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 0 out of 16
  2. Negative: 10 out of 16
  1. 50
    Surprising less moldy and trite than the last two.
  2. Watching a Pokemon movie is like drowning in a sea of cute.
  3. Reviewed by: Angel Cohn
    40
    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.
  4. Reviewed by: Robert Koehler
    30
    Supposedly, Pokemon can't be killed, but Pokemon 4Ever practically assures that the pocket monster movie franchise is nearly ready to keel over.
  5. 20
    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.
  6. Reviewed by: C.W. Nevius
    0
    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.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 12 out of 20
  2. Negative: 5 out of 20
  1. Oct 25, 2013
    10
    Why is everyone hating on this movie? This is an AWESOME movie, and no, hardcore Pokemon fans are NOT the only ones who like it! Anywho, this is an awesome movie, I recommend it! Expand
  2. TylerA
    Jan 27, 2007
    10
    This is a superb film, I've been a fan of Pokemon since I was 8, I'm 16 now and its still a great series. Only Pokemon fans will enjoy this tho. Expand
  3. MysteryPokemon
    Mar 17, 2006
    10
    This movie is awesome! I have never seen anything like that in Pokemon movies!
  4. Mar 21, 2012
    6
    This one has a more engaging story compared to the 2nd one, and for the series standards, that is actually saying something.
  5. Oct 19, 2011
    4
    Big movie with big dreams including big boss battles that appeal to small children. What a waste...
  6. Feb 15, 2014
    4
    Kids and fans are sure to be entertained, but the rest of us just sit there uncomfortably. It has the same concept as the other films in the series so you feel a sense of repeat which adds up in the end, unfortunately for the worse. Expand
  7. DanR
    Jan 9, 2007
    1
    the only reason this thing gets a one, is because i had some fun whacking off to misty in the theater.

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