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  • Summary: Based on the trading card and television series phenomenon,Yu-Gi-Oh! is the story of Yugi, a boy captivated by the card game sweeping the nation: Duel Monsters! (Warner Bros.)
  • Director: Hatsuki Tsuji
  • Genre(s): Action, Adventure, Thriller, Fantasy, Animation, Family
  • Rating: PG
  • Runtime: 90 min
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  1. Positive: 0 out of 18
  2. Negative: 16 out of 18
  1. It's all the thrill of watching other people play Uno.
  2. A vigorously cross-marketed product, with comics, collectable cards, games and a television series.
  3. Reviewed by: Ellen Fox
    Shallow and repetitive.
  4. Reviewed by: Sara Gebhardt
    There's nothing inspiring about Yu-Gi-Oh! The Movie, unless you count the way it compels kids to continue to support the "Yu-Gi-Oh" franchise.
  5. Reviewed by: Helen O'Hara
    No doubt its small fans are thrilled, but even young kids will have to be pretty undemanding to enjoy this mess.
  6. 10
    Impossibly dull form of niche-marketed entertainment.
  7. Reviewed by: M. E. Russell
    A shabby, joyless, 90-minute slab of "advertainment."

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 20 out of 38
  2. Negative: 14 out of 38
  1. GilesG.
    Mar 28, 2009
    Its so awesome how they break the rules they're such gangsters. They're just like " Lets play Blue Eyes" but they can't so they throw the rules right out the window and that's EPICNESSSS!!! Who cares If Yu-Gi has the stupidest hair ever, that just makes this movie more gangster. Expand
  2. SilvinoT.
    Jan 12, 2006
    A Very good movie.
  3. Mar 28, 2012
    I liked how all they did was bring out their strongest monsters and trash-talk each-other into battle! It doesn't stop there, the movie has merchandise! Yes, they sell cards! This means that if you enjoyed the movie like I did you can experience the magic at home with your friends, Somehow I was entertained even though I don't watch the anime. Expand
  4. Nov 12, 2012
    The plot is cliche and the characters are wooden, but the cool thing about Yu-Gi-Oh is seeing how creatively designed some of the creatures are.
  5. MarkK.
    Jan 10, 2009
    Manages to be just as bad as the anime itself.
  6. Jan 6, 2014
    Falta de genialidade criou-se um filme p├ęssimo. Expand
  7. Sam
    Sep 13, 2005
    It's a god-awful movie. I can't belive some moron used my name and said it was good. I used to be a ravid Yu-Gi-Oh fan, but after realizing how lame, pahtetic, and dorky the show and game was, I almost puked when I learened about this movie. Absoloutley dreadful. "Straight up for the best movie of the year?" Who gave that guy prozac? Expand

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