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Pokemon: The First Movie (1999)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $85,744,662Details
International Box Office $77,900,000Details
Worldwide Box Office $163,644,662
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  5. Video Sales
  6. Cast & Crew
  7. Trailer

Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics RottenAudience Upright
Critics
14% - Rotten
Audience
62% - Upright

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Production Budget:$30,000,000
Domestic Releases: November 10th, 1999 (Wide) by Warner Bros.
International Releases: October 15th, 2015 (Limited), released as Pokemon: The First Movie: Mewtwo Strikes Back (Australia)
MPAA Rating: G
Franchise: Pokemon
Comparisons: vs. Rugrats in Paris
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Keywords: Toy Adaptations, Anime
Source:Based on TV
Genre:Adventure
Production Method:Hand Animation
Creative Type:Kids Fiction
Production Countries: Japan

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 16th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,207 $39,838 Feb 25, 2000 110
Biggest 15th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,136 $66,364 Feb 18, 2000 103
Biggest 14th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,173 $86,173 Feb 11, 2000 96
Biggest 13th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,076 $134,623 Feb 4, 2000 89
Biggest 12th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,125 $163,007 Jan 28, 2000 82
Biggest 11th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 964 $251,540 Jan 21, 2000 75
Biggest 10th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 712 $492,031 Jan 14, 2000 68
Biggest 9th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,310 $103,643 Jan 7, 2000 61
Biggest 8th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,241 $164,248 Dec 31, 1999 54
Biggest 7th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,111 $112,214 Dec 24, 1999 47
Biggest 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,152 $537,573 Dec 17, 1999 40
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,031 $1,184,559 Dec 10, 1999 33
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,901 $2,343,365 Dec 3, 1999 26
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 933 $7,105,860 Nov 26, 1999 19
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 762 $12,502,869 Nov 19, 1999 12
Biggest Sunday at the Domestic Box Office 563 $8,974,000 Nov 14, 1999 5
Biggest November Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 90 $31,036,678 Nov 12, 1999 5
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 435 $31,036,678 Nov 12, 1999 5
Biggest Weekends at the Domestic Box Office 627 $31,036,678 Nov 12, 1999 5
Fastest Movies to Earn $50 Million at the Domestic Box Office 271 $50,754,104 Nov 12, 1999 5
Widest Opening Weekend 777 3,043 Nov 12, 1999 5
Biggest November Day at the Domestic Box Office 177 $13,060,000 Nov 13, 1999 4
Biggest Saturday at the Domestic Box Office 522 $13,060,000 Nov 13, 1999 4
Biggest Friday at the Domestic Box Office 766 $9,070,000 Nov 12, 1999 3
Biggest Thursday at the Domestic Box Office 85 $9,620,578 Nov 11, 1999 2
Biggest Wednesday at the Domestic Box Office 73 $10,096,848 Nov 10, 1999 1

Cast

Veronica Taylor    Ash Ketchum
Racheal Lillis    Misty/Jessie of Team Rocket
Eric Stuart    Brock Harrison/James of Team Rocket
Ikue Ootani    Pikachu

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1999/11/12 1 $31,036,678   3,043 $10,199   $50,754,104 5
1999/11/19 3 $12,502,869 -60% 3,043 $4,109   $67,372,092 12
1999/11/26 5 $7,105,860 -43% 3,043 $2,335   $77,724,392 19
1999/12/03 6 $2,343,365 -67% 3,043 $770   $80,771,180 26
1999/12/10 9 $1,184,559 -49% 2,426 $488   $82,369,077 33
1999/12/17 13 $537,573 -55% 1,804 $298   $83,127,955 40
1999/12/24 36 $112,214 -79% 1,051 $107   $83,608,861 47
1999/12/31 32 $164,248 +46% 625 $263   $84,091,099 54
2000/01/07 45 $103,643 -37% 298 $348   $84,286,792 61
2000/01/14 25 $492,031 +375% 701 $702   $84,797,478 68
2000/01/21 33 $251,540 -49% 591 $426   $85,118,270 75
2000/01/28 40 $163,007 -35% 520 $313   $85,340,365 82
2000/02/04 42 $134,623 -17% 476 $283   $85,503,823 89
2000/02/11 52 $86,173 -36% 375 $230   $85,611,561 96
2000/02/18 59 $66,364 -23% 299 $222   $85,693,123 103
2000/02/25 65 $39,838 -40% 189 $211   $85,744,662 110

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1999/11/10 1 $10,096,848   2,901 $3,480   $10,096,848 1
1999/11/11 1 $9,620,578 -5% 2,901 $3,316   $19,717,426 2
1999/11/12 1 $9,070,000 -6% 2,901 $3,127   $28,787,000 3
1999/11/13 1 $13,060,000 +44% 3,043 $4,292   $41,847,000 4
1999/11/14 1 $8,974,000 -31% 3,043 $2,949   $50,754,104 5
1999/11/15 1 $1,218,805 -86% 3,043 $401   $51,972,909 6
1999/11/16 1 $1,104,513 -9% 3,043 $363   $53,077,422 7
1999/11/17 1 $928,893 -16% 3,043 $305   $54,006,315 8
1999/11/18 1 $862,908 -7% 3,043 $284   $54,869,223 9
1999/11/19 3 $2,453,000 +184% 3,043 $806   $57,322,000 10
1999/11/20 3 $6,115,000 +149% 3,043 $2,010   $63,437,000 11
1999/11/21 3 $4,009,000 -34% 3,043 $1,317   $67,372,092 12
1999/11/22 3 $577,766 -86% 3,043 $190   $67,949,858 13
1999/11/23 3 $682,073 +18% 3,043 $224   $68,631,931 14
1999/11/24 5 $1,089,000 +60% 3,043 $358   $69,721,000 15
1999/11/25 6 $827,000 -24% 3,043 $272   $70,548,000 16
1999/11/26 5 $2,846,000 +244% 3,043 $935   $73,394,000 17
1999/11/27 5 $2,629,000 -8% 3,043 $864   $76,023,000 18
1999/11/28 5 $1,638,000 -38% 3,043 $538   $77,724,392 19
1999/11/29 6 $222,497 -86% 3,043 $73   $77,946,889 20
1999/11/30 7 $176,734 -21% 3,043 $58   $78,123,623 21
1999/12/01 7 $157,602 -11% 3,043 $52   $78,281,225 22
1999/12/02 7 $146,590 -7% 3,043 $48   $78,427,815 23
1999/12/03 8 $420,000 +187% 3,043 $138   $78,848,000 24
1999/12/04 6 $1,141,000 +172% 3,043 $375   $79,989,000 25
1999/12/05 5 $788,000 -31% 3,043 $259   $80,771,180 26
1999/12/06 9 $103,638 -87% 3,043 $34   $80,874,818 27
1999/12/07 10 $114,733 +11% 3,043 $38   $80,989,551 28
1999/12/08 10 $103,438 -10% 3,043 $34   $81,092,989 29
1999/12/09 11 $91,529 -12% 3,043 $30   $81,184,518 30
1999/12/10 10 $182,000 +99% 2,426 $75   $81,367,000 31
1999/12/11 8 $572,000 +214% 2,426 $236   $81,939,000 32
1999/12/12 7 $438,000 -23% 2,426 $181   $82,369,077 33
1999/12/13 10 $57,501 -87% 2,426 $24   $82,426,578 34
1999/12/14 12 $57,860 +1% 2,426 $24   $82,484,438 35
1999/12/15 11 $54,046 -7% 2,426 $22   $82,538,484 36
1999/12/16 14 $51,898 -4% 2,426 $21   $82,590,382 37
1999/12/19 13 $208,000   1,804 $115   $83,127,955 40
1999/12/20 13 $106,707 -49% 1,804 $59   $83,234,662 41
1999/12/21 14 $114,391 +7% 1,804 $63   $83,349,053 42
1999/12/28 18 $88,639   1,051 $84   $83,765,560 49
1999/12/29 18 $81,795 -8% 1,051 $78   $83,847,355 50
2000/01/17 19 $120,542   701 $172   $84,797,478 69

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1999/11/12 1 $35,151,797   3,043 $11,552   $54,869,223 9
1999/11/19 4 $15,749,309 -55% 3,043 $5,176   $70,618,532 16
1999/11/26 5 $7,809,283 -50% 3,043 $2,566   $78,427,815 23
1999/12/03 7 $2,756,703 -65% 3,043 $906   $81,184,518 30
1999/12/10 9 $1,405,864 -49% 2,426 $579   $82,590,382 37
1999/12/17 14 $906,265 -36% 1,804 $502   $83,496,647 44
1999/12/24 26 $430,204 -53% 1,051 $409   $83,926,851 51
1999/12/31 36 $256,298 -40% 625 $410   $84,183,149 58
2000/01/07 46 $122,298 -52% 298 $410   $84,305,447 65
2000/01/14 25 $561,283 +359% 701 $801   $84,866,730 72
2000/01/21 34 $310,628 -45% 591 $526   $85,177,358 79
2000/01/28 40 $191,842 -38% 520 $369   $85,369,200 86
2000/02/04 46 $156,188 -19% 476 $328   $85,525,388 93
2000/02/11 58 $101,371 -35% 375 $270   $85,626,759 100
2000/02/18 63 $78,065 -23% 299 $261   $85,704,824 107
2000/02/25 69 $39,838 -49% 189 $211   $85,744,662 114

Box Office Summary Per Territory

Territory Release
Date
Opening
Weekend
Opening
Weekend
Theaters
Maximum
Theaters
Theatrical
Engagements
Total
Box Office
Report
Date
Australia 10/15/2015 $21,935 15 15 21 $32,192 10/4/2016
 
Rest of World $77,867,808
 
International Total$77,900,000 10/4/2016