Pokémon Detective Pikachu (2019)

PG / English / Adventure / Comedy / 105 min

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(142 Reviews)




Synopsis

The story begins when ace detective Harry Goodman goes mysteriously missing, prompting his 21-year-old son Tim to find out what happened. Aiding in the investigation is Harry’s former Pokémon partner, Detective Pikachu: a hilariously wise-cracking, adorable super-sleuth who is a puzzlement even to himself. Finding that they are uniquely equipped to work together, as Tim is the only human who can talk with Detective Pikachu, they join forces on a thrilling adventure to unravel the tangled mystery. Chasing clues together through the neon-lit streets of Ryme City—a sprawling, modern metropolis where humans and Pokémon live side by side in a hyper-realistic live-action world—they encounter a diverse cast of Pokémon and uncover a shocking plot that could destroy this peaceful co-existence and threaten the whole Pokémon universe.


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Pokémon Detective Pikachu Reviews

Tiger Heng
11 May 2019
Thoroughly Surprised!! :)

Story: 5 | Acting: 3 | Visual: 5 | Music: 5 | Overall: 5

My expectations was quite low going into the movie; as I was not quite sure whether Ryan Reynolds can pull off the speaking voice of Pikachu... but Boy was i wrong! The movie started off slow, and its is mainly because of the world building and introduction of the characters, Pokemon fans will be very happy to see all their favourite Pokemon finally in live-action. However once the movie builds up its pace, it never lets up. Great pacing in the 2nd and 3rd act, in fact this is one of the best 3rd acts of any movies I have seen this year. I was not very impressed with some of the acting, but the plot, visuals, creatures and twists saved the movie and made it extremely touching and suitable for all ages. This is a movie that will make you smile leaving the theater. :)
23

Abigail
11 May 2019
pleasantly surprised

Story: 5 | Acting: 5 | Visual: 5 | Music: 5 | Overall: 5

Was pleasantly surprised when I watched this movie. Exceeded my expectations of a ‘childhood cartoon’. Am glad I caught this show for sure! Some scenes were pretty hilarious! Worth catching!
18

Asybiel Seah
14 May 2019
Good movie

Story: 5 | Acting: 5 | Visual: 5 | Music: 5 | Overall: 5

This is a great movie to watch. But beware. Nerds & otaku from surrounding will be like naming all the pokemons when it flashes on screen. As annoying as peenoise sounds.
16

Swapnil Bapat
30 May 2019
CUTE!

Story: 5 | Acting: 5 | Visual: 5 | Music: 5 | Overall: 5

The movie starts off with an insight into a story and as the pokemons start to emerge, the movie just get's cuter. Went for the gala premiere and was so glad to have watched it first. Looking forward for a sequel and see Pikachu again :)
6

Aron Wan
30 May 2019
Don’t miss it

Story: 5 | Acting: 5 | Visual: 4 | Music: 4 | Overall: 5

Thought a manly pikachu voice would be a throw off. But you’ll be rewarded with plot twists and some Pokémon battles. Hope the Pokémon franchise produces more of such movies
6

Lizzy
19 May 2019
Amazing CGI

Story: 4 | Acting: 4 | Visual: 5 | Music: 4 | Overall: 5

Although the acting and plot development was lacking at some points, overall a very good movie for Pokémon fans. The Pokémon CGI was amazing.
4

Justina
3 June 2019
Pleasant movie

Story: 4 | Acting: 4 | Visual: 5 | Music: 4 | Overall: 5

I wouldn't say this is a must watch or a great movie, but it was entertaining nevertheless. The pokemon are super cute and the plot is decent. Overall a fun film.
2

Hao Wen
23 June 2019
Realistic

Story: 5 | Acting: 5 | Visual: 5 | Music: 5 | Overall: 5

The Pokémon’s are very realistic and cute recommend you guys to watch if you haven’t already done so.
1

Michelle Tan Yin Keat
22 June 2019
Not a bad movie to watch

Story: 5 | Acting: 4 | Visual: 5 | Music: 5 | Overall: 5

It is surprisingly quite a nice movie to watch. Pikachu looks cute. Nice movie to watch for a family.
1

LiDe✨
12 May 2019
Childhood throwback

Story: 3 | Acting: 3 | Visual: 4 | Music: 3 | Overall: 4

The storyline and acting was ok, but Ryan Reynold’s detective pikachu was so hilarious that we could not stop laughing. The pokemons in the movie are exactly what I envisioned my childhood pokemons from the games to look like. A worthwhile family film that really brings the pokemons i grew up with into real life.
14

Yen
16 May 2019
Pokemon fans-must watch!

Story: 3 | Acting: 4 | Visual: 4 | Music: 3 | Overall: 4

If you are a pokemon fan, you have gonna watch it! I used to play the pokemon game and I have to say that I am impressed with how well the evolution is being capture in this movie?!
14

DL81
14 May 2019
Can't go wrong with Ryan Reynolds

Story: 4 | Acting: 3 | Visual: 3 | Music: 3 | Overall: 4

You can't go wrong with Ryan Reynolds even though it's just his voice. As usual hilarious. Fantastic for Pokemon fans out there
12

Cong93
11 May 2019
Detective pikachu

Story: 3 | Acting: 3 | Visual: 4 | Music: 3 | Overall: 4

Story line quite interesting, pikachu looks very cute, others Pokémon looks real too, I like this so much
10

atheris
14 May 2019
Fun family film

Story: 4 | Acting: 4 | Visual: 4 | Music: 3 | Overall: 4

CGI is amazing but plot is pretty predictable
9

Alex
11 May 2019
Good entertainment

Story: 4 | Acting: 3 | Visual: 4 | Music: 4 | Overall: 4

Very cute and funny. Storyline is ok. Suitable for both children and adult. I guess this movie bring back alot of people childhood.
8

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