Yu-Gi-Oh!: The Movie
Yu-Gi-Oh!: The Movie (2004)

The popular anime series Yu-Gi-Oh! makes the jump from television to the big screen with the franchise's first feature film. Yugi (voice of Dan Green) is a boy who, like thousands of others, is a loyal fan of "Duel Monsters,"… More

Rated: PG
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Release Date: November 16, 2004
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Critic Score: 5% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Don't watch the TV show or play the card game? Then this movie is not for you.

Tasha Robinson
AV Club

Effectively a strategy guide and commercial in vaguely filmic form.

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Tom Keogh
Seattle Times

Kids will eat Yu-Gi-Oh! The Movie up. The rest of us will have to wait for the translation.

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Lucy Barrick
Radio Times

Only fans of the series will be able to follow the largely incomprehensible plot -- and the bog-standard animation won't win it any new ones.

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Andrea Gronvall
Chicago Reader

Like the gods, the trading cards are capricious, with ever-changing rules and strategies so intricate that only Yu-Gi-Ohlogists will fully enjoy this adventure.

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Peter Hartlaub
San Francisco Chronicle

This cartoon based on the popular and complicated card game might as well be written in another language.

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Total Film

A 90-minute advert in search of a storyline.

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Scott Brown
Entertainment Weekly

A feature-length anime commercial.

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Roger Moore
Orlando Sentinel

The latest kiddie con job to float over from Tokyo.

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Leigh Singer
Film4

The artwork has the familiar saucer-eyed look of Japanese anime but with a scuffed angularity that's a long way from Hayao Miyazaki's sublime magic.

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Flixster Audience Score: 47% Flixster User Reviews
Michael Edwards
love the show love the card game love the movie another great anime childerens show adaption