Pokémon Detective Pikachu (2019)

May 10, 2019 Length: 1h 44m

Cineplex Cinemas Metropolis
4700 Kingsway, Burnaby, BC, V5H 4M1
(604) 435 – 7474


Ryan Reynolds stars in the first-ever live-action Pokemon adventure as Pikachu, the iconic face of the global Pokemon phenomenon-one of the world’s most popular, multi-generation entertainment properties and the most successful medial franchise of all time. The story begins when ace detective Harry Goodman goes mysteriously missing, prompting his 21-year-old son Tim (Justice Smith) to find out what happened. Aiding in the investigation is Harry’s former Pokemon partner, Detective Pikachu (Ryan Reynolds): 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 Pikachu, they join forces on a thrilling adventure to unravel the tangled mystery. Chasing clues side by side in a hyper-realistic live-action world – they encounter a diverse cast of Pokemon characters and uncover a shocking plot that could destroy this peaceful co-existence and threaten the whole Pokemon universe.

Ryan Reynolds, Bill Nighy, Ken Watanabe, Justice Smith, Kathryn Newton

Rob Letterman

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