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Pokémon: The First Movie General viewing, but some scenes may be unsuitable for young children. A PG film should not unsettle a child aged around eight or older. Unaccompanied children of any age may watch, but parents are advised to consider whether the content may upset younger, or more sensitive, children.

BBFC

Y:2000
UK release date Released: 14th April 2000
 BBFC Age Rating:  PG age rating
Pokémon: The First Movie

Directed by

Michael Haigney
Kunihiko Yuyama

Starring

Actor
Character
Veronica Taylor
Philip Bartlett
Rachael Lillis
Eric Stuart
Addie Blaustein
Ikue Ootani
Ed Paul
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Top Grossing Movie Chart Position
UK total gross
£10,761,547
574
Pokémon: The First Movie
575

US total gross
$85,744,662
828
829
Pokémon: The First Movie

UK Age Rating
UK BBFC Certificate: PG
Genres
UK Box Office Release Breakdown
UK release date:

Highest chart position: 1

Weeks on box office: 8

UK Box Office Chart History
Date
Place
Week
Total
1N
£2,833,721
£2,833,721
2
£1,257,082
£6,607,744
4
£881,389
£9,249,570
7
£257,651
£9,856,226
8
£169,969
£10,067,256
11
£158,791
£10,247,649
10
£144,241
£10,412,448
11
£132,106
£10,761,547
Box Office Gross Flow
£
2.8M
1.3M
881.4K
257.7K
170K
158.8K
144.2K
132.1K

14th Apr
2000

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2000

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2000

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2000

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2000

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2000

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What were the big movies hitting the UK box office over the last 30 year?

Each week we present a rundown of the UK box office chart headlines on this same week from last year to 1990.

A year ago (2019)

The number one film was Aladdin which had been at the top for 3 weeks.

The top new film of the week was X-Men: Dark Phoenix directed by Simon Kinberg and starring James McAvoy and Michael Fassbender which entered the box office at number 2.

The film with the longest run was Casino Royale which had been on the box office for 14 weeks.

The top total grossing film of the week was Avengers: Endgame which had taken £87.5 Million after 7 weeks of release.

Five years ago (2015)

Also making its debut at the top was Spy starring Melissa McCarthy and Jason Statham and directed by Paul Feig

The film with the longest run was Home which had been on the box office for 12 weeks.

The top total grossing film of the week was Avengers: Age Of Ultron which had taken £47.8 Million after 7 weeks of release.

Ten years ago (2010)

The number one film was Sex And The City 2 which had been at the top for 2 weeks.

The top new film of the week was Death At A Funeral directed by Neil LaBute and starring Keith David and Loretta Devine which entered the box office at number 4.

The longerst run on the box office and the top total grossing film was Iron Man 2 which had taken £20.7 Million over 6 weeks of release.

Fifteen years ago (2005)

The number one film was Star Wars Episode III: Revenge Of The Sith which had been at the top for 3 weeks and with a total gross of £32.7 Million it was also the top total grossing film.

The top new film of the week was Sin City directed by Frank Miller and Robert Rodriguez and starring Jessica Alba and Devon Aoki which entered the box office at number 2.

The film with the longest run was Robots which had been on the box office for 11 weeks.

Twenty years ago (2000)

The number one film was Gladiator which had been at the top for 4 weeks and with a total gross of £18.8 Million it was also the top total grossing film.

The top new film of the week was Maybe Baby directed by Ben Elton and Hugh Laurie and starring Joely Richardson and Matthew Macfadyen which entered the box office at number 3.

The film with the longest run was Pokémon: The First Movie which had been on the box office for 8 weeks.

Twenty five years ago (1995)

Making its debut at the top was Jack And Sarah starring Richard E. Grant and Samantha Mathis and directed by Tim Sullivan

The longerst run on the box office and the top total grossing film was Dumb And Dumber which had taken £9.1 Million over 9 weeks of release.

Thirty years ago (1990)

The number one film was Pretty Woman which had been at the top for 2 weeks.

The top new film of the week was Clean And Sober directed by Glenn Gordon Caron and starring Michael Keaton and Kathy Baker which entered the box office at number 2.

The film with the longest run was Tango And Cash which had been on the box office for 11 weeks.

The top total grossing film of the week was Look Who's Talking which had taken £10.1 Million after 10 weeks of release.

What were the big movies hitting the UK box office over the last 30 year?

Each week we present a rundown of the UK box office chart headlines on this same week from last year thru to 1990.

A year ago (2019)

Making its debut at the top was Aladdin starring Will Smith and Mena Massoud and directed by Guy Ritchie

The film with the longest run was The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part which had been on the box office for 9 weeks.

The top total grossing film of the week was Avengers: Endgame which had taken £85.6 Million after 5 weeks of release.

Five years ago (2015)

The number one film was Pitch Perfect 2 which had been at the top for 2 weeks.

The top new film of the week was Tomorrowland directed by Brad Bird and starring George Clooney and Hugh Laurie which entered the box office at number 3.

The film with the longest run was Home which had been on the box office for 10 weeks.

The top total grossing film of the week was Avengers: Age Of Ultron which had taken £45 Million after 5 weeks of release.

Ten years ago (2010)

Another film making its debut at the top was StreetDance 3D starring Charlotte Rampling and Rachel McDowall and directed by Max Giwa and Dania Pasquini

The film with the longest run was How To Train Your Dragon which had been on the box office for 8 weeks.

The top total grossing film of the week was Iron Man 2 which had taken £19.1 Million after 4 weeks of release.

Fifteen years ago (2005)

The number one film was Star Wars Episode III: Revenge Of The Sith which had been at the top for 1 weeks and with a total gross of £14.4 Million it was also the top total grossing film.

The top new film of the week was Star Wars Episode III: Revenge Of The Sith directed by George Lucas and starring Ewan McGregor and Natalie Portman which entered the box office at number 1.

The film with the longest run was Robots which had been on the box office for 10 weeks.

Twenty years ago (2000)

The number one film was Gladiator which had been at the top for 2 weeks.

The top new film of the week was Final Destination directed by James Wong and starring Devon Sawa and Ali Larter which entered the box office at number 2.

The film with the longest run was Erin Brockovich which had been on the box office for 7 weeks.

The top total grossing film of the week was Pokémon: The First Movie which had taken £10.2 Million after 6 weeks of release.

Twenty five years ago (1995)

Making its debut at the top was Rob Roy starring Liam Neeson and Jessica Lange and directed by Michael Caton-Jones

The longerst run on the box office and the top total grossing film was Star Trek Generations which had taken £20.3 Million over 15 weeks of release.

Thirty years ago (1990)

Making its debut at the top was Harlem Nights starring Eddie Murphy and Richard Pryor and directed by Eddie Murphy

The film with the longest run was The War Of The Roses which had been on the box office for 12 weeks.

The top total grossing film of the week was Look Who's Talking which had taken £10.1 Million after 8 weeks of release.

Looking back at the historical UK box office chart headlines over the last 30 years.

A year ago (2019)

The number one film was Shazam! which had been at the top for 2 weeks.

The top new film of the week was Kalank directed by Abhishek Varman and starring Varun Dhawan and Alia Bhatt which entered the box office at number 4.

The longerst run on the box office and the top total grossing film was Captain Marvel which had taken £37.9 Million over 7 weeks of release.

Five years ago (2015)

The number one film was Fast & Furious 7 which had been at the top for 3 weeks and with a total gross of £32 Million it was also the top total grossing film.

The top new film of the week was Child 44 directed by Daniel Espinosa and starring Xavier Atkins and Mark Lewis Jones which entered the box office at number 4.

The film with the longest run was Shaun The Sheep Movie which had been on the box office for 7 weeks.

Ten years ago (2010)

Another film making its debut at the top was Dear John starring Channing Tatum and Amanda Seyfried and directed by Lasse Hallström

The longerst run on the box office and the top total grossing film was Alice In Wonderland which had taken £41.4 Million over 7 weeks of release.

Fifteen years ago (2005)

Making its debut at the top was The Interpreter starring Nicole Kidman and Sean Penn and directed by Sydney Pollack

The film with the longest run was Hostage which had been on the box office for 6 weeks.

The top total grossing film of the week was Hitch which had taken £16.4 Million after 6 weeks of release.

Twenty years ago (2000)

Making its debut at the top was Pokémon: The First Movie starring Veronica Taylor and Philip Bartlett and directed by Michael Haigney and Kunihiko Yuyama

The film with the longest run was American Beauty which had been on the box office for 12 weeks.

The top total grossing film of the week was Toy Story 2 which had taken £42.6 Million after 10 weeks of release.

Twenty five years ago (1995)

Making its debut at the top was Muriels Wedding starring Toni Collette and Bill Hunter and directed by P.J. Hogan

The longerst run on the box office and the top total grossing film was Rudyard Kiplings The Jungle Book which had taken £7.4 Million over 9 weeks of release.

Thirty years ago (1990)

The number one film was Look Who's Talking which had been at the top for 3 weeks.

The top new film of the week was The Hunt For Red October directed by John McTiernan and starring Sean Connery and Alec Baldwin which entered the box office at number 2.

The longerst run on the box office and the top total grossing film was Honey I Shrunk The Kids which had taken £9.4 Million over 11 weeks of release.