Pokemon Detective Pikachu is a 2019 mystery film directed by Rob Letterman. The film was produced by Legendary Pictures in association with Toho. It is the first live-action Pokemon film. The story was written by Dan Hernandez, Benji Samit, and Nicole Perlman. Ryan Reynolds stars as the voice and facial motion capture of Pikachu, with Justice Smith, Kathryn Newton, Suki Waterhouse, Omar Chaparro, Chris Geere, Ken Watanabe and Bill Nighy in live-action roles.
The plot follows aspiring trainer Tim Goodman and the titular Pokemon as they attempt to uncover the mysterious disappearance of Tim’s father, Harry. In the Pokemon Universe, Tim Goodman is a 21-year-old insurance adjuster who gave up his dream being a Pokemon trainer following the death of his mother and his estrangement from his father Harry, a police detective. Tim is contacted by the police of Ryme City, a city where humans and Pokemon battles are illegal. He is informed by Harry’s friend, Detective Hideo Yoshida, that Harry was killed in a car accident. Tim goes to Harry’s apartment to sort things out and meets Harry’s police partner, a deerstalker-clad amnesiac talking like Pikachu whom only Tim can understand while all others could only hear him saying “Pika-Pika”. Tim accidentally releases a mysterious purple gas from a vial he finds in Harry’s office. The pair escape from there and then Pikachu explains that after losing his memory following the crash, he believes that Harry also survived the crash as police never found his body. The rest what follows is thrilling as the pair tries to find out Harry. You should surely watch the action-packed movie and see whether they are successful in their mission or not.
Music has been given by Henry Jackman. The cinematography has been done by John Mathieson. The movie has been edited by Mark Sanger. The budget for the movie for $150 million and the box office has reached about $433 million. The ratings for this movie is extremely good and it is a must watch. You would enjoy and love watching this.