Detective Pikachu is now open in theaters nationwide, and the live-action Pokemon film has quickly proven itself to be a hit with movie audiences based on exit scores.
Movie audience aggregate site CinemaScore has officially given the film an impressive A- grade, based on audience response after viewing the Pokemonfilm, effectively making it one of the highest rated live-action video game adaptations of all time.
It’s no mystery as to why Detective Pikachu is such a big hit with audiences as it brings the wonder of Pokemon to screen. Many fan-favorite monsters make the jump to live-action, and the film is full of all kinds of shout outs to fans of both the video game and anime franchises.
Many fan-favorite monsters make the jump to live-action, and the film is full of all kinds of shout outs to fans of both the video game and anime franchises.
Read the official synopsis for Pokemon: Detective Pikachu:
“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.
Detective Pikachu stars Justice Smith, Kathryn Newton, Ken Watanabe and the voice of Ryan Reynolds.