[Updated] “Pokémon: I Choose You!” gets international release date

The 20th Pokemon movie will be released outside Japan in a special event on the weekend of November 5-6, 2017

Updated with list of movie theatres.

The 20th Pokemon movie will be released outside Japan in a special event on the weekend of November 5-6, 2017.

Some breaking news out of The Pokemon Company International, after the success of the 20th Pokemon movie Pokemon: I Choose You! In Japan, the movie will be released internationally in theatres. This special event will be hosted by Fathom Events, which is owned by the movie theatres Cinemark and AMC. A press statement was released by TPCI earlier today.

Pokemon: I Choose You focuses on the beginning of Ash Ketchum and Pikachu’s friendship. As it is a retelling of the first episode of the Pokemon series, it will also incorporate a couple changes; such as new trainers Verity and Sorrel, as well as featuring the new legendary Pokemon Marshadow.

The movie will have a limited theatrical release on November 5-6, 2017.

UPDATE 8/7/2017: A list of US movie theatres were released by Fathom Events on August 6. Check to see if your movie theatre is on the list!

Montgomery, AL – Chantilly 13
Fayetteville, AR – The Razorback Cinema
Fort Smith, AR – Malco Ft Smith Cinema
Rogers, AR – Pinnacle Hills Cinema 12
Scottsdale, AZ – Studio Movie Grill Scottsdale
Petaluma, CA – Boulevard 14
Sonoma, CA – Sonoma 9
Folsom, CA – Palladio 16 Cinema and LUXE
Rocklin, CA – Studio Movie Grill Rocklin
Hesperia, CA – Civic Plaza 12
Fairfax, CA – Fairfax 6
Tiburon, CA – Tiburon Playhouse 3
Angels Camp, CA – Angel 6
Fortuna, CA – Fortuna 6
Livermore, CA – Livermore Cinemas
Martinez, CA – Contra Costa 8
Tampa, FL – Studio Movie Grill Tampa 14
Daytona Beach, FL – Paragon Ocean Walk 10
Davie, FL – Paragon Ridge 8
Fleming Island, FL – Fleming Island 12
Alpharetta, GA – Studio Movie Grill Holcomb Bridge
Duluth, GA – Studio Movie Grill Duluth
Cummings, GA – Movies 400
Iowa City, IA – Sycamore 12 Theatre
Cedar Falls, IA – College Square 12 Theatre
Cedar Rapids, IA – Cedar Rapids Galaxy Cine
Twin Falls, ID – Magic Valley Cinema 13
Meridian, ID – Village Cinema 15
Elgin, IL – Elgin Fox Theatre
Gurnee, IL – Gurnee Cinemas 20
Orland Park, IL – Orland Park Cinemas 14
Addison, IL – Addison 21
Wheaton, IL – Studio Movie Grill Wheaton
Chicago Heights, IL – Chicago Heights
Bloomington, IL – Bloomington Galaxy Cine 14
North Pekin, IL – Showplace Pekin 14
Frankfort, IL – Emagine Frankfort
Indianapoilis, IN – Studio Movie Grill Indianapolis
Saline, MI – Emagine Saline
Novi, MI – Emagine Novi 18 + EMAX
Rochester Hills, MI – Emagine Rochester Hills
Saint Paul, MN – Oakdale Cinema
Waite Park, MN – Parkwood 18 Theatre
Duluth, MN – Lakes 10 Theatre
Rochester, MN – Rochester Cine
O Fallon, MN – OFallon Cine
Mounds View, MN – Mounds View 15
Oakdale, MN – Oakdale 20
Plymouth, MN – Emagine Willow Creek
Cape Girardeau, MO – Cape West Cine
Saint Louis, MO – Ronnies Cine
Chesterfield, MO – Chesterfied Galaxy Cine
Madison, MS – The Grandview Cinema
Omaha, NE – Majestic Cinema of Omaha
Omaha, NE – Village Pointe Cinemas
Lincoln, NE – Lincoln Grand Cinemas
Bellevue, NE – Twin Creek Cinemas
Westfield, NJ – Rialto Theatre
Columbus, OH – Crosswoods Cinema 17
Pickerington, OH – Pickerington Cinemas 16
Memphis, TN – Paradiso Cinema
San Antonio, TX – The Santikos Rialto
San Antonio, TX – Embassy 14
Colleyville, TX – Studio Movie Grill Colleyville
Dallas, TX – Studio Movie Grill at Royal Lane
Dallas, TX – Studio Movie Grill Spring Valley
Dallas, TX – Studio Movie Grill NW Highway
Houston, TX – Studio Movie Grill Copperfield
Lewisville , TX – Studio Movie Grill Lewisville
Tyler, TX – Studio Movie Grill Tyler
Houston, TX – Studio Movie Grill City Centre
San Antonio, TX – Silverado 16
San Antonio, TX – Palladium IMAX
San Antonio, TX – Santikos Bijou Cinema Bistro
San Antonio, TX – Mayan Palace 14 + AVX
Arlington, TX – Studio Movie Grill Arlington
The Colony, TX – Studio Movie Grill The Colony
Fredericksburg, VA – Paragon Village
South Burlington, VT – Merrill Palace 9
La Crosse, WI – La Crosse Cinema 11
Rothschild, WI – Cedar Creek Cinemas
Sturtevant, WI – Renaissance Cinema
Green Bay, WI – Bay Park Cinemas
Oshkosh, WI – Oshkosh Cinemas 12
Oak Creek, WI – South Shore Cinemas 16
Thiensville, WI – North Shore Cinemas 11
Menomonee Falls, WI – Menomonee Falls Cinemas 16
Appleton, WI – Valley Grand
Madison, WI – Point Cinemas 16
New Berlin, WI – Ridge Cinemas 20
Waukesha, WI – Majestic Brookfied
Sun Prairie, WI – Sun Prairie Palace


Will you be seeing the movie now that it has an international release?