Yu-Gi-Oh! The Movie: Pyramid of Light

Yu-Gi-Oh! The Movie: Pyramid of Light
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Theatrical release poster
Japanese遊戯王デュエルモンスターズ 光のピラミッド
HepburnYūgiō Dyueru Monsutāzu Hikari no Piramiddo
LiterallyYu-Gi-Oh! Duel Monsters: Pyramid of Light
Directed byHatsuki Tsuji
Written by
  • Michael Pecerlello
  • Norman J. Grossfeld
  • Japanese version:
  • Junki Takegami
  • Yoshihiko
  • Masahiro Kubo
Based onYu-Gi-Oh!
by Kazuki Takahashi
Produced by
  • Lloyd Goldfine
  • Katia Milani
  • Michael Pecerlello
Music by
Distributed by
Release dates
  • 13 August 2004 (2004-08-13) (United States)
  • 3 November 2004 (2004-11-03) (Japan)
Running time
  • 89 minutes[1] (US release)
  • 102 minutes (Japanese release)
  • United States
  • Japan
  • English
  • Japanese
Budget$20 million[2]
Box office$29.2 million[3]

Yu-Gi-Oh! The Movie: Pyramid of Light, later released in Japan as Yu-Gi-Oh! Duel Monsters: Pyramid of Light (遊戯王デュエルモンスターズ 光のピラミッド, Yūgiō Dyueru Monsutāzu Hikari no Piramiddo, lit. "Game King Duel Monsters: Light Pyramid"), or simply Yu-Gi-Oh!: The Movie, is a 2004 animated adventure fantasy film produced by 4Kids Entertainment based on the Japanese manga and anime Yu-Gi-Oh![4] It stars the cast of the Yu-Gi-Oh! television series in a new adventure that takes place between the third and fourth seasons of the show.

The film was first released in United States theaters by Warner Bros. Pictures under their Warner Bros. Family Entertainment label on 13 August 2004,[5][4] and was released on DVD and VHS on 16 November 2004.[6] The film was released in theaters in Japanese by Toho on 3 November 2004 and aired on TV Tokyo on 2 January 2005. A remastered version of the film was released in theaters by 4K Media Inc. in 2018 on 11 and 12 March in the US,[7][8] 25, 28 April, and 29 in Canada[9] and 13 June in the United Kingdom,[10] and was released on Blu-ray by Konami Cross Media NY and Cinedigm 8 October 2019.[11] The film was a critical and commercial failure.

  1. ^ "Yu-Gi-Oh! – The Movie – Pyramid of Light". bbfc.co.uk. Retrieved 22 March 2015.
  2. ^ "Yu-Gi-Oh (2004) – Financial Information". Retrieved 14 March 2017.
  3. ^ Cite error: The named reference mojo was invoked but never defined (see the help page).
  4. ^ a b "YU-GI-OH!: The Movie To Premiere August 13 4Kids Entertainment, In Association With Shueisha, TV Tokyo And Nihon ADSystems, Teams With Warner Brothers Pictures For YU-GI-OH! Motion Picture" (PDF). .4kidsentertainment.com. 9 March 2004. Archived from the original (PDF) on 14 June 2006. Retrieved 24 August 2016.
  5. ^ "Yu-gi-oh! The Movie". Warner Bros. Retrieved 29 October 2015.
  6. ^ Cite error: The named reference YU was invoked but never defined (see the help page).
  7. ^ "Remastered 'Yu-Gi-Oh! The Movie' Comes to U.S. Movie Theaters for Two Days This March". PRNewswire. Cision. 1 February 2018. Retrieved 21 June 2019.
  8. ^ Ressler, Karen (1 February 2018). "Yu-Gi-Oh! The Movie to screen again in U.S. theaters". Anime News Network. Retrieved 11 June 2018. Fathom Events announced on Thursday that it will screen Yu-Gi-Oh!: The Movie in United States theaters on March 11 and March 12.
  9. ^ Mateo, Alex (13 March 2018). "Cineplex lists Canadian Yu-Gi-Oh! The Movie screenings". Anime News Network. Retrieved 11 June 2018. Cineplex is listing the remastered version of Yu-Gi-Oh!: The Movie screenings in Canadian theaters on April 25, April 28, and April 29.
  10. ^ "Yu-Gi-Oh!". Manga Entertainment. 2018. Retrieved 11 June 2018. In cinemas Wednesday 13th June
  11. ^ "Yu-Gi-Oh! Movie [Blu-ray]". Amazon. Retrieved 10 July 2019.