In a world where people collect pocket-size monsters (Pokémon) to do battle, a boy comes across an intelligent monster who seeks to be a detective.

  1. Rob Letterman

    Director, Screenplay

  2. Dan Hernandez

    Screenplay, Story

  3. Benji Samit

    Screenplay, Story

  4. Derek Connolly


  5. Nicole Perlman


Top Billed Cast

  1. Ryan Reynolds

    Ryan Reynolds

    Detective Pikachu (voice)

  2. Justice Smith

    Justice Smith

    Tim Goodman

  3. Kathryn Newton

    Kathryn Newton

    Lucy Stevens

  4. Bill Nighy

    Bill Nighy

    Howard Clifford / Mewtwo (voice)

  5. Ken Watanabe

    Ken Watanabe

    Lieutenant Hide Yoshida

Full Cast & Crew

Pokémon Detective Pikachu
Pokémon Detective Pikachu


Status Released

Release Information

  • May 10, 2019


    Some material may not be suitable for children under 10. These films may contain some mild language, crude/suggestive humor, scary moments and/or violence. No drug content is present. There are a few exceptions to this rule. A few racial insults may also be heard.

  • July 23, 2019


  • August 6, 2019


Original Language English

Runtime 1h 45m

Budget $150,000,000.00

Revenue $431,605,346.00



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