The powerpuff girls movie - nostalgia critic

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The show was a big hit, but can the film match it's popularity? Nostalgia Critic takes a look at Cartoon Network's first cinematic movie The Powerpuff Girls Movie. Support this week's charity - out the CA crew at Grand Rapids Comic Con - Powerpuff Girls Movie is an American animated superhero film based on the Cartoon Network animated television series of the same name. The film was directed by series creator Craig McCracken. It is a prequel to the series that tells the origin story of how the Powerpuff Girls were created, and how they came to be the defenders of Townsville. Go to our Store for Awesome Stuff - some Nostalgia Critic T-Shirts here - more at our Site: Doug on Facebook: ONLY Official Youtube channel for the Nostalgia Critic and Channel Awesome. New Nostalgia Critic episodes every Wednesday at 5PM CST. New Top 5 Best/Worst every Tuesday at 5PM CST New Real Thoughts or 1st Viewing episodes every Thursday at 5PM CST. New Tamara's Never Seen every Friday at 5PM CST. Classic Nostalgia Critic episodes are uploaded after they are cleared. TV Show Vlogs are uploaded on an inconsistent schedule, so check the playlists. Same with Doug Reviews, Sibling Rivalry, and Bum Reviews.
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Channel Awesome
Channel Awesome

What did everyone think of The Powerpuff Girls Movie? Support this week's charity - http://garysinisefoundation.org/

2018-11-08
SamyulDavis
SamyulDavis

Put the kitten in every video. No matter how contrived the reason.

2018-11-08
ShoWel
ShoWel

gee... I loooooooove Doug's cat

2018-11-08
MrGear
MrGear

So Jack Black is a part of Powerpuff Girls universe too?

2018-11-08
Jo Reven
Jo Reven

This show KNEW how to do action and impact right. The reboot, though...

2018-11-09
Nick Wolanski
Nick Wolanski

Do the Spongebob SquarePants Movie.

2018-11-09
FirestoneX
FirestoneX

That cat is a great guy.

2018-11-08
chazz30000
chazz30000

Obviously, the cats' voiceover was faked, no cat would call their human "owner". Slave or Food Dispenser is the usual term.

2018-11-08
DarknessSharinganDragon
DarknessSharinganDragon

Still better than PPG 2016!

2018-11-08
Paul Dunham
Paul Dunham

You should review Scooby Doo on Zombie Island!

2018-11-08
anon ymous
anon ymous

I come to this channel to see my childhood getting roasted every time. . . I signed up for this XD

2018-11-08
kremit the frog
kremit the frog

Mojo Jojo's bizzarre adventures

2018-11-08
ElFreakinCid
ElFreakinCid

>how some fans reacted You mean how we all reacted cause the reboot is a genuine pile of flaming garbage, it just looks worse, Craig McCracken didn't want it to happen but it did anyway, they got rid of Ms. Bellum and they made sure to get everyone from the original cast EXCEPT the voices of the girls?

2018-11-09
The Dude907
The Dude907

On 20th aniversary of Ed Edd & Eddy do a review of Ed Edd & Eddy Big Picture Show

2018-11-08
OddOneOut665
OddOneOut665

*Looks at Thumbnail* Y'Know, I saw this in hopes we'd get a bit with you actually dressed like Mojo. I was severely disappointed... Also, no Malcolm and Tamara again? Ya couldn't have them just bust through the door dressed like Blossom and Buttercup urging you to get your PPG on with them, while you just stare angrily at the camera and sternly say 'Not Doing It!' while they walk back out the door in disappointment. What a waste of potential humor there...

2018-11-08
Kane Aquino
Kane Aquino

The cat needs to be a recurring character

2018-11-08
Baby Lamb Creations
Baby Lamb Creations

Hard to believe The Powerpuff Girls are gonna turn 20 years old this month (same day Mickey Mouse turns 90, as a matter of fact). I'll forever remember PPG as an unforgettable classic.

2018-11-08
FEqBrony
FEqBrony

Whether you're a dog person, a cat person, or both, furry friends always steal the show! Also DAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAWWWWWWW!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

2018-11-09
Michael Newbury
Michael Newbury

It's just an asteroid.

2018-11-08
PikaLink91
PikaLink91

There... is a movie? Okay I shouldn't be surprised but... there is a movie?

2018-11-08
Sophia Zaynor
Sophia Zaynor

I grew up with the power puff girls, my siblings and I, and even my dad, were all obsessed with them. We went to see this movie in the theater and bought it when it came out on DVD. I've seen it dozens of time. I absolutely loved it. The Power Puff girls TV show had so many life lessons that are silly and stupid to adults but to a kid were new and interesting and challenging, and I still remember those life lessons today. God bless the power puff girls and the PPG movie.

2018-11-09
JaxBlade
JaxBlade

I love this movie so damn much, I remember going to see it in theaters & sneaking around so kids I knew didnt catch me watching it but now IDGAF this is great and the OG powerpuff girls is my top 10 fav animated series of all time.

2018-11-08
MegaMan87
MegaMan87

Genndy Tartakovsky had a real butt fetish at the time of his prime and the Slowest suspense scenes that you know whats gonna happen. Same goes for the butt fetish of his canned show Symbionic titan. Still waiting for it to be revived. He did completed Samurai Jack.

2018-11-08
R_Keeney64
R_Keeney64

God that cat is adorable

2018-11-08
Omar Chin
Omar Chin

We need a crossover with the AVGN cat

2018-11-09
Marvel Stuff
Marvel Stuff

Your cat is SO adorable Nostalgia Critic!

2018-11-09
Kim Jong-un
Kim Jong-un

I love Mojo Jojo. One of my favorite world leaders

2018-11-08
Jay 3.0
Jay 3.0

I loved this movie, I was really shocked that it didn't do as well as people hope. It worked as solid introduction to the Powerfuff series and to this day is one of my favorite shows to come from Cartoon Network.

2018-11-09
A random kid
A random kid

Yo, did somebody say gOriLLaZ??

2018-11-08
David The Awesome
David The Awesome

I actually really liked this movie when I was a Kid & I still like it even to this day (and I'm 15). It has so much Action and Drama in it. This is a Good Movie to take a look at. P.S Finally!!!Your reviewing "Jurassic World : Fallen Kingdom"! It's not bad but I don't understand why critics dislike it so much?!Why!?Just because it has stupid new cliche's & it repeat's old cliche's from the other Jurassic Park Movies doesn't mean it is as bad as them. Look at "The Lost World" that is a movie people disliked because of how stupid the idea of Dinosaur poacher's is. I know that it is repeating the same thing but it tries to be a hit with the audience, so we should show "Jurassic World : Fallen Kingdom" a little respect.

2018-11-08
9Tensai9
9Tensai9

I am a huge PPG fan and I gotta say.... this movie is just great. If you were a fan back then watching this was like a dream. The movie goes along the tone of the series but it all makes sense. I believe Doug didn't pay too much attention. He did bring up that scene where they walk around the ciry they destroyed but I am surprised he didn't brought up WHY Buttercup punches the monkey. They were being pacifist, flying around saving people, but it was just too much. The gorilla grabbed the puppy and didn't let go, buttercup being the most temperamental got angry and punched him but she immediately started to apologize. Blossom sees this and concludes it's actually the only choice they have. They have to fight. This also settles the whole "Blossom: commander and the leader, Bubbles: She's the joy and laughter. Buttercup: She's the toughest fighter." (Sorry) I just believe it's a pretty strong scene, we gotta remember they are basically kinder gardeners. But to be fair he pointed out some legit stuff like the first part of the movie being a little too long even for it's own good. That's fair. I also believe you can cut those scenes in half and get the same result and I agree that it could have been done a bit better since that time wasted could be used to develop the whole story a bit more. Sorry for the walltext. I love PPG and I love this movie and I will defend it of course.

2018-11-09
Erick
Erick

2:46 The Only mistake that Genndy have ever done with the Hotel Transylvania trilogy, was letting Adam Sandler to do the Scripts, nothing else. :/

2018-11-08
dave dave
dave dave

Didn't know you were bald.. Probably did 100 push-ups, 100 sit-ups, 100 squats and a 10 kilometar run for uhhh a bit

2018-11-08
Hype Dog
Hype Dog

I almost forgot about this movie. Anyone remember when those three super powered children pulled a Flash and time travelled via sheer speed?

2018-11-08
lissaleigh mercado
lissaleigh mercado

At least, it is better than Powerpuff girls 2016

2018-11-08
Anaika Joseph
Anaika Joseph

His cat is cute!

2018-11-09
Nathaniel Foga
Nathaniel Foga

Who else here wish we could've saw more Catoon Network films if ppg movie did better , cause I sure would've.😁👌

2018-11-08
Joseph Iorio
Joseph Iorio

Please review Cool Cat

2018-11-09
Carlos 42
Carlos 42

Ok but there is an interesting fact the critic misses here: according to Craig McCracken's tumblr, Cartoon Network originally wanted this movie to be more mature and told them to make it as "something for 23 year old adults", but them changed plans in the last minute and told them to make it more kid oriented.

2018-11-10
Blue Sapphire
Blue Sapphire

This movie is one part planet of the apes, one part magical girl anime and one part my childhood. It was a pretty fun movie.

2018-11-10
Andrew Hagadone
Andrew Hagadone

Best ad ever...

2018-11-08
DarkhorseKC
DarkhorseKC

Bring on more kitties and talk about Simons cat

2018-11-08
Star Cherry
Star Cherry

When I was a kid I loved the character Mo Jo-Jo so much that I named my cat after him, but my cat tried to kill me so we gave him up for adoption. Sad story

2018-11-09
Bary Baragon
Bary Baragon

Next week's movie is fallen kingdom? Well its time for another episode of "Doug doesn't know what he is talking about"

2018-11-09
Huck Wheatley
Huck Wheatley

9:46 got an add true story

2018-11-09
Logan Rogers
Logan Rogers

Is that why the critic is so expressive with his hands? He didn't have fingers growing up?

2018-11-09
{TF2} TombStone
{TF2} TombStone

Ok A) I love cats and he's adorable B) I feel that the dark tone in the film would have fit better in something like Steven Universe or OK KO C) Fallen Kingdom was bad, trust me

2018-11-10
zt Penguin
zt Penguin

I loved the Power Puff Girls as a kid and if I remember right I had the movie when I was a kid.

2018-11-08
RipleyandWeeds
RipleyandWeeds

This was really a movie for the fans of the show, and was meant to just be a neat little origin story

2018-11-09
PataponCreeper
PataponCreeper

I saw the movie a while ago and it was ok in my opinion, the show is better but the movie extends the show's opening to give a full origins on The Powerpuff Girls and their main arch enemy Mojo Jojo

2018-11-11
Mikayla Reynolds
Mikayla Reynolds

I think Doug really wants us to know he has a cat now.

2018-11-08
Michael Obiabumuo
Michael Obiabumuo

its funny when people rip on this movie because this movie was my childhood. Had the dvd and would watch it say about every other day, i can quote it. my brothers and i would contantly quote the movie. say to each other "You know, i have a nice car." or "I AM YOUR CREATOR, I AM YOUR KING, I AM MOJOJOJO OBEY MEEEEEE!"

2018-11-09
MrMaelstorm
MrMaelstorm

ahhh ... the old cartoon network ... Dexter, courage the cowardly dog ... So many good things

2018-11-09
Kuma Toni
Kuma Toni

Top vid, NC! :) As for Jurassic World 2, it's far from a terrible film. Daft, yes. A silly but fun summer blockbuster, yes. Most reviews that declared it a disaster really over egged the pudding though, so hopefully the NC review won't go too overboard. It was an average, and better than most, monster flick.

2018-11-08
CODY WARD
CODY WARD

most original movie title ever

2018-11-08
DeckerGaming
DeckerGaming

Can we get a Nostalgia Critic episode of the Powerpuff Girls Anime Version?

2018-11-08
LaRa
LaRa

Stoopid Monkey!!

2018-11-10
Brian the Trainer
Brian the Trainer

The reboots suck but the real show is good and I'm surprised on how much blood they got away with and the was some in the intro, and is chemical X Superman's DNA because the girl's powers are somewhat similar to Superman's maybe they're his cloned daughters just like how Superboy was made, in a lab but yet they're also in the Dexter's Lab universe so the theory hut a brick wall here

2018-11-08
noob 24/7
noob 24/7

14:15 but what about boomer

2018-11-08
UnbrokenBrony
UnbrokenBrony

Samurai Jack uses the same sound effects, some of the monkeys look similar to some characters, and it just has the Genndy style

2018-11-09
ZackTheThunderking
ZackTheThunderking

Gotta give nostalgia critic credit for doing a Gorillaz joke

2018-11-08
ChaoticButterfly
ChaoticButterfly

o.o They put a Jimmy Durante reference in there? HOW many kids would KNOW that!? Hell... for that matter, how many parents of small kids? I mean, I <3 Jimmy Durante, and I love that they added it, but the average person is definitely not gonna recognize that.

2018-11-11
RetroFreak35
RetroFreak35

What if The Spice Girls starred as the main three heroes in a live-action theatrical Powerpuff Girls movie?

2018-11-10
Liam Media
Liam Media

Nostalgic Critic, can you review Cars 2 the worst Pixar sequel they done?

2018-11-10
Kraven Spider
Kraven Spider

Sugar! Spice! And everything nice! These were the ingredients to make a perfect franchise. But one day, the producers at Cartoon Network accidentally added a secret ingredient: MODERN CULTURE!! Thus, the terrible reboot was born!!

2018-11-08
Keith
Keith

*As someone who grew up with the series, I've always found The Powerpuff Girls Movie to be a near-perfect balance between telling a solid superhero origin story and expanding on established lore.* I agree that, as a product, it's pretty standard in most respects. However, I'd argue that it didn't need to be clever or have any twists as Doug suggested. In fact, that could've potentially worked against it. One important thing to understand about these kinds of films is that, while they are made for general audiences first and fans second, they're still made for the fans. It's largely an extension of the series. A fair amount of its plot is retelling/re-interpreting events we already knew (Ex- Mojo Jojo's origin). As a prequel, it's fundamentally limited to certain degrees in what it can & can't do within canon. A majority of those familiar with *TPPG,* at least in my anecdotal experience, who saw this in theaters had a good idea of what they were going to get since its announcement, even before further trailers. Its purpose wasn't to reinvent the franchise but use nostalgia for it to its advantage in marketing, to rekindle its value for a new generation of viewers in addition to accumulating support from older fans. It was never setting out to provide some grand twist on the formula. Everything in it from driving (albeit, familiar and often predictable) story beats to small references throughout was done by design. Had it strived to be as clever, epic, surprising, and crowd-pleasing as possible within conventions of its mythos, the spectacle of that could've easily distracted and detracted from its intended impact. *It was structured as a love letter to the characters, not the next great animated blockbuster. And in that context, it fully accomplished its goal imo. I can appreciate its commitment to that direction.*

2018-11-09
Joseph Calabrese
Joseph Calabrese

Ren and Stimpy + Anime = Powerpuff girls. I would never have thought of the show like that, Thanks Doug.

2018-11-11
DYNOMITE Aka Teresa p.
DYNOMITE Aka Teresa p.

Can you review the witches featuring Anjelica Huston and the costume designer Jim henson

2018-11-11
1982gravedigger
1982gravedigger

There is a major nostalgic movies that you have not done yet and you need to it is the classic movie 'stay tuned'

2018-11-09
Abby
Abby

I don't know why, but I have the strange suspicion that NC got a new cat.

2018-11-08
SerenityM16
SerenityM16

Anyone else already miss the Nostalgiaween Bettlejuice homage opening?

2018-11-10
Shady Mist
Shady Mist

And just incase you "might" do the holiday special, the holiday is "Hearth's Warming Eve". The key word being "Hearth's". I just don't want you to accidently be calling it hearts warming eve instead of "Hearth's".

2018-11-09
One_ Alone
One_ Alone

Very cruel criticism for such a good movie. This movie is a unique phenomenon of his time. It was never been something like him before, and never will be after again. This franchise is dead, and this film was her last dying breath, and it was a great farewell. You should only speak good about the deads, or speak nothing. And besides, this movie is 200% better than any movie that we get in our time. P.S. The new PPG have nothing to do with the old TV show. This is a completely different cartoon that is no different from any other shit cartoons.

2018-11-10
Anthony Cesare
Anthony Cesare

Do spider man 3 or the amazing spider man 2

2018-11-09
Mermaid Boy
Mermaid Boy

Blossom commander and the leader Bubbles she has the joy and the laughter Buttercup she is the fearless fighter

2018-11-08
Ebiegberi Adonkie
Ebiegberi Adonkie

6:19 I was thinking the exact same parallel with Man of Steel. It makes sense that Superman destroys the city. He's just using his power for the first time to fight crime 😂

2018-11-09
cherry_ ice_fangirl
cherry_ ice_fangirl

8:30 I KNEW HE WOULD MAKE A GORILLAZ REFERENCE!!!!

2018-11-09
White Gold
White Gold

Ultra Violet,aeon flux and mine sweeper

2018-11-09
SoraDonaldGoofy99
SoraDonaldGoofy99

This was my shit as a kid. I still love it, even now.

2018-11-09
Diego Bareno
Diego Bareno

Nostalgia Critic finds the Powerpuff Girl's appearance creepy? That's something I never thought I'd ever hear.

2018-11-08
RAD Studios
RAD Studios

Review Ed, Edd n Eddy's Big Picture Show next.

2018-11-09
Дмитрий Полянский
Дмитрий Полянский

What. The next review will focus on the film "Cats & Dogs: Revenge Kitty Galore?"

2018-11-09
Tzeff NL
Tzeff NL

WARNING: Cute Cat - 9:56!

2018-11-09
JUSTIN CODY
JUSTIN CODY

List of thing to review All of the Halloween movies infinity war raiders of the story arc Ninjago masters of spinjituz

2018-11-10
Daniel Staples
Daniel Staples

Mojo Jojo remains to be one of the best cartoon villains of all time

2018-11-08
Brad Derks
Brad Derks

I must admit...I do like Mojo Jojo...

2018-11-09
Creative Ziggy
Creative Ziggy

Please review hot shots! I demand it nae, I DEMAND IT!

2018-11-08
Noah Goldberg
Noah Goldberg

7:00 Did you know? I count this as Shipping. It's a Minor Detail that has Long-Term Effects. :3

2018-11-09
Kitty Bling
Kitty Bling

Liked for the Gorillaz comment

2018-11-09
CartmanFrost11
CartmanFrost11

Fun fact, the Powerpuff Girls were originally supposed to be called the whoop-ass girls but the channel made them change the title.

2018-11-08
Joshua Schmidt
Joshua Schmidt

I watched this as a little kid!

2018-11-09
LaughS0L0ud
LaughS0L0ud

Oh course you named your cat Chaplin

2018-11-08
DarkStorm Productions
DarkStorm Productions

That cat is adorable.

2018-11-09
PataponCreeper
PataponCreeper

your cat is adorable X3

2018-11-11
Marcus Allen
Marcus Allen

That Gang Green Gang intro with Ace standing up is still one of the coolest pieces of animation ever!

2018-11-08
Detective Bohobe
Detective Bohobe

As always, wonderful video!

2018-11-10
Robert roy
Robert roy

please bring back The Top 11 Nostalgia Critic F Ups please

2018-11-10
Nanana Mamana
Nanana Mamana

A cute kitten doesnt change the fact Doug Walker is a bad person.

2018-11-10
rafresenden rafresenden.
rafresenden rafresenden.

10/10 movie is a masterpiece

2018-11-11
AaronTheBlackDragon
AaronTheBlackDragon

I didn't know they had a movie. How odd, but it looks kinda fun.

2018-11-08