Watch One Piece Movies in Order: Easy Guide with No Filler

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With over a thousand episodes, One Piece has made a long run in the animation world. The industry started its journey back in 1999 and to this date, they have managed to publish 14 movies.

Using his wide vision ability, Eiichiro Oda created numerous iconic moments in the movies. If you want to embrace the same feeling, watching them in order will help you to bring that sensation.

One Piece: The Movie (2000)

One Piece: The Movie was released on March 4, 2000, and was produced by Toei Animation and directed by Atsuji Shimizu.

The story takes place with Woonan, the Great Gold Pirate. There were rumors that he had almost a third of all gold in the world.

During the voyage of Straw Hats, they meet with a young boy Tobio with a dream to join the Woman’s crew. With Tobio, the Straw Hats start their adventure to unravel some deepest and darkest secrets of the pirate world.

This movie was a huge success as it grossed ¥2.16 billion.

Fun Fact: This was the only and first One Piece production done with hand-drawn cel animation by Toei Animation.

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Clockwork Island Adventure (2001)

The Second movie was released on March 4, 2001, just 366 days later after its first movie release.

Directed by Atsuji Shimizu, and Art directed by Mitsuo Shimizu, the Clockwork Island Adventure has a separate story and connects Arabasta and East Blue Saga.

Going Merry is hijacked and as the Straw Hats are looking for the ship they encounter Theif Brothers, who tell them about Trump Kyoudai pirates, the hijackers.

The Straw Hats encounter Trump Kyoudai pirates but Nami ends up getting kidnapped and Luffy’s Straw Hat gets stolen.

They finally set their journey on the deadly hideout of the hijackers, to the Clockwork Island where the final showdown between Straw Hat Pirates and Trump Kyoudai Pirates begins!

Bear King, the leader of Trump Kyoudai states he wants something else than conquering the sea, to make Nami his bride!

Clockwork Island Adventure surpassed the first movie and gained a gross profit of about ¥3 billion.

Fun Fact: The One Piece Movie: Clockwork Island Adventure was never dubbed into English.

Chopper’s Kingdom on the Island of Strange Animals

Chopper’s Kingdom on the Island of Strange Animals was released on March 2, 2002.

Directed by Junji Shimizu and written by Hiroshi Hashimoto. It mainly focuses on the journey of Tony Tony Chopper which is completely different from its original anime story.

Straw Hats set their sail on Crown Island, and there’s a rumor about the island containing a vast amount of treasure.

The island is filled with wild animals who can replicate normal human beings. Somehow, Chopper falls off the ship and gets separated from the rest of the crew.

At the same moment, the wild animals were on their hunt for their New King and Chopper falls right from the hill.

The wildings thought that Chopper was sent to them from heaven as their God and made him the new King of Beasts.

The Straw Hats are enjoying the island and the wildings are happy with their new renowned King. Suddenly, an invader makes his entry into the movie, Earl Battler, who is there to hunt down the treasure of the island.

The movie Chopper’s Kingdom on the Island of Strange Animals didn’t do well enough like the previous One Piece movies. It did a gross profit of  ¥2 billion.

Fun Fact: This was the first movie that featured an original song for their ending, rather than using their old song from the series.

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Dead End Adventure

Directed by Kōnosuke Uda, written by Yoshiyuki Suga, and distributed by Toei Animation, Dead End Adventure was released on March 1, 2003.

Pirates hunt for treasures and being low on cash, the Straw Hats enter a race competition, Dead End Competition.

In the competition, they should compete with some of the infamous pirate crews. During the event, they also encounter Captain Gasparde, a former Marine who is now a pirate.

Gasparde has placed many deadly traps in the competition, will the pirates fall for his deadly schemes or will they overcome those?

The Fourth movie was an adventurous journey for the viewers, with such interesting plots, it managed to gross over ¥2 billion.

Fun Fact: The Straw Hat pirates were wearing the same outfit as they were during the end of the Skypiea Arc. 

The Cursed Holy Sword

The Fifth movie of One Piece, The Cursed Holy Sword was released on March 6, 2004.

Directed by Kazuhisa Takenouchi, written by Yoshiyuki Suga, and distributed by Toei Animation, the movie has its spotlight on the Vice-Captain of the Straw Hats, Roronoa Zoro.

Straw Hat Pirates are on Asuka Island, and they have their attention on Shichiseiken, the most beautiful sword to ever exist.

Shichiseiken is considered a treasure but also a deadly cursed sword.

The group went to explore the island, leaving Zoro to guard the ship. When they arrive back Zoro seems to be missing and they need to leave because the Marines are attacking them.

They flee from there and dock on the other side of the island. The Straw Hats run into a village, where the villagers are securing the Seven Stars Sword.

The village gets attacked by the Marines because of the sword. During the battle, Zoro can also be seen guarding the sword. Why is the sword so important? What does it contain?

Although The Cursed Holy Sword didn’t do good as their previous movies, there was a fascinating story behind it, and earned more than  ¥2 billion in gross amount.

Fun Fact: This is the only time where Zoro has defeated the main antagonist. ‘

Baron Omatsuri and the Secret Island


Directed by Mamoru Hosoda, written by Masahiro Itō, and distributed by Toei Animation, the sixth movie, Baron Omatsuri and the Secret Island was released on March 5, 2005.

The Straw Hats receive an invitation to Omatsuri Island, an island resort. Trying to take a small break from their voyage, they decide to accept the invitation.

But when they reach the island, their plans turn upside down. They end up participating in a competition set by the Baron of the island.

Luffy will always participate in such challenges, but this time was different and spooky.

The game starts and each member of Straw Hats starts to go missing. Will the crew meet again?

The movie made a remarkable sign in the Industry. In its first week, it made a spot for third place Japanese Box Office, with Lorelei and Shark Tale as the first and second

The movie Baron Omatsuri and the Secret Island grossed an amount of $10.5 million.

Fun Fact: In a trailer for Movie Baron Omatsuri and the Secret Island, Buggy and Bentham were seen as the audience of the theater, but they didn’t have a single part in the story.

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The Giant Mechanical Soldier of Karakuri Castle

Directed by Kōnosuke Uda, written by Atsutoshi Umezawa, and distributed by Toei Animation. The Seventh movie of One Piece was released on March 4, 2006, and its events take part before the Water 7 Arc.

The story occurs when the Straw Hats find a treasure chest from a shrinking ship. The crew is excited are having high hopes for the chest but they find disappointment.

When they open the treasure, they don’t find treasures, but an old lady. who wants to return to her homeland and offers the Straw Hats the Golden Crown to help her.

Luffy finds the story of the old lady fascinating and sets his next adventure to return the old lady to her homeland, Mecha Island.

On the island, they will find many interesting inventions and they will have to solve many kinds of riddles to unravel the mystery hidden in Mecha Island and grasp its treasure.

The movie The Giant Mechanical Soldier of Karakuri Castle did a gross amount of $7,232,965.

Fun Fact: During the opening scenes we can see Usopp working on his Perfect Clima-Tact.

An episode of Arabasta: The Desert Princess and the Pirates

Directed by Takahiro Imamura, and written by Hirohiko Uesaka, the Episode of Arabasta: The Desert Princess and the Pirates was released on March 3, 2007.

It acts as an abridged movie that explains the Arabasta Arc.

The movie begins as the Straw Hats travel to the island of the desert, Alabasta, home of princess Nefertari Vivi. But when they reach there, the crew finds the country’s situation in the worst state.

Crocodile, the Warlord of the sea is now known as the hero of the country by the residents of the Alabasta. The residents are unknown of the criminal organization, Baroque Works that Crocodile has established behind their backs.

He manipulates the citizen to make them believe about King, Cobra was a bad king of the Arabasta to seize the throne for himself.

Crocodile is plotting a great plan but to prevent that from happening the Straw Hats are on their way to stop the revolution to battle with one of the infamous pirates and warlords of the sea, Crocodile.

Eiichiro Oda gained huge success as it debuted at No.2 at the Japanese Box Office and ended up at no.25 at the end of the year.

One Piece: The episode of Alabasta – The Desert Princess and the Pirates made a gross amount of $7,084,304.

Fun Fact: This was the last movie where Going Merry made its final appearance.

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An episode of Chopper Plus: Bloom in Winter, Miracle Sakura

The One Piece Movie: was released on March 1, 2008.

Directed by Atsuji Shimizu, and written by Hirohiko Uesaka and Eiichiro Oda, the ninth movie of One Piece was released on March 1, 2008, and was nominated for the Japan Academy Prize for Animation of the Year.

Nami gets seriously ill and the only woman who can save her is Dr. Kureha.

Then Wapol makes his appearance with evil intentions. After finding the struggle of the country; the Straw Hat Pirates decide to save the Snow Country from Wapol.

The movie is slightly different from the episode, and a new character gets introduced; Wapol’s older brother, Musshuru, who has the Devil Fruit ability to make poisonous spores.

In an episode of Chopper Plus: Bloom in Winter, Miracle Sakura made a gross profit of $8,654,110.

Fun Fact: This movie was the first ‘What If?’ imagination movie of One Piece.

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One Piece Film: Strong World

The tenth movie, One Piece Film: Strong World was released on December 12, 2009.

Directed by Munehisa Sakai and was personally scripted by Eiichiro Oda to honor One Piece’s Tenth Anniversary.

The movie story takes place between the Sabody Archipelago Arc and Thriller Bark Arc and that’s when Brook makes his first appearance in the One Piece Movie.

Straw Hat Pirates are startled to hear the news of East Blue in danger. The crew decides to pause their voyage and go back to East Blue, to rescue their homeland.

Just when they are heading back to East Blue, a pirate ship appears flying from the sky and the person inside the ship is Golden Lion Shiki.

He was a legendary pirate who had battled with Whitebeard and Pirate King, Gol D. Roger. He had escaped from the Impel Down prison, the only pirate to escape from the Impel Down.

Shiki gets impressed with Nami seeing her amazing navigation skills and decides to kidnap her. The Straw Hat members attempt to save her but Shiki sends them flying to the floating islands.

The crew is now surrounded by magical beasts and a mysterious environment. Will the crew get back with Nami?

Written by Eiichiro Oda directly himself, it would’ve been a great surprise if it wasn’t a hit. One Piece Film: Strong World made a gross amount of $49,271,461.

Fun Fact: The movie was initially named “The Crystal Ship’s Log” with an emotional storyline full of memories but Oda changed his mind while writing the movie and changed the whole script and made it more action based.

One Piece 3D: Straw Hat Chase

The Eleventh movie of One Piece 3D: Straw Hat Chase was released on March 19th, 2011.

Directed by Hiroyuki Sato, written by Yasuyuki Tsutsumi, and distributed by Toei Animation, Straw Hat Chase was the last movie before their time skip.

The story begins when the whole member of Straw Hat starts to search for their captain’s straw hat after it goes missing the following morning.

While searching they explore an empty ship and find a sick pirate. Usopp and Chopper decide to treat the wounded man and bring him to their ship, Thousand Sunny.

Luffy’s hat was actually stolen by a bird and as he pursues the bird, he encounters some unexpected challenges like Sea Kings and Marines.

Fun Fact: This is the shortest One Piece Movie at only 30 minutes.

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One Piece Film: Z

The 12th film, One Piece: Film Z; directed by Tatsuya Nagamine, written by Osami Suzuki, and distributed by Toei Animation, was released on December 15, 2012.

One of the most powerful Ancient Weapons, Dyna Stones is now stolen by the former Marine Admiral ‘Z’. With the power of Dyna Stones, he is not only a great threat to the Straw Hats but to the whole New World.

The Marines are finally on their way to deal with the threat that is currently shaking the New World. The Straw Hats finally encounter Kuzan in the new world and the pirate crew makes their move to battle with Z, a powerful former Marine Admiral.

The movie was personally produced by Eiichiro Oda, so it wasn’t a surprise that it was a great hit. One Piece Film Z did a gross amount of $70,569,231.

Fun Fact: This was the first movie that took place after the time-skip.

One Piece Film: Gold

The 13th movie of One Piece, Gold was released on July 23, 2016.

Directed by Miyamoto Hiroaki, written by Tsutomu Kuroiwa, and distributed by Toei Animation, the movie One Piece Film: Gold was directly produced by Eiichiro Oda himself.

The movie starts with a scene in Gran Tesoro, an independent country where the World Government can’t put a hand in there.

The country is filled with Pirates, Millionaires, and Marines who are there to enjoy their vacation.

While roaming around the country, the Straw Hat pirates encounter Glid Tesoro also known as the Golden Emperor(the leader of the country). He was insanely rich which was the main reason why the country was Government free.

Tesoro was about to make some changes that would cause a huge impact on the New World and of course, the Straw Hats will not allow that to happen.

The movie was a great success, it grossed about $65,796,025.

Fun Fact: This was the first movie that was released at theaters in the United States.

One Piece: Stampede

The 14th movie of One Piece, Stampede was released on August 9, 2019.

Directed by Otsuka Takashi, written by Tomioka Atsuhiro Otsuka Takashi, and distributed by Toei Animation, One Piece: Stampede was supervised by the author himself, Eiichiro Oda.

Pirates from every corner are gathered to take part in the great ‘Pirates Festival’. This festival was made by the pirates for the pirates.

The Pirates joined together and took part in a great treasure hunt, and the treasure was the Eternal Pose to Laugh Tale, the island where the Pirate King Gol D. Roger had placed his greatest treasure, One Piece.

In the movie, we get to see the infamous pirate, Douglas Bullet, the former member of the Roger Pirates. He had escaped from Imped Down when the Blackbeard Pirates invaded Impel Down.

This movie was released on August 9 to celebrate One Piece’s 20th anniversary and for the first time, this news was broadcasted on the Episode of Sky Island.

The movie One Piece: Stampede was a great success in the industry and it grossed over ¥5.53 billion. 

Fun Fact: We can see Smoker and Tashigi reading a newspaper and on that news headline we can see the public mentioning “the 20th Anniversary”, plus “Look for Pandaman. You can find him 20 times.”

One Piece Film: Red

The most recent and the 15th movie of One Piece, Red was released on August 6, 2022. 

Directed by Gorō Taniguchi, and written by Tsutomu Kuroiwa, One Piece Film: Red was supervised by Eiichiro Oda, he also served as the general producer for the movie. 

The story is mainly focused on the leader of Red-Haired Pirates, Shanks. It also includes his daughter Uta. 

The Straw Hats set sail to Elegia, the island of music. There they meet with a greatly talented singer, Uta, who performs a live concert. She was living in the shadows but now she reveals her true self to the public. 

Many people from all over the world gather to listen to Uta’s performance. Her singing was so good that it can be defined as “otherworldly”. 

But when her identity gets released as the daughter of Shanks, things go nuts. 

On the first day of One Piece Film: Red released the movie made ¥1.06 billion. 

Fun Fact: Oda was bored of drawing characters like Douglas Bullet, Shiki, Z, and Gild Tesoro. He wanted to create a major female character, so he created Uta. 

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