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Mr. Matthews (Japanese: マシュー Matthew) is a character of the day who appeared in Movie Time! Zorua in "The Legend of the Pokémon Knight"!.
Mr. Matthews is the owner of a movie theater and Luke's mentor. He allowed Luke to watch films in the theater for free in exchange that he helped out with the projection of the film. Later, after Luke's Zorua ran away, Mr. Matthews was introduced to Ash and Iris, and Cilan then informed Luke that Zorua had fled inside the theater.
After Zorua and Luke reconciled, Matthews allowed Luke and his new friends use the theater's storage rooms to prepare props and costumes. At the end of the episode, he suggested that Luke compete in the Club Battle tournament being held in Nimbasa Town to help him gain experience in competitive battling in order to make the scenes in his movies more intense. From Matthews, Ash and his friends also learned of the tournament and decided to compete.