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After Homer accidentally pollutes the town's water supply, Springfield is encased in a gigantic dome by the EPA and the Simpson family are declared fugitives.

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Marge Simpson / Selma / Patty (voice)
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Lisa Simpson (voice)
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Russ Cargill (voice) (as A. Brooks)
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Mrs. Krabappel (voice) (scenes deleted)
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Green Day (voice)
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Storyline

Homer adopts a pig who's run away from Krusty Burger after Krusty tried to have him slaughtered, naming the pig "Spider Pig." At the same time, the lake is protected after the audience sink the barge Green Day are on with garbage after they mention the environment. Meanwhile, Spider Pig's waste has filled up a silo in just 2 days, apparently with Homer's help. Homer can't get to the dump quickly so dumps the silo in the lake, polluting it. Russ Cargill, the villainous boss of the EPA, gives Arnold Schwarzenegger 5 options, forcing him to choose 4 (which is, unfortunately, to destroy Springfield) and putting a dome over Springfield to prevent evacuation. Homer, however, has escaped, along with his family. Can he stop the evil Cargill from annihilating his home town, and his family, who have been forced to return to Springfield? Written by movieguy3

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Rated PG-13 for irreverent humor throughout | See all certifications »

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27 July 2007 (USA)  »

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The Simpsons Movie in 3D  »

Box Office

Budget:

$75,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£13,626,853 (UK) (27 July 2007)

Gross:

$183,132,370 (USA) (14 December 2007)
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Trivia

The ring tone from Homer's cell phone is an "anti-cell" joke to warn viewers about turning their cell phones off. See more »

Goofs

When the Simpsons are in Bart's tree house and it is being pulled down by a school bus, we see Grampa Simpson take aim at them with a shotgun that obviously has two barrels, but he cocks it by pumping it. A double barreled shotgun is cocked by pulling the hammer back. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Scratchy: [having just landed on the Moon] We come in peace for cats and mice everywhere.
[Itchy impales and beats Scratchy with flag pole]
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Filmed on location in Springfield,____________. See more »

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Referenced in 'Hot Fuzz': The Fuzzball Rally (2007) See more »

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Hail to the Chief
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Mediocre... doesn't deserve all the high praise!
31 July 2007 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I know there's a hardcore fan base out there for The Simpons, but I couldn't help but feel that maybe this would've been better as a made for TV movie. The gags were nothing special and I only found myself laughing twice throughout the whole picture with an odd chuckle here and there. This was mediocre at best… bordering on being tedious in some places (spider pig! Need I say more?). I'm a huge fan of the earlier episodes, which had some really excellent stories that dealt with real problems in a unique and entertaining way. However, watching this only reminded me of the more recent Simpson's episodes which tend to use shock value and tried and tested gags to achieve laughs that can now only be found in the earlier episodes. Deserves 5/10… watch Order of the Phoenix for a really entertaining cinema experience!


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