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Director:
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Release Date:
24 June 2008 (USA) See more »
Plot:
The Planet Express crew discovers a tentacle covered, planet sized alien that wishes to copulate with it all the inhabitants of Earth. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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User Reviews:
I disagree with the people say it doesn't live to "standards" See more (64 total) »

Cast

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Billy West ... Philip J. Fry / Prof. Hubert J. Farnsworth / Dr. Zoidberg / Zapp Brannigan / Richard Nixon / Leo Wong / Moon Farmer / M-5438 / Mr. Kroker / Judge Ron Whitey / Carnival Barker / Superhero / Land Squid (voice)

Katey Sagal ... Turanga Leela (voice)

John DiMaggio ... Bender / Randy Munchnick / URL / Calculon's Manservant / Funkalistics Lead Singer / Guard #1 (voice)

Tress MacNeille ... Crazed Fan / Bender's First Born Son / Hattie McDoogal / Linda / The Grand Midwife / Pocket Pal / Thog / Gladys Lennox / Suicide Booth / Monique / Petunia / Mrs. Kroker / Morgan Procter (voice)

Maurice LaMarche ... Kif Kroker / Calculon / Morbo / Schlomo / SportsBot 5000 / Lrrr / Destructor / Horrible Gelatinous Blob / Hedonismbot / Fishy Joseph Gillman / Harold Zoid / King Kong / Guard #2 (voice)

Phil LaMarr ... Hermes Conrad / Horse Repair Robot / Ndulu / Robot 1-X / Billionairebot / Bolt Rollands (voice)

Lauren Tom ... Amy Wong / Inez Wong (voice)

David Herman ... Dr. Ogden Wernstrom / Plastic Surgeon Robot / British Robot / Coffee Enema Robot / Chu / Warden Vogel / Three-Eyed Zebra / Fatbot / Giant Medium-Sized Ant / Mayor C. Randall Poopenmeyer / Pazuzu (voice)

Dan Castellaneta ... The Robot Devil (voice)

David Cross ... Yivo (voice)

Stephen Hawking ... Himself (voice)

Brittany Murphy ... Colleen O'Hallahan (voice)

Directed by
Peter Avanzino 
 
Writing credits
Matt Groening (created by)

Matt Groening (developed by) &
David X. Cohen (developed by)

Eric Kaplan (teleplay)

Eric Kaplan (story) &
David X. Cohen (story)

Produced by
David X. Cohen .... executive producer
Matt Groening .... executive producer
Claudia Katz .... producer
Michael Rowe .... co-executive producer
Lee Supercinski .... producer
Patric M. Verrone .... co-executive producer (as Patric Verrone)
 
Original Music by
Christopher Tyng 
 
Film Editing by
Paul D. Calder 
 
Casting by
Scott Muller 
 
Production Management
Michael Hughes .... production supervisor
 
Art Department
Stephen Sandoval .... storyboard artist
Cindy Azada Whitman .... design coordinator
 
Sound Department
Eric Friend .... sound recordist
Travis Powers .... sound designer
Carlos Sotolongo .... adr mixer
Carlos Sotolongo .... original dialogue mixer
Samuel C. Crutcher .... sound effects editor (uncredited)
 
Visual Effects by
Don W. Kim .... cg artist
Mark Orme .... 3D generalist
Jason Plapp .... digital camera and composite
Chris Stover .... 3D animator
Mike Wodkowski .... digital camera and composite
 
Animation Department
Edmund Fong .... story artist
Megan Kelly .... character layout artist
Brian LoSchiavo .... character layout artist
Jeff Mertz .... background artist
Robert P. Moore .... character layout artist
Jeanette Moreno .... character layout artist
Drew T. Pierce .... character layout artist
Carolyn Roach .... production assistant
Vladi Rubizhevsky .... background artist
John Seymore .... model designer
T.C. Starnes Jr. .... background layout artist
Chad Woods .... color key artist
 
Editorial Department
Danik Thomas .... associate editor
 
Music Department
Scott Schirle .... music editor
 
Other crew
Marci Proietto .... studio executive
Michael Saikin .... production assistant
Ben Sigman .... systems administrator
 

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Argentina:90 min | Greece:90 min | Spain:85 min
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Trivia:
Leela's fake tentacle hose has a label that reads: "Apex Garden Hose: The Gopher Drowner."See more »
Goofs:
Revealing mistakes: During the Fonfon Rubok ceremony Amy's mom blinks, as her eyes shut, the lines composing the animation disappear and she is left with no eyes.See more »
Quotes:
Earth President Richard Nixon:If there's one thing Nixon is known for, it's class. Let's cut this turd loose!See more »
Movie Connections:
References Star Wars (1977)See more »
Soundtrack:
Jungle BoogieSee more »

FAQ

Do I need to know what happens in Bender's Big Score, the Futurama movie released before this one, to follow this story?
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25 out of 48 people found the following review useful.
I disagree with the people say it doesn't live to "standards", 12 June 2008
Author: thejoo05 from United States

I know there are people saying that it doesn't live to the standards of Futurama the episodes, but granted you would have to figure since the stories have to go for a lot longer. To me this hit the spot as far as the TV series goes.

What people forget is what made Futurama so funny was the subtle humor, it wasn't so, insert-punchline-here humor, it was noticeable, like you have to see the humor in it, that makes it funny. The characters isn't exactly the way it was in the show, but it is really close, fry isn't as dim witted, and that was pretty much the only character difference I could tell that was so different.

If you want a real disappointment of not living to standards, see Benders Big Score, that was more of Futurama gone drama, the only funny part was the intro, after that it kept a real serious tone, which isn't the Futurama I remember, and when you still watch the old episodes as much as me (3-4 a day) you know how Futurama plays out, and how it should go.

Overall: In my books better than BBS, plays out just great, and it is really funny, and if you remember a lot of the old episodes, it will be more entertaining

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