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Team America: World Police (2004)

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Popular Broadway actor Gary Johnston is recruited by the elite counter-terrorism organization Team America: World Police. As the world begins to crumble around him, he must battle with terrorists, celebrities and falling in love.

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Trey Parker
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Cast

Cast overview:
Trey Parker ... Gary Johnston / Joe / Kim Jong Il / Hans Blix / Carson / Matt Damon / Drunk in Bar / Tim Robbins / Sean Penn / Michael Moore / Helen Hunt / Susan Sarandon / Others (voice)
Matt Stone ... Chris / George Clooney / Danny Glover / Ethan Hawke / Additional Voices (voice)
Kristen Miller ... Lisa (voice)
Masasa Moyo ... Sarah (voice) (as Masasa)
Daran Norris ... Spottswoode (voice)
Phil Hendrie ... I.N.T.E.L.L.I.G.E.N.C.E. / Chechnyan Terrorist (voice)
Maurice LaMarche ... Alec Baldwin (voice)
Chelsea Marguerite Chelsea Marguerite ... French Mother (voice)
Jeremy Shada ... Jean Francois (voice)
Fred Tatasciore ... Samuel L. Jackson (voice)
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Storyline

The North American counter-terrorism force Team America attacks a group of terrorists in Paris. Later, the leader of the organization, Spottswoode, invites the famous Broadway actor Gary Johnston to join his world police and work undercover in Cairo, infiltrating a terrorist organization in the hope they will disclose their plan of destroying the world. Team America destroy the cell of terrorists, but then the Panama Canal is attacked by the criminals as a payback. Gary feels responsible for the death of many innocents and leaves the counter-terrorism organization. When the leader of North Korea, Kim Jong Il, joins a group of pacifist actors and actresses with the intention of using weapons of massive destruction, Team America tries to avoid the destruction of the world. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Taglines:

Putting The "F" Back In Freedom. See more »

Genres:

Action | Comedy

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for graphic crude and sexual humor, violent images and strong language - all involving puppets | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Country:

USA | Germany

Language:

English | French | Klingon | Korean | Arabic

Release Date:

15 October 2004 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

American Heroes See more »

Filming Locations:

Fillmore, California, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$32,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$12,120,358, 17 October 2004

Gross USA:

$32,786,074

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$50,826,898
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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

In the opening scene in Paris, the Mime resembles Trey Parker. See more »

Goofs

During Gary's regurgitation sequence, he is shown with vomit all over his shirt. A few seconds later, the vomit is gone, only to reappear seconds later. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
French puppeteer: Sacre bleu!
[gibberish]
French puppeteer: Oh, hello!
French Mother: Jean-Francois? Jean-Francois?
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Crazy Credits

The last song played at the end of the credits is best known as "You Are Worthless Alec Baldwin" and is not featured in the film itself. Kim Jong Il sings about his trials and tribulations, and his hate for Alec Baldwin. This song is not on the soundtrack album. See more »

Alternate Versions

In the Unrated Version, the puppet sex scene is extended. It now contains shots of Gary performing oral sex on Lisa from behind and two separate shots of them urinating/defecating on each other, all of which had to be cut to secure an R-Rating. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Have I Got News for You: Episode #40.1 (2010) See more »

Soundtracks

Derka Derk (Terrorist Theme)
Written by Trey Parker and Marc Shaiman
Performed by Trey Parker
Produced by George Drakoulias
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TEAM America....F**K YEA!!
15 April 2006 | by sarahalubSee all my reviews

Satarical, crude, and vulgar...this film is NOT to be missed.

Who would've thought that puppets swearing, having sex and killing people for two hours could be so hilarious. More to the point, who would've thought it would end up being as sharp, intelligent and socially relevant as it is...absolute genius.

Everyone gets ripped to shreds in this little gem of a film, no-one is spared...not even Matt Damon.

So if you're expecting a anti-Bush, anti-republican type of film,(a la Fahrenheit 9/11) then you're sadly mistaken. This film is a scathing attack of absolutely every aspect of the 'War on Terror', even the conscientious celebrities, and the ranting hot-dog munching Michael Moore.

not only do these guys manage to insult everyone, they even manage to throw in some parodies of other films- the action sequence in France at the start is the FUNNIEST thing I've seen this year, and the 'American' attack on Terror, in the style of so many Hollywood big budget Action films, actually had me crying with laugher.

Anyone who watches this film will totally GET the jokes-(apart from Bush maybe?)and if you're a south park fan already you will NOT be disappointed. The bit with 'lease' the musical...i rewound that bit about 5 times. So wrong, and yet so funny.

Bet the makers of 'Thunderbirds' are really p*ssed off.


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