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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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Cast

Cast overview:
... 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)
... Chris / George Clooney / Danny Glover / Ethan Hawke / Additional Voices (voice)
... Lisa (voice)
Masasa Moyo ... Sarah (voice) (as Masasa)
... Spottswoode (voice)
... I.N.T.E.L.L.I.G.E.N.C.E. / Chechnyan Terrorist (voice)
... Alec Baldwin (voice)
Chelsea Marguerite ... French Mother (voice)
... Jean Francois (voice)
... 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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Putting The "F" Back In Freedom. See more »

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Action | Comedy

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

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Release Date:

15 October 2004 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

American Heroes  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$30,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$12,120,358, 17 October 2004, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$32,774,834, 9 January 2005

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$17,447,224, 31 December 2004
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2.35 : 1
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In the Russian Federation the movie is being shown translated by Dmitry Puchkov, a famous independent translator. All obscenities are translated to Russian obscenities, which is very unusual for movie translations in Russia. The movie has a Russian rating "Not for people less than 18 ages old." See more »

Goofs

When we first see Gary taking Lisa's card, there is no nail on his thumb. Later, right after the song, he is looking at the card again, and you can see a nail on his thumb. 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

When the film's title is shown, it explodes and a girl's scream is heard. See more »

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Featured in The 50 Greatest Comedy Films (2006) See more »

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Everyone Has Aids
Written by Trey Parker and Marc Shaiman
Performed by Trey Parker
Produced by George Drakoulias
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Oh you guys are bad
31 December 2004 | by See all my reviews

I'm sure plenty of parochial critics will berate this film for anti-American values during the current "war on terror"....BUT...the great thing about this film is that no one is spared being mocked. This bears the standard of a great film by expressing the ironies innate in every argument in this quasi-political tale; from socialist Michael Moore, fashionably charitable celebrities to the terrorists and the, ahem "world police." This couldn't be more accurately summed up than in one of the funniest ever analogies that is employed in this film; the "Dic*s, P*ssies, and a*s*holes, argument." This film also wonderfully parodies the standard conventions and cliché's of the action film genre to create an entertaining, and gleefully controversial film.


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