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.
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, president of the USA, 5 options and forces 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
The script for the voice work was to be kept so secret that the producers personally shredded the script after every voicing session. See more »
When they film Krusty's advert in Krusty Burger, "Action" is said by the director and the only things shown are Krusty, the pig and the table the pig is standing on. Krusty then starts talking whilst filming and picks up the burger known as The Clogger. This burger was never visible during the previous shot as the director said "action". See more »
[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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During the credits, there is a clip of Tom Hanks saying "if you see me in person, please leave me be". See more »
In the Japanese release, due to Article 175 of the Japanese Penal Code that prohibits display of genitals, Bart's genitals are blurred. See more »
Just about everything I could have hoped for from a Simpsons movie including the heart the show has been lacking for several seasons now. If you like the easy breathing pace of the early years of The Simpsons you'll find a lot to like in the movie. The gags are leisurely and natural and even when they fail (Comic Book Guy comes to mind), another drops in to pick up the laugh. What's most surprising, in addition to a much needed return to consistent characters, is that the movie manages to balance the plot and the gags with near perfection. Regardless what you may think going in, it does feel like a "real" movie from beginning to end and not just an extended show. Albert Brooks once again steals the show as the Director of the EPA, though Tom Hanks does the best celebrity cameo the show has seen in ages. "tousle my hair Mr. Hanks!"
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