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Futurama: The Beast with a Billion Backs (2008)

Not Rated | | Animation, Comedy, Romance | Video 24 June 2008
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The Planet Express crew discovers a tentacle covered, planet sized alien that wishes to copulate with it all the inhabitants of Earth.

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Peter Avanzino

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Matt Groening (created by), Matt Groening (developed by) | 4 more credits »
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Complete credited cast:
Billy West ... Philip J. Fry / Prof. Hubert J. Farnsworth / Dr. Zoidberg / Zapp Brannigan / Richard Nixon's Head / 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 ... Robot Devil (voice)
David Cross ... Yivo (voice)
Stephen Hawking ... Stephen Hawking's Head (voice)
Brittany Murphy ... Colleen O'Hallahan (voice)
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Storyline

The Planet Express crew must work to fix rips between their universe and another inhabited by a planet-sized, tentacle alien which soon takes over the Earth and uses its ability to control Fry to command an entire religion which takes over and convinces the inhabitants of Earth to abandon the Earth to live in a pseudo-heaven, leaving the robots of the world to inherit the planet. Written by Anonymous

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

24 June 2008 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Futurama Movie 2 See more »

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1.78 : 1
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Trivia

According to her phone bill, Fry called Dial-A-Joke 8,128 times while he lived with Colleen. See more »

Goofs

Robots cannot pass through the anomaly, as metal allegedly cannot pass through. However, Yivo's golden staircases (which are robotic) metal clothing, and blood (which has iron in it) are able to pass. 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!
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Crazy Credits

OPENING SUBTITLE: The Proud Result of Prison Labor OPENING CARTOON: Instead of crashing into the giant screen, the Planet Express Ship goes through the screen and into a cartoon spoofing 'Steamboat Willie (1928)' and then crashes back out See more »

Connections

References Futurama: The Series Has Landed (1999) See more »

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Jungle Boogie
Written and Performed by Kool & The Gang during the Yivo date scene
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Good but not completely satisfactory
12 August 2008 | by ArgemalucoSee all my reviews

I have always been an enormous fan of the TV series Futurama.I think that programme is very funny and,although it does not seem at first sight,the stories from the different chapters are really intelligent.So,I had a lot of interest in watching the film Futurama : The Beast with a Billion Backs.And,although the film entertained me,I have to say it disappointed me a little bit.Let's go with the fails first.I did not feel the story was well structured and some elements feel incoherent and forced.I would have preferred more focus on the screenplay.Plus,some moments of humor do not flow too well.Having said all that,I have to admit the film has many good elements.It undoubtedly entertained me and some moments are very funny.I also appreciated the dynamic tone from this movie.In summary,Futurama : The Beast with a Billion Backs is a good film which entertains.But the whole does not totally satisfy.Still,I can recommend this movie if you wanna have a good time.


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