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Futurama: Bender's Game (2008)

The Planet Express crew get trapped in a fantasy world.

Director:

Dwayne Carey-Hill

Writers:

Matt Groening (created by), Matt Groening (developed by) | 8 more credits »
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Billy West ... Philip J. Fry / Frydo / Professor Hubert Farnsworth / The Great Wizard Greyfarn / Dr. Zoidberg / Monster Zoidberg / Farmer / Dwarf / Smitty / Treedledum (voice)
Katey Sagal ... Turanga Leela / Leegola (voice)
John DiMaggio ... Bender / Titanius Anglesmith / Igner / Ignus / Sal / Hood Ornament Thief / Hermaphrobot / Frydo's Reflection #1 / URL / Bellboy Robot (voice)
Tress MacNeille ... Mom / Momon / Turanga Munda / Nurse Ratchet / Linda / Slurm Queen / Ship's Computer / Natalie Maines / Intercom Robot / Rosie the Robot Maid / Swamp Hag / Centaurette (voice)
Maurice LaMarche ... Walt / Waltazar / The Scary Door Narrator / Dr. Perceptron / Morbo / Calculon / Mad Hatter Robot / Vending Machine Robot / Killbots / Morcs / Centaur (voice)
Phil LaMarr ... Hermes Conrad / Hermaphrodite / Dwight Conrad / Pay 'n' Chew Robot / Nibblonian #1 / Slave Robot / Peaches (voice)
Lauren Tom ... Amy Wong / Gynecaladriel / Chinese Boy (voice)
David Herman ... Larry / Larius / Turanga Morris / Scruffy / Dr. Ogden Wernstrom / Roberto / Nibblonian #2 / Cook / Redneck / Military Man / Frydo's Reflection #2 (voice)
Kath Soucie ... Cubert Farnsworth / Indian Boy (voice)
Frank Welker ... Nibbler / Trolls / Tyrannosaurus Rex / Monkey / Polar Bear / Rat / Chickens / Tunneling Horror (voice)
E. Gary Gygax E. Gary Gygax ... Gary Gygax (voice) (archive footage) (as Gary Gygax)
Rich Little ... Rich Little's Head as Howard Cosell (voice)
George Takei ... George Takei's Head (voice)
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The Planet Express crew get trapped in a fantasy world.

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

4 November 2008 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Futurama Movie 3 See more »

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1.78 : 1
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Trivia

The title "Bender's Game" is a nod to the 1985 science fiction novel "Ender's Game" by Orson Scott Card. See more »

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Poor, Lazy Writing..
16 September 2010 | by stevcollSee all my reviews

This movie series started off just "OK" with "Bender's Big Score", then I felt a little hope seeing "Beast With a Billion Backs"..

Sadly however, "Bender's Game" and "Into The Wild Green Yonder" are both in-cohesive, boring, and generally consist of the kind of lazy writing you wouldn't expect from a show like Futurama.

One of the biggest problems is certainly trying to produce a full-length movie out of a 20-minute cartoon. It became very clear to me that the writers lost interest and/or didn't have enough quality content to make these films, and the movies suffered big time.

As some other people mentioned, there was way too much crude and sexual humor that just didn't fit the series. The references to Lord of the Rings and Star Wars weren't at all funny or entertaining.. Just more lazy writing.

Ultimately, this film was barely worth the time it took to watch it. I was actually falling asleep during this movie and "Into The Wild Green Yonder". Drawn out drivel..


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