Remy, Augie and Curt are best friends since birth who are working at a run down carnival. When they jokingly take a blood oath and break it, Curt is dragged to Hell to be sacrificed. Now Remy and Augie must risk everything to save their friend from a slew of misfit demons, Greek legends and the Devil himself.
Kind of like South Park crossed with...yeah, it's kind of like South Park
You wonder what the attraction is for the makers for "Chicken Run", "Box Trolls" and for the Bro Comedy "Hell and Back" to stop motion animation. It's not as if going through the painstaking and laborious process automatically yields a visual character superior to less labor- intensive production methods. So why not just make it a cartoon? Anyway, the plainly descriptive-titled "Hell and Back" lifts the way Satan from South Park is rendered whole, gives him "Breaking Bad's" Bob Odenkirk's voice and drops him in a bro comedy. There he trades the standard bro jokes (mostly homosexual panic quips) with the slackers who inadvertently fall into his underground realm. None of it is terribly entertaining but there are enough laughs to make it all fairly innocuous.
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