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Next Gen (2018)

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A friendship with a top-secret robot turns a lonely girl's life into a thrilling adventure as they take on bullies, evil bots and a scheming madman.
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Cast

Credited cast:
John Krasinski ... Project 77 (voice)
Charlyne Yi ... Mai (voice)
Jason Sudeikis ... Justin Pin / Ares (voice)
Michael Peña ... Momo (voice)
David Cross ... Dr. Tanner Rice / Q-Bots (voice)
Constance Wu ... Molly (voice)
Kiana Ledé ... Greenwood (voice)
Anna Akana ... Ani (voice)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
David Acord ... Additional Voices (voice)
Reyna Amaya Reyna Amaya ... Additional Voices (voice)
Issac Ryan Brown ... Ric (voice)
Reba Buhr ... Diagnostic Computer (voice)
Makenna Cowgill Makenna Cowgill ... Additional Voices (voice)
Holly Dorff ... Additional Voices (voice)
Moosie Drier Moosie Drier ... Additional Voices (voice)
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A friendship with a top-secret robot turns a lonely girl's life into a thrilling adventure as they take on bullies, evil bots and a scheming madman.

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Plot Keywords:

robot | friendship | memory | dog | bully | See All (86) »

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Friendship is the ultimate upgrade.


Certificate:

TV-PG | See all certifications »

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Country:

China | Canada | USA

Language:

English | Mandarin

Release Date:

7 September 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Next Gen See more »

Filming Locations:

Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

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Budget:

CNY 150,000,000 (estimated)
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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

In one outdoor scene not too far into the movie, a Kinjaz logo can be seen on the side of a building. The Kinjaz are an urban dance group. See more »

Quotes

Mai: What a team we make. A broken robot and a broken little girl.
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Crazy Credits

No robots were harmed in the making of this film. The filmmakers do not believe that robots are evil. They are good. Definitely good. Super super good. In fact, when the robot overlords take over we will be the first in line to bow at their benevolent feet. Or wheels -- or whatever. See more »

Connections

References Blade Runner (1982) See more »

Soundtracks

GonnaWanna
Written by Julie Edwards and Lindsey Troy
Performed by Deap Vally
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Great visuals but story and characters fall short
8 September 2018 | by d3daniel19See all my reviews

The visual finish on this movie is close to on par with recent animated blockbuster films which is a great achievement.

Unfortunately I feel like it was held back by some questionable choices of voice actors (that didn't seem to match the characters), low quality voice acting and a story that doesn't really make you care about the characters enough to worry about what is happening on screen.

So all in all a great effort, with some notable downsides.


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