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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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Storyline

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 (87) »

Taglines:

Friendship is the ultimate upgrade.


Certificate:

TV-PG | See all certifications »

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Details

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 See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

CNY150,000,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$2,379,961
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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

When Mai asks 7723 what the weapon in his arm is, he replies that it is a "phased plasma rifle in the 40 gigawatt range" in reference to the scene from The Terminator (1984) in which the titular character tries to buy a similar weapon in a typical 80s gun store, which of course, they don't carry. 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

All Out Of Love (Live)
Written by Clive Davis and Graham Russell
Performed by Air Supply
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Work of Art
7 September 2018 | by davidakinyoseSee all my reviews

This movie speaks out to core issues in detail that most movies for kids don't. It instantly shows what some kids go through from their point of view. It is also a great story of the value of friendship, that everyone needs someone to lean on. The parts that are action packed give you an adrenaline rush and the quiet moments really engage your emotions. They do this while still allowing comedy and fun to be thrown into the mix. Most importantly the characters are able to make want root for them and when the characters are at rock bottom It's heart wrenching. In summary Next Gen is an action packed, fun filled, story of relationships that's definitely worth your time.


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