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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 overview, first billed only:
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)
Issac Ryan Brown ... Ric (voice)
Reba Buhr ... Diagnostic Computer (voice)
Amber Friendly ... Mailbox Drone (voice)
Jet Jurgensmeyer ... Junior (voice)
Joe Ksander Joe Ksander ... Ramen Cup (voice)
Shaye Ogbonna ... Fan Boy (voice)
Jon Oswald ... Toothbrush / Door (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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robot | friendship | memory | dog | bully | See All (87) »

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One connection... can reboot your life See more »


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Trivia

The brief scenes showing Mai's father show him with the likeness of John Krasinski, who voiced 7723. This links her absentee real father with 7723 who quickly becomes a father figure to Mai. See more »

Goofs

Mai and 7723 crash through the street, into the sewer after fighting the big robot. They fly down the sewer, then come right back. As they come into view, Mai has the Band-aid on her cheek. When she jumps off and yells at 7723, the Band-aid is gone. Scene goes back to 7723, and when back to Mai, the Band-aid reappears. 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

Spoofs The Terminator (1984) See more »

Soundtracks

Faking
Written by Alexis Marsh
Performed by Dyan
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Cussing and an Obnoxiously angry little girl
8 September 2018 | by dntshootmwhtSee all my reviews

Animation was great no issue there. The story was even good. The character of Mai was were it took a negative turn for me, she is angry for a good portion of the movie working through it in various ways but never showing any sign of an improved emotional state just continuously angry, destructive, selfish and cold, honestly maybe to accurate a depiction a child's behavior after losing someone to put into a child's movie and it drags out for far to long. There is a lot of bleeped out cussing. Honestly just really bad character development in a really cool story with sweet animation.


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Language:

English | Mandarin

Release Date:

7 September 2018 (USA) See more »

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Next Gen See more »

Filming Locations:

Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada See more »

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Budget:

CNY150,000,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$2,379,961
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2.35 : 1
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