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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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Friendship is the ultimate upgrade. See more »


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Trivia

Based on the original webcomic "7723" by Wang Nima. 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

Referenced in AniMat's Crazy Cartoon Cast: And The Nominees Are... (2018) See more »

Soundtracks

Noodle Time
Written by Joe Ksander and Alexis Marsh
Performed by Dyan
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User Reviews

 
Great Animated Film!
8 September 2018 | by MrGenreSee all my reviews

It has a few stumbles along the way, and some jokes that run too long, but it's definitely worth your time. Mai is a great lead character and John Krasinski as the robot has a lot of heart.

This may not be top of the heap, but it holds its own in the world of Pixars and DreamWorks. Well done!


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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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Budget:

CNY150,000,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$2,379,961
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2.35 : 1
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