The Mitchells vs. the Machines (2021)

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Releases April 2021
Katie Mitchell is accepted into the film school of her dreams. Her whole family drives Katie to school together when their plans are interrupted by a tech uprising. The Mitchells will have to work together to save the world.


Michael Rianda, Jeff Rowe (co-director)

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Status: Completed | See complete list of  »
Comments: The film has a screeening and MPAA rating.
Updated: 21 February 2021
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Credited cast:
Abbi Jacobson ... Katie Mitchell (voice)
Danny McBride ... Rick Mitchell (voice)
Maya Rudolph ... Linda Mitchell (voice)
Michael Rianda Michael Rianda ... Aaron Mitchell (voice)
Eric André ... Mark Bowman (voice)
Olivia Colman ... Pal (voice)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Blake Griffin ... Robot (voice)
Skylar Gray ... Young Katie (voice)
Doug the Pug ... Monchi (voice)
Obada Adnan Obada Adnan


The Mitchells vs. the Machines (formerly Connected) is an original animated comedy about an everyday family's struggle to relate while technology rises up around the world. When Katie Mitchell (voiced by Abbi Jacobson), a creative outsider, is accepted into the film school of her dreams, her plans to meet "her people" at college are upended when her nature-loving dad Rick (voiced by Danny McBride) determines the whole family should drive Katie to school together and bond as a family one last time.

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for action and some language | See all certifications »

Did You Know?


According to Sony Animation president Kristine Belson, the film will use an animation style similar to Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse (2018). The animation style additionally bears similarities to The Lego Movie (2014), The Peanuts Movie (2015), and The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge on the Run (2020) as well. See more »


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Separate Ways (Worlds Apart)
Written by Jonathan Cain and Steve Perry (as Stephen Perry)
Performed by Journey
Courtesy of Columbia Records
By arrangement with Sony BMG Music Entertainment
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Release Date:

April 2021 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Connected See more »

Filming Locations:

Chicago Illinois, USA See more »

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Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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