The Simpsons Movie (2007)
The Simpsons Movie Release Date
July 27, 2007
The Simpsons Movie Synopsis
The Simpsons, only bigger. Expect to see Homer riding sled dogs and chased by a mob. Seperately. Not both at once.
The movie is at least ten years too late, The Simpson's popularity peaked back when I was in junior high school. Yet even though you're less likely than ever to see an "Eat my shorts" t-shirt worn at the mall, The Simpson's have managed to remain relevant. Their fans have grown up, but have not abandoned them. Those junior high school kids whose parents once predicted they would be permanently scarred by Bart Simpson's antics are now grown up and ready to buy tickets for Homer's better late than never big screen adventure.
Luckily, since the height of their popularity The Simpsons have grown up too. While a Simpsons movie made in the mid-90s might have been a bigger box office phenomenon, I don't think there's any way it could have been as good. In the interim the show has shifted its focus from abrasive, catchphrase saddled Bart to the much more interesting Homer. Since then it's tackled heavier social topics, and riskier political subjects. The Simpsons has found its place as Television's most consistent and biting satire, and that tempered by time version of America's most popular animated family is what will now show up in theaters.
The Simpsons Movie Credits
Starring: Dan Castellaneta (Homer), Julie Kavner (Marge), Nancy Cartwright (Bart), Yeardley Smith (Lisa), Hank Azaria, Harry Shearer, Albert Brooks, Minnie Driver, Kelsey Grammer (Sideshow Bob), Pamela Hayden, Tress MacNeille, Maggie Roswell, Russi Taylor, Marcia Wallace, Karl Wiedergott
Written by: James L. Brooks, Matt Groening, Al Jean, Ian Maxtone-Graham, George Meyer, David Mirkin, Mike Reiss, Mike Scully, Matt Selman, John Swartzwelder, Jon Vitti
Directed by: David Silverman
Produced by: Richard Sakai, Mike Scully
MPAA Rating: [ PG-13 ]
Distributor: 20th Century Fox Pictures
Release Date: July 27, 2007
External Info: The Simpsons Movie Official Website
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