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In ‘America: The Motion Picture’ Paul Revere is a RoboCentaur with a Sword

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Jun 4 2021
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This new animated movie about the history of the United States from Netflix is bonkers. Totally and utterly bonkers.

America: The Motion Picture is from the brains of Matt Thompson (Sealab 2021, Archer)Dave Callaham (Jean-Claude Van Johnson, Zombieland: Double Tap), and Mark Mothersbaugh (Disenchantment, What We Do in the Shadows). It is inappropriate and ridiculous. There’s a robocop-centaur carrying a sword, at some point Paul Bunyan fights an anthropomorphized Big Ben, and George Washinton has retractable swords and can do backflips. Yep.

“Witness the untold, totally legit, historically accurate origins of America.”

 

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Yep. Inappropriate and ridiculous from a bunch of really awesome people. The voice cast is led by Channing Tatum as George Washington and Simon Pegg as King George; plus Judy Greer, Amber Nash, Bobby Moynihan, Olivia Munn, Raoul Max Trujillo, Killer Mike, Jason Mantzoukas, and Andy Samberg.

“In this wildly tongue-in-cheek animated revisionist history, a chainsaw-wielding George Washington assembles a team of rabble-rousers — including beer-loving bro Sam Adams, famed scientist Thomas Edison, acclaimed horseman Paul Revere, and a very pissed off Geronimo — to defeat Benedict Arnold and King James in the American Revolution. Who will win? No one knows, but you can be sure of one thing: these are not your father’s Founding… uh, Fathers.”

America: The Motion Picture debuts on Netflix June 30th.

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