THE BOB’S BURGERS MOVIE (2022) Reviews and overview

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‘Let’s get this patty started’
The Bob’s Burgers Movie is a 2022 American animated musical comedy mystery adventure film based on the animated television series.

Co-directed by Loren Bouchard and Bernard Derriman (Bob’s Burgers; Central Park) from a screenplay written by Loren Bouchard and Nora Smith, developed and created by Jim Dauterive and Loren Bouchard.

The movie features the series voice cast: Kristen Schaal, H. Jon Benjamin, John Roberts, Dan Mintz, and Eugene Mirman, plus David Wain, Kevin Kline and Zach Galifianakis.

A fractured water main creates an enormous sinkhole right in front of Bob’s Burgers, blocking the entrance indefinitely and ruining the Belchers’ plans for a successful summer.

While Bob and Linda struggle to keep the business afloat, the kids try to solve a mystery that could save their family’s restaurant. As the dangers mount, these underdogs help each other find hope and fight to get back behind the counter, where they belong…


“The film is rife with the puns and gags for which the show is known, although some of the film’s best jokes are delivered entirely straight-faced, like when one supporting character randomly shares that he’s never eaten a meal outside before, or the wharf’s celebratory anniversary banner reads, “80 years of this!” It’s a charmer — let’s just put a bit more spice on the next one.” IndieWire

“While the Movie is a joyous, juicy feast for Bob’s Burgers fans, it is self-contained enough that newcomers won’t feel alienated. The characters are drawn so perfectly – both literally and literarily – that after a few minutes we know exactly who everyone is and what motivates them, a rarity with many modern films that seem to enjoying hiding their true intentions until the last possible minute.” Screen Anarchy

Release date:
In the United States, 20th Century Studios will release The Bob’s Burgers Movie theatrically on May 27, 2022.

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