The Simpsons Movie

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The Simpsons Movie
Directed by: David Silverman
Produced by: James L. Brooks
Matt Groening
Al Jean
Mike Scully
Richard Sakai
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
Starring: Dan Castellaneta
Julie Kavner
Nancy Cartwright
Yeardley Smith
Hank Azaria
Harry Shearer
Pamela Hayden
Tress MacNeille
Albert Brooks
Russi Taylor
Music by: Hans Zimmer
Edited by: John Carnochan
Production company: 20th Century Fox Animation
Gracie Films
Distributed by: 20th Century Fox
Release date: July 21, 2007 (Springfield)
July 27, 2007 (US)
Running time: 87 minutes
Rating: PG-13 (MPAA)
Budget: $75 million
Box office: $527.9 million

The Simpsons Movie is a 2007 animated comedy film based on the TV sitcom The Simpsons. The movie centers around Homer accidentally polluting Springfield Lake and having to correct his mistake to regain his family's trust.

Relation to Green Day[edit | edit source]

At the beginning of the film, Green Day play caricatures of themselves performing a concert at Springfield Lake; they then perish upon falling into the Lake's polluted waters. They also covered the sitcom's theme song, and released it as a single.