ABC Film Challenge – Animation – T- Teen Titans GO! to the Movies (2018)
Director: Aaron Horvath, Peter Rida Michail
Writer: Michael Jelenic, Aaron Horvath (Screenplay)
Starring: (Voice Talents) Greg Cipes, Scott Menville, Khary Payton, Tara Strong, Hynden Walch, Will Arnett
Plot: A villain’s maniacal plan for world domination sidetracks five teenage superheroes who dream of Hollywood stardom.
Tagline – Because if Aquaman can get a movie, anyone can.
Runtime: 1 Hour 24 Minutes
There may be spoilers in the rest of the review
Story: Teen Titans GO! To the Movies starts as we meet the Teen Titans, Robin, Beast Boy, Cyborg, Raven and Starfire. Who are all trying to be taken seriously by the world and the more famous superheroes, including Batman, Superman and Wonder Woman.
As the teens look to find their own arch-nemesis, they are caught up in the middle trying to get their own movie. Which will test their own friendship before finding their own place in the world.
Thoughts on Teen Titans GO! To the Movies
Teen Titans GO! To the Movies is a movie that will bring together plenty of the humour with the target of the younger audience, as well as having plenty of adult humour and winks to the DC universe and even the Marvel. We do get a clever story on how one of the sidekick characters who was desperate to have his own movie, poking fun at the over saturated superhero movie market.
There is a big heart about staying close to friends over one’s own success, each character is full of delightful entertainment, that will play into everything we have seen, getting laughs and showing a different side to characters we might have seen before.
Final Thoughts – Teen Titans GO! To the Movies is a fun animation that gets to poke fun at the superhero movies of today.