Additional voices are provided by Melissa Disney, Jennifer Keith, Bob Bergen, Susan Silo, Daniel Bernhardt, and John Bloom. Club wrote in 2013 that: "the grotesque ugliness of the animation alone would be a deal-breaker even if the film weren't also glaringly inappropriate in its sexuality, nightmare-inducing in its animation, and filled with Nazi overtones and iconography even more egregiously unfit for children than the script's wall-to-wall gauntlet of crude double entendres and weird intimations of inter-species sex". When Diane Lockhart's life savings are lost, she must start from scratch at a new firm. In other words, it's Toy Story in a grocery store mixed with a poorly rendered version of your worst nightmare. The film was originally scheduled for a Christmas 2003 theatrical release;[7] however, this failed to materialize, and later planned release dates were also missed. is an oddity of film history that should be seen. had a troubled and much delayed production. is a cynical, cheap, patronizing, lifeless, lazy, unfunny, tasteless, shoddy, disrespectful, offensive-to-anyone-with-a-brain piece of unmitigated garbage, sure, but it's much more than that.Because it is meant to be entertainment aimed at children, and because its message amounts to nothing more than "BUY OUR BRANDS, OUR BRANDS LOVE YOU, YOU LOVE OUR BRANDS, EAT OUR FOOD, EAT, EAT, EAT, EAT, EAT..." Foodfight! The producers expected that foreign pre-sales and loans against the sales would provide the remaining portion of the budget. With Hilary Duff, Haylie Duff, Charlie Sheen, Eva Longoria. The movie tells the story of a cereal brand mascot, Dex Dogtective who, along with his best friend, Daredevil Dan, bands together a group of "Ikes" in Marketropolis to fight against the forces of the evil Brand X, who threaten to take over the entire supermarket. Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? After Dex's friend Daredevil Dan, a chocolate squirrel, disappears, Dex begins to investigate. Created by Michelle King, Robert King, Phil Alden Robinson. Scientists hold super intelligent talking babies captive, but things take a turn for the worse when a mix-up occurs between a baby genius and its twin. The estimated remainder was $50 million. You fought for the brain cells of children everywhere. "Supermarket Brands Sponsored Case File #34: "The Best Movies To Watch While Very, Very Stoned", "Twinkies Live On -- in Film! Then, Alise gets captured by a group of flying squirrels, who believe that the Swan Princess is evil, according to a ... See full summary », When the supermarket closes at night, the contents inside come to life. Lady X reveals that she had previously been the hideous Ike of an unsuccessful brand of prunes, and had been stealing Sunshine's essence to create a new brand. merchandise was produced and was sold in stores and online,[14] with at least some being released several years prior to the film. When a Space Baby crash lands on Earth, the Baby Squad must race against time to stop an evil villain from taking over the universe. In other words, it's Toy Story in a grocery store mixed with a poorly rendered version of your worst nightmare. Burn it, then bury it in a desolate field somewhere. Looking for something to watch? With Brand X defeated and a cure found that revives the killed Ikes, Dex and Sunshine finally get married. [27] Rabin revisited Foodfight! ", considered one of the worst films ever made, "Foodfight! In late 1997, Threshold applied for two trademarks for the "Foodfight!" received a limited release in the United Kingdom, grossing approximately £15,000 of ticket sales on its single week in theatres. Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. Dex and Dan attempt to initiate a product recall with Leonard's computer. Use the HTML below. [8] A $25 million joint investment into the project was made by Threshold and the Korean investment company Natural Image. The evil Brand X joins a supermarket that becomes a city after closing time. (2019 remake)/Soundtrack. In 2012, the film had a low-key release, being direct-to-video in most territories. [8], Describing the film as "one of those fall-of-civilization moments", Nathan Rabin of The A.V. Animation World Network, 23 September 2011. A $25 million grant was issued on behalf of a Korean capital firm, at the request of Wexler, and an additional $50 million was expected through various product placement and pre-sale market hype of the film. takes place in the "Marketropolis" supermarket which, after closing time, transforms into a city where all the citizens are "Ikes", personified well-known marketing icons. Another distribution deal was struck in 2007, but again, nothing came of it. [31] Jake Rossen of The New York Times described the film's United States release as "a muted debut". Matilda 2: Revenge of the Trunchbull (2020 film). The evil Brand X joins a supermarket that becomes a city after closing time. However, with the new Brand X coming into the store, things take a turn for the worst. Learn about food webs and producers/consumers within a biome. Choose an adventure below and discover your next favorite movie or TV show. "[29], In February 2013, the film was released on VOD[30] and was released on DVD in the United States on May 7, 2013. When the supermarket closes at night, the contents inside come to life. Rated PG for rude and suggestive content, innuendo and language, List of Animated Cartoons Aimed at Mature Viewers. is not just a bad movie.Foodfight! You must be a registered user to use the IMDb rating plugin. [13] StoryArk investors had ultimately invoked a clause in their contract that allowed the Fireman's Fund Insurance Company, which had insured Foodfight!, to complete and release the film as inexpensively and quickly as possible. Mr. Clipboard then enters the Ikes' world, but he is taken down by Dex, discovering that he is a robot controlled by Lady X. This FAQ is empty. Written by Anonymous. I salute the brave souls who actively hindered the production of this film. [1] It was released on DVD in Europe that October. "Placing Products? When a tiny spaceship flies through his window and lands on his science project, Rod and his cousin Elspeth meet a group of friendly aliens, the extraterrestrial lawmen known as the Galactic Patrol. In the world of the Ikes, the arrival of Lady X, the seductive Brand X detergent Ike, causes a commotion at Dex's club, the Copabanana. "Forget The Emoji Movie: discover Foodfight!, the worst children's animation of all time", "Commercial Alert Criticizes Movie-Length Ad Targeted at Kids", "10 Really Bad Movies that Define "Bad Movies, "The 5 Best (& 5 Worst) Animated Movies From The 2010s". I guess there is some justice in the world.Ten years ago, when Threshold Entertainment's hard drives were stolen, writer/director/producer Lawrence Kasanoff called it an act of "industrial espionage." Brand X products begin to replace previous products, which is mirrored in the Ikes' world with the deaths of several Ikes. What to Watch if You Miss the "Game of Thrones" Cast. When valuable objects begin disappearing throughout Europe, it's up to a band of brilliant babies to travel overseas and catch the thieves before it's too late.