Review: The Mitchells Vs. The Machines : Pop Culture Happy Hour In the new animated film The Mitchells Vs. The Machines, a family road trip turns into a wild adventure and a battle against an actual robot uprising. And while some of the themes are familiar, the inventive execution and the high energy make it one of the summer's first real crowd-pleasers.
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A Family Road Trip Gets Glitchy In 'The Mitchells Vs. The Machines'

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A Family Road Trip Gets Glitchy In 'The Mitchells Vs. The Machines'

A Family Road Trip Gets Glitchy In 'The Mitchells Vs. The Machines'

A Family Road Trip Gets Glitchy In 'The Mitchells Vs. The Machines'

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The Mitchells - Katie, Rick, Linda and Aaron - hide from the robot apocalypse behind a dumpster in Netflix's The Mitchells Vs. The Machines. Netflix hide caption

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The Mitchells - Katie, Rick, Linda and Aaron - hide from the robot apocalypse behind a dumpster in Netflix's The Mitchells Vs. The Machines.

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In the new animated film The Mitchells Vs. The Machines, a family road trip turns into a wild adventure and a battle against an actual robot uprising. And what follows is a lot of fun. The voice cast includes Abbi Jacobson, Danny McBride, Maya Rudolph, Eric Andre, and even Olivia Colman. And while some of the themes are familiar, the inventive execution and the high energy make it one of the summer's first real crowd-pleasers.

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The audio was produced by Mallory Yu and edited by Mike Katzif.