Uncle Grandpa: The Movie is a 2016 American traditionally animated comedy film based on the Cartoon Network televison series, Uncle Grandpa, and the film takes place after the show's series finale, produced by Warner Bros. Animation and Cartoon Network Studios and distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures. The film features Peter Browngardt, Eric Bauza, Adam DeVine, Kevin Michael Richardson and Tom Kenny reprising their roles from the series, with guest performances by Thomas Haden Church, Andy Dick and Bill Hader.

The film was supposed to be a made-for-television movie, but became theatrical instead. The film releases in the United States on November 23, 2016 in 3D and RealD 3D. The film received average reviews from critics for its voice performances, score, and mediocre humor.

Film Summary

Uncle Grandpa hits the big screen for his great adventure. After a series of meaningless adventures, the UGRV is destroyed during the bizzare explosion and the gang became brainwashed. Shocked, Uncle Grandpa sets out on a mission to decides to go in search of the missing kids, but this ends up attracting the attention of his imposter and enemy, Aunt Grandma and the man-eating trolls, and his evil counterpart, Angry Grandpa.


Uncle Grandpa becomes a hero for helping all the kids in the world, with his meaningless adventures. Meanwhile, in a far away land, a dark tower that lives a troll named Martin Trollface, who plans to release a robot of trolls to get revenge on uncle grandpa and his friends for sending him to the dark place so he can take over the world and show uncle grandpa what feel like living in the darkness so he makes a weapon to destroy uncle grandpa and his friends and capture the ones he likes so Martin Trollface begins to capture uncle grandpa's friends and the kides &the people in his world so Martin Trollface has kicked uncle grandpa out of the city so uncle grandpa has to find a way to get in the city to stop Martin Trollface and save his friends and the world from creating a black hole to his world and Martin Trollface's minions spotted uncle grandpa seeking in the city by the Martin Trollface's camera's so he sent his one of his minions to bring uncle grandpa to him so he can see Martin Trollface has his friends near the the black hole so he could destroy uncle grandpa once and for all by fighting him near a waterfall so he can destroy uncle grandpa by push down the waterfall before he does he punched uncle grandpa half to death then he was going stab uncle grandpa then push uncle grandpa down the waterfall before he was going to that Mr. Gus got stab instead of uncle grandpa then uncle grandpa looked at Mr. Gus and uncle grandpa said NOOOO! MR. GUS then Martin Trollface said (NO! That stupid dinosaur stand in my way of destroying uncle grandpa) then uncle grandpa said(Martin Trollface you hurt one of my friends why are you doing this) (IT'S BECAUSE THAT YOU SEND ME TO PRISON TOWER THAT'S WHY OKAY NO MORE TALKING I WILL KILL YOU ONCE AND FOR ALLLLL!) Uncle grandpa said (SO IT A FIGHT YOU WANT SO BE IT BING IT ON! MARTIN TROLLFACE) and the fight begins uncle grandpa vs Martin Trollface to save Mr. Gus from Martin Trollface and uncle grandpa fights Martin Trollface to the death and he won by Mr. Gus saved him by steals the magic wand that turned Martin Trollface into a stone. uncle grandpa says ( Mr. Gus your alive and okay) then uncle grandpa fall to the floor MR. GUS SAYS (UNCLE GRANDPA!) MR. Gus helps uncle grandpa up UNCLE GRANDPA SAYS (I'm okay MR. Gus thank you for saving me) MR. GUS SAYS ( your welcome uncle grandpa) so Martin Trollface'ss black hole disappear from uncle grandpa's home world so uncle grandpa become the hero of his hometown and they put a stachel of him and his friends and his Rv so he became a true hero of his hometown by defeating Martin Trollface so that's how he became a true hero once and for all The End then goes black end credits The End.


Main Characters

Guest Stars

Supporting Characters

  • Bob Joles as Santa Claus
  • John DiMaggio as Safety Guard
  • Dee Bradley Baker as Giant Realistic Flying Tiger, Uncle Grandpa's sheep (uncredited)


On January 25, 2016, it was announced that there will be an Uncle Grandpa animated feature being developed at Warner Bros. and its release date of November 25, 2016 was also announced, with the show's cast members reprising their roles. Cartoon Network Studios will also be involved with production. Peter Browngardt, who created the show, is directing and executive producing the film and Dwayne Johnson, also known by his ring name The Rock, is going to be screenwriting the film. A month later, the film's title and teaser poster debuted, and it was announced that Andy Dick and Bill Hader had joined the cast. The film marks the first time a theatrical Cartoon Network film is produced by Warner Bros. Animation, instead of Warner Animation Group since the group's formation in 2013.

On July 11, 2016, it was announced that voice actresses Susanne Blakeslee and Nancy Cartwright, actor Thomas Haden Church, voice artist Patrick Warburton, voice actress Julie Kavner, and actor John Goodman were part of the cast, as the new characters Aunt Mother, Lady-Bot, Angry Grandpa, Uncle "King" Grandpa, Fishhead, and Uncle Father, respectively, with Lena Headey, Mark Hamill and Bob Joles revealed to reprise their roles as Aunt Grandma, Frankenstein and Santa Claus the same day. John DiMaggio was announced to voice the Safety Guard in the film.

The film's animation was provided by Rough Draft Korea, with additional animation done at Mercury Filmworks and Munich Animation Film.


The film will release in theaters on September 9, 2016 in Prescott, Arizona, followed by its release in Philippines on October 12, concluding with its initial release on November 25. The film will be presented in a 1.85:1 format, rather than Warner Bros. Animation's standard 2.39:1 format on its previous titles. The film's theatrical release will also be preceded by Gumball's First Date, a short film based on Cartoon Network's animated television series The Amazing World of Gumball.


The teaser trailer releases on March 23, 2016, posted on the Cartoon Network and Warner Bros. Pictures YouTube channels. A second teaser trailer will release on July 8, 2016. Twelve sets based on events from the TV series, including a series of Blind Bag figures (consisting of Uncle Grandpa, Belly Bag, Mr. Gus, Pizza Steve and Giant Realisitic Flying Tiger) from K'NEX and two Kubros of Uncle Grandpa and Belly Bag from Mega Construx are released for the film. On October 7, 2016, promotional tie-ins on Cartoon Network consist of bumpers with Uncle Grandpa, Belly Bag, Mr. Gus, Pizza Steve and Giant Realisitic Flying Tiger in a movie theater announcing the film. In addition, they host the entire line-up, in intermissions between commercial break.

Home media

Uncle Grandpa: The Movie will be released on Digital on January 31, 2017 and DVD and Blu-ray on February 7, 2017. One of the special features includes a Gumball short film Gumball's First Date, the 18-minute featurette, a behind-the-scenes look at Uncle Grandpa: The Movie, featuring interviews with most of the principal cast and crew, animatics, the pilot episode, the audio commentaries and a sneak peek of OK K.O.! Let's Be Heroes.



  1. "Good Morning (All Night Long)" - Peter Browngardt
  2. "Who Let the Dogs Out" - Baha Men
  3. "Mr. Gus is Green" - Peter Browngardt, Eric Bauza
  4. "You Might Think" - The Cars
  5. "Diggin' the Hole" - Peter Browngardt
  6. "You're a Devil in Disguise" - Elvis Presley (ft. Lena Headey)
  7. "Don't Eat Pizza Steve" - Adam DeVine
  8. "Peanut Butter Song" - Bill Hader, Tom Kenny, Andy Dick
  9. "Good Time" - Owl City, Carly Rae Jepsen


  • Uncle Grandpa breaks the 4th wall in the movie when he told himself that he's going to do what he want.
  • The screen at the end of the movie says "In loving memory of Pizza Steve", because he had been eaten by Ham Sandwich.
  • This was the first film to collaborate with 10 different cartoon series.
  • The film collaborates With Adventure Time, Regular Show, The Amazing World of Gumball, Steven Universe, We Bare Bears, Teen Titans Go!, Wabbit From Looney Tunes, The Powerpuff Girls (2016), Clarence & Tom & Jerry.
  • This is the Cartoon Network's second theatrical film. The first being The Powerpuff Girls Movie and the second being Regular Show: The Movie.
  • Althrough Aunt Grandma is the antagonist of the movie, she still seeks revenge on Uncle Grandpa for ruining her life, until she reveals to be a victim of the Trolls.
    • Martin Trollface is the hidden true main antagonist, because he has behind the plot.
  • This film is not canon to any of the programs represented in it.


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