Team America: World Police
Team America: World Police (2004)

Directed by South Park creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone, Team America: World Police is a tongue-in-cheek but nonetheless politically biting send-up of the CGI-laden, big-budget action movies that have taken an almost exclusive hold over… More

Rated: R
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Genre: Drama, Comedy
Release Date: May 17, 2005
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77%
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80%



Critic Score: 77% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Team America will either offend you or leave you in stitches. It'll probably do both.

J. R. Jones
Chicago Reader

Juvenile in the worst sense: confused and frightened by the adult world, and begging to be protected.

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J. Hoberman
Village Voice

Team America is at once grandiose and tacky, elaborate and deflationary.

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Nick Rogers
Suite101.com

The jarhead action, intentionally crappy parody songs, mélange of terrorist gibberish and semi-sensible anatomical analogies for foreign policy all let "Team America" rowdily resurrect the Zucker Brothers' spirit of peerless, puerile genre satire.

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Charles Taylor
Salon.com

The first work from Parker and Stone that I'd describe as a failure of nerve.

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Hank Stuever
Washington Post

Profane and sometimes bitingly funny.

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Nell Minow
Common Sense Media

Raunchy action comedy from South Park team isn't for kids.

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Richard Roeper
Ebert & Roeper

I thought it was pretty clever.

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Claudia Puig
USA Today

Team America is not as funny as the South Park movie, and some of its juvenile humor falls flat. But when Team America works, it falls squarely into the category of guilty pleasure.

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Dan Jardine
Cinemania

Putting the fun back into misanthrope

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Flixster Audience Score: 80% Flixster User Reviews
Phil Hubbs
The films title says it all really, a sharp satirical play on the fact that the rest of the globe kinda thinks the US wants to police the world. Business as… More
Samuel Riley
Though it isn't as funny as 'South Park', 'Team America' still has some decent laughs. Ultimately, this film you will love or hate.… More
Dan Schultz
A clever, vulgar, unique comedy from the minds of the South Park creators concerning a team of police whose mission is to protect the world from any threats,… More
Thomas Bowler
Very, very funny but not quite as clever as the South Park boys could have done. Full review later.
Melvin White
Joe: Shit! I've got five terrorists going southeast on Bakalakadaka Street!  "Freedom Hangs By A Thread." Basically, Team America is exactly… More
Lorenzo von Matterhorn
<i>"Freedom hangs by a thread"</i> Popular Broadway actor Gary Johnston is recruited by the elite counter-terrorism organization Team… More

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