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‘The Bob’s Burgers Movie:’ A Delicious Movie Guide

Bob’s Burgers, now in its 12th season, is coming to the big screen for The Bob’s Burgers Movie after almost two years of delays. The show follows the Belcher family, their family burger restaurant, and their adventures.

Bob, the father of the family, is pessimistic but is characterized by a big love of his family. Linda, the mother of the family, is supportive, enthusiastic, and fun-loving. Tina, the eldest, is socially awkward and obsessed with boys. Gene, the carefree middle child, writes silly songs just about anything. Louise, the youngest at 9, is mischievous, devious, and cynical. Together, the family has an interesting and hilarious dynamic that has amassed a large fanbase. Here is everything we know about the show’s upcoming film. 

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Bob Belcher (voiced by H. Jon Benjamin) in 20th Century Studios’ THE BOB’S BURGERS MOVIE./ CREDIT: Courtesy of 20th Century Studios © 2022 20th Century Studios. All Rights Reserved.

What is The Bob’s Burgers Movie about?

The musical comedy is set in the summer and the Belchers hope for success for the restaurant. However, after a pipe burst, an enormous sinkhole blocks the entrance, ruining their hopes of increasing business. Bob and Linda struggle to keep the family business afloat. Meanwhile, Tina, Gene, and Louise decide to try to solve a mystery that could save the restaurant. 

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(L-R): Tina Belcher (voiced by Dan Mintz), Darryl (voiced by Aziz Ansari), Regular-Sized Rudy (voiced by Brian Huskey), Gene Belcher (voiced by Eugene Mirman), and Louise Belcher (voiced by Kristen Schaal) in 20th Century Studios’ THE BOB’S BURGERS MOVIE./ CREDIT: Photo Courtesy of 20th Century Studios © 2022 20th Century Studios. All Rights Reserved.

When does The Bob’s Burgers Movie come out?

The movie is set to come to the big screen on May 27, 2022, after almost two years of delays. For the first time, we have the ability to watch the Belcher family on a big screen. I know my partner and I will be taking advantage of that!

The Bob’s Burgers Movie trailer

Which Bob’s Burgers characters will we see on the big screen?

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Linda Belcher (voiced by John Roberts) in 20th Century Studios’ THE BOB’S BURGERS MOVIE./ CREDIT: Courtesy of 20th Century Studios. © 2022 20th Century Studios. All Rights Reserved.

As expected, the movie showcases the entire Belcher family: Bob, Linda, Tina, Gene, and Louise. There are certain characters from the regular cast that make it to the big screen too. For example, Calvin and Felix Fischoeder both appear in the movie. As do Jimmy Jr., Ms. LaBonz, Teddy, Hugo, Jocelyn, Regular-Sized Rudy, and Sgt. Bosco. Characters that aren’t regulars but do make an appearance include Ron, Chloe Barbash, Darryl, and Courtney Wheeler. Surprisingly, Mort, Gayle, Ollie, Andy, Dr. Yap, and Jimmy Pesto Sr. are missing. 

A closer look at the Bob’s Burgers cast 

The Belcher Family is comprised of voice actors you may have heard of before. 

Jon Benjamin (Bob Belcher, Jimmy Jr., Ms. LaBonz, Kuchi Kopi) also voices Sterling Archer in Archer, Carl in Family Guy, and Kevin in O’Grady. He’s Ben in Dr. Katz, Professional Therapist, and Satan in Lucy, the Daughter of the Devil. In the tv show Home Movies, he is Coach McGuirk and Jason Penopolis.

John Roberts (Linda Belcher and Jocelyn) has been a guest voice on a variety of shows including Archer, Gravity Falls, The Awesomes, and The Simpsons.

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Dan Mintz (Tina Belcher) has made appearances on shows like Adventure Time, Mulaney, The Awesomes, and The Goldbergs.

Eugene Mirman (Gene Belcher) is also known for playing  Yvgeny Mirminsky on Delocated. He’s also starred in Apple & Onion, Archer, Flight of the Conchords, Lucy, the Daughter of the Devil, Aqua Teen Hunger Force, and ChalkZone

Kristen Schaal (Louise Belcher) is known for a variety of roles including Mabel Pines (Gravity Falls),  Mel (Flight of the Conchords), Sarah Lynn (BoJack Horseman), Hazel Wassername (30 Rock), Victoria Best (WordGirl), and Trixie (Toy Story franchise). 

Other prominent stars of the cast include Stephanie Beatriz (Chloe Barbash), Gary Cole (Sgt. Bosco), Aziz Ansari (Darryl), Kevin Kline (Calvin Fischoeder), and Zach Galifianakis (Felix Fischoeder).

Where to watch Bob’s Burgers TV show and movie

The television show Bob’s Burgers can be watched on Fox and Hulu. The movie can be seen on the big screen on May 27th. There are currently no plans for the movie to be on a streaming platform, so seeing it in theaters is essential. If it does make it to streaming, it’ll likely be put on Hulu.

If you want a good light-hearted movie, look no further than The Bob’s Burgers Movie. The Belcher family’s dysfunction manages to be charming, heart-warming, and relatable. I’ll definitely be seeing it, hopefully on the 27th, and I can’t wait to see opinions about it across social media. 

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