- “They've got the whole wide world in their hands...literally.”
ChrisandZane And The Gang: The Movie in the United Kingdom and Japan) is a 2005 American traditionally animated action comedy film based on the FOX animated television series ChrisandZane And The Gang. The film was directed by series creatorChrisandZane. In the film, the government of Florida decides to pass a law stating that its citizens must have security cameras installed inside their televisions to gain access to their channels. At first, Jim Carrey, Heather Emily Rosie, Garrett Simmers Joey Walsh and Frankie Foster
seem skeptical about the law, but decide to obey it, while the citizens of Tampa revolt and riot in response. Rumors start going around town that groups of activists have been going around several news stations in the town trying to broadcast messages saying that a lawyer who tried to prevent the law from being passed did nothing wrong, which if done will anger the government and awaken a dormant god called PoofyGumbo, who will destroy the world if awakened. When the boys find out about this, they attempt to stop one of the groups from hijacking a television station's broadcasting signal to broadcast their message, but fail to do so, and once PoofyGumbo is awakened, he vows to destroy the world, so the boys must stop him and set things right with the government.
The film was originally planned to be released on November 24, 2004, but was changed to March 18, 2005 in order to avoid competition with The Gravity Falls Movie, another Nickelodeon film which was to be released in 2004. The film was released in theaters on September 25, 2015 and recieved generally favorable reviews from critics and fans of the show. It was the third TjsWorld2011 film to be based on a series, and the first ChrisandZane Entertainment film in a while (after The Mike And Riley Movie in 2014) to be distributed by 20th Century Fox. It was released on DVD on January 12, 2016.