"The Simpsons Movie" premiere

Characters from "The Simpsons" pose with creator of the series/movie, Matt Groening, center, on the day of the premiere of "The Simpsons Movie." The film debuted Saturday, July 21, 2007, in Springfield, Vt., which beat out 13 other like-named cities for the right to host the premiere. The movie opens July 27.
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