Zachary, Grace and Lexia: An Explosive Catastrophe is a 2016 American computer animated fantasy action film directed by Mennan Yapo, produced by Ashok Amritraj and written by Bill Kelly. It stars the voices of Regan Burns, Ellen DeGeneres, Kristen Wigg, Dan Castellaneta, Billy West, Trevor Noah, Lewis Black, John Oliver, Maurice LaMarche, Bill Hader, Rowan Blanchard, Julianne Moore, Phyllis Smith, Peyton List, Debby Ryan, Albert Brooks, Meryl Streep and Ross Lynch. It is the twelfth romantic film and the twenty-eighth film in the Zachary, Grace and Lexia film series. It serves as a sequel to Zachary, Grace and Lexia: Ropeslinger Rampage (2016).

Distributed by TriStar Pictures and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer and produced by Rough Draft Studios, Hyde Park Entertainment and LStar Capital, the film released on December 7, 2016.

A sequel, Zachary, Grace and Lexia: Evilized Crystal Bodies, released on January 25, 2017.


Directed by

Mennan Yapo

Produced by

Ashok Amritraj

Written by

Bill Kelly


Regan Burns

Ellen DeGeneres

Kristen Wigg

Dan Castellaneta

Billy West

Trevor Noah

Lewis Black

John Oliver

Maurice LaMarche

Bill Hader

Rowan Blanchard

Julianne Moore

Phyllis Smith

Peyton List

Debby Ryan

Albert Brooks

Meryl Streep

Ross Lynch

Production companies

Rough Draft Studios

Hyde Park Entertainment

LStar Capital

Distributed by

TriStar Pictures


Release Date

December 7, 2016


After hearing that every building in the United States has been set on fire, Zachary Bortz creates a team of firefighters called The Fire vs. Water Team. He tells them that they need firefighter uniforms, helmets, ladders and hoses for the mission. They first travel to New Mexico, where Kate tells them that Italian restaurants and other buildings had been set on fire due to overcooked food.

Voice castEdit

The Fire vs. Water Team

  • Regan Burns as Zachary Bortz
  • Ellen DeGeneres as Sarah Bortz
  • Kristen Wigg as Katie Bortz
  • Dan Castellaneta as Nick Bortz
  • Billy West as Meredith Bortz
  • Trevor Noah as Sophia Indian
  • Lewis Black as Carina Bortz
  • John Oliver as Makenzie Indian
  • Maurice LaMarche as Ratcatcher Bortz
  • Bill Hader as Liv Bortz
  • Rowan Blanchard as Clancatcher Bortz
  • Julianne Moore as Leah Bortz
  • Phyllis Smith as Jamie Bortz
  • Peyton List as Grace Bortz
  • Debby Ryan as Julia Bortz
  • Albert Brooks as Colin Bortz
  • Meryl Streep as Mallory Bortz
  • Ross Lynch as Jack Bortz

Recurring characters

  • Seth Rogen as Kate Bortz


The film was scheduled for release on December 7, 2016.

MPAA ratingEdit

The film is rated PG-13 for some violent content, disturbing images, thematic material and brief language, and for crude sexual content and nudity.

Home releaseEdit

The film released on DVD and Blu-Ray by Sony Pictures Home Entertainment on March 14, 2017.


Zachary, Grace and Lexia: An Explosive Catastrophe: All Around the World Movie Novelization


For the transcript, click here.

External LinksEdit

Zachary, Grace and Lexia: An Explosive Catastrophe at Fanon Wiki