Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius (2001)

G  |   |  Animation, Action, Adventure  |  21 December 2001 (USA)
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An 8-year-old boy genius and his friends must rescue their parents after the adults are abducted by aliens.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Judy Neutron / VOX (voice)
Hugh Neutron / Pilot / Arena Guard (voice)
Sheen Estevez (voice)
Bob Goen ...
Newscaster (voice)
Newscaster (voice)
Cindy Vortex (voice)
Mrs. Fowl (voice)
Nick Dean / Britanny / PJ (voice)
Libby (voice)
Ooblar (voice)
King Goobot (voice)
Yokian Guard / Gus (voice)


Jimmy Neutron is a boy genius and way ahead of his friends, but when it comes to being cool, he's a little behind. All until one day when his parents, and parents all over Earth are kidnapped by aliens, it's up to him to lead all the children of the world to rescue their parents. Written by Damaris

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Release Date:

21 December 2001 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Jimmy Neutron 3D  »

Box Office


$25,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$18,554,948 (USA) (21 December 2001)


£2,462,924 (UK) (3 May 2002)

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Did You Know?


Based on a series of shorts about Jimmy's daily life. Goddard's "play dead" routine is even inspired from one short where Jimmy and Cindy are competing over whose pet is better. See more »


Jimmy uses a hair from his head to confirm a DNA match to enter his clubhouse. Hair doesn't contain DNA unless it's had skin cells on it. See more »


Carl: Weee. Llamas, llamas, llamas.
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Crazy Credits

During the credits shows us what happend to Jimmy's teacher Ms. Fowl after he shrunk her in the beginning of the movie. She is seen riding a worm to the cafeteria. See more »


Referenced in Nicktoons MLB (2011) See more »


Blitzkreig Bop
Performed by The Ramones
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This Depends On Your Audience
6 April 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

There are lots of funny lines in this animated movie and some funny characters, at least for adults. I laughed and thought it was great but when I played it for the second time, with a couple of little kids in the audience I was disappointed that most of the humor went over their heads. All of a sudden, the film wasn't as great as I had remembered (and told them it was). So.....what you think of this film, I guess might depend on your age, for one thing.

There's a nice message here for the kids, though: you can't do without your parents. Speaking of kids, the nerdy-looking fat kid obviously was the funniest in here. Everyone in the audience likes him.

One bit of warning to the older folks: keep the audio remote handy. This gets very loud in spots and needs to be turned down here and there.

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