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Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius (2001)

An eight year-old boy genius and his friends must rescue their parents after the adults are abducted by aliens.

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Judy Neutron / VOX (voice)
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Hugh Neutron / Pilot / Arena Guard (voice)
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Sheen Estevez (voice)
Bob Goen ...
Newscaster (voice)
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Newscaster (voice)
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Cindy Vortex (voice)
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Mrs. Fowl (voice)
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Nick Dean / Britanny / PJ (voice)
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Libby (voice)
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Ooblar (voice)
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King Goobot (voice)
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Yokian Guard / Gus (voice)
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Storyline

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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He may be small, but he's got a big brain! See more »


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21 December 2001 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Jimmy Neutron  »

Box Office

Budget:

$30,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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

Gross:

$80,920,948 (USA) (12 April 2002)
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Trivia

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 »

Goofs

When the kids first see their parents again they are circled around the giant hatching chicken. The camera cuts away and in the next shot where the chicken is visible, the parents are missing. They return a few shots later. See more »

Quotes

Jimmy: What girl wants to dance with a guy who looks like he should still be in Gymboree?
Carl: [quietly] I didn't think we liked girls yet, Jim.
Jimmy: Oh, we don't, we don't, no, not yet. However, one day, Carl, an influx of hormones that we can't control will overpower our better judgment and drive us to pursue the female species against our will.
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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 »

Connections

References Star Trek (1966) See more »

Soundtracks

We Got the Beat
by Charlotte Caffey
Performed by The Go-Go's
Courtesy of IRS Records
under license from EMI-Capitol Music Special Markets
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Very fun
17 March 2003 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Computer-animated cartoon about Jimmy who, inadvertently, has all the parents in his neighborhood kidnapped by aliens. It's up to Jimmy and his classmates to follow the aliens through outer space to save their parents.

Silly but lots of fun. There's some incredible computer animation, hysterically funny lines (for kids and adults) and a VERY quick pace that make up for a few dull moments and a really silly script.

A perfect family movie. Adults--turn off your brain and enjoy!


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