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Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius (2001)

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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)
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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)  »

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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

When Nick is telling a scary story by the fire he is referring to The Blair Witch Project 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 Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980) See more »

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He Blinded Me with Science
Performed by Melissa Lefton and The Matrix
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Some people are a bit harsh on this film
9 December 2003 | by (Manchester) – See all my reviews

There's not too much that can really be said about "Jimmy Neutron" as far as films go. A previous reviewer described it as something to watch on a rainy Sunday afternoon and that sounds like an adequate description. There are a few reviews on this website of the film though which feel a bit harsh. Ultimately, theres no denying that "Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius" is a kids film, that's what it was meant to be, that's what it is. That's not a bad thing though. Whilst it may not have the adult humour of other animations (mainly the greatest animation of them all, "Shrek"), it does still have the occasional funny joke that will make people of all ages laugh. Whilst the plot is a bit wafer thin and the animation a bit simplistic at times, I'd like to see most of the reviewers on this website try and do better. Ultimately, I can understand that to some people, this film may not be their cup of tea, and for a long time I avoided trying to watch it. Once you sit down and give it the time of day though, you'll be pleasantly surprised. Not the best animation of the last few years, but definately worth a viewing.


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