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The Incredibles (2004)

PG  |   |  Animation, Action, Adventure  |  5 November 2004 (USA)
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A family of undercover superheroes, while trying to live the quiet suburban life, are forced into action to save the world.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Lucius Best / Frozone (voice)
Buddy Pine / Syndrome (voice)
Dominique Louis ...
Bomb Voyage (voice)
Newsreel Narrator (voice)
Mrs. Hogenson (voice)
Eli Fucile ...
Jack Jack Parr (voice)
Maeve Andrews ...
Jack Jack Parr (voice)
Gilbert Huph (voice)
Bernie Kropp (voice)
Wayne Canney ...
Principal (voice)
Violet Parr (voice)
Michael Bird ...
Tony Rydinger (voice)


Bob Parr (A.K.A. Mr. Incredible), and his wife Helen (A.K.A. Elastigirl), are the world's greatest famous crime-fighting superheroes in Metroville. Always saving lives and battling evil on a daily basis. But fifteen years later, they have been forced to adopt civilian identities and retreat to the suburbs where they have no choice but to retire as superheroes to live a "normal life" with their three children Violet, Dash and Jack-Jack (who were secretly born with superpowers). Itching to get back into action, Bob gets his chance when a mysterious communication summons him to a remote island for a top secret assignment. He soon discovers that it will take a super family effort to rescue the world from total destruction. Written by Anthony Pereyra {hypersonic91@yahoo.com}

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis


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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for action violence | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

5 November 2004 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

The Fantastics  »

Box Office


$92,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$70,467,623 (USA) (5 November 2004)


$261,437,578 (USA) (8 April 2005)

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Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?


The code title for this film, used during production, was "Tights". See more »


In Mr. Incredible's home office where he has different newspaper articles and magazine covers about him, the Newtropolis Tribune with the headline "Incredible Rescue At Sea" is dated September 14, 2003. This clearly does not fit into the approximate era the movie is set in. See more »


[first lines]
Mr. Incredible: Is this on? I mean, can break through walls, I just can't... can't get this on...
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Crazy Credits

The credits are shown interacting with the film's characters and in stylized renditions of the film's key scenes. See more »


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User Reviews

Good Entertainemt For About Any Age
17 February 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This was somewhat of a surprise hit when it came out in 2004. Most of the attention was on a competing animated film but this is the one that turned out to be a huge box-office success. Word of mouth helped his immensely. It's what made me check it out, as several friends recommended it. I wound up agreeing with them: it's excellent entertainment.

The visuals and sound are very impressive, but it's the story that carries this film: a solid combination of humor, drama, suspense, family ties and action. The action, as in many modern-day films, was overdone in the last half hour of the movie but overall....the DVD is a good investment since people 3 to 63 should enjoy this.

As an adult, it's not always easy to keep my attention for two hours with animation but the fact this movie does, tells you how good the story is presented. There are wonderful colors in here, too, and a good 5.1 surround system with a sub-woofer would probably blow the roof off!

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