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Igor (2008)

Animated fable about a cliché hunchbacked evil scientist's assistant who aspires to become a scientist himself, much to the displeasure of the rest of the evil science community.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Igor (voice)
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Dr. Holzwurm (voice)
Robin Howard ...
Dr. Holzwurm's Igor (voice)
Matt McKenna ...
Dr. Herzschlag (voice)
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Scamper (voice)
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Brain (voice)
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Jaclyn / Heidi (voice)
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King Malbert (voice)
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Eva (voice)
Zoë Bright ...
Blind Woman / Killiseum Fan #1 (voice)
Sophia Eraklis ...
Blind Orphan #1 (voice)
A. Cheron Hall ...
Blind Orphan #2 / Blind Orphan #4 (voice)
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Storyline

In a world filled with Mad Scientists and Evil Inventions, one talented evil scientist's hunch-backed lab assistant has big dreams of becoming a Mad Scientist himself and winning the annual Evil Science Fair. Written by Exodus

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All men aren't created Evil. See more »


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Rated PG for some thematic elements, scary images, action and mild language | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

19 September 2008 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Igor, el bueno de la película  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$25,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$7,803,347, 21 September 2008, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$19,528,602, 22 January 2009

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$30,720,868
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Trivia

Basil Poledouris was originally set to compose the film's musical score during pre-production but died before he could record any music. Although, he composed the music for the Exodus log, another composer, Patrick Doyle, replaced him. See more »

Goofs

Even though the pills Jackie tacks changes her physical body that doesn't explain how her clothes change. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Igor: [voice over] Nice weather we're having, huh? Here in the Kingdom of Malaria, every day's forecast is rainy, with a 100% chance of horror! It wasn't always like this, though. Years ago, Malaria was a sunny land of farmers, until the mysterious storm clouds rolled in, and never left. They killed our crops, and our people became poor. And that's when King Malpert thought up a new way for us to make money: Evil Inventions! The kind that crush you, kill you, bring you back to life, then ...
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Features House on Haunted Hill (1959) See more »

Soundtracks

The Bigger The Figure
Written by Marshall Barer and Alexander Wilder
Performed by Louis Prima & His Orchestra with Keely Smith
Courtesy of Epic Records/Sony BMG Music Entertainment (UK) Limited
By Arrangement with Sony BMG Music Entertainment
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A fun little film, not the best in its genre but still worth watching
20 September 2008 | by See all my reviews

As a fan of CG animation and cheesy horror, I was really looking forward to this one. It wasn't as good as I had hoped, and not nearly as good as it *could* have been, given the talent. But the premise was nicely original, and the actors put in some good performances. Steve Buscemi steals almost every scene he's in, and Eddie Izzard was really good. Jennifer Coolidge was another standout, as was Sean Hayes. I think Cusack made a very funny character, certainly more fun to watch than the Disney lead in The Hunchback of Notre Dame. The animation style is very reminiscent of The Nightmare Before Christmas and The Corpse Bride. Overall, I really enjoyed it. It was a nice break from the steady diet of comic book films and action films I've had this summer.


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