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Igor (2008)

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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 Walsh ...
Dr. Holzwurm's Igor (voice) (as Robin Howard)
Matt McKenna ...
Dr. Herzschlag (voice)
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Scamper (voice)
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Brain (voice)
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Announcer / Royal Guard #2 (voice)
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Jaclyn / Heidi (voice)
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King Malbert (voice)
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Eva (voice)
Zoë Bright ...
Sophia Eraklis ...
Blind Orphan #1 (voice)
A. Cheron Hall ...
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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

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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  »

Box Office

Budget:

$25,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£981,750 (UK) (17 October 2008)

Gross:

$19,528,188 (USA) (16 January 2009)
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

James Lipton was invited to appear in the film when John Cusack appeared on 'Inside the Actor's Studio.' See more »

Goofs

When Igor takes Eva to the "Brain Wash", she's put in carriage/booth #12. Brian/Brain gets his own brain cleaned in #04. However, both of these are not only next to each other, but by the end, they both appear to be getting out of the same carriage #04, next to #03. 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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Connections

References The Wizard of Oz (1939) See more »

Soundtracks

I Can See Clearly Now
Written by Johnny Nash
Performed by The Hit Crew
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User Reviews

 
Such a fun movie
23 September 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This was a great animated film. A little twisted fun! The actors were great and the music was such a nice surprise! Clever, clever, clever. Steve Buscemi as a suicidal rabbit and Sean Hayes as a STUPID brain play so well off one another! Jennifer Coolidge is one of my favorites and she doesn't disappoint. She plays two characters and is great. Arsenio Hall was really funny. Welcome back Arsenio! I haven't been familiar with Eddie Izzard's work, but he does such a wonderful job on this film. I would definitely watch the age of the child you bring. Eight and older seems appropriate. This movie is a good mix of dark and light. Adults and children can appreciate this movie.


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