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Megamind (2010)

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The supervillain Megamind finally defeats his nemesis, the superhero Metro Man. But without a hero, he loses all purpose and must find new meaning to his life.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Megamind (voice)
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Metro Man (voice)
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Roxanne Ritchie (voice)
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Tighten (voice)
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Minion (voice)
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Bernard (voice)
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Jessica Schulte ...
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Emily Nordwind ...
Lady Scott (voice)
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Warden (voice)
Ella Olivia Stiller ...
Schoolchild (voice)
Quinn Dempsey Stiller ...
Schoolchild (voice)
Brian Hopkins ...
Prisoner (voice)
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Prison Guard (voice)
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Storyline

After super-villain Megamind (Ferrell) kills his good-guy nemesis, Metro Man (Pitt), he becomes bored since there is no one left to fight. He creates a new foe, Tighten (Hill), who, instead of using his powers for good, sets out to destroy the world, positioning Megamind to save the day for the first time in his life. Written by IMDb Editors

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Rated PG for action and some language | See all certifications »

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5 November 2010 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Master Mind  »

Box Office

Budget:

$130,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$46,016,833 (USA) (5 November 2010)

Gross:

$148,337,537 (USA) (18 February 2011)
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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

The film was originally titled "Master Mind". However, the name had already been trademarked by the makers of the 1970s board game and TV show Mastermind (1972), so it could not be used. It was then going to be titled "Oobermind", which was a misspelling of the term "über-mind." The word "über" refers to something that is large or great; in this case, the title character's over-swollen skull/brain. But it didn't sound right, so it was revised to become "Megamind". See more »

Goofs

When Megamind, disguised as Bernard, is in the library with Roxanne, the book he reads before the next scene is titled 'Megamind Unmasked'. The back of the book is actually a summary of a different book, 'The Happiest Me I Can Be' which is a book not seen until later into the movie. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Megamind: Here's my day so far: went to jail, lost the girl of my dreams and got my butt kicked pretty good. Still, things could be a lot worse. Oh, that's right... I'm falling to my death. Guess they can't. How did it all come to this? Well, my end starts at the beginning... The very beginning!
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Crazy Credits

The opening title, and part of the closing credits, is composed out of a gallery of newspaper clippings and documents. See more »

Connections

References Kill Bill: Vol. 2 (2004) See more »

Soundtracks

A Little Less Conversation (Junkie XL Remix)
Written by Mac Davis (as Scott Davis) and Billy Strange
Performed by Elvis Presley
Courtesy of The RCA Records Label
By Arrangement with Sony Music Licensing
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Superbly made movie
8 November 2010 | by (Guelph) – See all my reviews

I found this movie very entertaining and provoking in both thought and emotion. It was also a very human movie. The Buddhist motifs were exaggerated but well woven into the story, and it captured the most common face of evil very very vividly.

Megamind is also biting satire and it spares no one, but has that core of truth. It can be painful to watch, especially when you see yourself.

If you identify with the main character in the movie, you will almost certainly love this movie. The movie also vividly captured many awkward and tragic human situations in a way only animation can.

The voice acting and animation were perfectly suited to the movie and the 3d complemented the movie without being distracting.

I wouldn't classify this movie as one for children. The only fault I can find in this movie is that Megamind finds purpose and fulfilment though and for the heroine. It would be so wonderful if this were indeed a reflection of reality, but it is more a necessity of Hollywood. Few women and superheros can withstand that pedestal for long. The best you can hope for is to find these things along with a women, and even that is rare enough.


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