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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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This November, the battle between good and evil will blow your mind. See more »


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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

Early in the movie, when Roxanne is asking Megamind where he gets the equipment for his super villain lair, Minion's hand is sometimes on the back of her chair, and sometimes missing, between shots. 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 Date Night (2010) See more »

Soundtracks

Bad
Written and Performed by Michael Jackson
Courtesy of Epic Records
By Arrangement with Sony Music Licensing
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A well developed movie for adults and kids
24 June 2012 | by (Sheffield, England) – See all my reviews

Every so often I watch a film with limited enthusiasm, simply because I have time me to kill. On these occasions I sometimes stumble across a true delight and am pleasantly surprised...a film that maybe had "mixed" reviews or that received little attention upon its release. Megamind is such a film; a great work of animation and character development.

The film should delight adults and children with enough in it to satisfy all tastes. There is also plenty of amusing and hilarious satire with regard to superhero movies and super villains.

Many superheros and villains are often depicted as wholly good or wholly bad, having at best some traumatic event setting them on their inevitable and unchangeable course. This film actually highlights certain sources of inner turmoil and insecurities of the characters in a very entertaining way and develops the characters as they work these out.

There's also plenty of rip roaring action on the way.

Great stuff! Highly recommended!


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