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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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Megamind's Father (voice)
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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Heroes aren't born. They're made. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Release Date:

5 November 2010 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Master Mind  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$130,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$46,016,833, 7 November 2010, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$148,415,853, 24 February 2011

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$321,885,765, 24 February 2011
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2.39 : 1
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Trivia

There are numerous references to Superman in this film: The way Megamind's parents put him in a capsule to Earth just before his planet is destroyed. The love interest is a reporter. Hal's "space dad" is modelled after Marlon Brando, as Superman (1978)'s father in Richard Donner's film version. Almost all of Metro Man's super powers are the same as Superman's. Megamind's pronunciation of Metro City has the same stress pattern as 'Metropolis" in Superman. Megamind takes on a bespectacled secret identity similar to Clark Kent. In the Metro Man Museum, there's a statue of Metro Man preparing to catch an airplane. This is a reference to John Byrne's Superman comics, where Superman made his first appearance by catching a plane and saving Lois Lane. See more »

Goofs

When Minion confronts Megamind about dating Roxanne Ritchie, Megamind disables Minion's arm. When Megamind says maybe he doesn't want to be the bad guy anymore, Minion recoils with a gasp and lifts both arms in surprise which he shouldn't have been able to do with a disabled arm. Minion is then shown driving away on his Segway, and his arm is once again disabled. 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 Oz (1997) See more »

Soundtracks

Stars and Tights
Written by Hans Zimmer and Lorne Balfe
Performed by John Burroughs High School Marching Band
Tana Barnett, Instrumental Music Director
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I Love Megamind!!
18 November 2010 | by See all my reviews

I tend to watch all the new animated movies that come out nowadays. It's simply amazing to watch each new advancement with each new movie. Megamind truly was enjoyable to watch, all the details and small touches made it a wonderful show. Just the right amount of humor and seriousness, with a strong love interest. It's everything I was looking for in a movie. The character, Megamind himself, voiced with Will Ferrel makes him seriously lovable, how can we not love a silly underdog trying his best? Music for the movie I felt was perfect picks for each type of scene, they seem to give the movie much more power! I want to see much more of these characters, I've already seen it a few times in the theaters, 3D and normal, each time unforgettable!

Please Dreamworks, keep going with this one, its a true winner in my book, I would just love to see more!!


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