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Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie (2017)

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Two overly imaginative pranksters named George and Harold hypnotize their principal into thinking he's a ridiculously enthusiastic, incredibly dimwitted superhero named Captain Underpants.

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George (voice)
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Harold (voice)
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Melvin (voice)
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Edith (voice)
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Ms. Ribble (voice) (as Dee Dee Rescher)
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Mr. Rected (voice)
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Tommy (voice)
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Mr. Fyde (voice)
Susan Fitzer ...
Ms. Dayken (voice)
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George's Mom (voice)
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Sad Girl (voice) (as Tiffany Bennike)
James Ryan ...
Mime (voice)
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Officer McPiggly (voice)
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Two overly imaginative pranksters named George and Harold hypnotize their principal into thinking he's a ridiculously enthusiastic, incredibly dimwitted superhero named Captain Underpants.

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Putting the "Mighty" in "Tighty Whitey". See more »


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Rated PG for mild rude humor throughout | See all certifications »

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2 June 2017 (USA)  »

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Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie  »

Box Office

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$38,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$23,851,539 (USA) (2 June 2017)

Gross:

$71,163,113 (USA) (14 July 2017)
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Trivia

The school around which the film's actions are centered is named "Jerome Horwitz Elementary." Jerome Horwitz is the birth name of Curly Howard of The Three Stooges fame. See more »

Goofs

The name of the school changes back and forth from Serome Norwitz to Jerome Horwitz and the flyer that is advertising for the school says, Jerome Horowitz. However, due to George and Harold being pranksters, it is possible that they changed the school's name for their amusement. See more »

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[first lines]
George Beard: DreamWorks Animation presents. In association with Treehouse Comics!
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Crazy Credits

Continuing a running gag in the film, in a mid-credits scene, Miss Anthrope is revealed to still be on hold and George and Harold to finally answer her only for her to accidentally hang up. She screams in frustration which then becomes a new Captain Underpants comic titled "Captain Underpants and the Attack of the Stuck on Hold Woman" See more »

Connections

References Winnie the Pooh and the Blustery Day (1968) See more »

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Slippery Sid
Written by Roger-Roger
Courtesy of APM Music
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Hard to know at what age this is pitched
4 August 2017 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I went with my five year old daughter and she was obviously getting bored by about two thirds of the way through.

Some of the humour was a little beneath her but at the same time, there were sections I thought a tad scary.

The story was a bit loose and everything was rather too hectic. But I'm not a five year old I suppose.

In summary, I've sat through many children's films, most of which were better in terms of plot, nuance, implementation, etc.

Five year old's dad (aged 50).


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