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Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius (2001)

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An eight year-old boy genius and his friends must rescue their parents after the adults are abducted by aliens.

Director:

John A. Davis

Writers:

John A. Davis (story), Steve Oedekerk (story) | 6 more credits »
Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 5 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Megan Cavanagh ... Judy Neutron / VOX (voice)
Mark DeCarlo ... Hugh Neutron / Pilot / Arena Guard (voice)
Debi Derryberry ... James 'Jimmy' Isaac Neutron (voice)
Jeffrey Garcia ... Sheen Estevez (voice)
Bob Goen Bob Goen ... Newscaster (voice)
Mary Hart ... Newscaster (voice)
Carolyn Lawrence ... Cindy Vortex (voice)
Andrea Martin ... Mrs. Fowl (voice)
Candi Milo ... Nick Dean / Britanny / PJ (voice)
Rob Paulsen ... Carl Wheezer / Carl's Mom and Dad / Kid in Classroom / Kid (voice)
Crystal Scales ... Libby (voice)
Martin Short ... Ooblar (voice)
Patrick Stewart ... King Goobot (voice)
Jim Cummings ... Ultra Lord / Mission Control / General (voice)
David L. Lander ... Yokian Guard / Gus (voice)
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Storyline

Jimmy Neutron is a boy genius and way ahead of his friends, but when it comes to being cool, he's a little behind. All until one day when his parents, and parents all over Earth are kidnapped by aliens, it's up to him to lead all the children of the world to rescue their parents. Written by Damaris

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

alien | rescue | caterpillar | plant | mask | See All (84) »

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He may be small, but he's got a big brain! See more »


Certificate:

G | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

21 December 2001 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Jimmy Neutron See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$30,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$18,554,948, 23 December 2001, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$80,936,232

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$102,992,536
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Color:

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Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Paul Greenberg's first theatrical non-anime voice acting appearance. See more »

Goofs

While everyone is at Retroland having the time of their lives, Cindy Vortex is at home with her friend Libby practicing her Tai Chi while Libby is trying to pick out a new ring tone for her phone. There is no scene after that to suggest that Cindy & Libby left the house, so wouldn't they have been home at the time that Cindy's parents were abducted by aliens? Wouldn't they have heard Cindy's parents scream when they were being beamed up? Wouldn't they have saw the other spaceships going around to the other house from Cindy's bedroom window? Because later when everyone gathers at Jimmy's house to get answers about their parents' disappearance Cindy is argumentative about where her parents are and as far as we (the audience) know, she never left the house & was home at the time when her parents were taken.

Goddard was also present at home too when Jimmy's parents were taken. Why didn't he alert Jimmy? Why did he wait until he showed Jimmy the simulation of his parents saying goodnight to him? He could've told/alerted/notified Jimmy about the abduction way beforehand.

Not to mention that later when Jimmy has Goddard do a full on scan of Retroville to scan for any signs of grown ups/parents anywhere within Retroville the scanners says no signs of parents/grown ups anywhere, yet there were possibly several grown ups present at Retroland with their children and those who were operating the rides. So if there are no more grown ups/parents anywhere in Retroville during the time when the kids were all out enjoying themselves at Retroland, then who were operating the rides since children aren't allowed to operate heavy machinery in case of explosion or accident causing harm or death. See more »

Quotes

Jimmy: All right, this is it. These crummy aliens stole our parents, it's time to show them what we're made of. We're tough, we're mean. Darn it, we're carbon based life forms! So, who's going to kick buttocks?
All: The Carbonated Life Forms!
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Crazy Credits

Song 'Blitzkrieg Bop' by 'The Ramones' is misspelled as Blitzkreig Bop See more »

Alternate Versions

On the VHS version, the movie opens and closes with the 90th Anniversary Paramount Pictures logo. However,on the DVD release, and on most TV prints, the 1986-2003 Paramount logo appears, which was in the original theatrical release. See more »

Connections

Remake of Jimmy Neutron: Runaway Rocketboy! (1998) See more »

Soundtracks

The Chicken Dance
by Werner Thomas and Terry Rendall
Performed by The Emeralds
Courtesy of Royalty Records, Inc.
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User Reviews

 
Why all the negative reviews?
4 August 2018 | by marlisafickSee all my reviews

This was a really good movie!

I saw a lot of negative reviews for this movie, and I'm just not sure why.

The characters are great, the humor is excellent and the plot is superb!

However, the animation is quite dated, and that takes me out of the experience just a bit.

Overall, I really liked this movie!

Why all the negative reviews?


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