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The Incredibles (2004)

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A family of undercover superheroes, while trying to live the quiet suburban life, are forced into action to save the world.

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Brad Bird

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Brad Bird
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Craig T. Nelson ... Bob Parr / Mr. Incredible (voice)
Holly Hunter ... Helen Parr / Elastigirl (voice)
Samuel L. Jackson ... Lucius Best / Frozone (voice)
Jason Lee ... Buddy Pine / Syndrome (voice)
Dominique Louis ... Bomb Voyage (voice)
Teddy Newton ... Newsreel Narrator (voice)
Jean Sincere ... Mrs. Hogenson (voice)
Eli Fucile ... Jack-Jack Parr (voice)
Maeve Andrews Maeve Andrews ... Jack-Jack Parr (voice)
Wallace Shawn ... Gilbert Huph (voice)
Spencer Fox ... Dashiell 'Dash' Parr (voice)
Lou Romano ... Bernie Kropp (voice)
Wayne Canney Wayne Canney ... Principal (voice)
Sarah Vowell ... Violet Parr (voice)
Michael Bird Michael Bird ... Tony Rydinger (voice)
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Storyline

Bob Parr (A.K.A. Mr. Incredible), and his wife Helen (A.K.A. Elastigirl), are the world's greatest famous crime-fighting superheroes in Metroville. Always saving lives and battling evil on a daily basis. But fifteen years later, they have been forced to adopt civilian identities and retreat to the suburbs where they have no choice but to retire as superheroes to live a "normal life" with their three children Violet, Dash and Jack-Jack (who were secretly born with superpowers). Itching to get back into action, Bob gets his chance when a mysterious communication summons him to a remote island for a top secret assignment. He soon discovers that it will take a super family effort to rescue the world from total destruction. Written by Anthony Pereyra {hypersonic91@yahoo.com}

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Twice the hero he used to be See more »


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Country:

USA

Language:

English | French

Release Date:

5 November 2004 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Invincibles See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$92,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$70,467,623, 7 November 2004

Gross USA:

$261,441,092

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$631,606,713
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DTS (Digital DTS Sound)| Dolby Digital EX | SDDS (8 channels)| Dolby Atmos (4K Blu-Ray Release)

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Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Edna Marie "E" Mode, the costume lady, is based on an amalgam of two famous costumers. The first is Edith Head ; the greatest costume designer in film history, who won 7 Oscars and garnered twenty-seven Oscar nominations. The mannerisms, mid-century design style and round glasses are based on her. The second is wardrobe supervisor Edna Taylor , on whom the name and hairstyle were based.

Among many other things, Edith Head designed the airline uniforms for the film Airport (1970) . She also designed a line of women's apparel; the Airport Collection, which was inspired by the mid-century modern look of the early sixties, which was also the school of design that inspired The Jetsons (1962) cartoon series and the entire look and feel of The Incredibles. Unfortunately, the clothing designs were a full ten years behind the times and the line failed, with the only source being a department store in Indianapolis. In a way, this paralleled the semi-retirement of Edna Mode. She received a few more nominations after Airport and continued to work for another decade, with her final designs appearing in Dead Men Don't Wear Plaid (1982) a year after her passing in 1981. See more »

Goofs

In the interviews portion, the first time Elastigirl is on screen, just as her sequence ends, she leans forward, and the curls on the lower end of her hair clip through her shoulders. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Mr. Incredible: [fiddling with a clip-on microphone] Is this on? I mean, can break through walls, I just can't... can't get this on...
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Crazy Credits

During the opening sequence, just before the interview with Mr. Incredible starts, the handwritten words that scroll by read "Pixar Animation Studios Production #5080" See more »

Alternate Versions

All non-US version are altered in the scene in which Mr. Incredible is looking at his wall of fame with newspaper clips. In the US version, the headings are all in English; in the international versions, the headings are in different foreign languages including French, Spanish, German and Japanese. See more »

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Greatly bundled pack of entertainment
14 December 2004 | by Guga3DSee all my reviews

Pixar has again proved that it's ethics and capabilities are inexterminable even for the tough-willed Dreamworks, which are gradually attempting to catch up on with standards. But with Pixar's new title, we once more experience a great gratifying animation which deeps you inside by it's humorous and enthralling plot and keeps you laughing out loudly until the very end. Dreamworks' titles compared to Pixars are not too peculiar, but they seem to rip all their titles from Pixar and create a fake illusion of originality. Now that Pixar has created another chef-d'oeuvre, no doubt Dreamworks will once more rip the idea and create a title relating to superheroes. 9.5/10


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