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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

Writer:

Brad Bird
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Won 2 Oscars. Another 65 wins & 56 nominations. See more awards »

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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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Trivia

The code title for this film, used during production, was "Tights". 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

The credits are shown interacting with the film's characters and in stylized renditions of the film's key scenes. See more »

Alternate Versions

In European versions, several inscriptions during Mr. Incredible's search on the villain's main computer have been replaced with generic graphical symbols. For instance, "Location: Unknown" is replaced by a question mark in front of a globe, "Location: Known" is replaced by a highlighted map section, and "Terminated" is replaced by a red diagonal line. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Episode #8.64 (2009) See more »

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Is it a bird, no it's a plane, no it's the Incredibles
29 May 2014 | by silva-w-piusSee all my reviews

Is it a bird, no it's a plane, no it's the IncrediblesÂ…Imagine if one crazed scientist had a colossal sized blender and put the love and affection of The Modern Family in it, then sprinkled some dysfunctional madness of Malcolm in the Middle and then added superpowers to the mix, I guarantee that what comes out still won't be a match for the crazy, adorable, high octane and utter zaniness that are the Incredibles. The dad is supper strong, the mother can stretch like taffy, and the teenage girl can become invisible and throw up force fields and the 10 year old is lightening fast, which is quiet lucky when they must come up against the rich, genius of the villainous Syndrome, who seeks to destroy the hero he once worshipped in Mr. Incredible and an the whole city along with him. Despite the film being an animation featuring a story line that was extremely fantastical, not once did I remember it was a movie. The actions scenes were spell bounding and highly imaginative. But most importantly, I really believed in these characters that spat witty sharp dialogue at each other at a furious pace, not just because they were funny, but because the characters were so believable and relatable. Subsequently it should come as to no surprise that film was nominated for a best screenplay Oscar, which is a rarity for an animated film, but this ain't just your average animated film, it's an Incredible animated film


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Official Sites:

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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)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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