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Igor (2008)

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Animated fable about a cliché hunchbacked evil scientist's assistant who aspires to become a scientist himself, much to the displeasure of the rest of the evil science community.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Igor (voice)
... Dr. Holzwurm (voice)
Robin Howard ... Dr. Holzwurm's Igor (voice)
Matt McKenna ... Dr. Herzschlag (voice)
... Dr. Glickenstein (voice)
... Scamper (voice)
... Brain (voice)
... Announcer / Royal Guard #2 (voice)
... Dr. Schadenfreude (voice)
... Jaclyn / Heidi (voice)
... King Malbert (voice)
... Eva (voice)
Zoë Bright ... Blind Woman / Killiseum Fan #1 (voice)
Sophia Eraklis ... Blind Orphan #1 (voice)
A. Cheron Hall ... Blind Orphan #2 / Blind Orphan #4 (voice)
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Storyline

In a world filled with Mad Scientists and Evil Inventions, one talented evil scientist's hunch-backed lab assistant has big dreams of becoming a Mad Scientist himself and winning the annual Evil Science Fair. Written by Exodus

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He's got a monster of a problem. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for some thematic elements, scary images, action and mild language | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

19 September 2008 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Igor, el bueno de la película  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$25,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$7,803,347, 21 September 2008, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$19,528,602, 22 January 2009

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$30,720,868
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Trivia

Scamper was originally to be introduced while hanging himself as Igor returns to the castle at the beginning of the movie. This is included in the novelization of the film but was cut from the actual release. See more »

Goofs

The video where they present the "Evil Inventions", is exactly the same as the actual fight at the end of the movie but shown in a "reverse mirror" way. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Igor: [voice over] Nice weather we're having, huh? Here in the Kingdom of Malaria, every day's forecast is rainy, with a 100% chance of horror! It wasn't always like this, though. Years ago, Malaria was a sunny land of farmers, until the mysterious storm clouds rolled in, and never left. They killed our crops, and our people became poor. And that's when King Malpert thought up a new way for us to make money: Evil Inventions! The kind that crush you, kill you, bring you back to life, then ...
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Connections

Features House on Haunted Hill (1959) See more »

Soundtracks

The Twist
Written by Hank Ballard
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Entertaining and funny for kids and adults
26 September 2008 | by See all my reviews

The movie was funny and entertaining for me and the kids. Not nearly as scary as "Nightmare before Christmas" for kids. The Igor character is likable and the sidekicks are excellent. The voice talent is matched up with the characters very well. This is one of the best kids films we have been to see at the theaters in a few years. It is right up there with Cars. We may go see this movie again at the theater and I am sure the DVD will keep the kids entertained again. It is great that an independent company can produce an entertaining film and we don't have to just wait to see what Pixar puts out. Go see this movie for yourself, you will not be disappointed.


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