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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:
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Igor (voice)
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Dr. Holzwurm (voice)
Robin Howard ...
Dr. Holzwurm's Igor (voice)
Matt McKenna ...
Dr. Herzschlag (voice)
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Scamper (voice)
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Brain (voice)
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Jaclyn / Heidi (voice)
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King Malbert (voice)
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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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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

James Lipton was invited to appear in the film when John Cusack appeared on 'Inside the Actor's Studio.' 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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References The Invisible Man (1933) See more »

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I Can See Clearly Now
Written by Johnny Nash
Performed by The Hit Crew
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A very cute twist on the classic tale
2 March 2009 | by See all my reviews

What I found in Igor was nothing more than pure fun and entertainment. I was delighted every second while viewing it by how interesting and enjoyable it actually ended up being. Though the movie itself isn't the best movie of all time, it tries as hard as possible to be memorable, and even though it was a bit bland and mediocre around the edges, the movie doesn't fail at just having a good time. The character of Igor for me was absolutely unable to hate, and all the other characters are so intriguing as well that they make the film unable to look away from. While this movie did get boring at times, it is just so cute and it has a lot of humorous and sweet scenes. It still of course isn't a masterpiece, but it's a film that anybody in the right mood could have a decent time with and I recommend it if you can appreciate if for what it is.


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