Evil genius Megamind finally defeats his do-gooder nemesis, Metro Man, but is left without a purpose in a superhero-free world.

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Tom McGrath
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Will Ferrell ... Megamind (voice)
Brad Pitt ... Metro Man (voice)
Tina Fey ... Roxanne Ritchie (voice)
Jonah Hill ... Tighten (voice)
David Cross ... Minion (voice)
Ben Stiller ... Bernard (voice)
Justin Theroux ... Megamind's Father (voice)
Jessica Schulte Jessica Schulte ... Megamind's Mother (voice)
Tom McGrath ... Lord Scott / Prison Guard (voice)
Emily Nordwind Emily Nordwind ... Lady Scott (voice)
J.K. Simmons ... Warden (voice)
Ella Olivia Stiller Ella Olivia Stiller ... Schoolchild (voice)
Quinn Dempsey Stiller Quinn Dempsey Stiller ... Schoolchild (voice)
Brian Hopkins Brian Hopkins ... Prisoner (voice)
Christopher Knights Christopher Knights ... Prison Guard (voice)
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Storyline

After super-villain Megamind (Ferrell) kills his good-guy nemesis, Metro Man (Pitt), he becomes bored since there is no one left to fight. He creates a new foe, Tighten (Hill), who, instead of using his powers for good, sets out to destroy the world, positioning Megamind to save the day for the first time in his life. Written by IMDb Editors

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Rated PG for action and some language | See all certifications »

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Trivia

Megamind is 5'5" tall. However, he is only 4½ heads tall proportionately. This makes him the same head to body proportions as a toddler or a Lego mini figure. See more »

Goofs

When someone disguises as another through the watch, the person is physically similar to the impersonated one, with exception of the eyes. This is seen when Megamind impersonates as the Warden, Metro Man and Bernard. But at the end, when Minion impersonates Megamind, his eyes are green, when they should remain brown, as Minion's are. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Megamind: Here's my day so far: went to jail, lost the girl of my dreams and got my butt kicked pretty good. Still, things could be a lot worse. Oh, that's right... I'm falling to my death. Guess they can't. How did it all come to this? Well, my end starts at the beginning... The very beginning!
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The opening title, and part of the closing credits, is composed out of a gallery of newspaper clippings and documents. See more »

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References Oz (1997) See more »

Soundtracks

Bad To The Bone
Written by George Thorogood
Performed by George Thorogood & The Destroyers
Courtesy of Capitol Records
Under license from EMI Film & Television Music
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A well developed movie for adults and kids
24 June 2012 | by blade-21See all my reviews

Every so often I watch a film with limited enthusiasm, simply because I have time me to kill. On these occasions I sometimes stumble across a true delight and am pleasantly surprised...a film that maybe had "mixed" reviews or that received little attention upon its release. Megamind is such a film; a great work of animation and character development.

The film should delight adults and children with enough in it to satisfy all tastes. There is also plenty of amusing and hilarious satire with regard to superhero movies and super villains.

Many superheros and villains are often depicted as wholly good or wholly bad, having at best some traumatic event setting them on their inevitable and unchangeable course. This film actually highlights certain sources of inner turmoil and insecurities of the characters in a very entertaining way and develops the characters as they work these out.

There's also plenty of rip roaring action on the way.

Great stuff! Highly recommended!


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

5 November 2010 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Master Mind See more »

Filming Locations:

Detroit, Michigan, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$130,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$46,016,833, 7 November 2010

Gross USA:

$148,415,853

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$321,885,765
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Dolby Digital (Dolby Surround 7.1)| SDDS | DTS | Dolby Surround 7.1

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Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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