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Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie (2017)

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2 overly imaginative pranksters named George and Harold hypnotize their principal into thinking he's a ridiculously enthusiastic, incredibly dimwitted superhero named Captain Underpants.

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George (voice)
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Harold (voice)
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Melvin (voice)
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Edith (voice)
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Ms. Ribble (voice) (as Dee Dee Rescher)
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Mr. Rected (voice)
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Tommy (voice)
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Mr. Fyde (voice)
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Ms. Dayken (voice)
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George's Mom (voice)
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Sad Girl (voice) (as Tiffany Bennike)
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Mime (voice)
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Officer McPiggly (voice)
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Storyline

George and Harold are two imaginative pranksters who make the depressing Jerome Horwitz School a better place. They hypnotize their nemesis, the mean-spirited principal Mr. Krupp. He transforms into the incredibly clueless yet kind-hearted and enthusiastic superhero named Captain Underpants. Even without the mean principal, they discover that having Captain Underpants comes at a steep price. Meanwhile, Professor Poopypants tries to eliminate laughter with the school snitch Melvin, and George and Harold discover that there may be more to Mr. Krupp than they had originally thought. Written by Ken

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Rated PG for mild rude humor throughout | See all certifications »

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2 June 2017 (USA)  »

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Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$38,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$23,851,539, 2 June 2017, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$73,921,000, 9 November 2017
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Trivia

Ed Helms' second Dreamworks Animation Film after Monsters vs. Aliens (2009). See more »

Goofs

When Harold and George are taking Principal Krupp home, they use his license to find his address. His ID shows the zip code for Piqua, OH as being 45355. Piqua's zip code is 45356. 45355 is actually Essen, Germany's zip code. See more »

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[first lines]
George Beard: DreamWorks Animation presents. In association with Treehouse Comics!
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Crazy Credits

Continuing a running gag in the film, in a mid-credits scene, Miss Anthrope is revealed to still be on hold and George and Harold to finally answer her only for her to accidentally hang up. She screams in frustration which then becomes a new Captain Underpants comic titled "Captain Underpants and the Attack of the Stuck on Hold Woman" See more »

Connections

References Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977) See more »

Soundtracks

A Friend Like You
Written by Theodore Shapiro, Adam Anders, Peer Astrom, and Andy Grammer
Performed by Andy Grammer
Produced by Adam Anders and Peer Astrom
Andy Grammer appears courtesy of S-Curve Records
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As An Adult I Was Absolutely Entertained.
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The plot follows 2 imaginative elementary school prankster students, George Beard and Harold Hutchins (Hart, Middleditch) who hypnotize their mean-spirited principal, Mr. Krupp (Helms), into thinking he is Captain Underpants, a hero in comic books George and Harold write together.

It is absolutely entertaining for adults and enchanting for all children who are looking for comedy and entertainment.

Captain Underpants is DreamWorks' computer-animated feature film and that is why it will be number 1 in most countries of the world.


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