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Megamind (2010)

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The supervillain Megamind finally defeats his nemesis, the superhero Metro Man. But without a hero, he loses all purpose and must find new meaning to his life.

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Cast

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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His brain is off the chain See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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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

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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Trivia

Director Tom McGrath, Ben Stiller, Christopher Knights, Mike Mitchell, and Stephen Kearin have all appeared in the Madagascar franchise. See more »

Goofs

When Minion confronts Megamind about dating Roxanne Ritchie, Megamind disables Minion's arm. When Megamind says maybe he doesn't want to be the bad guy anymore, Minion recoils with a gasp and lifts both arms in surprise which he shouldn't have been able to do with a disabled arm. Minion is then shown driving away on his Segway, and his arm is once again disabled. 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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Crazy Credits

The opening title, and part of the closing credits, is composed out of a gallery of newspaper clippings and documents. See more »

Connections

Referenced in The Big Fat Quiz of the Year (2011) See more »

Soundtracks

Metro Man's Song
Written by Justin Theroux
Performed by Brad Pitt
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Fun but not Pixar
10 July 2010 | by CunnilingilatorSee all my reviews

Saw this at a test screening. It wasn't completely finished in terms of animation, much of it was in storyboard phase, but from what I could tell the animation is top notch. Jonah Hill is perfect as Titan. Will Ferrell was decent as Megamind. Brad Pitt was good while he was in it.

Its half spoof half turn the genre on its head. There are some pretty good jokes and some decent set ups. There's no real heart here though. Everyone's likable but you know it'll all be OK.

Several scenes were very well animated, there is one of the biggest explosions ever animated in this film which was pretty cool. Go take the kids, especially the boys, who'll most likely get a kick out of Megamind.


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