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

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Igor (voice)
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Dr. Holzwurm (voice)
Robin Howard ...
Matt McKenna ...
Dr. Herzschlag (voice)
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Scamper (voice)
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Brain (voice)
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Announcer / Royal Guard #2 (voice)
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Jaclyn / Heidi (voice)
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King Malbert (voice)
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Eva (voice)
Zoë Bright ...
Sophia Eraklis ...
Blind Orphan #1 (voice)
A. Cheron Hall ...
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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  »

Box Office

Budget:

$25,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$7,803,347 (USA) (21 September 2008)

Gross:

$19,528,602 (USA) (22 January 2009)
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Basil Poledouris was originally set to compose the film's musical score during pre-production but died before he could record any music. Although, he composed the music for the Exodus log, another composer, Patrick Doyle, replaced him. See more »

Goofs

When Igor takes Eva to the "Brain Wash", she's put in carriage/booth #12. Brian/Brain gets his own brain cleaned in #04. However, both of these are not only next to each other, but by the end, they both appear to be getting out of the same carriage #04, next to #03. See more »

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[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 Annie (1982) See more »

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Tomorrow
Written by Charles Strouse and Martin Charnin
Performed by Molly Shannon
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Igor : fun and entertaining
22 September 2008 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

Let's clear something out of the way right now : Igor is an animation movie, but mainly not for children. Kids will not understand most of the jokes as the topic for most of them are intended for an older audience. There is, however, a visual comedy that will apply to younger viewers, but overall I think this movie targeted teenagers and adults.

People will like Igor based on what they expect from the movie. If they expect it to be like Wall-E and other Pixar movies, you probably will be disappointed. Igor has it's good sides and bad sides. The visual side was breathtaking, the setting is beautiful, with unorthodox character design. However in some cases, like the king of malaria, it seemed like a copy of Nightmare Before Christmas' mayor, and that was disappointing. The story is not too bad, but not the best. It lacked a bit of depth at some times, but it is still amusing and entertaining.

Overall Igor is a good animation movie. It's not the best, definitely not the worst. It's definitely worth seeing for animation fans, people who like Tim Burton's work (as the design in the movie is similar to his style), and anyone who wants to enjoy a light story with a happy ending.


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