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FILM DETAILS
Certificate U
Cast
Craig T Nelson
Samuel L Jackson
Jason Lee
John Ratzenberger
Wallace Shawn
Directors
Brad Bird
Screenwriters
Brad Bird
Running Time
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The Incredibles
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Plot
When Mr. Incredible, aka Bob Parr (Nelson), catches a jumper who doesn't want to be saved, he opens the door to a wave of legal compensations that puts all superheroes out of business and into a relocation programme. Years later, Bob and Helen - formerly Elastigirl - are trying raise a 'normal' family when they receive a mysterious call for help.


Verdict
Brad Bird strays from the Pixar formula but still delivers enough colour and thrills to keep the faithful happy. The Incredibles also registers as the most human movie the second Golden Age of animation has produced since Toy Story.


Reviewed by Colin Kennedy

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