Incredibles, The

MPAA Rating: PG

Entertainment: +4

Content: +3

The Incredibles is an animated adventure/comedy that is fast-paced and action-packed. Bob and Helen Parr (voices by Craig Nelson and Holly Hunter) are 15 years into retirement following exciting careers as superheroes. Bob, a.k.a. Mr. Incredible, faces a growing waistline and the boredom of civilian life working in the insurance field. Helen, a.k.a. Elastigirl, manages the home with three rambunctious children, who have their own superhero abilities. Yearning to relive his former glory days, Bob accepts a confidential new assignment from an unknown employer after his termination by an overbearing boss. Since Mr. Incredible always works alone, he fails to tell his wife about his termination or his new assignment. Believing that he is working for good, Mr. Incredible is surprised when someone from his past enters his life to destroy him. Unable to escape, Mr. Incredible appears doomed.

The makers of Toy Story, Monsters, Inc. and Finding Nemo have delivered another winner. The voices of Nelson and Hunter are wonderful, the characters are likeable, and the portrayal of family is refreshing. You will see the love between husband and wife and that between parents and children in the midst of a challenging home life. The family grows frustrated as they squelch who they are born to be superheroes with superpowers. Mr. Incredible lies to his wife each Wednesday night telling her that he is going bowling when he is actually listening to police scanners in search of crime to fight. But in the end, the family excels in superhero fashion when they fulfill their roles. Its not often that you see an audience clap following a cartoon, but they did for this one. Preview recommends that you take the family and predicts youll have an incredible time.

KidView: The Incredibles
KidView Rating: Supercool
(based on rating system of supercool cool okay lame superlame)
Preview reviewer: 8-year-old Allie

The Incredebels is a funny movie about a family of Super Heroes Elastagirl, Mr. Incredebel, Violet and there little boy Dash and the baby boy. The community got mad at Mr. Incredebel about things that didnt matter. So they had to stop being Super Heroes. As they lived among normal people, they notised it kept them from being who they really are because they couldnt use there super powers. This made Mr. Incredebel sad, so he took a job where he could use his powers. He went to a island where there was a guy from Mr. Incredebels past. It was a little boy named Buddy, and he was all grown up. He had destroid all the Super Heroes except Mr. Incredebel. Mr. Incredebel was captured and the family had to come and save him.

The audience really liked this movie because they laughed allot. There were no scary parts. Here are some messages in this movie. First how little lies can turn into big problems. Mr. Incredebel lied to his wife. That little lie turned into a realy big mess. Another message is dont let things keep you from being who you really are. The biggest message was no matter what happens, this family always sticks together. And thats why I think this movie was incredebel! The rest is for you to figure out.

Preview Reviewer: Henry J. Rogers

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Crude Language: None

Obscene Language: None

Profanity: Few (3) times moderate (my G 2, G-forsaken 1)

Violence: Moderate (cartoon violence, suicide attempt, shooting, bombs, missiles fired at plane, car chases, fighting)

Sex: None

Nudity: None

Sexual Dialogue/Gesture: None

Drugs: None

Other: None

Running Time: 112 minutes
Intended Audience: Children and Adults

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