• Released
  • September 19, 2008
  • PG , 1 hr 26 min
  • Animated
    Comedy
  • 4,130 Fan Ratings
Synopsis: A hunchbacked lab assistant dreams of becoming a scientist and winning the annual science fair.

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Critic Ratings

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TV Guide

By Ken Fox
Much of it will probably go right over the heads of kids who aren't familiar with classic movies or the naughtiness of Eddie Izzard.
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63

Chicago Tribune

By Michael Phillips
With an uneven and overstuffed script you appreciate the corner-of-the-mouth comments as delivered by Steve Buscemi.
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63

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
If Mel Brooks were to team up with Tim Burton, the result might be something like the loony and colorfully tantalizing animated film Igor.
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50

New York Daily News

By Joe Neumaier
Sparky voice performances and heart make up for this family film's theft of Tim Burton's sensibility.
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50

The Hollywood Reporter

Although the visuals tantalize and the actors providing the voices add a lot of sass, the result is only so-so.
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50

New York Post

By Lou Lumenick
Molly Shannon is dementedly charming as Eva.
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50

Entertainment Weekly

The visuals are a kick; the groan-inducing dialogue isn't.
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50

San Francisco Chronicle

By Peter Hartlaub
In style and tone, Igor seems more like a short from the adult-oriented "Spike & Mike's Festival of Animation."
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38

Boston Globe

By Janice Page
You can't blame John Cusack for jumping at the chance to play Igor.
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25

The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

By Liam Lacey
One of those non-stop jabbering cartoons in which most of the lines sound like the spontaneous riffs from a couple of comics sitting around...
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Rated PG | For some thematic elements, scary images, action and mild language
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says OK for kids 6+ Mad-scientist comedy is fine for younger kids.
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