The Incredibles

Trivia: The family's last name, Parr, was chosen on purpose, as it sounds exactly like the golf term "par" - which means average. This was done as a clever pun to further point out that Bob literally went from an "Incredible" to "Average" when superhero work was banned.


Trivia: Craig T. Nelson is the voice of Bob Parr. When he accidentally breaks the car door and mutters to himself, you can hear him saying "Oh geez." This was written in once Nelson was cast as Bob Parr, as this is a phrase of frustration commonly used by Nelson's character on the "Coach" show.


Trivia: The main characters' powers have counterparts in the Marvel and DC comics: Mr. Incredible has super-strength and invulnerability like the Incredible Hulk (though with more brains); Elastigirl is the female version of DC Comic's Elongated Man (or Marvel's Mr. Fantastic); Dash with his power and uniform resembles the Flash; Violet has the basic powers - invisibility and force field generation - like Marvel Comic's Invisible Woman; and Frozone resembles Iceman, at least in the use of his powers.

Trivia: The kid on the tricycle is an inside joke representing the real life personality of John Lasseter, the chief creative officer at both Pixar and Walt Disney Feature Animation. During production of his films, he is usually waiting for something amazing to happen in regards to the animation or special effects, and later (during production) has been heard several times to remark of such amazing results as "totally wicked".


Trivia: Some of the characters in this film bear visible likenesses to other famous villains. Bomb Voyage, the french villain at the beginning, looks almost exactly like the Joker, and the Underminer at the end of the film acts and appears in almost exactly the same way the Mole Man did in the Fantastic Four comic books.

Trivia: Another A-113 reference in this movie: When Mrs. Parr is at the island's command center, we learn that Mr. Incredible is on Level A1, in Cell Block 13, or A113.

Trivia: The "hidden Mickey" is revealed when Mr.Incredible first enters the cave where Gazerbeams body is. As he gets thrown into the air by the water, in the background the shape and gaps in rocks reveal the "hidden Mickey".


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Trivia: When Mr. Incredible grabs robot's mechanical arm in order to make it pierce through its "body" towards the end of the movie, a car very similar to Doc - the supporting character of Pixar's Cars - can be seen in a fast shot in the background on the left.

Trivia: When Bob is with Frozone in the car at night there is sign on a wall that says Luxo deli, a reference to Pixar's Luxo Jr. film, and Andy's, referencing the boy in Toy Story.

Trivia: Director Brad Bird named Dash's teacher Bernie because he had a teacher in his school with the same name.


Trivia: The son of Director Brad Bird is the voice of the little boy on the tricycle who watches Bob lifting the car.

Trivia: The Incredible family is inspired by The Fantastic 4. Mr. Incredible is very strong like the Thing, Elastigirl is flexible like Reed Richards, Violet becomes invisible like Sue Richards and Jack Jack catches on fire like Johnny Storm.


Trivia: The name of Metroville city where the Incredibles live is a combination between Metropolis, the home city of Superman, and Smallville, the town where Clark Kent lives.


Trivia: Bob hears a reference to San Pablo avenue, that street does exist in Emeryville California and actually is very near to Pixar studios.


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Continuity mistake: When Lucius is putting aftershave on in front of the mirror, he hears the robot outside and runs to the window, leaving the bottle of aftershave on the desk with the lid off. He returns to open the drawer, and the lid is back on. (01:29:00)

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Edna Mode: This is a hobo suit, darling, you can't be seen in it, I won't allow it! Years ago maybe, but now? Pheh!
Bob Parr: What do you mean? You designed it!
Edna Mode: I never look back, darling, it distracts from the now.

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Chosen answer: If any object can move across the water quickly enough, the weight isn't transferred completely. In some Scandinavian countries, they actually DRIVE very quickly across water in adapted vehicles. If the character of Dash could actually run that fast, it is feasible and possible for him to run on the water's surface.


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