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Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie

2017 - ENGLISH - MOVIE

AnimationActionComedyFamily

physicalaestheticentertainingredeemingjuvenile
  • Jini Score
    55%
  • Critics Score
    71%
  • Rating
    6.2/10
  • Box Office
    $ 125 Million
  • Jini Score
    55%
  • Critics Score
    71%
  • Rating
    6.2/10
  • Box Office
    $ 125 Million
physicalaestheticentertainingredeemingjuvenile
George and Harold are two imaginative pranksters who make the depressing Jerome Horwitz School a better place. They hypnotize their nemesis, the mean-spirited principal Mr. Krupp. He transforms into the incredibly clueless yet kind-hearted and enthusiastic superhero named Captain Underpants. Even without the mean principal, they discover that having Captain Underpants comes at a steep price. Meanwhile, Professor Poopypants tries to eliminate laughter with the school snitch Melvin, and George and Harold discover that there may be to Mr. Krupp than they had originally thought. Written by Ken Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie is a 2017 American English-language Animation Action motion picture starring Kevin Hart, Ed Helms, Nick Kroll, Thomas Middleditch, Jordan Peele, Kristen Schaal and Brianni Walker. The movie is inspired from Captain Underpants by Dav Pilkey. DreamWorks Animation was the production house involved in the project along with executive producer(s) Mireille Soria and Mark Swift. The movie is directed by David Soren. 20th Century Fox acquired the distribution rights for the movie. Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie was released on 1st June 2017 and takes a screen time of 89 minutes. The Film was successful at box office. Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie was made on a budget of $38 million and it was a super hit at box office gross of $125 million. The screenplay for the movie was written by Nicholas Stoller. Editing was done by Matthew Landon. The music was composed by Theodore Shapiro.

Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie Reviews and Ratings

Average Review Rating : 4.8/5

96%

Positive Review Rating : 86%

86%
  • Av Club

    In its most spirited moments, Captain Underpants is smart enough to recognize that being dumb can be its strongest asset. ( Read More )
  • Austin Chronicle

    Theres an innocence about it all, a rarity in this genre, one with which adults will nostalgically connect.Ah, to be a kid again and find endless amusement in something as simple as a grouping of c... ( Read More )
  • We Got This Covered

    Rather, the chief question is whether Captain Underpants is clever enough to lace its childish gags with something for adults to enjoy with their children. ( Read More )
  • Time Out

    Its been an absolutely disastrous summer for kids movies heres one that parents might conceivably enjoy as well. ( Read More )
  • Sf Gate

    In the end, its impossible to ignore the fact that this feature is devoid of even the simplest positive morals or takeaways. And its not quite funny or wry enough to forgive its weaknesses. ( Read More )
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Awards for Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie
  • Behind the Voice Actors Awards
    2 WON
    6 NOMINATIONS
  • Visual Effects Society Awards
    0 WON
    4 NOMINATIONS
  • Annie Awards
    0 WON
    3 NOMINATIONS
  • International Film Music Critics Award (IFMCA)
    1 WON
    2 NOMINATIONS
  • Detroit Film Critics Society Awards
    0 WON
    1 NOMINATIONS
  • Los Angeles Online Film Critics Society Awards
    0 WON
    1 NOMINATIONS
  • Detroit Film Critics Society, US
    0 WON
    1 NOMINATIONS
  • Black Reel Awards
    0 WON
    1 NOMINATIONS
  • Kids' Choice Awards, USA
    0 WON
    1 NOMINATIONS
  • St. Louis Film Critics Association, US
    0 WON
    1 NOMINATIONS
  • Hollywood Music In Media Awards (HMMA)
    0 WON
    1 NOMINATIONS
  • Empire Awards, UK
    0 WON
    1 NOMINATIONS
  • IGN Summer Movie Awards
    0 WON
    1 NOMINATIONS
  • Golden Schmoes Awards
    0 WON
    1 NOMINATIONS