This Day in Movie History – November 5th, 2004 – The Incredibles Released

An animated feature film about a family of superheroes was released on this day in history.


“The Incredibles” currently holds a 97% average score on the aggregate site Rotten Tomatoes. Courtesy: Disney / Pixar

“The Incredibles” was a computer-animated feature film from Disney and Pixar that was released on November 5th, 2004 in the United States. Written and directed by Brad Bird, if featured the voice talents of Craig T. Nelson, Holly Hunter, Sarah Vowell, Samuel L. Jackson and others.

The film follows a family with superpowers, in an era where due to lawsuits, doing superheroic acts have been made. But, the patriarch of the group finds action once more when approached by a mysterious woman to take on a dangerous robot in a mission. Soon, he and his entire family must face a threat that has a connection to his past.

The film was a massive success, making over $630 million on a budget under $100 million. It received critical acclaim from reviewers, animation fans, and even fans of comic books. It won Best Animated Feature at he Academy Awards that year.

The Incredibles 2 is set to be released in June of 2018.


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