Embedded with quirky comedy and thought-provoking drama, this action-oriented animation film delves into the twists and turns in the life of a super-intelligent alien supervillain, Megamind.
After a long-lasting battle one day, he actually destroys his foe, the much-loved superhero Metro Man. Having the fictional Metro City for himself, Megamind finds out that his villainy has no purpose and thus creates a new superhero to serve as his nemesis.
His plan backfires, as he ends up creating instead a new super-villain. With Metro City spiraling out of control, Megamind attempts to set things right and discovers his newfound purpose - as a superhero.
Did you know?
There are numerous references to Superman in this film. These include: - The way Megamind's parents put him in a capsule to Earth just before his planet is destroyed - The love interest is a reporter - Hal's "space dad" is obviously modeled after Marlon Brando as Superman (1978)'s father in Richard Donner's film version - Almost all of Metroman's super powers are the same as Superman's - Megamind's pronunciation of Metro City has the same stress pattern as 'Metropolis' in Superman - Megamind's alter ego Bernard wears glasses like Clark Kent. - In the Metro Man Museum, there's a statue of Metro Man preparing to catch an airplane. This is a reference to John Byrne's 'Superman' comics, where Superman made his first appearance by catching a plane and saving Lois Lane. Read More