• Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius (2001)

Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius

Release Date: December 21st, 2001

DVD Release Date: July 2nd, 2002

G |1 hr 23 min

Plot Summary

"Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius" tells the simple story of a 10-year-old boy and his robot dog - battling evil, rescuing his parents, saving the Earth - and returning home in time for dinner. Jimmy's always inventing gadgets to make his life in Retroville more interesting. A boy genius with real kid emotions, Jimmy sometimes fantasizes about life on his own. But when the parents of Jimmy's hometown are kidnapped by invading aliens, he quickly discovers that things aren't so great when they're gone.

Cast: Megan Cavanagh, Mark DeCarlo, Debi Derryberry, Jeff Garcia, Bob Goen, Mary Hart, Carolyn Lawrence, Andrea Martin

Director: John A. Davis

Genres: Science fiction , Fantasy , Children , Animated , Comedy

Production Co: O Entertainment, Nickelodeon Movies

Distributors: Paramount Pictures

Keywords: Tense, Best friend, Rescue, Amusing

Ratings & Reviews

  • 75
    Miami Herald

    The charm of Jimmy Neutron is that it's both futuristic enough to intrigue kids and retro enough to hook their parents.

  • 75
    Chicago Tribune

    Clever and funny, with a dense surface of ideas and moods. show more

  • 75
    Roger EbertChicago Sun-Times

    It doesn't have the little in-jokes that make "Shrek" and "Monsters, Inc." fun for grown-ups. But adults who appreciate the art of animation may enjoy the look of the picture. show more

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Nominated Animated Feature Film