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Questions tagged [the-incredibles]

Use for questions about the animated Pixar film "The Incredibles" released in 2004.

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Was Edna Mode's “No Capes!” rule inspired by Dollar Bill?

In The Incredibles, Edna Marie "E" Mode" famously voices her opinion on capes. These examples are hardly the first cases of what TV Tropes calls a "cape snag". (...
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What was Bob's job when he was originally Mr. Incredible?

After superheroes are forced to retire, Bob has to get a job in insurance, which he clearly hates. During his original superhero days, something was paying for lifestyle, which included an ...
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Why is everyone surprised that Jack-Jack has powers?

It didn't "hit" me before Incredibles 2, but why is everyone (or at least the Parr family and Edna Mode) surprised that Jack-Jack has powers? While this answer doesn't really explain where Supers get ...
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Did Mr. Incredible kill these henchmen?

There was a scene after the Parr family escapes imprisonment with Violet's help, near the end of the movie, in which we see a van full of bad guys. They celebrate while Syndrome impersonates a Super ...
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Is Edna Mode a Super?

I read a tumblr post over the weekend that posited that Edna Mode may have had some sort of precognitive powers, since she seemed to know Jack-Jack would have powers before anyone else seemed to. It ...
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Are the incredibles comics canon?

The film The Incredibles has had two types of sequels: the film Incredibles 2 and a set of comic books (can't find their plot on Wikipedia, just the title "The Incredibles: Family Matters"). I seem to ...
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Were the Supers born or created?

There is a theory surrounding the Supers in the Incredibles universe that the Supers were created by the government as part of a experimental program. The main ...
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In Incredibles 2, why didn't anybody realize this?

In Incredibles 2, the Supers are: The Incredible kids pick up on this right away but no one in the general public seems to. Since this is so incredibly obvious, there's probably a reason why not. ...
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Why are The Incredibles villains technologically-based?

In the Incredibles films, it seems that the villains all rely entirely on technology, while the heroes (while they can use it) have innate powers. We don't have as many examples as Marvel, but I ...
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How do the hypnotizing glasses in Incredibles 2 work?

How do the hypnotizing glasses in the Incredibles 2 work? Do they work like possesion, Harry Potter-style? (Meaning they allow the glasses' controller to manipulate them like robots) I thought so, ...
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What are Jack Jack's powers?

Jack Jack is shown in the Incredibles to have super powers. We first get hints to this with Kari making frantic calls to Helen about him acting "Reeeaaaalllllyyy weird." Later when Buddy Incredi-boy ...
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Could Frozone be/have been identified?

The question concerns this specific scene: Is there any indication in the movie or any additional content, as well as comments from anyone involved in the development of the movie, that Lucius Best (...
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Did Edna Mode design the superhero costumes with capes?

In The Incredibles, Edna Mode has a strong stance against capes on superheroes because of the multiple untimely deaths directly caused by capes. What I can't seem to figure out is if Edna actually ...
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What is Mr Incredible's real name?

The 2004 Pixar movie The Incredibles follows the lives of the forcibly retired superhero Mr Incredible and his family. Shortly after we are introduced to Robert (Bob) Parr we discover that he and his ...
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Do we ever learn Buddy's real name?

Incredi-boy! Self-proclaimed as Mr. Incredible's biggest fan and super-in-training. Mr. Incredible: You're that kid from the fan club, Brody(?)... Buddy! ...
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Why was Buddy so fond of Mr. Incredible?

In The Incredibles, Buddy develops an unhealthy fascination with Mr. Incredible, up to and including trying to be his sidekick and turning to a life of crime when Mr. Incredible turned him down. ...
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Who are these 'Incredibles' superheroes?

The one in the foreground is obviously Mr. Incredible, but who are the ones in the background?
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Incredible's Newspaper Easter Egg?

In Pixar's The Incredibles", in the scene where Bob finds out that Gazerbeam is dead from the newspapers, we can see the tombstone headline on the front cover, reading "Scientists Find the Missing ...
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Did the Government know that Syndrome was killing supers?

Mr Incredible had a Government handler, so I would assume all the supers had one. And when those supers started disappearing one by one they would get nervous. Are they going back to being a super ...
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Does the government know each superhero's secret identity?

In The Incredibles, superheroes were 'outlawed' and instructed to settle down. Mr. Incredible didn't want to settle down and actually had to move constantly because of his temper (he beat up his boss ...
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What prompted Edna Mode's “no capes” rule?

Edna Mode famously has no tolerance for capes. When Mr. Incredible tried to get his suit fixed, Edna proposed making him a new suit which lead into an argument over her "no capes" rule. Was this ...
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What inspired the Incredibles?

The Incredibles' story strikes me as a very original plot line, with the 'supers' outlawed and a spurned sidekick villain. Most 'superhero' movies are inspired by the comics they originated from, but ...
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Did Mirage from The Incredibles have powers?

I just watched The Incredibles yesterday, and realised something I hadn't considered before. Mirage Does Mirage have powers? She 'doesn't exist' as she says, according to the NSA, and seems to have ...