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M.I.S.S.I.O.N. is a 2007 American computer-animated spy action-comedy film produced by Frenzy Animation for Paramount Pictures with CGI animation done at Starz Animation. It was directed by Kirk DeMicco from a screenplay by Joe Stillman and Colin Clayton and a story by Jill Culton, and stars the voices of Zach Tyler Eisen, Gary LeRoi Gray, Avril Lavigne, Stanley Tucci, Wally Kurth, and Patrick Warburton. The film follows middle school student Louis DeMinsky, who is recruited along with his fellow academic adepts Mort Soberman and Tiana Croson into a secret agency based underneath the school grounds. Their assignment is to battle an out-of-control geological terrorist organization who plans to use their technology to scramble the Earth's continents.
The film was released in the United States on October 12, 2007 and received mixed reviews from critics.
Plot[edit | edit source]
Voice cast[edit | edit source]
- Zach Tyler Eisen as Louis DeMinsky, a 12-year-old "one-of-a-kind" student who is the main member of M.I.S.S.I.O.N.
- Gary LeRoi Gray as Mort Soberman, the second-in-command member of M.I.S.S.I.O.N. who is Louis' best friend.
- Avril Lavigne as Tiana Croson, the tomboyish third-in-command member of M.I.S.S.I.O.N. who masters martial arts.
- Stanley Tucci as Clariborn Holmes, the commanding officer of M.I.S.S.I.O.N. and the former principal of Elstree Middle School.
- Wally Kurth as Macksey Skee, the boss of the S.C.H.E.M.E. organization.
- Patrick Warburton as Biggie-B, a member of the S.C.H.E.M.E. organization.
- Dakota Fanning as Laura DeMinsky, Louis's 8-year-old sister.
- Caroline Dhavernas as Mrs. DeMinsky, Louis's mother.
- Bob Bergen as Mr. DeMinsky, Louis's father.
- Lauren Tom as Mrs. Teckleski, Louis's teacher.
- Danny Mann as Wilbert Rluck, the current principal of Elstree Middle School.
- Thomas Derviom as Police Officer #1.
Additional voices[edit | edit source]
- Carlos Alazraqui
- Jack Angel
- Susan Blu
- Rodger Bumpass
- Jennifer Darling
- Paul Eiding
- Bill Farmer
- Jessie Flower
- Aaron Fors
- Jess Harnell
- Mickie McGowan
- Alec Medlock
- Jan Rabson
- Daryl Sabara
- Mindy Sterling
- Joe Stillman
Production[edit | edit source]
Release[edit | edit source]
M.I.S.S.I.O.N. was originally scheduled to be released on September 28, 2007, but on December 10, 2006, its release date was moved up two weeks later on October 12, 2007, to avoid competition with 20th Century Fox's Kate & Chris.
Marketing[edit | edit source]
Home media[edit | edit source]
M.I.S.S.I.O.N. was released on Blu-ray, HD-DVD, and DVD on February 12, 2008.
Soundtrack[edit | edit source]
Track listing[edit | edit source]
Gallery[edit | edit source]
Reception[edit | edit source]
Critical reception[edit | edit source]
M.I.S.S.I.O.N. has a 59% rating on Rotten Tomatoes with an average rating of 5.7/10 based on 146 reviews. Metacritic, which assigns a weighted average score out of 100 to reviews from mainstream critics, gives the film a score of 57 based on 39 reviews, indicating "mixed or average reviews." Audiences polled by CinemaScore gave the film an average grade of "B-" on an A+ to F scale.
Box office[edit | edit source]
Accolades[edit | edit source]
|Annie Awards||Music in an Animated Feature Production||Harry Gregson-Williams||Nominated|
|Voice Acting in a Feature Production||Zach Tyler Eisen||Nominated|
|Golden Globe Awards||Best Animated Feature Film||Marcus Crawford||Nominated|
|Golden Trailer Awards||Best Animation/Family TV Spot||Won|
|Kids' Choice Awards||Favorite Animated Movie||Nominated|
Transcripts[edit | edit source]
Main[edit | edit source]
To see the main transcript of the film, click here.
Trailers[edit | edit source]
To see the transcript for the trailers of the film, click here.