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Why was there a 14 year gap between The Incredibles and The Incredibles 2?

The ending of The Incredibles was never meant as a pointer to a sequel. As Brad Bird — who wrote and directed the movie — told CinemaBlend: How did that Pixar adventure end? The family was leaving ...
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Why was Spencer Fox replaced by Huck Milner as Dashiell "Dash" Parr in Incredibles 2?

This was explained by Brad Bird (the director of the movie) at the D23 Expo in June 2017: Director Brad Bird revealed at D23 Expo that, with the exception of Dash's Spencer Fox, the main cast ...
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Why does Buddy Pine call himself Syndrome?

Like another of Brad Bird's films, Tomorrowland, The Incredibles is a very objectivist film. Without getting bogged down in the details, objectivism is a philosophy that states people have no ethical ...
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Did Edna already know about Jack-Jack's powers?

Edna did not know the powers of Jack-Jack. She just covered the basics. Edna - I didn't know the baby's powers, so I covered the basics. Helen - Jack-Jack doesn't have any powers. Edna ...
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Why does Syndrome's robot turn against him?

The Omnidroids were robots with AI designed to learn from every battle, adapt and defeat it's enemies. The typical villain hubris trope, his own creation turned against him when Syndrome "attacked" it....
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Why does Syndrome's robot turn against him?

Further to the accepted answer, there is a visual cue to the Omnidroid AI's thought process during the scene. It's clearly been programmed to destroy the city and anyone who gets in its way - and ...
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Why in "The Incredibles" is the usually-realistic gravity sometimes WAY too strong?

'Uncanny Valley' isn't really a problem unless you're really trying to go for perfect human representations with CGI. It's where 99% feels real but that 1% is off like a weird lip movement or ...
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Why in "The Incredibles" is the usually-realistic gravity sometimes WAY too strong?

Because exaggerated motion in the frame is what makes animation worth doing over live action in the first place. In animation, jokes and visual gags are timed according to audience expectations and ...
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Why is everyone surprised by Jack-Jack's powers?

They couldn't see what was going on when Syndrome kidnapped Jack Jack. Jack Jack starts displaying his powers when he and Syndrome are waaay up in the air. Here's the family's POV: Those two blue ...
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How come Helen Parr wasn't smart enough to realize how blatantly unsafe the family's super suits are?

NOTE: this answer is based off from observations of the first movie only as i have yet to see the second one Because what Edna was doing was showing off how the suits compliment their various powers ...
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Do I need to see The Incredibles to understand Incredibles 2?

Since we know that The Incredibles 2 will pick up immediately from where the first movie left off, what happens in The Incredibles is actually quite important to the sequel. The most important thing ...
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Why was there a 14 year gap between The Incredibles and The Incredibles 2?

much like the first film, Incredibles 2 will explore "the roles of men and women; the importance of fathers participating; the importance of allowing women to also express themselves through work, and ...
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How do the Incredibles put on their suits?

It seems clear that Edna Mode designs suits for each person individually and caters for individual requirements. However, there is no confirmation that any suit is actually only one-piece...but the ...
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Why in "The Incredibles" is the usually-realistic gravity sometimes WAY too strong?

A world has rules and most of the time the animator follows these rules and in this case it's gravity. Pixar do a pretty good job at keeping the gravity rule constant throughout a movie but in this ...
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How does Gazerbeam find out the password to Syndrome's plan?

Pixar wiki says Gazerbeam was one of several retired supers who were recruited to battle an Omnidroid on Nomanisan Island as part of the droid's battle education. He destroyed the Omnidroid v.X4, ...
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Why does Buddy Pine call himself Syndrome?

I would say that, Syndrome was chosen for his name because he is the embodiment of the term hero syndrome. As defined there, hero syndrome refers to the phenomenon in which someone seeks recognition ...
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How is Elastigirl able to (attempt to) transmit to Nomanisan Air Traffic Control?

In her brief radio transmission Helen shifts over to the emergency 'GUARD' frequency. She also says that she's transmitting 'in the blind', basically telling them that she can't hear them but that she ...
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Was Mirage (Syndrome's assistant) an innocent dupe - or complicit in murdering supers in "The Incredibles"?

Is it murder if you fully disclose all information of what the Super is facing prior to the battle? The only withheld information is that they set it free on purpose, repeatedly. Is that really any ...
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Why in "The Incredibles" is the usually-realistic gravity sometimes WAY too strong?

Gravity is fine - your calculations are wrong. First example you give is "10 metres in 1 second" - which is a speed of 10m/s, not 20m/s as you state. Your second example is 3 metre in 1/4 second - ...
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Why didn't the guns pop up in Incredibles 2?

No more demonstration is needed. The suit is bulletproof, as a default, there is no need to prove it over again. Edna..in The Incredibles Edna: Shh! Darling! Shh! I cut it a little roomy for the ...
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Why in "The Incredibles" is the usually-realistic gravity sometimes WAY too strong?

So I was curious about the math being flung around here, and decided to have a look at it. Using mathematica, and a standard angled throw equation, with some guesses, we can have a pretty good guess ...
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Why in "The Incredibles" is the usually-realistic gravity sometimes WAY too strong?

You are putting something there that isn’t...they don’t speed it up for effect, instead they don’t draw it out for effect. Making the times realistic isn’t necessary and is in fact distracting. It ...
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