Characters: Megamind

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    Megamind 
Voiced by: Will Ferrell

    Metro Man 
Voiced by: Brad Pitt

  • Alliterative Name: Metro Man.
  • The Atoner: Metro Man seems to regret how much of a jerk he was to Megamind when they were children, and as evidenced by his faith that Megamind was meant to be a hero, understands that he had a hand in making Megamind originally see himself as a villain.
  • Broken Ace: Despite being the beloved hero and his amazing superpowers, he realized that he was pushed into the role of hero like Megamind was to being a villain. Using his superspeed to slow time relative to himself, he goes to clear his mind, ended up reading some self-help books, and then faked his death so he could retire.
  • The Cape: Wears an actual cape and is the good guy.
  • Captain Ersatz: He's almost a carbon copy of Superman. More specifically the Superdickery and seemingly limitless power-level makes him one for Silver Age Superman.
  • Comically Invincible Hero: Nothing can hurt him, except for copper. Or so it seems.
  • Disappeared Dad: In a weird reversal, Metro Man's adoptive parents are hinted to be very uninterested (his father doesn't even look up from his newspaper when he's flying as a baby), while Megamind's adoptive "parents" (the prison inmates) treat him warmly like family, despite teaching him Family Unfriendly Aesops.
  • Dreadful Musician: ~I have eyes/That can see/Right through leeeeeeaaaaad!~
  • Enemy Mine: Subverted. Even when Hal threatens the city, Metroman refuses to help.
  • Faking the Dead: His 'corpse' was just a classroom skeleton he wrapped in his cape and tossed at Megamind's lair.
  • Flying Brick: Superhuman strength with the ability to fly.
  • Friendly Enemy: To Megamind. He's even called him "buddy".
  • Genius Bruiser: Played with. In the Prequel comic, Megamind makes their rivalry out as Brains vs. Brawn. Yet his flashback shows that he's not the Dumb Muscle Megamind indicated he was; but even so, his scenes as Music Man seem to hint that he can still be bit of a ditz.
  • Heroic Build: Is a superhero with a ridiculously buff physique.
  • Heroic Fatigue: A variation. He wasn't sick of helping people, but felt like he never had a true choice in the matter and decided to retire by faking his death.
  • Human Alien: Like Megamind, he's also from a far away planet. Unlike Megamind, aside from the ridiculously buff physique, he looks pretty much human.
  • I Just Want to Be Normal: He's tired of being the Hero just because it's expected of him, so he fakes his death and goes into hiding so he can be left alone to do his own thing.
  • Jerk with a Heart of Gold: A Smug Super who used to bully Megamind before really getting to know him. However, he does care for the citizens of Metro City and is genuinely proud of Megamind becoming Metro City's new defender.
  • Just Friends: The press assumed he was sweet on Roxanne, but he's not her type.
  • Kryptonite Factor: According to himself, his weakness is copper. Turns out, he was lying. What his real weakness is, if he has any, is anyone's guess.
    • Weaksauce Weakness
    • He does have dandruff... but that's probably not a "Weakness," per se. Except that it can be used as genetic material to create equally-powerful clones of him, which would probably be pretty dangerous if a supervillain wanted to duplicate his powers. Unfortunately, the clone wound up turning evil anyway.
  • Lantern Jaw of Justice: Has one big jaw for his crime fighting.
  • Last of His Kind: Like Megamind, Metroman is (presumably given the reference, though we never actually see his homeworld destroyed) the last of his alien species.
  • Light Is Good: Wears all white, in contrast with Megamind's black ensemble.
  • Man in White: What Do You Mean, It's Not Symbolic?
  • No Name Given: He has no secret identity. This turns out to be part of his problem.
  • The Not-Love Interest: To Roxanne. She confirms they're just friends.
  • Peek-A-Boo Corpse: Turns out to be fake.
  • Punch Clock Hero: Fought evil because it was the only thing he knew how to do. Eventually he opts out.
  • Retired Badass: Officially gives up his life as a superhero.
  • The Rival: Megamind has viewed him as this since they were young boys.
  • Slave to PR: He's the person society wants him to be, not the person he wants to be.
  • Smug Super: Started off as one. He grew out of it.
  • So Proud of You: A hidden Metro Man to Megamind, though the latter never hears it. Doubles as a Crowning Moment of Heartwarming.
  • Starting A New Life: He pretends to be vaporized so he can pursue a... erm... "music" career.
  • Stepford Smiler: He's revealed to be a Type A as a superhero.
  • Stripped to the Bone: Supposedly.
  • Super Speed: See his Time Stands Still section.
  • Super Strength: Can smash through anything without so much as a scratch.
  • Superdickery: The reason the trailers portrays him as a Smug Super.
  • Time Stands Still: Revealed to be one his powers.
  • What the Hell, Hero?: Roxanne calls him out for intentionally leaving Metro City at the hands of a supervillain. However, he knows Megamind better than anybody and figured that the city wouldn't be in any serious danger.
  • You Are Better Than You Think You Are: Believes this of Megamind.

    Roxanne Ritchi 
Voiced by: Tina Fey

    Hal Stewart/Titan/"Tighten" 
Voiced by: Jonah Hill

  • Abhorrent Admirer: To Roxanne.
  • Ascended Fanboy: Deconstructed. As a regular human he secretly despises Metro Man because he thinks Roxanne is in love with him. When he gets superpowers he abuses them trying to impress Roxanne and, when rejected, goes on a selfish, childish rampage.
  • Ax-Crazy: Whenever he gets angry - special note goes to when he discovers Megamind's deception.
  • Beneath the Mask: Titan's not nearly as heroic as Megamind hoped he would be.
  • Beware the Superman: Uses his newfound powers to take over the city.
  • Big Bad: While Megamind is responsible for giving him his destructive power, Titan is the one who chose to use them for his own psychopathic amusement.
  • Butt Monkey: Gets the most physical slapstick in the movie.
  • Captain Ersatz: Hal is Jimmy Olsen with the caveat that he has always hated Superman, and when he becomes Titan, he takes on aspects of Superboy-Prime.
  • Chaotic Stupid: Initially, but turns Chaotic Evil and Selfish Evil after Roxannne explicitly states that she doesn't want to be with him.
  • The Ditz: Hal's also the dumbest in the story.
  • Card-Carrying Villain:Averted. Hal's no better than a child throwing a tantrum.
  • Dogged Nice Guy: Averted when he decides that he is entitled to have Roxanne.
  • Drunk with Power: Not long after getting his powers, Hal decides that he'd rather use them for his own gain, rather than take on the responsibility of protecting the city.
  • Entitled to Have You: "You're supposed to be with ME!"
  • Evil Counterpart: To Megamind and Metro Man.
  • Even Evil Has Standards: One of the things he cites as a reason to beat Megamind when attacking Megamind after finding out that 'Space Dad' was Megamind in disguise is that Megamind lied to Space Stepmom, so Hal can consider the feelings of others, sometimes. It also shows that Hal isn't the smartest, but that's not really news at that point.
  • Evil Is Petty: Went on a rampage just because Roxanne wouldn't return his feelings.
  • Evil Redhead: He has red hair. He becomes evil after gaining superpowers.
  • Face-Heel Turn: Started off as a decent enough guy, but quickly becomes a Jerkass because Roxanne didn't want to be with him.
  • Fiery Redhead: Moreso after becoming Tighten.
  • Flying Brick: After gaining all of Metro Man's powers.
  • For the Evulz: Hal believes being evil is more fun than being good.
  • From Nobody to Nightmare: Goes form a dorky cameraman that even the audience doesn't think much of to almost leveling the city.
  • Getting Crap Past the Radar: His drawing of himself and Megamind had him holding Megamind's leash.
  • Hero Antagonist: Very, very subverted.
  • Idiot Hero: Although less "hero" and more "villain".
  • If I Can't Have You: Roxanne's rejecting him is what initiates his Start of Darkness.
  • It's All About Me: To a darker and scarily realistic version than Megamind.
  • Jerkass: Turns out to be a Yandere asshole with an entitlement complex.
  • No Sense of Personal Space: Constantly invades Roxanne's personal boundaries.
  • Not So Different: Megamind generally goes to ridiculous extremes in lashing out at the world to get attention, but Hal nearly levels the city in a selfish rampage.
  • Oblivious To Hints: Doesn't understand Roxanne's hints that she doesn't like him in a romantic way.
  • Omnicidal Maniac: When Roxanne rejects his love.
  • Psychopathic Manchild: His reign as Tighten is basically one long, protracted temper tantrum. He also has a clown at his birthday party and generally misses important engagements to play video games.
  • Reality Ensues: Megamind tells him a woman he saves would be his, but when Hal finds out that women don't work that way, he does not take it well.
  • Red Eyes, Take Warning: His eyes glow bright red when he uses his heat-vision, and once he starts getting out of control, his irises turn dark red.
  • Rouge Angles of Satin: Hal apparently thinks its spelled "Tighten". He's even named such in the credits and art book.
  • Screw the Rules, I Have Supernatural Powers!: He knows full well that no-one can stop him from doing whatever he wants.
  • Silly Rabbit, Idealism Is for Kids!: Roxanne tries talking some sense into Titan, saying that she knows there's still good in him. He simply scoffs at her that she sees good in everyone, even when it's not there.
  • Spell My Name with an "S": Most people still aren't entirely sure if his name is officially spelt Titan or Tighten. While it seems that Megamind originally wanted it to be 'Titan', Hal himself writes it as 'Tighten', and official printed media such as the "Art of" book, the character poster and the closing credits spell his name the same way.
  • Stalker with a Crush: To Roxanne.
    • What takes it to a new level is the following quote being literal:
      Hal: There's this [[really good-looking]] one I've got my eye on currently. *zoom to Roxanne in her apartment as seen through Hal's super vision*
  • Super Speed: One of Metro Man's powers.
  • Super Strength: See the above section.
  • Take Over the City: Never seems concerned with anything beyond Metro City.
  • Took a Level in Badass: In a very dark way once Megamind gives him Metro Man's power.
  • Took a Level in Jerkass: Loses all of his sympathy points when he tries to kill Roxanne just because she didn't want to be his girlfriend. Bonus points for blaming her.
  • The Unfettered: Which makes him much more dangerous than Metro Man.
  • We Can Rule Together: When he first unveils his desire to be a villain, he offers Megamind a partnership. As Titan's sidekick, of course.
  • With Great Power Comes Great Insanity: What happens when an unstable, stalkerish man is given superpowers.
  • Yandere: Again, to Roxanne. Even before she rejects him, he throws her into traffic just so he can "save" her and they can hook up.

    Minion 
Voiced by: David Cross

    Bernard 
Voiced by: Ben Stiller

  • The Chew Toy: He's immediately captured by Megamind and has his identity stolen.
  • Deadpan Snarker: "I'm not allowed to insult guests directly."
  • Dull Surprise: Barely reacted to seeing Megamind, though in his defense he [Bernard] thought that Megamind was fake.
  • Jerkass: His only real on-screen moments involve insulting people.
  • Megane: Wears glasses and is quite handsome.
  • Nerds Are Sexy: Knows everything about Megamind and is very good looking.
  • Perpetual Frowner: He never smiles when he's actually on the scene.

    The Warden 
Voiced by: J. K. Simmons