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The Return of Captain Invincible (1983)

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In WWII, Captain Invincible used his superpowers against the Nazis, and he was a hero. But when they accused him of supporting the communists, he retired to Australia. Now, after a US super... See full summary »

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Kate Fitzpatrick ...
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Tupper / Coach
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David Argue ...
Italian Salesman
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Deli Owner
Chelsea Brown ...
Tour Guide
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Italian Man
Arthur Dignam ...
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Noel Ferrier ...
Airforce General
Hayes Gordon ...
Kirby
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Maitre D'
Graham Kennedy ...
Gus Mercurio ...
Noisy Garbageman
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Storyline

In WWII, Captain Invincible used his superpowers against the Nazis, and he was a hero. But when they accused him of supporting the communists, he retired to Australia. Now, after a US super secret super weapon is stolen, he's asked to come back, to help. Unfortunately, he's an alcoholic now... -- parody of superhero comic strips. Written by Tom Zoerner <Tom.Zoerner@informatik.uni-erlangen.de>

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... Everything's going to be just great again! See more »


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17 February 1984 (West Germany)  »

Also Known As:

Legend in Leotards  »

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AUD 5,000,000 (estimated)
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2.35 : 1
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This movie's American distributor was Jensen Farley Pictures. Apparently, just a few days before this movie's stateside debut, the company went out of business. See more »

Quotes

Captain Invincible: Together, we're not alone. We're not helpless. Together, we're part of the roughest, toughest, biggest, kindest, fairest, bestest darn gang in the whole world!
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Connections

Spoofs Superman (1941) See more »

Soundtracks

Name Your Poison
Music by Richard Hartley.
Lyrics by Richard O'Brien.
Performed by Christopher Lee.
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Funny, can make one loose track of what they are doing, even pain!
17 June 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This is my kind of movie, I had never heard of it before, and only found it due to a purchase I made from Amazon, noticed this title as well. I am in chronic pain, and take advantage of any distraction from reality to take my mind off it. This movie did just that! On par with Attach of the killer tomato's, killer clowns form outer space, rocky horror picture show. Just as corny as any of them, This is well worth enjoying, laughing over, and forgetting your everyday worries and care for awhile. God Bless Mr Arkin to not have any pride when he made this film (I don't see how he could have, such a big gamble) But then again I had not heard of it until a couple weeks ago. Mr Allen Arken does provide his high quality of humor to this film. As usual his humor has again occurred before its time.


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