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The Extreme Adventures of Super Dave (2000)

PG | | Comedy | Video 11 January 2000
Super Dave Osborne, our accident-prone stuntman hero, comes out of a self-imposed retirement to raise money for his new girlfriend's son's heart operation.

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Cast

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Super Dave Osborne (as Super Dave Osborne)
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Gil Ruston
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Sandy
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Donald
Art Irizawa ...
Mike Walden ...
Michael
Carl Michael Lindner ...
Little Timmy
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DJ
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Evander Holyfield
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John Elway
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Hairdresser
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Shana Marie ...
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Storyline

After a backfiring stunt and a mishap-filled New Year's Eve 1999, klutzy and legendary stuntman Super Dave Osborne decides to hang up the crash helmet and retire. Coupled with financial problems, a double-crossing protégé' named D.J., and slimy promoter and arch-nemesis Gil Ruston, things do not look good for the super one. However, he meets klutzy mother Sandy and her son Timmy, who has a heart condition, who he immediately takes a shine to. When D.J.'s taunting prompts Timmy to attempt to jump a ramp with his bicycle (and fail), he aggravates his heart condition and requires an operation, forcing Super Dave to accept an offer from Ruston to do a stunt to get the necessary money for Timmy's operation. Written by Kyle Palkowski

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Accidents Happen See more »

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Comedy

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for some crude language and humor | See all certifications »
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11 January 2000 (USA)  »

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Be the Man  »

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Budget:

$15,000,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

This film was supposed to be released in the summer of 1998, then it got pushed to winter 1998, then spring 1999, summer 1999, and winter 1999, before MGM finally released it straight to video and DVD in January 2000. See more »

Goofs

The pad Super Dave is using to sign the fat ladies' son's autograph changes colors between yellow and blue between shots. See more »

Crazy Credits

As the credits start to roll, Super Dave drives up in his car for one last message. He parks and as he talks, a rock falls on the car and crushes him. See more »

Connections

Follows Bizarre (1980) See more »

Soundtracks

You Can Do It
Written by Stanley A. Smith & J. A. Manges
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Nostalgia for Super Dave fans
4 January 2007 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

This unspectacular movie will mean little for those that never watched Super Dave's show from the 80's. Super Dave's show in the 80's was largely filmed in Toronto, my home town and it's always fun to be able to recognize scenes on the screen that you're been to or at least know about.

This predictable movie reassembles the main cast from the show. It's nice to see them aging well and having a new gig. Seeing them altogether brings back memories of perhaps a better time that we can all personally associate with.

Personal overtones make this movie special to the old Super Dave Fans for reasons other than its content. Give it a try....


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