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Zoom (2006)

PG  |   |  Action, Adventure, Family  |  11 August 2006 (USA)
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Former superhero Jack is called back to work to transform an unlikely group of ragtag kids into superheroes at a private Academy.

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Former superhero Jack Shepard, (also known as Captain Zoom), is called back to work to transform an unlikely group of ragtag kids into a new generation of superheroes at a privacy Academy and save the world from certain destruction. The project holds an audition of would-be members, most of whom possess useless or disgusting powers. In the end, Dylan, a 17-year-old boy who can turn invisible Summer, a 16-year-old girl with telekinetic powers Tucker, a 12-year-old boy with the power to enlarge any part of his body Cindy, a 6-year-old girl with super strength. Written by Anthony Pereyra {hypersonic91@yahoo.com}

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They're going to save the world . . . as long as they're home for dinner


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Rated PG for brief rude humor, language and mild action | See all certifications »

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11 August 2006 (USA)  »

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The Return of Zoom  »

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Budget:

$35,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$4,510,408 (USA) (11 August 2006)

Gross:

$11,631,245 (USA) (15 September 2006)
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The Wendy's Restaurant was shot in downtown Kingman, Arizona where "Universal Soldier" and "Roadhouse 66" were also filmed. See more »

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Marsha is wearing sunglasses as she walks inside the garage with Jack. When she slips over the oil, the sunglasses are in her hand. See more »

Quotes

Jack Shepard: Cindy, what are you wearing?
Cindy Collins: It's my alter eggo.
Jack Shepard: You mean your "alter ego"?
Cindy Collins: I'm a princess.
Jack Shepard: Cindy, you're not a princess.
Cindy Collins: But I look pretty.
Jack Shepard: Yeah, but pretty girls don't have any real friends and they never get any respect. Take Miss Holloway, for instance.
Marsha Holloway: Hey.
Dr. Grant: [Cindy throws the 2.5-ton object] Scatter...
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Spoofs The Right Stuff (1983) See more »

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It's On
Written by Max Hsu, Matt Dally, Dave Ghazarian, Melissa Brock, Tricia Brock, Brandon Estelle and Andy Simon
Performed by Superchick
Courtesy of Inpop Records
Under license from Whizbang, Inc.
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My kids loved it, I wasn't very impressed
21 August 2006 | by (Vernon, B.C., Canada) – See all my reviews

My kids thought it was a great show. They ran around for the next week pretending to be really fast/invisible/strong.

I wasn't very impressed. As ever the effects were adequate, even the story was good. The character development was lacking and the acting was wooden.

The movie has a couple of guys who should be really funny; Tim Allen & Chevy Chase. They just weren't made use of in a funny way. Courtenay Cox was funnier and for her that's saying something.

The climax was anticlimactic but I think this links back to poor character development. We just didn't get to know the bad guy enough to really care about him.


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