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Zoom (2006)

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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)  »

Also Known As:

The Return of Zoom  »

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Box Office

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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Trivia

In the only photo of the old Zenith team, in addition to Tim Allen (Zoom) and Kevin Zegers (Concussion), the other teammates are portrayed by Alexis Bledel (Ace?), Wilmer Valderrama (Marksman?) and Devon Aoki (Daravia?). See more »

Goofs

When Zoom is eating yogurt in the cafeteria, he opens his mouth to speak, and it drips down his lips. In the next scene, his face is clean before he wipes it. See more »

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Cindy Collins: [singing] A-B-C-D-E-F-G-H-I-J-K-L-M-N-O-P...
Jack Shepard: Stop that. You're singing the alphabet. That's not a power. And your voice is average, it's not super.
Cindy Collins: It is, too, super.
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Dr. Grant: Get another table in here, please. Right away.
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References The Howdy Doody Show (1947) See more »

Soundtracks

Days Like These
Written by Steve Harwell, Matthew Gerrard and Robbie Nevil
Performed by Smash Mouth
Courtesy of Beautiful Bomb Records 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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