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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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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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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 »

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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 »

Quotes

Summer Jones: I see things.
Jack Shepard: Do you see dead people?
Summer Jones: I see that you suffer from a massive inferiority complex.
Jack Shepard: [speak slowly to Marsha] I try to hide that so well.
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Referenced in The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #21.217 (2013) See more »

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The World is New
Written by Brian Mashburn
Performed by Save Ferris
Courtesy of Epic Records
By Arrangement with Sony BMG Music Entertainment
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Painful
24 August 2006 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

It was nothing short of painful.

I took an 11 year old to see this movie, and he was actually sore at me for suggesting the movie.

The way I see it Peter Hewitt owes me $20 for the movie tickets and 3 hours of my life back (1.5 hr for the movie, 1/2 hr for the drive, and 1 hr for all the time I spent bitching about how awful it really was)!

From the boom mic in the shots, to the five minute fight scene at the end, to the terrible acting by the team as a whole, to the total lack of understanding behind the conflict with Chevy Chase and Rip Torn and the team, to Tim Allen's lack of understood emotion, to Courtney Cox's most painful character to date - the movie was just plain awful.


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