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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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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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Rupert Gregson-Williams was hired to compose the film's score, but he had to drop out due to a scheduling conflict with Over the Hedge (2006). He was replaced by Christophe Beck. See more »

Goofs

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

Summer Jones: I see things.
Jack Shepard: Do you see dead people?
Summer Jones: I see you suffer from a massive inferiority complex.
Jack Shepard: I try to hide that so well.
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References Friends (1994) See more »

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Under Pressure
Written by David Bowie, Freddie Mercury, Roger Taylor, John Deacon and Brian May
Produced by Greg Camp
Performed by Smash Mouth
Smash Mouth appears 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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