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Sky High (2005)

Set in an era where superheroes are commonly known and accepted, young William Stronghold, the son of the Commander and Jetstream, tries to find a balance between being a normal teenager and an extraordinary being.

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It all begins when young Will Stronghold, the son of the two famous superheroes: Steve and Josie, A.K.A. the incredibly strong, seemingly invulnerable Commander and and the high-speed flying Jetstream. However, Will does not actually know if he has any powers of his own, and has not told his parents this. He and his best friend, Layla are facing their first day of a secret school in the clouds like none on earth: Sky High, the first and only high school for kids with super-human powers going through crime-fighting puberty. But with no apparent superpowers of his own, however, Will seems destined to grow up a mere sidekick. But as he discovers his true strengths, he'll also learn that it takes loyalty and teamwork to truly become a hero! Written by Anthony Pereyra {hypersonic91@yahoo.com}

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Rated PG for action violence and some mild language | See all certifications »

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29 July 2005 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Súper escuela de héroes  »

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Budget:

$35,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$14,631,784 (USA) (31 July 2005)

Gross:

$63,946,815 (USA)
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Trivia

Near the beginning of the movie The Commander says he had just, "saved the Superdome from collapsing." The movie was released one month before Hurricane Katrina hit New Orleans and severely damaged the Superdome. See more »

Goofs

When Warren first walks up to Layla in the paper lantern, the water pitcher he's holding is hanging down on his side. But in the next shot he's holding it up in front of his chest. See more »

Quotes

[during Power Placement]
Coach Boomer: [to Layla] You, Flower child. Let's go.
Layla: I believe in only using my powers when the situation demands it.
Coach Boomer: Well, you're in luck: This is the situation, and I'm demanding it.
Layla: But to participate in this test would be to support a flawed system. I think the whole Hero-Sidekick dichotomy only serves to...
Coach Boomer: Let me get this straight. Are you refusing to show me your powers?
Layla: Well, it's more complicated than that, I mean...
Coach Boomer: [...]
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Crazy Credits

The end credits are decorated with still-frame comic-book illustrations. One of the still frames has a single animated element - a purple monster's eye, which moves and blinks. (It appears just before the music credits.) See more »

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Soundtracks

And She Was
Written by David Byrne, Tina Weymouth, Chris Frantz (as Christopher Franz), Jerry Harrison
Produced by Keaton Simons and Scott Brueznak
Performed by Keaton Simons
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Great for all ages!
26 July 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I saw the advance screening of this movie last night and I have to say that I was very pleasantly surprised! I went into this movie expecting a cheesy kiddy movie and ended up spending the next hour and a half being seriously entertained. The story is about a group of freshmen in their first few months at a super hero high school named "Sky High." There are all the familiar struggles of high school, such as fitting in, finding a date, and choosing between the friends you have known and loved your whole life and the new popular crowd. These high school newbies have the additional dilemma of learning to use their powers and live up to the reputations that their parents have established as super heroes. The movie is sweet without sending the viewers into a diabetic coma, and has a great message. The theater I was in was also full of little ones, who I never heard a peep out of! The movie is a great treat for the entire family and will make a great break from the heat or a rainy day activity!


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