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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) (29 July 2005)

Gross:

$63,939,454 (USA) (25 November 2005)
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Trivia

Lynda Carter was initially given gold bracelets to wear as an homage to her Wonder Woman (1975) role. Warner Bros., who owns the copyright to Wonder Woman, didn't want the bracelets shown in a Disney movie, so they were removed from Lynda's wardrobe for the film. Eleven years after this film, Warner Bros. revealed a live action theatrical depiction of Diana Prince/Wonder Woman for the first time. It occurred in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016). See more »

Goofs

When The Commander & Will go down to the Secret Sanctum, Will uses his mother's pole which is on the left. In the next shot, Will is shown coming down the right pole. The next shot was taken from the other side of the characters, from the Secret Sanctum. Therefore, they are still on the same poles, just the scene looks different. See more »

Quotes

Warren Peace: So you're asking me to the homecoming dance just to get back at Stronghold? Not because you like me or anything?
[Layla nods, Warren smiles]
Warren Peace: I'm in!
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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 »

Connections

Featured in The Blockbuster Buster: Sky High vs. Zoom (2014) See more »

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Twist and Crawl
Written by Robert Charlery, Andy Cox, David Steele, Everett Morton,
David Wakeling
Produced by Jason Bieler and Skindred
Performed by Skindred
Courtesy of Lava Records LLC
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Sky High -- most definitely!!!
27 July 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I attended a screening of this movie last night and I must say this is the only comic book film I have seen in a long time that I immediately want to see again.

I was there with a row of press and was invited to bring my kids, seeing as I do't have any I took my nephew. This boy is all over the place most of the time, but he was rivited when the movie started and when it ended he wanted toys, I don't think there are any.

I spent time at a round session conducting interviews of the cast and I was lucky enough to run into the creator of Sky High, Paul Hernandez. Hernandez was surrounded by Latino press who were all hitting him with questions. I was about to leave when he stopped me and said jokingly "don't worry, I speak English too." We chatted about his attempt to set this up as a television series in 94 and how he left the production to work on Greatest American Hero at Disney, as well as Instant Karma for New Line, a film he is directing staring the Rock and Pierce Brosnan. With just the 10 min or so I spent with him, I could tell where the wit and vision of this film came from.


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