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Set in a world where superheroes are commonly known and accepted, young Will 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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Saving The World... One Homework Assignment At A Time. See more »


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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  »

Box Office

Budget:

$35,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$97,696 (South Africa) (3 February 2006)

Gross:

$97,696 (South Africa) (3 February 2006)
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Warren Peace's name sounds like "War and Peace", the classic Leo Tolstoy novel. The name hints at the basic theme of the film. See more »

Goofs

During the kitchen scene when Will tells his Dad that he has no powers, the sink faucet spout is initially facing left and in subsequent scenes the faucet spout is facing towards the right. See more »

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[Warren shows up at the Homecoming Dance wearing his father Baron Battle's tuxedo]
Layla: I thought you weren't renting a tux?
Warren Peace: It's my dad's. He doesn't have much use for it in solitary.
Layla: [tries to get off the subject that Warren's father is in prison by holding up a cheese cube] Cheese cube?
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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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Great Movie
26 July 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This movie was awesome. I went with two other adults & we all enjoyed it. There were tons of young kids there & in typical Disney style lots of fun things the adults understood, but the kids didn't (like who the principal was in our youth)! The kids around me seemed to enjoy it, along with the adults. If you are looking for an action movie, this is not it, if you're looking for mystery & intrigue this is not it, if you're looking for amazing cinematography, not it, but if you're looking for a fun movie to go to with your family, this is the movie to go see. I got to go for free, but would definitely pay to go see it again!


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