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Superhero Movie (2008)

PG-13 | | Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi | 28 March 2008 (USA)
Orphaned high school student Rick Riker is bitten by a radioactive dragonfly, develops super powers (except for the ability to fly), and becomes a hero.

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Orphaned high school student Rick Riker is bitten by a radioactive dragonfly, develops super powers (except for the ability to fly), and becomes a hero.

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The greatest Superhero movie of all time! (not counting all the others)


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Rated PG-13 for crude and sexual content, comic violence, drug references and language | See all certifications »

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$35,000,000 (estimated)

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$9,510,297 (USA) (28 March 2008)

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$25,871,834 (USA) (18 July 2008)
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Trivia

Robert Hays plays Blaine Riker. In "Airplane!" (1980), he played a character named Ted Striker. Both of these films were produced by David Zucker. See more »

Goofs

When Rick Ricker checks his symptoms on the Internet, the dialog box shows the question "It's okay, you can tell me the truth. I'm a Doctor" with no options. The camera switches to Rick's face, then back to the computer with an option on the screen. See more »

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Dr. Strom: Unless you add some serelium! Then you could create a device powerful enough to draw the lifeforce out of thousands of people and enhance your own cellular capacity!
Lou Landers: Strom, you're a genius!
Dr. Strom: [being modest] Wikipedia
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Crazy Credits

Several minutes of deleted scenes are included in one solid block halfway through the closing credits. See more »

Connections

Spoofs Batman Begins (2005) See more »

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Douchebag of the Year
Music by James L. Venable
Lyrics by Craig Mazin
Performed by Freddie Pierce
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Was actually decent!
29 March 2008 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

I really liked this one. I wasn't expecting much, being worn out on spoof movies lately because of the layer of crap that's been dropped on us, the movie-going public. "Epic Movie","Date Movie","Meet the Spartans" all sucked.

That being said, the people who made this, made the latter-day Zucker- styled comedies(a la Airplane, The Naked Gun) Scary Movie 3 & 4, and not those other "Movie" movies (which are the domain of Jason Friedberg & Aaron Seltzer).

There were parts of this movie where I laughed so hard I could barely breathe. And that happens SO rarely with comedies lately. Seriously, I laughed hard.

But, it was one of those things that will entertain but never be a classic you'd bother watching again. It was a bit forgettable in that way.


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