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Superhero Movie (2008)

 -  Action | Comedy | Sci-Fi  -  28 March 2008 (USA)
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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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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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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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£851,353 (UK) (6 June 2008)

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

Michael Papajohn, who plays the mugger who ends up gunning Rick's parents down, originated the role of Carradine - the man who steals Uncle Ben's car after shooting him - in Spider-Man (2002). See more »

Goofs

When Dragonfly learns to fly, he sprouts wings, which would presumably tear through his costume. His back has no rips or tears in later scenes. See more »

Quotes

Dr. Stephen Hawking: My nurse is a lesbian and not the hot kind.
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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

Referenced in Youth in Revolt (2009) See more »

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I Need A Hero
Written by Michael Jay, Sara Paxton and Johnny Pedersen
Performed by Sara Paxton
Produced by Jam N' Jay
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One of the BEST movies I have ever seen! It had me laughing so loud everybody could hear me!
13 April 2008 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

So I went to the Superhero Movie yesterday and I wasn't sure if it was going to be any good because most of the reviews and ratings on here were very poor and normally these types of movies aren't very good at all. So anyway I went in there with doubts but in the first 20 seconds I was cracking up even just with the start where there is just saying who's in the film. From that point on to the very end I had never laughed so hard in my entire life. This movie was absolutely fantastic and I would see it over and over again. There are jokes every 30 seconds! I highly recommend everybody to see this fantastic movie, you won't regret it.


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