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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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28 March 2008 (USA)  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$35,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£851,353 (UK) (6 June 2008)

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

According to the commentary, actor Rip Torn was to play the "Lunatic Editor" but for some reason, not disclosed, was replaced. See more »

Goofs

When Hourglass loads software to destroy the world, he puts a Windows CD into his Apple computer. He may have been running a Windows emulator, which allows Macs to run Windows software. Recent versions of Mac OS include a Windows emulator. See more »

Quotes

Uncle Albert: [lovingly] Your thighs look like warm cottage cheese someone threw up on a hot sidewalk.
Aunt Lucille Adams: And you've always had a tiny penis.
Uncle Albert: Well, what does it matter when you're in love?
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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 Mission: Impossible (1996) 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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Why thought of as so bad?
4 February 2009 | by (Romania) – See all my reviews

Well, I've been reading the reviews on this film for quite a while now, and I've got to say: why is everyone complaining about it? To be perfectly honest, I saw this film because my best friend rented it, so I hadn't had a chance of reading any of the reviews online. If it had been the other way around, I probably wouldn't have seen it, and that would have been just a darn shame. So what if some of the situations are a little extreme? So what if it all seems a little "Oh, come on!" - that's what this type of comedy is all about! I had a good laugh watching this, and I strongly suggest this for a friend night...but definitely not the movie I'd see on a family night.


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