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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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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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28 March 2008 (USA)  »

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Superhero!  »

Box Office

Budget:

$35,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£851,353 (UK) (6 June 2008)

Gross:

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

Drake bells Character is mostly based on Spider-Man. Funny enough a few years after the movie he voices Spider-Man in the TV series ultimate Spider-Man. See more »

Goofs

When Dragonfly slams a thug's head on the brick wall, the wall gives slightly, revealing it as a softer, rubber-like material. See more »

Quotes

Rick Riker: [during a prolonged conversation with Jill while plummeting from a rooftop] This is a really tall building.
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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

References The Deer Hunter (1978) See more »

Soundtracks

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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Awful Movie! Not a Pg-13 !!
18 April 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I took my 14 year old to see this movie. We left after 15 or 20 minutes. It was absolutely awful! This movie should be rated R at the least. I am not that strict with movies but, this was just too much. It was a waste of money. I thought it would contain some comedy and I knew the comedy would probably be crude but, this was WAY beyond crude. I was sitting there watching and reading (a certain subtitle at the beginning of the movie was what really got me) and I could not believe how crudely sexual it was. I could not believe that it would be OK for a 13 year old to read and see this content. I don't understand how the rating system works.??


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