4.5/10
52,482
173 user 119 critic

Superhero Movie (2008)

PG-13 | | Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi | 28 March 2008 (USA)
Trailer
0:30 | Trailer

Watch Now

From $2.99 (SD) on Amazon Video

ON DISC
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.

Director:

Writer:

Reviews
Popularity
4,473 ( 131)
1 win. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Scary Movie 4 (2006)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  

Cindy finds out the house she lives in is haunted by a little boy and goes on a quest to find out who killed him and why. Also, Alien "Tr-iPods" are invading the world and she has to uncover the secret in order to stop them.

Director: David Zucker
Stars: Anna Faris, Regina Hall, Craig Bierko
Scary Movie 3 (2003)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

In the third installment of the Scary Movie franchise, Cindy has to investigate mysterious crop circles and video tapes, and help the President in preventing an alien invasion.

Director: David Zucker
Stars: Anna Faris, Charlie Sheen, Regina Hall
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.7/10 X  

The heroic Spartan king Leonidas, armed with nothing but leather underwear and a cape, leads a ragtag bunch of 13 Spartan misfit warriors to defend their homeland against thousands of ... See full summary »

Directors: Jason Friedberg, Aaron Seltzer
Stars: Sean Maguire, Kevin Sorbo, Carmen Electra
Epic Movie (2007)
Adventure | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.3/10 X  

A comedic satire of films that are large in scope, reputation and popularity.

Directors: Jason Friedberg, Aaron Seltzer
Stars: Kal Penn, Jennifer Coolidge, Fred Willard
Scary Movie 2 (2001)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  

Four teens are tricked by their professor into visiting a haunted house for a school project.

Director: Keenen Ivory Wayans
Stars: Anna Faris, Marlon Wayans, Antony Acker
Scary Movie (2000)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

A year after disposing of the body of a man they accidentally killed, a group of dumb teenagers are stalked by a bumbling serial killer.

Director: Keenen Ivory Wayans
Stars: Anna Faris, Jon Abrahams, Marlon Wayans
Scary Movie 5 (2013)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.5/10 X  

A couple begin to experience some unusual activity after bringing their lost nieces and nephew home. With the help of home-surveillance cameras, they learn they're being stalked by a nefarious demon.

Directors: Malcolm D. Lee, David Zucker
Stars: Simon Rex, Ashley Tisdale, Charlie Sheen
Date Movie (2006)
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.7/10 X  

Spoof of romantic comedies which focuses on a man, his crush, his parents, and her father.

Directors: Aaron Seltzer, Jason Friedberg
Stars: Alyson Hannigan, Fred Willard, Jennifer Coolidge
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 1.9/10 X  

Over the course of one evening, an unsuspecting group of twenty-somethings find themselves bombarded by a series of natural disasters and catastrophic events.

Directors: Jason Friedberg, Aaron Seltzer
Stars: Carmen Electra, Vanessa Lachey, Nicole Parker
Comedy | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  

Malcolm and Kisha move into their dream home, but soon learn a demon also resides there. When Kisha becomes possessed, Malcolm - determined to keep his sex life on track - turns to a priest, a psychic, and a team of ghost-busters for help.

Director: Michael Tiddes
Stars: Marlon Wayans, Essence Atkins, Marlene Forte
Vampires Suck (2010)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.5/10 X  

A spoof of vampire-themed movies, where teenager Becca finds herself torn between two boys. As she and her friends wrestle with a number of different dramas, everything comes to a head at their prom.

Directors: Jason Friedberg, Aaron Seltzer
Stars: Jenn Proske, Matt Lanter, Diedrich Bader
Spy Hard (1996)
Comedy | Action
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

General Rancor is threatening to destroy the world with a missile he is hiding at his secret base. But to complete his goal, he needs a special computer chip, invented by the scientist Prof... See full summary »

Director: Rick Friedberg
Stars: Leslie Nielsen, Nicollette Sheridan, Charles Durning
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
The Chief of Police
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
Edit

Storyline

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.

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

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


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

28 March 2008 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Superhero!  »

Box Office

Budget:

$35,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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

Gross:

$25,871,834 (USA) (18 July 2008)
 »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (extended edition)

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Craig Bierko was cast as Wolverine, he appears in the poster and in the cast credits, but his scenes were cut. In the final cut, only Richard Tillman appears as Wolverine. See more »

Goofs

When Dragonfly and Jill are kissing in the rain, their noses switch places from shot to shot. See more »

Quotes

Jill's Mother: [shouting from a window] You're a whore, just like your mother!
[Jill's mother goes back inside]
Rick Riker: Who was that?
Jill Johnson: My mother.
See more »

Crazy Credits

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

Connections

Spoofs Mean Girls (2004) See more »

Soundtracks

Superbounce
Written by Drake Bell and Michael Corcoran
Performed by Drake Bell
Produced by Michael Corcoran
Courtesy of Universal Records, a Division of UMG Recordings, Inc.
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

See more (Spoiler Alert!) »

User Reviews

 
Finally they got rid of Adam Seltz and Jason Friedburg.
7 April 2008 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

The "movie" movie series was really going for a while there (All the Scary Movies had me in stitches) it bombed for a while when Adam Seltz and Jason Friedburg took over and here is a brief show is a list of ratings of some of the other "movie" movies: Date Movie: 57% Epic Movie: 50% Meet The Spartans: 48% But with this one the series gets better with Superhero films being sent up in a playful way and it is actually really funny. It is a little hit and miss but I think that adds to the final feel to the "dumbness" to the film. I think that this is worth a view for the fans of Scary Movie and haters of the later "movie" movies. Overall this is a good and funny film good for a laugh once or twice and I give it a fair rating of 65%.


33 of 52 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
*Insert your own spoof * movie. chilichilipepper
So underrated HappyGoLucky1
Its not that bad nigelholland
100 things you learnt from Superhero Movie Adamboy94
4.2? wipeyourlittletooshies
Best slapstick since Hot Shots? james_arron_johnson
Discuss Superhero Movie (2008) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?