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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

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

Goofs

As Jill is kissing Dragonfly, she has her left hand on his right shoulder. As she pulls it down his chest and away, the top or inner dragonfly on his chest peels away from the bottom or outer one. 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 Spider-Man (2002) See more »

Soundtracks

Oh No You Didn't
Written by Sal Salvador, Kit Grissom, Ray Ng, and Kristee Mays
Performed by Sal Salvador
Courtesy of Majors Music
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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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