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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$35,000,000 (estimated)

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

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

In the scene where Aunt Lucille is saying "Rick walked off a class trip" Uncle Albert is reading a newspaper. If you look closely the back page of the newspaper is an advertisement for a book called "Forgiving the Franklins" which is actually a movie (Forgiving the Franklins (2006)) written by Jay Floyd, who is a clearance administrator on this film. See more »

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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 »

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Lunatic Editor: [Gently carried away] I know the Mayor of Venus! Hamburgers can see the Future!
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Several minutes of deleted scenes are included in one solid block halfway through the closing credits. See more »

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References Rocky III (1982) See more »

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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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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%.


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