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Superhero Movie (2008)

PG-13 | | Action, Comedy | 28 March 2008 (USA)
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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Cast

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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)

Genres:

Action | Comedy

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Release Date:

28 March 2008 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Superhero!  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$35,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$9,510,297, 30 March 2008, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$26,638,520

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$73,026,302
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Michael Papajohn, who plays the mugger who ends up gunning Rick's parents down, originated the role of Carradine--the man who steals Uncle Ben's car after shooting him--in Spider-Man (2002). See more »

Goofs

When Dragonfly jumps off the Gargoyle perch, it gives slightly, revealing it isn't real stone. See more »

Quotes

Lou Landers: [before death] Oh fuck.
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Crazy Credits

The opening Dimension Films logo changes from its standard blue color to Dragonfly green. See more »

Connections

Spoofs The Girl Next Door (2004) See more »

Soundtracks

All By Myself
Written by Eric Carmen and Sergei Rachmaninoff
Performed by The Rescues
Produced by Gabriel Mann
Courtesy of Red Wind Records
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User Reviews

 
very poor film
8 June 2008 | by See all my reviews

well thats the worst film i have seen in a while if i wasn't in the middle of loads of people i would of walked out. i didn't once laugh it was WAY to predictable. i enjoy spoof films like aeroplane and nakedgun but this was just poor don't waste your money on it trust me you wont be missing much. the boy in the lead role Drake Bell cant act in this film to save his life he should just stick to drake and josh I'm a fan of Leslie Nielsen but he should just cross this film of his CV .well what I'm getting at is don't waste your time or money on a film which will leave you felling riped off this film is not on for long but it does seem to drag and your end up just wishing it to end


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