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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)

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

David Zucker (producer) works again with two actors that have appeared in previous movies of him: Airplane! (1980)'s star Robert Hays and The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad! (1988)'s star Leslie Nielsen. See more »

Goofs

When Rick is fighting with the thug and the gun continues to go off, he hits two street lamps that fall on his mom and dad. When the thug runs away and Rick runs to his father, the street lamp is not on his head, or even in the shot. When he accidentally shoots his mom, the lamp is not on her head. See more »

Quotes

Uncle Albert: Remember, with great power comes...
Rick Riker: Great responsibility?
Uncle Albert: Well, I was gonna say bitches, but if you want to be a virgin for the rest of your life...
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Crazy Credits

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

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References Family Guy: Lois Kills Stewie (2007) See more »

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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.
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Better than I expected...but that does not mean too much
13 September 2008 | by (Argentina) – See all my reviews

Before watching Superhero Movie,I was expecting a repulsive crap.To my surprise,the movie only resulted to be bad.Superhero Movie is a very mediocre movie which makes a very insipid satire of super heroes.I think the screenplay should have gone more far away with the humor and with the sarcasm of the jokes.A lot of jokes fail because they consist in a very basic and simple humor.This movie desperately tries to be funny,so the final result is very superficial.The only good elements from this movie are Leslie Nielsen and some very few jokes which are funny.There's not much to say.Superhero Movie is a wasted opportunity because a satire of super heroes could have gone much more far away.I recommend Mystery Men for a much better parody of super heroes.


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