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Superhero Movie (2008)

PG-13 | | Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi | 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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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) (30 March 2008)

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$25,871,834 (USA) (20 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 »

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

Priest: We are gathered today to say goodbye to Lucille Adams.
Mourners: Goodbye!
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Crazy Credits

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

Connections

Spoofs X-Men (2000) 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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An underrated Gem.
6 September 2009 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

This is way better than most films that spoof other films. It's a million times better than the likes of Epic Movie, Disaster Movie and many other pathetic attempts to parody other films. Unlike most films that spoof others this one gets the job done without overdoing it and at times it even felt like an actual Superhero film as well as talented cast members that fit their roles perfectly and the villain "The Hourglass" was good considering it was a parody film. It also has various comedy elements of its own such as Lucille's funeral and many more moments that I would mention but I don't want to spoil the film. At the funeral The priest says "We are gathered here today to say goodbye to Lucille" then all the people at the funeral shout "Goodbye!".If you plan to watch this film do not judge it on the low rating. It's a pity most parody films weren't as good as this.


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