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My Super Ex-Girlfriend (2006)

 -  Comedy | Romance | Sci-Fi  -  21 July 2006 (USA)
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When a regular guy dumps a superhero of her neediness, she uses her powers to make his life a living hell.

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In New York, when the shy and lonely project manager of a design firm Matt Saunders meets Jenny Johnson in the subway, he invites her to date and have dinner with him. Jenny immediately falls in love for him, they have sex and she discloses her true identity to him, telling that she is the powerful superhero G-Girl. After meeting his co-worker and friend Hannah Lewis, the needy Jenny becomes jealous, controlling and manipulative, and Matt follows the advice of his best friend Vaughn Haige and dumps her, breaking her heart. Jenny turns Matt's life into hell, while he has a romance with Hannah. However, the archenemy of G-Girl and former high school sweetheart of Jenny, Professor Bedlam, proposes Matt to lure Jenny to strip her superpowers. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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superhero | new york | high school | date | sex | See more »

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If you love someone...set them free See more »

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Comedy | Romance | Sci-Fi

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Rated PG-13 for sexual content, crude humor, language and brief nudity | See all certifications »

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21 July 2006 (USA)  »

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Super Ex  »

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$30,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$44,228 (Chile) (6 October 2006)

Gross:

$73,557 (Chile) (13 October 2006)
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Trivia

The names Jenny Johnson and G-Girl are alliterative, similar to numerous Marvel Comics characters. See more »

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In the very beginning when the two criminals are escaping, there's an aerial shot of the getaway car. In this shot, we see that there are no cars in the vicinity of the car. A few seconds later when we see a shot inside of the car, we can see through the rear window that there are many cars surrounding the car. See more »

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[over the phone]
Matt Saunders: What's going on there?
Vaughn Haige: Some big fire on 73rd and Broadway. Everything's burning.
Matt Saunders: Is anyone hurt?
Vaughn Haige: I don't know, probably. It's blocking my way to the gym.
Matt Saunders: All my thoughts are with you in this time of crisis.
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After the animated end credits is a humorous scene with Vaughn in bed with the woman bartender. The rest of the non-animated credits follow this scene. See more »

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She Hates Me
Written by James Allen and Wes Scantlin (as Wesley Scantlin)
Performed by Puddle of Mudd
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As cheesy as it was, you have got to admit that it was a fun movie!
26 December 2006 | by (Chicago, Illinois) – See all my reviews

My Super Ex Girlfriend turned out to be a pleasant surprise for me, I was really expecting a horrible movie that would probably be stupid and predictable, and you know what? It was! But this movie did have so many wonderful laughs and a fun plot that anyone could get a kick out of. I know that this was a very cheesy movie, but Uma and Anna were just so cool and Steve was such a great addition along with a great cast that looked like they had so much fun and that's what made the movie really work.

Jenny Johnson(scary, that's my best friend's actual name) is not your typical average librarian looking woman, when Matt, your average male, asks her out, he's in for more than he expected, he's asked G-Girl out on a date, the super hero of the world! But when he finds out what a jealous and crazy girl she really is and decides that it may be a good idea that they spend some time apart, but Jenny won't have it since he's fallen for another girl, Hannah, and she will make his life a living hell, I mean, let's face it, he couldn't have chosen a better girl to break up with.

The effect were corny, but you seriously move past them quickly, the story and cast made the story really work and I loved Uma in this movie, it was such a step up from Prime. My Super Ex Girlfriend is a fun movie that you shouldn't really take seriously, it's just a cute romantic comedy that I think if I could get a laugh out of it, anyone could.

7/10


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