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My Super Ex-Girlfriend (2006)

PG-13  |   |  Comedy, Romance, Sci-Fi  |  21 July 2006 (USA)
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When a regular guy dumps a superhero for 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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Rated PG-13 for sexual content, crude humor, language and brief nudity | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

21 July 2006 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Super Ex  »

Box Office


$30,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$947,015 (Australia) (21 July 2006)


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

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When Matt and Jenny walk into the art gallery on their date, Jenny is wearing heels that are pointy and you can hear her steps on the wood floor. A few shots later you catch a glimpse of Jenny taking a step in black ballet flats. And as she walks along the gallery you no longer hear her footsteps. See more »


Vaughn Haige: Oh, no no. Don't tell me. You have invaded the female nation and spread your democracy.
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Underrated - one of the funniest films of the year
1 January 2007 | by (Saint Paul, MN) – See all my reviews

A big surprise, probably because I was expecting it to suck. The reviews were pretty dismissive of it, even though they all seemed to agree that the concept was golden: a man finds out his new girlfriend is a super hero, and finds, when he wants to break up with her, that she's kind of a psycho. I kept expecting it to fall apart, but it never really did. Sure, it doesn't make as much of its awesome premise as it could, and chooses to be short when it might have been better to expand the film's universe. But I can't blame it for that. Uma Thurman is great as the bipolar superhero, G-Girl. And I've discovered, after several years of disliking him, that Luke Wilson can be absolutely perfect when cast as a schlub. He's given two of the best comic performances of 2006 (the other in the pretty much unreleased Idiocracy). I absolutely cracked up at the expressions on his face when he and Thurman first have sex. It's one of the funniest sex scenes ever. My only real complaint is that they make G-Girl a bit too much of a psycho, like almost unbelievably so. Maybe with some background I could have accepted it better. I can forgive its flaws, though, because I had a really good time watching it. Underrated, for sure.

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