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My Super Ex-Girlfriend (2006)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Romance, Sci-Fi | 21 July 2006 (USA)
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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He broke her heart. She broke his everything. 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:

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

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$22,526,144 (USA) (6 October 2006)
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Trivia

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

Goofs

When the taxi driver gets out of his car to see what made it move backwards, he is not wearing glasses. In the next shot, as the cab travels towards the camera, the driver is wearing glasses. See more »

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[over the phone, as Vaughn watches G-Girl put out a fire by spinning up a whirlwind]
Vaughn Haige: It's G-Girl! She's doing her thing!
Matt Saunders: Are you serious? You lucky S.O.B., I've never seen her in person. How does she look?
Vaughn Haige: She looks...
Matt Saunders: What?
Vaughn Haige: ...blurry! But still pretty hot!
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Crazy Credits

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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Featured in Siskel & Ebert: The Worst of 2006 (2007) See more »

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Love Is a Game
Written by Romeo Stodart
Performed by The Magic Numbers
Courtesy of Capitol Records
Under license from EMI Film & Television Music
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Look, It's G-Girl!
22 July 2006 | by See all my reviews

This movie answers the question, how does a relationship survive when your girlfriend is codependent, clinging, needy, jealous .. and has powers and abilities far beyond those of mortal women?

Without spoiling the movie, I can safely assure you it does not, but there's great fun to be had along the way. Uma Thurman is perfect as the mercurial super-heroine, an uber-babe, mysteriously named G-Girl, who unlike most in her sisterhood, is not *always* dedicated to truth, justice, and the American Way.

Thurman is also believable as the thoroughly daft, yet somehow still fetching, curator Jenny. When she is dumped for a less endowed but more emotionally secure and well adjusted rival, G-Girl goes ballistic, and what follows is not pretty. It's funny, but it's not pretty ..

It's a delightful premise, hell hath no fury like a super-heroine scorned, and those involved don't altogether carry it off, but it has its moments, and I think I'll get the DVD.

I liked this movie ..


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