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Chronicles the lives of four mortal men and women who work as characters on the sidewalks of Hollywood Boulevard.

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Cast

Credited cast:
Christopher Dennis ...
Himself - Superman (as Christopher Lloyd Dennis)
Maxwell Allen ...
Himself - Batman (as Maximus Allen)
Jennifer Wenger ...
Herself - Wonder Woman (as Jennifer Gehrt)
Joe McQueen ...
Himself - The Hulk
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Sandra Lee Allen ...
Herself - Batman's wife (as Sandra)
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Himself
Marc Brown ...
Himself (archive footage)
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Himself (archive footage)
Frank Dennis ...
Himself - Sandy Dennis' Brother
Pam Dennis ...
Herself - Sandy Dennis' Niece
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Herself (archive footage)
Chris Gehrt ...
Himself - Wonder Woman's Husband (as Chris)
Mark Goulston ...
Himself - Psychiatrist (as Dr. Mark Goulston)
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Himself - Honorary Mayor of Hollywood
Leron Gubler ...
Himself - Hollywood Chamber of Commerce
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"Confessions of a Superhero" chronicles the lives of four mortal men and women who work as characters on the sidewalks of Hollywood Boulevard. This feature length documentary explores the fascination, obsession, and allure of fame through the eyes of these very unique people struggling to make it in Tinseltown. Written by Anonymous

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CONFESSIONS OF A SUPERHERO explores the fascination, obsession and allure of fame through the eyes of some very unique people struggling to make it in Tinseltown.

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Rated R for some language
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$250,000 (estimated)
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Nothing Left But Love
Written by Greg Kuehn
Performed by Greg Kuehn and Dizzy X
Vocals by Liz Constantine
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snooozer....
17 November 2008 | by (Vancouver Canada) – See all my reviews

Wouldn't go out of my way to find this one...okay for late-night viewing if you channel-surf to it.

I think Morgan Spurlock dresses up in the Superman suit in the telephone booth to introduce the film, but that also falls a bit flat.

The characters and their stories just aren't that exceptional or interesting. The small-town history of the Wonder Woman character is a perfect example. Whether Christopher Dennis is really Sandy Dennis's son is somewhat interesting, but left unresolved.

Also interesting is that Christopher Dennis certainly doesn't have the Superman physique. Margot Kidder mentions this in a roundabout way. He should wear a padded-suit-image a 98lb weakling instead!

His obsession with Superman reminded me of another film called Cinemania (2002 Angela Christlieb) about NY city film obsessives.


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