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A good guy with no powers joins a superhero team with no clue against a bad guy with no shame.

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Storyline

Would-be superhero, Ed Gruberman, who possesses no super powers must join a team of misfit heroes-in-training known as The Super Capers. Having only faith, Gruberman must travel through time to uncover an evil plot involving some gold bullion, a fiery femme fatale, and a criminal mastermind with a dark secret about Ed's past. Written by Ray Griggs

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The origins of Ed and the missing bullion.


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for mild language, some rude humor and brief smoking
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20 March 2009 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Szeleburdi szuperhősök  »

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$2,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$21,463 (USA) (20 March 2009)

Gross:

$30,955 (USA) (17 April 2009)
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Trivia

Ed Gruberman is the name of the "impatient student" from the skit "Ti Kwan Leap" by the Frantics. See more »

Quotes

Ed Gruberman: Hey! Why don't you use your, uh, mind thing and pop open the trunk?
Herman Brainard: No problem.
[Herman makes mind control sound effect]
Ed Gruberman: What are you doing?
Herman Brainard: I'm making a sound effect. No superhero can use his powers without a good sound effect in the background. Come on, help me out.
Ed Gruberman: Really?
Herman Brainard: I'm not doing it without!
Ed Gruberman: Alright! Okay. Uh...
[both make mind control sound effects, the limousine trunk opens]
Ed Gruberman: Hey! You did it!
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Includes the Recipe (ingredients and directions) for cooking "Super Caper Chili Pie" See more »

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References The Matrix (1999) See more »

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Believe It or Not
Performed by Joey Scarbury
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I Liked It More Than I Should Have
21 March 2014 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

A good guy with no powers joins a superhero team with no clue against a bad guy with no shame.

What this film has going for it is the incredible cast -- Danielle Harris, Tom Sizemore, Clint Howard, Michael Rooker, Jon Polito, Doug Jones, Adam West and more. If nothing else, it probably has an actor in it that you enjoy seeing.

Unfortunately, as pretty much everyone has pointed out, that is about all it has. I love Michael Rooker, and would watch him in anything, no matter how bad. And the problem here is not the acting, but the terrible jokes and overly done references to "Star Wars" and "Back to the Future" and others...


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