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Super Capers: The Origins of Ed and the Missing Bullion (2009)

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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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Herman Brainard (as Samuel Lloyd)
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Puffer Boy
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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.


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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)

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

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$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 »

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Roger Cheatem: It is not bad enough that we have to watch sequel after sequel of their horrible movies?
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Super Caper Chili Pie Recipe INGREDIENTS 1/2 lb ground hamburger 1/2 cup chopped onion 1/2 cup fine chopped green peppers 2 cans of red kidney beans 2 cans of chili beans 2 cans of chili sauce 2 cans of pinto beans 1 can of tomato paste 2 tablespoons of brown sugar 2 tablespoons of yellow mustard 1 teaspoon of hot peppers 2 packages of cornbread mix DIRECTIONS In a large skillet, brown hamburger, add all the ingredients into a large Crockpot, set to low for 5 hours. Pre-heat oven to 350F. Mix two packages of cornbread in a separate bowl. To create two layers. in a square non stick pan lay down 1st layer of cornbread mix, let cook for 1 minute. Place chili on-top of first cornbread layer, now lay down 2nd layer of cornbread mix, on-top of chili; covering the whole surface. let cook for 25 minutes in oven Garnish with red paprika when done. See more »

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References The Matrix (1999) See more »

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Believe It or Not
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"Super Capers" is...not AS bad as I thought it would be...??
20 March 2015 | by See all my reviews

I just watched this off HBO GO last night, and just looking at the overall production values (and the fact I never heard of it in the 6 years since it was released), I thought it would be absolutely horrible. Now it was bad, don't get me wrong, but not AS horrible as I thought it would be. It's got a great cast- Michael Rooker, Justin Whalin, Clint Howard, Tom Sizemore, Adam West (not as "Batman", but as "Manbat" LOL), Danielle Harris, etc.. and I did chuckle every now and then (that Arnold-imitating robot- stupid, yes, but I couldn't help laughing at it- more so than with it.. o.O ).

Well, the funniest stuff in the movie for me (other than the silly robot) was some of the stuff more at the beginning with like Clint Howard and Tom Sizemore, but...if you want to see a super-hero comedy dealing with the sorta super-hero mythology, and playing around with that, see something like "Mystery Men" (1999) or, better yet, 2008's wonderful Peter Berg-directed "Hancock", starring Will Smith. This movie TBH seems to be more of a "kiddie movie"...


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