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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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Special Agent Smith #1
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Special Agent Smith #2
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Herbert Q
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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)  »

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

Quotes

Herman Brainard: Hey, Ed! Sarge is on the phone! He wants to personally thank you for letting the bad guys go!
Puffer Boy: He's also yelling something about physically removing your legs to kick your butt with!
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Includes the Recipe (ingredients and directions) for cooking "Super Caper Chili Pie" See more »

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References X2 (2003) See more »

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Performed by Joey Scarbury
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a classic among bad films
20 March 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

A movie virtually guaranteed to wind up in the DVD bargain bin in record-setting time, "Super Capers" is an indescribably awful attempt at superhero parody. It features a group of inept comic book figures, clad in ill-fitting get-ups, who bumble and stumble their way to victory against a passel of toothless bad guys.

The movie's idea of humor consists mainly of goofy sound effects and corny musical cues playing on the soundtrack, though I suspect that their sole function is to alert us as to when we should be laughing (there's really no other way for us to know, since, unlike a TV sitcom, it doesn't come equipped with its own laugh track).

Out of respect for any possible careers they may still have ahead of them, the actors shall remain nameless, though Adam West (TV's Batman) and June Lockhart stop by to show us just how far has-been actors can be forced to lower themselves when there simply aren't any decent roles left for them anymore.

At the end, the director of this fiasco, Ray Griggs, thanks the "directors who inspired" him during his childhood, namely George Lucas, Steven Spielberg, Robert Zemeckis and Peter Jackson. Sounds like the makings of a good class-action lawsuit, if you ask me.


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