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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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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 »

Quotes

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 Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981) See more »

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Money horribly spent
23 January 2012 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This movie absolutely blows! Even for what it is supposed to be, a low budget super hero spoof. Ray Griggs did a shameless job of acting in his own movie with uninspired skill. As a director he spent the money on the things that were not in the shot very long and not focusing on costumes falling apart in close-ups. Two million dollars on what? The neighbor kid makes better movies and all he has is a cheap DV camera and some imagination ..which this thing lacks. I hope you are sued, not by all of shameless unauthorized Easter eggs but by everyone who paid money to see this. Don't bother even if your tastes includes cheesy spoof comedy. Nothing to see here, move along.


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