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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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Red
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Herbert Q
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Mugger
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Manbat / Cab Driver
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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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2.35 : 1
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After the credit talking about the motion picture being protected by law there's a sentence that says: "That includes you Mr. Bootlegger who lives in his mother's basement and can't get a date." Michael Rooker also says "Bunch of schmucks. Hey, what do you think you're doing? The movie is not over yet. Get back here and sit down and watch this. And don't forget to pick up your popcorn when you leave." There is also an additional scene and says "to be continued..." 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 Batman (1989) See more »

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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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