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Zoom (2006)

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Former superhero Jack is called back to work to transform an unlikely group of ragtag kids into superheroes at a private academy.

Director:

Peter Hewitt

Writers:

Adam Rifkin (screenplay), David Berenbaum (screenplay) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Tim Allen ... Jack Shepard / Captain Zoom
Courteney Cox ... Marsha Holloway
Chevy Chase ... Dr. Grant
Spencer Breslin ... Tucker Willams / Mega-Boy
Kevin Zegers ... Connor Shepard / Concussion
Kate Mara ... Summer Jones / Wonder
Michael Cassidy ... Dylan West / Houdini
Ryan Whitney Angel ... Cindy Collins / Princess (as Ryan Newman)
Rip Torn ... Larraby
Cornelia Guest ... Cindy's Mom
Ashton Moio ... Halloween Bully
Hunter Aarniokoski Hunter Aarniokoski ... Prince
Thomas F. Wilson ... Dylan's Teacher (as Tom Wilson)
Ridge Canipe ... Mean Bully
Danny McCarthy ... Meaner Bully
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Storyline

Former superhero Jack Shepard, also known as Captain Zoom, is called back to work to transform an unlikely group of ragtag kids into a new generation of superheroes. At a privacy academy, he trains Dylan, a 17-year-old boy who can turn invisible; Summer, a 16-year-old girl with telekinetic powers; Tucker, a 12-year-old boy with the power to enlarge any part of his body; and Cindy, a 6-year-old girl with super strength. Written by Anthony Pereyra {hypersonic91@yahoo.com}

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They're going to save the world . . . as long as they're home for dinner


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for brief rude humor, language and mild action | See all certifications »

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Trivia

Spencer Breslin (Tucker Williams a.k.a. Mega-Boy) performed his role while wearing a fat suit. See more »

Goofs

Zoom and the kids are playing Baseball in the Ship hanger minutes before he actually showed it them and went for a joyride. See more »

Quotes

Dr. Grant: Let me put it this way. Concussion is still alive, and he's coming back.
Larraby: He was destroyed.
Dr. Grant: Nope.
Larraby: We were there. We both saw it.
Dr. Grant: Nope.
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Connections

References The Sixth Sense (1999) See more »

Soundtracks

Punk Rock 101
Written by Butch Walker and Jaret Reddick
Performed by Bowling for Soup
Courtesy of Jive Records
By Arrangement with Sony BMG Music Entertainment
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Uhh...
28 March 2008 | by hayleyk9691See all my reviews

The only reason that I watched "Zoom" was because:

1.) There was nothing on TV and 2.) I was curious on HOW bad it was reviewed.

And not kidding.

Maybe because it was probably designed for younger kids...? Who knows, but all I know is that I could get the feeling out of my head that day: the feeling of humor-disgust. Tim Allen is Zoom, the superhero has-been who recruits four very different kids.

First is the adorable little Cindy, the strong little princess with super strength. But adding little pink tutus and blond curls didn't give the character a unique look like Kojack with candy.

Next is a teenage boy who, in the trailer, decides to render himself invisible -- in the middle of class. Um, hello? And the guy's got a thing for the next character.

Superhero #3 is a girl named Summer, who can movie things with her mind, which is cool, even when it was abused in this movie. Abused to throwing school food in the faces of cheerleaders in the the trailer. Girl has small thing for guy, which guy has a bigger thing for her.

Perhaps the most interesting character must be the fat boy, who can make himself even fatter when expanding any part of his body (from butt to first you name it) It's really annoying with the fact that he focuses on food than training.)

"Zoom" is not the best movie in the world, but maybe for children who still pin their blankets around their necks and pretend that they can fly. Either way, this movie was a wreck.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

11 August 2006 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Zoom's Academy See more »

Filming Locations:

Kingman, Arizona, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$35,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$4,510,408, 13 August 2006

Gross USA:

$11,989,328

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$12,506,362
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Dolby Digital | SDDS | DTS

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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