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Sky High (2005)

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Set in an era where superheroes are commonly known and accepted, young William Stronghold, the son of the Commander and Jetstream, tries to find a balance between being a normal teenager and an extraordinary being.

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Storyline

It all begins when young Will Stronghold, the son of the two famous superheroes: Steve and Josie, A.K.A. the incredibly strong, seemingly invulnerable Commander and and the high-speed flying Jetstream. However, Will does not actually know if he has any powers of his own, and has not told his parents this. He and his best friend, Layla are facing their first day of a secret school in the clouds like none on earth: Sky High, the first and only high school for kids with super-human powers going through crime-fighting puberty. But with no apparent superpowers of his own, however, Will seems destined to grow up a mere sidekick. But as he discovers his true strengths, he'll also learn that it takes loyalty and teamwork to truly become a hero! Written by Anthony Pereyra {hypersonic91@yahoo.com}

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Rated PG for action violence and some mild language | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

29 July 2005 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Súper escuela de héroes  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$35,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$14,631,784, 31 July 2005, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$63,946,815

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$86,369,815
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Cloris Leachman also appeared in the television series Wonder Woman (1975), as Queen Hippolyte, mother of Wonder Woman (Lynda Carter). See more »

Goofs

Will destroys the doors of Ron's bus. Moments later Ron slides open the driver's window to watch Royal Pain's bus arrive. In the background it's clear that at least one of Ron's doors is intact. See more »

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Gwen: When the pacifier exploded, I wasn't destroyed. I was merely turned into a baby. Stitches took me in and raised me as his daughter.
Stitches: Daddy's little girl! HAHAHAHA!
Gwen: Told you never to CALL ME THAT! Lunatic.
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Crazy Credits

The end credits are decorated with still-frame comic-book illustrations. One of the still frames has a single animated element - a purple monster's eye, which moves and blinks. (It appears just before the music credits.) See more »

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Referenced in The Peanuts Movie (2015) See more »

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Through Being Cool
Written by Mark Mothersbaugh, Robert Mothersbaugh, Gerald V. Casale (as Gerald Casale)
Produced by They Might Be Giants and Patrick Dillett (as Pat Dillett)
Performed by They Might Be Giants
Courtesy of Disney Sound
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Kid's Know best
30 July 2005 | by See all my reviews

Now I must say I was ready for just an okay movie based on our own IMDb initial buzz. I'm happy to say wrong! This movie had everything one would need minus the popcorn.

I had with me my son and two nieces, ages were 5, 8, and 12. Add to the mix a 40 something year old and we all came out with smiles on our faces. Usually with this mix someone is disappointed, but not this time. I'm truly happy when actors like Kurt Russell and Kelly Preston put their heart into a kids movie. It makes you appreciate them all the more and at the same time gives you great acting and a fun movie.

As much as I liked the Incredibles and love Pixar, I have to give a big hand to Disney for bringing equal enjoyment to live action. Thanks boys and girls.


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