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Superhero Movie (2008)

PG-13 | | Action, Comedy | 28 March 2008 (USA)
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Orphaned high school student Rick Riker is bitten by a radioactive dragonfly, develops super powers (except for the ability to fly), and becomes a hero.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Rick Riker
... Jill Johnson
... Lou Landers
... Uncle Albert
... Trey
... Aunt Lucille
... Lance Landers
... The Chief of Police
... Dr. Strom
... Dr. Hawking
... Dr. Whitby
... Blaine Riker
... Julia Riker
... Young Rick
... Professor Xavier
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Orphaned high school student Rick Riker is bitten by a radioactive dragonfly, develops super powers (except for the ability to fly), and becomes a hero.

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The greatest Superhero movie of all time! (not counting all the others)

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Action | Comedy

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for crude and sexual content, comic violence, drug references and language | See all certifications »

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28 March 2008 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Superhero!  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$35,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$9,510,297, 30 March 2008, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$26,638,520

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$73,026,302
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

This movie was a spin off of the Scary Movie movie franchise. See more »

Goofs

After Stephen Hawking is thrown out of his chair into the bee hive, he is talking on his computer voice. He can't do that without the equipment built into his chair. See more »

Quotes

[after Aunt Lucille farts through Rick and Jill's conversation, Hourglass breaks through the window]
Hourglass: Sorry to drop in uninvited.
Rick Riker: It's okay. We were hoping someone would open a window. It was getting stuffy in here.
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Crazy Credits

The opening Dimension Films logo changes from its standard blue color to Dragonfly green. See more »

Connections

Spoofs Mission: Impossible (1996) See more »

Soundtracks

Douchebag of the Year
Music by James L. Venable
Lyrics by Craig Mazin
Performed by Freddie Pierce
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Finally they got rid of Adam Seltz and Jason Friedburg.
7 April 2008 | by See all my reviews

The "movie" movie series was really going for a while there (All the Scary Movies had me in stitches) it bombed for a while when Adam Seltz and Jason Friedburg took over and here is a brief show is a list of ratings of some of the other "movie" movies: Date Movie: 57% Epic Movie: 50% Meet The Spartans: 48% But with this one the series gets better with Superhero films being sent up in a playful way and it is actually really funny. It is a little hit and miss but I think that adds to the final feel to the "dumbness" to the film. I think that this is worth a view for the fans of Scary Movie and haters of the later "movie" movies. Overall this is a good and funny film good for a laugh once or twice and I give it a fair rating of 65%.


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