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Robert Kenner is a lonely man looking for love. Today, if he can actually get his boss to give him some time off, he is going on his first date for 6 years. Oh, and he is also the world's only SuperHero.


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Credited cast:
Brett Goldstein ... Bob
Catherine Tate ... Theresa
Natalia Tena ... Dorris
Laura Haddock ... June
Ruth Sheen ... Pat
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Czeslaw Balon Czeslaw Balon ... George Porodumuo
Camilla Beeput ... Lisa (as Camilla Marie Beeput)
David Broughton David Broughton ... Ministry of Defence Official and Policeman
Christian Contreras ... Javier
Emily Corcoran ... Colombian Check-In Girl
Adrian Derrick-Palmer ... Dane Aboudowi (as Adrian Palmer)
Jon Drever Jon Drever ... Jon
Dexter Louca Godfrey Dexter Louca Godfrey ... Rescued Baby
Gemma Godfrey Gemma Godfrey ... News Anchor
Ricky Grover ... Barry


Faster than a Speeding Bullet, Crap with Girls: After a freak meteor storm turns postman Bob into a superhero, he must face his greatest challenge: going on his first date in six years. Featuring stellar support from top tier comedic talent, Bob must balance international politics, saving the world and getting the girl.

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Action | Comedy | Romance


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Release Date:

16 October 2015 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Superbob See more »

Filming Locations:

Peckham, London, England, UK See more »


Box Office


£1,000,000 (estimated)
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Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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In preparation for the role of SuperBob, Brett Goldstein spent several months attempting to learn how to fly. When this proved unsuccessful, a combination of wire work and visual effects were used to achieve the effect. See more »


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Lovely little film
15 November 2015 | by alex_van_beekSee all my reviews

I put off watching this film for so long because of all the negative reviews on here but I've just finished watching it and felt compelled to log on here and tell you all just how much I enjoyed it and don't listen to all the negative reviews. I don't know what those people were expecting, maybe they prefer those awful Marvel Avengers films instead, in which case, I have no empathy with such people because I hated those.

This is a nice little film with no huge budget, it didn't need one, it doesn't rely on effects and its not really a superhero film in that way. It's just a nice understated feel good film about a hopeless dullard who just happens to be the world's only superhero. I laughed or chuckled out loud more than three times and had plenty of moments were it just made me smile. It had a few familiar faces, the lead was recognisable to me from the series 'Derek', which I have to point out how much I hated that show so as not to tarnish the quality of my opinion. I enjoy everything Ricky Gervais has ever done with the exception of that show, Extras and the Office were amazing but Derek is the worst ordeal I've ever voluntarily put myself through. Sorry to go through that in more detail than was probably necessary, but yeah, the lead guy had a small role in that and this film is good and I recommend you see it.

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