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A rag-tag group of former TV stars and comic book artists, who make their living working at conventions, decide to steal the loot from a crooked promoter and an overbearing former TV icon.

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Credited cast:
... Allison McNeeley
... Adam King
... Sid Newberry
... Matt Wheeler
... Gil Bartell
... Keith Mahar
... Loudmouth Jerk
... Little Girl #2
... Sean
... Tall Blonde / Fiona
... Bro #2
... Intern
... Future Force Guy
... Judge Glover
... Miss Lily
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A rag-tag group of former TV stars and comic book artists, who make their living working at conventions, decide to steal the loot from a crooked promoter and an overbearing former TV icon.

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They Have Been Cosplayed for the Last Time

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Rated R for strong crude sexual content throughout, pervasive language, and drug use
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Con Men  »

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$9,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$1,357,000, 26 April 2018

Gross USA:

$3,435,000, 3 May 2018
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For me it was worth watching at least.
25 May 2018 | by See all my reviews

'SUPERCON': Three Stars (Out of Five)

A comic book convention caper comedy, about a team of small-time celebrities who decide to rob the convention they worked at. It stars Ryan Kwanten, Maggie Grace, Russell Peters, Clancy Brown, Mike Epps and John Malkovich. It was directed by Zak Knutson, and written by Knutson, Andrew Sipes and Dana Snyder. The movie has gotten mostly negative reviews from critics, and fans, but I found it to be mildly amusing.

Adam King (Brown) is a former TV icon who still makes a lot of money touring comic book conventions, with the help of a corrupt promoter named Gil Bartell (Epps). A group of comic book artists, and other smaller TV stars, get into a fight with King one day, and they're all fired because of it. Matt Wheeler (Kwanten) comes up with a plan to rob Bartell and King, by stealing the money they make from the convention. The team of misfits recruit another former TV icon, Sid Newberry (Malkovich), to help them.

The film has some colorful visuals, and a nice cast. I really liked seeing Kwanten and Grace together, after just seeing the duo in 'THE HURRICANE HEIST' earlier this year, and they're both good in both films. Of course the veterans are the scene stealers (Brown, Malkovich and Epps), and the movie definitely has a few good laughs. For me it was worth watching at least, and I think it's a heck of a lot better than it's IMDB and Rotten Tomatoes ratings! It's of course nothing great or special though.


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