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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.
The greatest Superhero movie of all time! (not counting all the others)
Also Known As:
Title: Superhero Movie
Release Date: March 28, 2008
Runtime: 75 mins
All Genres: Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Sound: Dolby Digital
IMDB Rating: 4.3
Buried.com Rating: 5.3 - (Rate This Horror Movie at Buried.com)
Category: Horror Movies Starting With S
MPAA Rating: Unrated
MPAA Rating Reason:
Rated PG-13 for crude and sexual content, comic violence, drug references and language.
Drake Bell ...Rick Riker
Sara Paxton ...Jill Johnson
Christopher McDonald ...Lou Landers
Leslie Nielsen ...Uncle Albert
Kevin Hart ...Trey
Marion Ross ...Aunt Lucille
Ryan Hansen ...Lance Landers
Keith David ...The Chief of Police
Brent Spiner ...Dr. Strom
Robert Joy ...Dr. Hawking
Jeffrey Tambor ...Dr. Whitby
Robert Hays ...Blaine Riker
Nicole Sullivan ...Julia Riker
Sam Cohen ...young Rick
Tracy Morgan ...Professor Xavier
Regina Hall ...Mrs. Xavier
Marisa Lauren ...Storm
Craig Bierko ...Wolverine
Richard Tillman ...Leg-Shaving Wolverine
Simon Rex ...The Human Torch
Dan Castellaneta ...Carlson
Atom Gorelick ...Stretchy Boy
Alison Woods ...Stretchy Girl
Eric Artell ...Sneezo
Sean Simms ...Barry Bonds
Pamela Anderson ...Invisible Girl
Miles Fisher ...Tom Cruise
Brian Carpenter ...Matthews
Vincent Larusso ...Bank Robber (as Vincent A. Larusso)
Michael Papajohn ...Gimme your wallet
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Robin Mulcahy Fisichella
Robert K. Weiss
James L. Venable
Superhero Movie Horror Film Trailer 1
Superhero Movie Horror Film Trailer 2
"I Need A Hero"
"All By Myself"
"Oh No You Didn't"
"Douchebag of the Year"
More Movie Taglines:
- The greatest Superhero movie of all time! (not counting all the others)
- Uncle Albert: With great power comes... ow! Rick Riker: Great responsibility? Try to breathe! Uncle Albert: I can't. You're kneeling on my balls!
Uncle Albert: [to Rick about a book on puberty] There are mood swings, fluid retention, and once a month you'll bleed from your vagina. [awkward pause] Uncle Albert: This may be the wrong book.
Rick Riker: I'm not wearing any diamonds.
Rick Riker: [during a prolonged conversation with Jill while plummeting from a rooftop] This is a really tall building.
Lou Landers: [before death] Oh fuck.
- Not screened for critics.
According to the commentary, actor Rip Torn was to play the "Lunatic Editor" but for some reason, not disclosed, was replaced.
Michael Papajohn, who plays the mugger who ends up gunning Rick's parents down, originated the role of Carradine - the man who steals Uncle Ben's car after shooting him - in Spider-Man (2002).
David Zucker (producer) works again with two actors that have appeared in previous movies of him: Airplane! (1980)'s star Robert Hays and The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad! (1988)'s star Leslie Nielsen.
It's the second film with Leslie Nielsen and Robert Hays (who plays Blaine Riker, Rick's father). Previously, they played together in Airplane! (1980).
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Rating: 5.3 out of 10.0 - 61 votes cast total