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Superhero Movie

Superhero Movie
  • 2008
  • US
  • 85 min
  • 12A
  • Directed by: Craig Mazin
  • Written by: Craig Mazin
  • Cast: Drake Bell, Sara Paxton, Christopher McDonald, Kevin Hart, Brent Spiner, Jeffrey Tambor, Robert Joy, Regina Hall, Pamela Anderson, Leslie Nielsen
  • Website: www.superhero-movie.net

Director Mazin's attempt to deflate comic-book pomposity comes up short on laughs as it details the transformation of Rick Riker (Bell). This high-schooler is bitten by a rare species of insect and eventually harnesses his special powers as caped crusader Dragonfly to fight crime in the nasty form of Christopher McDonald's Hourglass.

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Superhero Movie

5 Jun 20082 stars

SPOOF/COMEDY (12A) 85min The presence of Airplane’s David Zucker amongst the executive producers and Leslie Nielsen amongst the cast raises hopes that Superhero Movie might offer a classier strain of parody than Date Movie or Meet the Spartans. Alas…

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