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Based on 24 Reviews
critic reviews (10)
fan reviews ( 1 )
  • 100
    Bob Graham San Francisco Chronicle

    Maybe it's no mystery how they did it, considering the aggregate comic talent, but this bunch achieves peaks of sublime nuttiness. show more

  • 75
    Mark Caro Chicago Tribune

    They're a ragtag assembly for sure, and the results aren't pretty. But on a simple mission of entertainment, they get the job done. show more

  • 75
    James Berardinelli ReelViews

    At long last, someone has crafted a worthwhile superhero spoof. show more

  • 75
    The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

    This spoof's heart is genuinely warm. show more

  • 50
    Roger Ebert Chicago Sun-Times

    It's a long, shapeless, undisciplined mess, and every once in awhile it generates a big laugh. show more

  • 50
    David Sterritt Christian Science Monitor

    The movie will disappoint people expecting a genuine superhero epic or an over-the-top spoof. But those in the mood for an offbeat satire with a gifted cast will have a surprisingly good time. show more

  • 60
    Maitland McDonagh TV Guide

    This loving parody is steeped in comic book trivia and lore: The more you know, the more heartfelt your response to the film is likely to be. show more

  • 60
    Ron Wells Film Threat

    At least the studio hired enough likable scene-stealing actors and comedians to carry the bloated carcass of this film over the course of two hours. show more

  • 78
    Marc Savlov Austin Chronicle

    Gleefully, goofily over-the-top. show more

  • 67
    Lisa Schwarzbaum Entertainment Weekly

    This hip send-up of the superhero lifestyle has a bunch of great comic bits from a group of great, eccentric talents, but not enough bourgeois discipline to see the story through. show more

  • January 26, 2009 Justjosh8
    Report This User

    This movie was so funny. I liked Ben Stiller as Mr. Furious and that bowling lady. I think I would give this four stars.

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