• Superhero Movie (2008)

Superhero Movie

Release Date: March 28th, 2008

DVD Release Date: July 8th, 2008

PG-13 |1 hr 25 min

Plot Summary

After a bite from a genetically altered insect gives him superhuman abilities, teenage loser Rick Riker (Drake Bell) decides to use his powers for good. Donning an uncomfortably tight costume, Rick becomes a mysterious crime fighter known as "The Dragonfly." But standing in the way of truth, justice and the American Way is an evil villain known as "The Hourglass," who plans to become immortal by sucking the life force out of anyone who gets in his way.

Cast: Drake Bell, Sara Paxton, Leslie Nielsen, Christopher McDonald, Brent Spiner, Pamela Anderson, Tracy Morgan, Regina Hall

Director: David Zucker

Genres: Comedy

Production Co: Dimension Films

Distributors: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer

Keywords: Girlfriend , Amusing , Rise , Brash , 2000s , House , Underdog

Ratings & Reviews

  • 50
    Ty BurrBoston Globe

    How can you tell the target age for Superhero Movie is exactly 13 1/2 years? Because most of the jokes are Internet-related. show more

  • 40
    Frank ScheckThe Hollywood Reporter

    By-the-numbers screen parody fails to resurrect an increasingly tired genre. show more

  • 50
    The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

    Puerile and idiotic it may be, but Superhero Movie is nonetheless smarter than most of its lowbrow brethren in the Hollywood sub-sub-category known as the spoof movie. show more

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