Superhero Movie
Superhero Movie (2008)

This spoof on the superhero genre takes on such films as "Spider-Man," "Batman Begins" and "Fantastic Four."

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Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: July 8, 2008
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16%
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32%



Critic Score: 16% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Superhero Movie is not the worst of the spoof genre, but relies on tired gags and lame pop culture references all the same.

Owen Gleiberman
Entertainment Weekly

There are a few lively bits, and one joke with an edge: a slap at Stephen Hawking and his computer-drone voice. Mostly, though, this is super-lame.

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Mark Olsen
Los Angeles Times

The very act of writing critically about Superhero inspires something of an existential crisis -- no one likely to turn out for it is reading this review, and anybody reading this review is probably not inclined to see it under any circumstances.

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Cynthia Fuchs
Common Sense Media

Tiresome, generic spoof is all about crude humor.

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John Anderson
Washington Post

It's a bit late in the game for Superhero Movie, which was never going to fly, and barely crawls.

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Jason Anderson
Globe and Mail

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.

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Pablo Villaca
Cinema em Cena

Não tão desastroso quanto outras imitações baratas das produções do ZAZ, mas ainda assim apelativo e irregular.

Peter Howell
Toronto Star

It looks for all the world as if writer/director Craig Mazin took the screenplay for Spider-Man, propped it up next to his MacBook, and just went through it, inserting fart gags, pratfalls and the lamest of jokes.

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A.O. Scott
New York Times

To call Superhero Movie a satire, or even a parody, of the genre specified in its title would be misleading, since those terms imply at least an attempt at wit. But no real mockery is intended by this mindless grab bag of slightly used gags.

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Peter Canavese
ON Magazine

Nothing in Superhero Movie could be described as magical, but for comic-book fans in a forgiving mood, this lowbrow outing has its moments. [Blu-ray]

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Flixster Audience Score: 32% Flixster User Reviews
Mike S
Less of a disaster than Epic Movie, but still a crappily written slapstick-cavalcade with hardly a single good joke to offer. Anyone who finds this hilarious is… More
Phil Hubbs
Yet another spoof is trundled of the crapola production line, this time its superhero movies that get it....as if they needed it. The whole thing is so so… More
Martin Sahlin
This movie was funny...Scary movie writen all over it. You don't know what you get when you watch a movie that says "From 2 of the 5 writers of Scary… More
Bethany Murphy
It was unbelievably bad. Not that funny either!
Directors Cat
Better than other spoof movies but it has to much of a "been there done that" far to familiar feel to it.
Jim Careter
I must be really dumb for enjoying this movie, espically since I hated Meet the Spartans and Disaster Movie, but Bell is just so dumb and awckward that he was… More

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