Sidekick (2005)

When mild mannered computer consultant and comic book fanatic Normal Neale discovers that his coworker Victor Ventura has telekinetic abilities, he makes it his mission to help Victor refine his powers and become a genuine superhero. Sure… More

Rated: G
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Release Date: October 1, 2005
DVD Release Date: June 10, 2008
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David Cornelius

Sidekick improves through every one of its later scenes, building and building to something wildly original.

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Felix Vasquez Jr.
Cinema Crazed

One of the best superhero films I've ever seen...

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Pablo Villaça
Cinema em Cena

Mesmo com a produção tecnicamente pobre (explicável pelo baixíssimo orçamento) e prejudicado pela direção amadora e pelo elenco irregular, o roteiro de Sparaga dá origem a um filme com charme e inteligência, embora pudesse ser melhorado.

Robert Roten
Laramie Movie Scope

After seeing it, I wonder why someone didn't think of this particular idea before.

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Chris Knight
National Post

A terrifically funny movie about a computer/comics nerd who learns of his co-worker's telekinetic powers and decides to train him.

Clint Morris

just as captivating as anything that opens with the Marvel comic's scrawl. This thing has real characters, real emotion, and mostly, real laughs.

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Steve Rhodes
Internet Reviews

In a perfect antidote to this summer's pretentious, superhero extravaganzas, Sidekick is a sweet, indie spoof of the genre. ... It's consistently cute.

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Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid

A twisted superhero story that has reportedly been purchased for a big-budget Hollywood remake, though this indie version is certainly good enough for multiplexes.

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Scott Nash
Three Movie Buffs

Has more to say about being a hero than most big movie productions, although having even a tiny bit of one of those blockbuster's budgets would have helped.

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Flixster Audience Score: 36% Flixster User Reviews
Emily Armstrong
Woohoo! Score one for inventive Canadian cinema! Perry Mucci is so sweet and charming as Norman, and is wonderful especially in contrast to David Ingram's… More