Super

Super

Super

Superhero action-comedy about an oridnary man (Rainn Wilson, The Office) who transforms himself into the well intentioned, but fairly useless, costumed crime fighter the Crimson Bolt when his wife (Liv Tyler) leaves him for Kevin Bacon's smooth talking drug dealer. Ellen Page (Juno) also stars as the hero's sidekick, Boltie.

2011USA
ActionComedySuperhero
80%
want to see

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Kick Ass!

Great movie... just a shame I saw it so soon after KICK-ASS, with which it shares so much. Nonetheless, I loved it. Great script, great acting, directing and (stop the presses!) IDEAS - yes actual IDEAS - behind it... Look, KICK-ASS was great - but whereas that sort of sells out in the final reel to become a full-out (and fun) superhero fantasy - this...

4.0
0

Decent, but maybe a missed opportunity?

The past few years have seen an emergence of somewhat dark, subversive superhero films, such as Kick Ass and Defendor, with the newest entry being writer-director James Gunn's Super. Rainn Wilson plays Frank, who takes on the alter-ego of the Crimson Bolt following the departure of his heroin-addicted wife Sarah (Liv Tyler), donning his homemade costume and...

3.0
0

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Kick Ass!

Great movie... just a shame I saw it so soon after KICK-ASS, with which it shares so much. Nonetheless, I loved it. Great script, great acting, directing and (stop the presses!) IDEAS - yes actual IDEAS - behind it... Look, KICK-ASS was great - but whereas that sort of sells out in the final reel to become a full-out (and fun) superhero fantasy - this...

4.0
0

Decent, but maybe a missed opportunity?

The past few years have seen an emergence of somewhat dark, subversive superhero films, such as Kick Ass and Defendor, with the newest entry being writer-director James Gunn's Super. Rainn Wilson plays Frank, who takes on the alter-ego of the Crimson Bolt following the departure of his heroin-addicted wife Sarah (Liv Tyler), donning his homemade costume...

3.0
0