Frank Darrbo is a hapless fry cook. When his wife Sarah falls off the wagon and dumps him for Jacques, a drug dealer, Frank tries to get her back by reporting her kidnapped, grabbing her from Jacques' car, and wailing for her to return. After watching Christian TV and having a vision, he becomes a superhero to fight evil. He sews a costume, finds a weapon (a pipe wrench) and looks for crimes to stop. He has problems: his wrench inflicts real injury, so the cops want him for being a vigilante, his sense of boundaries is flawed, and Jacques' gang has guns. Libby, a clerk at a comic book store, becomes his sidekick, and it's time to go save Sarah. What chance do they have?
Motion Picture Rating
Rated R for strong bloody violence, pervasive language, sexual content and drug use
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10 June 2011 (Iceland)
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Opening Weekend USA: $46,549,
3 April 2011
Gross USA: $327,716
Cumulative Worldwide Gross: $422,618
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Aspect Ratio: 1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?
Guy in the rehab group said he needed to go back to K.I.S.S. (Keep It Simple Stupid). This was what Rainn Wilson's character Dwight in The Office (2005) said was Michael's best advice, which hurt his feelings every time, in the episode "Initiation". See more
Reflected on the back of Darbo's car as he and Libby leave, after colliding their car into a man. See more
I've had two perfect moments in my life. The first is when I married Sarah. The other, I was downtown.
[purse snatcher runs past
He went in there, officer.
Two perfect moments, which offset a life of pain.
[getting spanked as a child
The credits encourage viewers to "Follow Team Super on Twitter": "@james_gunn - James Gunn @tedhope - Ted Hope @ambushent - Miranda Bailey @rainnwilson - Rainn Wilson @nathanfillion - Nathan Fillion"
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Now That I Can See
Written by Mohd Aidil Bin Rusli
Performed by Couple
Licensed by Arrangement with Mohd Aidil Bin Rusli
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