The team behind Scary Movie takes on the comic book genre in this tale of Rick Riker, a nerdy teen imbued with superpowers by a radioactive dragonfly. And because every hero needs a nemesis, enter Lou Landers, aka the villainously goofy Hourglass.
Phil is too small for his age. This makes him the target of provocations by Samuel and his friends. When Phil unexpectedly receives support from lesbian girl Jo, Samuel isn't happy. Phil is impressed by the somehow different Jo. However, they are not the only outsiders. SUPERHEROES is a film about friendship, courage and tolerance. It is a story about teenage outsiders who are searching for their place in life.
A dying 15-year-old boy draws stories of an invincible superhero as he struggles with his mortality.
Compelling drama about the relationship between two Americans: a wounded Iraqi War veteran who struggles to live with his psychological scars, and a young filmmaker who accompanies him to a cabin in the Catskills to document his story.
A young man who stands for the right discovers that he's destined to do bigger things, which will transform him from a common man into a Superhero.
A journey inside the world of real life caped crusaders. From all over America, these self-proclaimed crime fighters, don masks, homemade costumes and elaborate utility belts in an attempt to bring justice to evildoers everywhere.
Masked vigilantes Charge (Jason Trost), Cutthroat (Lucas Till), The Wall (Lee Valmassy), and Shadow (Sophie Merkley) are rendered powerless by their archenemy (James Remar) and are forced to complete a series of deadly tasks in order to save the lives of more than 100 innocent civilians. Should they fail or refuse to cooperate, the entire town will be destroyed. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi
Cool Cat is the Coolest Cat in the World. But Butch the Bully hates him and always tries to bully him, and Cool Cat shows kids how to win and be cool.
The house is empty. Julio, the youngest of three children, spends his time playing alone while Genaro, his older brother, wants to draw him out of his dream world. But who’s the real hero here? And just who are the bad guys?
A crazy costumer in a comic store claims that he is the Son of Krypton, Kal-El, and he is willing to do anything to prove it.
An amnesiac is stranded in a desert dressed as a superhero. A young boy believes he's real.
One man's love is personified in superhero form inside the mind of his drug addicted girlfriend as she goes through withdrawal.
The main character is an artist who takes freelance jobs drawing comics. For his pictures he takes inspiration in real life and imagining himself as a superhero. In search of a new plot for his drawings, he actually tries to become his imaginary superhero, but goes too far and crosses the line between reality and the imaginary world created in his mind.
Sex, Lies & Superheroes features the writers and artists who have helped make comic books a medium for sophisticated stories and artwork...
On the streets of Hollywood a self proclaimed Super Hero plummets into a world of drug induced confusion and loss of self , while desperately awaiting the return of his lost Superpowers in order to return to his home : the sun
CONFESSIONS OF A SUPERHERO is a feature length documentary chronicling the lives of three mortal men and one woman who make their living working as superhero characters on the sidewalks of Hollywood Boulevard. This deeply personal view into their daily routines reveals their hardships, and triumphs, as they pursue and achieve their own kind of fame. The Hulk sold his Super Nintendo for a bus ticket to LA; Wonder Woman was a mid-western homecoming queen; Batman struggles with his anger, while Superman’s psyche is consumed by the Man of Steel. Although the Walk of Fame is right beneath their feet, their own paths to stardom prove to be a long, hard climbs.
Industry insiders like Stan Lee and Neil Gaiman (The Sandman) reflect on the way their colorful creations reflect society at large. They have spread from the pulpy pages of nickel comics to Saturday morning cartoons, the big screen and beyond. They have evolved from simple, All-American heroes to tortured, complicated characters reflecting the dreams, desires and fears of modern society. From Superman to The Sandman, Comic Book Superheroes Unmasked is a fascinating, feature-length look at the evolution of an art form that has proved remarkably adaptable and enduring. Filled with classic images from DC and Marvel Comics as well as extensive interviews with modern masters of the graphic novel like Neil Gaiman and Frank Miller (The Dark Knight Returns), this documentary, originally aired on the History Channel, goes far beyond the superficial escapist fantasies to probe the forces that shaped the characters who have become legend...
Helena, a beautiful immigrant actress/model, way too old for modeling and too old for acting without credits finally lands a big job but overseas. Out of desperation and advice of her LA friends she commits a federal fraud to get her traveling documents. To escape jail time she gives out names. In this comedic/dramatic piece as she is still wondering where her career is going she needs to watch over her back wondering if she is going to end up getting whacked by the people she ratted out.
Join the LAZYTOWN gang for another dose of a fast-paced, fun-filled adventure... including a mighty double episode: LazyTowns New Superhero!; Sportafake & Happy Brush Day.
The world of science is shocked with the creation of sophisticated weapons as the savior of the world from giant asteroids that can hit the earth in the future. But, these weapons are successfully hijacked by a group of villain led by Durja King and transformed into a threat of destruction. But in times of crisis, GARUDA appears as a figure who has super power that can save the world.
Legends of the Superheroes is an umbrella title for two one-hour, live-action TV specials produced by Hanna–Barbera that aired on NBC in January 1979. The series was loosely based on Hanna-Barbera's Super Friends cartoon show, then airing on Saturday mornings on ABC. The specials were produced like standard variety shows of the time: on videotape, and with a laugh track.
How the rise of the superhero parallels the rise of the United States as a superpower; clips from movies combined with comic book artwork tells the story of the modern era; creators, artists, filmmakers, actors, and fans provide commentary.
Examines the dawn of the comic book genre and its powerful legacy, as well as the evolution of the characters who leapt from the pages over the last 75 years and their ongoing worldwide cultural impact. It chronicles how these disposable diversions were subject to intense government scrutiny for their influence on American children and how they were created in large part by the children of immigrants whose fierce loyalty to a new homeland laid the foundation for a multi-billion-dollar industry that is an influential part of our national identity.
Legion of Super Heroes is an American animated television series produced by Warner Bros. Animation that debuted on September 23, 2006, and is based on characters owned by DC Comics. The series centers on a young Superman's adventures in the 31st century, fighting alongside a group of futuristic superheroes known as the Legion of Super-Heroes. The show was produced by its main designer James Tucker, a co-producer of the Justice League Unlimited series, for the Kids' WB line on The CW network. The series drew on the rich history of the Legion of Super-Heroes, taking inspiration from stories set during all time periods of the team's nearly 50-year history in comics. Continuity is internally consistent but is not shared with any previous incarnation of the Legion, either animated or in print. The series was cancelled after its second season.
A competition reality series that challenges a lucky few to create their very own superhero and reward the winner with having their character immortalized in a new comic book.
Who Wants to Be a Superhero? is a UK children's reality show hosted by Sam Nixon, Mark Rhodes and Stan Lee, based on the NBC Universal/Sci Fi Channel series of the same name. The show is a co-production between CBBC and NBC. Children aged 9 – 13 create and become their very own, unique, never before seen superhero characters for the series, taking part in missions and challenges and living away from home in ‘The Superhero Lair’ in London. Contestants responded to trails on the CBBC Channel and application forms on the CBBC website. It is unknown whether a second season will be made.
After their plane crashes into the Amazon River, each member of the Powell family starts to show signs of new, unique and distinct super powers.
Who Wants to Be a Superhero? is a reality show hosted by Stan Lee. Contestants dress up as comic book superheroes of their own invention. Each week, Lee challenges the contestants to represent what "superheroes are all about." Three or four supervillains will attempt to defeat the superheroes. One or more of the superheroes deemed the least deserving are eliminated every episode until only one remains. Season 2 premiered on July 26, 2007 on the Sci Fi Channel cable network. It is slightly different from the first season, using a great deal more special effects and requiring a higher level of suspension of disbelief than usual for a reality show. Notably, the heroes actually hold conversations with characters such as villains, and even Erin Esurance, an advertisement cartoon.
This cartoon series, characterized by extremely limited animation, features five of the most popular super-powered heroes from Marvel Comics: the Incredible Hulk, the Mighty Thor, Captain America, Iron Man, and the Sub-Mariner.