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Super (10-Sep-2010)

Director: James Gunn

Writer: James Gunn

Music by: Tyler Bates

Producers: Miranda Bailey; Ted Hope

Keywords: Comedy, Superheroes, Comic Book

A middle-aged man suffering from severe depression attempts to become a real-life superhero to rescue his wife from a relapsed drug addiction.

Frank Darbo, a short-order cook who considers his marriage to his beautiful wife to be one of the only worthwhile moments in his otherwise disappointing life, watches helplessly as the love of his life abandons him for a strip club owner who gets her hooked on drugs. Depressed and distraught, he has a vision in which God commands him to become a superhero, taking up an identity as "The Crimson Bolt" and fighting off common criminals and other assorted public nuisances with a view to rescuing his now-estranged wife from her personal demons.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Steve Agee
26-Feb-1969   The Sarah Silverman Program
Kevin Bacon
8-Jul-1958   Everybody cut Footloose
Linda Cardellini
25-Jun-1975   Scooby Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed
Nathan Fillion
27-Mar-1971   Richard Castle on Castle
Zach Gilford
14-Jan-1982   Matt Saracen on Friday Night Lights
James Gunn
5-Aug-1970   Guardians of the Galaxy
Sean Gunn
22-May-1974   Kirk Gleason on Gilmore Girls
Gregg Henry
6-May-1952   The Big Brass Ring
William Katt
16-Feb-1951   Greatest American Hero
Lloyd Kaufman
Film Director
30-Dec-1945   The Toxic Avenger
Ellen Page
21-Feb-1987   Juno
Michael Rooker
6-Apr-1955   Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer
Liv Tyler
1-Jul-1977   Daughter of Aerosmith frontman
Rainn Wilson
20-Jan-1966   Dwight on The Office
Rob Zombie
12-Jan-1965   Gravel-voiced White Zombie singer


Rainn Wilson   ...   Frank Darbo
Ellen Page   ...   Libby
Liv Tyler   ...   Sarah
Kevin Bacon   ...   Jacques
Gregg Henry   ...   Det. John Felkner
Michael Rooker   ...   Abe
Andre Royo   ...   Hamilton
Sean Gunn   ...   Toby
Stephen Blackehart   ...   Quill
Don Mac   ...   Mr. Range
Linda Cardellini   ...   Pet Store Employee
Nathan Fillion   ...   The Holy Avenger
Gerardo Davilla   ...   Cop
Grant Goodman   ...   Young Frank
Paul Taylor   ...   Frank, Sr.
Connor Day   ...   Teenage Frank
James Gunn   ...   Demonswill
Mikaela Hoover   ...   Holly
Nick Holmes   ...   Jim
Matt Moore   ...   Jesus / Guy in Line
Rob Zombie   ...   Voice of God (voice)
Steve Agee   ...   Comic Book Store Jerk
Laurel Whitsett   ...   Librarian
James Lentzsch   ...   Passenger Teen
Nate Rubin   ...   Driving Teen
Edrick Browne   ...   Nathaniel
Danny Cosmo   ...   Purse-Snatcher
Krystal Mayo   ...   Wheelchair Woman
Russell Towery   ...   Chickenhawk
Mario Jimenez, Jr.   ...   Chicken
Jonathan Winkler   ...   Transvestite
Mollie Milligan   ...   Sarah's Sister
Gerry May   ...   Newscaster
Valentine Miele   ...   Line Butter
Michelle Gunn   ...   Line Butter's Girlfriend
Darcel Moreno   ...   Waitress
Greg Ingram   ...   Long-Haired Hood
Lindsay Soileau   ...   Libby's Friend
Brandon Belknap   ...   Christian
Zach Gilford   ...   Jerry
Lloyd Kaufman   ...   911 Man
Tim Smith   ...   Range's Technician
Mark DeAlessandro   ...   Thug Jumped on by Boltie
Cole McKay   ...   Thug Set on Fire
Dominick LaBanca   ...   Thug #1
John W. Lawson   ...   Thug Missing Arms
William Katt   ...   Sgt. Fitzgibbon


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