• Released
  • April 1, 2011
  • (Limited NY/LA 4/1; Expands 4/8)
  • R , 1 hr 36 min
  • Art House/Foreign
Super Synopsis
An average guy takes on the pseudo-superhero alter ego of The Crimson Bolt, after watching his wife fall under the spell of a charming drug dealer.
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Movie Reviews


By alexmalmberg
I just watched this at the US release. It's awsome. Not for kids, the squeamish or uptight. It's bloody and violent, but it is Important to the plot. It Isn't like the other movies people will...

"Super" Review

By Derrick Deane
Do not think this movie is just another Kick-***. Yes, it's an underdog, Joe Schmoe donning a homemade superhero outfit and fighting crime movie, but Super is way darker and way weirder (tentacle...

Too good to not get wide release

By jqavins
When I heard about Super I thought that, even after Watchmen and Kick-A**, there might be more mileage left in the normal-person-dons-costume-fights-crime theme. The trailer made it look weirder and...

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By pixeltreason

Super frickin awesome!

By jellojoe
I saw this movie at the Brattle theater sneak preview in Harvard Square, and got to hear a Q/A with James Gunn afterwards. I definitely enjoyed this film. Like others have said, it is not for...

By jillianne6
Violent movie with a great message about being a good person and doing the right thing....


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By slchavira
Super is a movie that I enjoyed very much. It was funny and extremely twisted. It was light-hearted at times, and extremely dark at other times. Watch the trailer, if this type of film interests you...

More Info

Rated R | For Strong bloody violence, pervasive language, sexual content and drug use
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Uneven superhero film is wacky but violent, dark.
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