Comic Book Heroes

Comic Book Heroes

Comic Book Heroes

Comic Book Heroes

Comic Book Heroes

Series - Retrospective

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From spandex-clad superheroes to square-jawed cops and cowlicked kid reporters, this high-flying, family-friendly March Break matinee series revisits the big-screen adventures of some of the most legendary heroes of the funny papers, as well as others from beyond the printed page.

Films in Comic Book Heroes

    • Superman
    • Richard Donner
    • The Man of Steel (Christopher Reeve) battles the diabolical Lex Luthor (Gene Hackman) in the first and still one of the best mammoth-budgeted superhero epics.

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    • Superman II
    • Richard Lester
    • Superman (Christopher Reeve) battles three equally superpowered Kryptonian villains in this darker and even more spectacular sequel to the original blockbuster.

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    • Dick Tracy
    • Warren Beatty
    • Producer-director-star Warren Beatty brings the square-jawed comic-strip cop to big-screen life in this spectacularly stylized adventure.

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    • The Adventures of Tintin
    • Steven Spielberg
    • The intrepid boy reporter and his perpetually soused companion Captain Haddock take off in pursuit of pirate treasure in Steven Spielberg and Peter Jackson's dazzling computer-animated adventure epic.

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    • The Powerpuff Girls Movie
    • Craig McCracken
    • Three superpowered pre-teens battle to save their city in this big-screen spin-off of the phenomenally popular animated TV series.

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    • Megamind
    • Tom McGrath
    • Will Ferrell, Brad Pitt, Tina Fey and Ben Stiller lend their voices to this animated tale of a bulbous-headed supervillain who has to become the good guy when his even more evil creation threatens to take over the world.

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    • Sky High
    • Mike Mitchell
    • Teenage superheroes in training learn their trade at a floating high school in this witty and cheerful spoof of comic book clichés.

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    • Monsters vs. Aliens
    • Rob Letterman, Conrad Vernon
    • A secret government monster squad bands together to defend Earth from extraterrestrial invasion in this animated sci-fi comedy that features the voice talents of Reese Witherspoon, Renée Zellwegger, Stephen Colbert, Paul Rudd, Seth Rogen and many more.

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    • Astro Boy
    • David Bowers
    • Nicolas Cage and Donald Sutherland lend their voices to this slick CG update of the classic anime series.

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    • The Mask
    • Chuck Russell
    • Jim Carrey confirmed his big-screen stardom as the green-faced, zoot-suited, superpowered party animal in this megahit special-effects comedy.

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    • Speed Racer
    • Lana Wachowski, Andy Wachowski
    • The Wachowski Siblings' mega-budgeted CG update of the 1960s anime series is a dazzlingly artificial, candy-coloured retinal explosion of a movie.

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    • The Iron Giant
    • Brad Bird
    • Acclaimed Pixar director Brad Bird (Ratatouille, The Incredibles) made his feature directorial debut with this gorgeously animated adventure about a boy in '50s small-town America who befriends an enormous, metal-eating alien robot.

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    • Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
    • Steve Barron
    • The pizza-loving reptiles made their big-screen, live-action debut in this massive box-office hit that cemented the TMNT multimedia empire.

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    • Batman: Mask of the Phantasm
    • Eric Radomski, Bruce W. Timm
    • The Caped Crusader battles a mysterious new vigilante and his old nemesis The Joker in this remarkably gritty cinematic spin-off of the critically acclaimed animated series.

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    • The Rocketeer
    • Joe Johnston
    • A barnstorming 1930s pilot becomes a high-flying hero with the aid of a super-advanced jet pack, in this thrilling homage to the adventure serials of the '30s and '40s.

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