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Specials, The (2000)
Starring: Rob Lowe, Thomas Haden Church, Jamie Kennedy
Director: Craig Mazin
Category: Comedy
Studio: Pioneer Studios
82 mins



The Specials, comprised of the seventh greatest superhero team in the world, need to improve their image.Unfortunately, they spend more time bickering about love affairs, finances and publicity, then they do catching Super Villains.However, The Specials' luck may soon change.The Weevil (Rob Lowe), The Strobe (Thomas Hadden Church), Amok (Jamie Kennedy) and the rest of The Specials hope to gain immortality with their own line of action figures, the superhero equivalent of an Academy Award.Tensions mount when the unveiling of The Specials' toy line makes them look utterly ridiculous.With their dreams shattered, they start fighting amongst themselves and The Strobe, disgusted with it all, disbands the group.This band of misfit superheroes must now decide whether to go their separate ways or reunite, realizing that whether or not the world needs The Specials, The Specials need each other.Before they can save the world, they'll have to save themselves.This hilarious comedy from Regent Entertainment does for superhero movies what Scream did for horror films and Austin Powers did for spy movies.


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