Overall Rank: 7039
Average Rating: 2.5/4
# of Ratings: 118
Theatrical Release Date: 07/29/2005
Genre: Action, Adventure
MPAA Rating: PG
Director: Mike Mitchell
Actors: Michael Angarano, Kurt Russell, Kelly Preston, Danielle Panabaker, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Kevin Heffernan
Plot: The son of legendary superheroes "Commander" and "Jetstream" is all set for his super high school... but is labeled a sidekick when his powers don't manifest.
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Bob Saget - wrote on 02/13/2017
Man, what a movie! I found these teenagers very attractive...I mean the movie....anyways this movie was very interesting. If you haven't seen this movie, basically a man walks into a room and is immediately consumed by Donald Trump. The rest of the movie takes place in the world of Donald Trump's stomach. What's that? Apparently that is not the plot at all and I made that up. Did I see that in a movie? I may have dreamed that. Who can tell the difference anyway? Wait...am I dreaming now? Anyways, see this movie sports fans! Yes, I'm saying that now.
Matthew Brady - wrote on 09/10/2014
This is a good family film with it's cute scenes.
Ikkinbot - wrote on 07/15/2010
This is a really well done teen action/adventure. The story is cute but still entertaining. The casting was great and is probably why the movie worked as well as it did. The special effects were good too.
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Yojimbo - wrote on 02/02/2012
The son of two legendary superhero parents goes through the growing pains of high school life in a special school for the super powered. Sky High is a kids' film, and as a kids' film I was never going to be the intended audience but there is enough here to amuse the older generation to stop it from being a complete waste of time. It still has the usual issues of Disneyfied characters going the through the utterly formulaic motions of learning the "true meaning of friendship" and "believing in oneself" and as such you know from the very start exactly how it's going to play out. For me the fun is in the peripheral characters, namely Mr. Boy, the teacher of "sidekick class" and the amusing social heirarchy attached to it and Coach Boomer, the bully boy gym teacher played by Bruce Campbell. …
The M.O.W. - wrote on 08/01/2008
"Will Stronghold" (Michael Angarano) is your typical teenager with the same problems all teens entering high school have -- except one. His parents are the greatest superheroes on the planet, "The Commander" (Kurt Russel) and "Jetstream" (Kelly Preston).
"Will" also has a unique problem that kids without super-powered parents doesn't have to deal with. It doesn't seem that he has any powers.
This is not really a movie about superheroes. It is, in fact, a new twist on the new kid in high school theme. It has every plot twist other high school movies have -- from getting on the wrong side of the school's resident bully, to realizing your best friend is the one you are destined to be with and the ever-popular party when the parents are away.
On the other hand, it is an adorable …
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