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22 Responses to “Yet again, Tom Waits rules.”

  1. HubrisSonic says:

    Herkimer Battle Jitney! 

  2. Jim Nelson says:

    Still one of the greatest superhero movies ever made, just from the sheer amount of fun it had with everything.

    Mystery Men is on my short list of movies I watch when I’m feeling like crap, because I know it’ll make me feel better.

  3. Ryan Griffin says:

    this has been on youtube forever. Pure Waits awesomeness of course.

  4. agonist says:

    I’ve heard that Ben Stiller hates this movie and has disowned it. I think it’s very funny.

    • Felton / Moderator says:

      Of all the movies he’s made, that’s the one he hates and has disowned?!

      • Antinous / Moderator says:

        Maybe Mr. Furious is too close to his real personality. He doesn’t exactly radiate light and joy when he’s out of character. He’s not quite Victoria Beckham, but he’s getting there.

  5. John Neumann says:

    This was the only movie I ever bought from iTunes. I don’t care for Ben Stiller movies but this one shines despite him. Dammit, now I gotta go watch it again.    ”You must lash out with every limb, like the octopus who plays the drums.”

  6. Timmo Warner says:

    This movie was getting superheros RIGHT long before Iron Man. I think too many people dismissed it because it was intentionally a comedy.

  7. Preston Sturges says:

    “You are GMILF”

    http://youtu.be/D3l9IN287kY

  8. Preston Sturges says:

    At a theater a couple guys were trying to remember who William Macy is, so I said “The Shoveler” and they were like “Oh yeah!”  And I thought “That’s probably not what he wants to be known for.” 

  9. This is a good, not great, movie – but I always wonder why its ratings aren’t around 7/10 or so. Really entertaining and cool cast.

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