Vip, My Brother Superman (1968)

Genres - Fantasy, Science Fiction  |   Sub-Genres - Parody/Spoof, Superhero Film  |   Run Time - 90 min.  |   Countries - USA  |  
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Bruno Bozzetto's animated satire about two descendants of superpowered beings, known as the Vips. One of these modern day superheroes -- SuperVip, to be exact -- is easily recognizable as such, possessing an Adonis-like physique, a dynamic personality and an array of heightened abilities. The other -- MiniVip -- is not quite so prepossessing. His growth is stunted, he wears horn-rimmed glasses, his paunch is wider than his chest, and his powers are a bit more limited than his brother's. But both Vips are needed when a Happy Betty, lady tycoon with a taste for ruling the world, rears her ugly head. The question is, can MiniVip defeat his worst enemy -- his intimidated ego -- to help save the day?




brother, good-vs-evil, kidnapping, power, Superhero, tycoon, world-domination