Mystery Men


2h 1999

Brief Synopsis

In futuristic Champion City, a large scale robbery draws the would-be derring-do of three earnest but unlikely saviors. The Blue Raja sports a turban and Brit accent and tries to subdue his enemies by flinging forks and spoons. Shoveler wears a hard hat and wields a shovel, while blustering, leather

Film Details

Also Known As
The
MPAA Rating
Release Date
1999
Distribution Company
Universal Pictures
Location
Los Angeles, California, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
2h

Synopsis

In futuristic Champion City, a large scale robbery draws the would-be derring-do of three earnest but unlikely saviors. The Blue Raja sports a turban and Brit accent and tries to subdue his enemies by flinging forks and spoons. Shoveler wears a hard hat and wields a shovel, while blustering, leather-clad. Furious attempts to level opponents with his bad temper. It's not a good night for the team of fearless freelancers. Once again, their bumbling heroics are overshadowed by the arrival of the city's preeminent superhero, the gleaming-toothed Captain Amazing. But the good Captain is not as secure as he seems; his success has put all the city's great supervillains out of commission. Anxious to retain his reknown, he secures the prison release of one of his archnemeses Cassanova Frankenstein, who promptly sets himself up in a disco-equipped castle and begins plotting citywide mahem...

Cast

Noah Blake

Kiyoko Yamaguchi

Janeane Garofalo

Mason Lucero

Paul Reubens

Tom Waits

Thomas Burton

Gayle Vance

Robert Chow

Joanne Mcdermott

Sasha Bray

Dane Cook

Mark Mothersbaugh

Kel Mitchell

Wilbert Sampson

Valerie Gitter

Helen Etting

Prakazrel Michel

Gabrielle Conferti

Sarah Kane

Emmy Laybourne

Sunny Gorg

Kimberly James

Erik Michael Tristan

Willie Knighton

Big Gipp

Angelica Bridges

Miriam Gauci

Performer

Ungela Brockman

William H. Macy

Robert Barnett

Nancye Ferguson

Drinda E Shaneyfelt

Billy Beck

David Still

Ronald Lasky

John Brantley Cole

Jeff Z Danziger

Dana Gould

Katie Adams

Mae Greenstein

Hank Azaria

Frederick Usher

Adrian Armas

Anthony Marinelli

Corbin Bleu

Jenifer Lewis

Branden Williams

Jonathan Khan

James Duke

Jerry Farmer

Marie Matiko

Louise Lasser

Ben Stiller

Artie Lange

Michael Craig

Wes Studi

Lena Olin

Miriam R Lawless

Jake Cross

Ed Denette

Margaret Wheeler

Greg Kinnear

Solo Scott

Elliot Durant

Chris Mugglebee

Riki Rachtman

Irene Kamsler

Claire Forlani

Gerry Becker

Doug Jones

Sung Kang

Joann Richter

Geoffrey Rush

Kiko Kiko

Ricky Jay

Kenneth W Watts

Olive Clark

Carl Strano

Larkin Campbell

Thomas Lake

Aaron Priest

Robert Lieb

Andreea Radutoiu

Kinka Usher

Teresa Macleon

Stacey Travis

Vincent Bowman

Monet Mazur

Vince Melocchi

Shirley Bowden

Felix Castro

Shane Johnson

Florence Stone Fevergeon

Gichi Gamba

Eddie Izzard

Philip Bolden

Ned Bellamy

Jack Plotnick

Steven Jang

Vylette Fagerholm

Robert Musselman

Ernie Lee Banks

Lu Gay

Gil Christner

Olivia Lauren Todd

John Maskovich

Lead Person

Michael Chieffo

Crystal Gaer White

Jennifer Lee Keyes

Jody Watley

Robert B Martin

C Elaine Innes

Joel Mccrary

Nori T Gehr

Crew

Tsuyoshi Abe

Stunts

Terra Abroms

Post-Production Coordinator

Ken Adachi

Assistant Property Master

Vincente Aguilar

Tailor

Erik Akutagawa

Other

Michael Alaimo

Assistant

Erin Alexander

Assistant

Geoffrey Alexander

Original Music

Larry Alvarez

Assistant

Deborah Ambrosino

Other

Ray Angelic

Production Manager

Pete Anthony

Music Conductor

Anthony Ardito

Driver

Chris Arnold

Driver

Douglas B Arnold

Sound Mixer

Barry Ashworth

Song

Yehia Atrouni

Tailor

David Avadon

Other

Cheryl Bainum

Matte Painter

Laura Baker

Art Department

Pat Banta

Stunts

Claudette Barius

Photography

Perry Barndt

Stunts

Brenda Barnes

Production Assistant

Rodney P Barnes

Production Assistant

David M. Barrett

Stunts

John M Batiuk

Driver

Kelly Baumbarger

Art Department

Christine Baur

Stunts

James Bayliss

Set Designer

Kelly Bechtle-woods

3-D Artist

Bill W Benton

Rerecording

Jil-sheree Bergin

Visual Effects

Chris Bergman

Art Department

Mike Bergstrom

Camera

Beverly Bernacki

Visual Effects

Rick Bernstein

Assistant

Sophie Biddle

Other

Steve Birkett

Boom Operator

Donald T Black

Special Effects Assistant

Jet Black

Song

Bobbi Blackford

Stunts

Kenny Blank

Song

Alan Blauvelt

Assistant Camera Operator

Dustin Blauvelt

Camera Operator

J Bloodrock

Song

Daniel Boccoli

Apprentice

Linda Booher-ciarimboli

Other

Jennifer Booterbaugh

Production Assistant

Mary Boss

Stunts

Kevin Bouchez

Visual Effects

Joey Box

Stunts

John Bradbury

Song

Terry Bradford

Music

Sherie Bradfute

Other

Melissa Brockman Kalmus

Visual Effects

Steve Brodsky

Transportation Coordinator

Leah Brown

Costumes

Peter A Brown

Editor

Troy Brown

Stunts

M Brydon

Song

Lisa Buchignani

Set Costumer

Conrad Buff

Editor

Dewey Bullock

Song

Bob Burden

Book As Source Material

Jean Burnel

Song

Bobby Burns

Stunts

Gary Burritt

Negative Cutting

Stephen H Burum

Director Of Photography

Mark Buschbacher

Rerecording

David V Butler

Assistant Sound Editor

Rod Byers

Song

Matt Byrne

Stunts

Brian Callahan

Set Costumer

Greg Camp

Song

Mike Campbell

Grip

Kevin A Canamar

Medic

Tom Capizzi

Chief Modelmaker

Allen Cappuccilli

Editor

Guy Paul Caputo

Electrician

Chris Carpenter

Rerecording

Harry Wayne Casey

Song

Ruth Caspary

Other

Jeffrey Castel De Oro

Art Department

Conrad Castor

Set Production Assistant

Pierre Catford

Cgi Artist

Clete Cetrone

Props

Vartan Chakirian

Special Effects

Darryl Chan

Stunts

Kiki Chansamone

Visual Effects

Pascal Chappuis

Visual Effects

Joe Chen

Medic

Ray Chen

Digital Effects Supervisor

Yeen-shi Chen

Chief Modelmaker

Aaron Chepenik

Set Production Assistant

Paul Cheung

Best Boy

Amy Christensen

Other

Marc Christopher

Driver

Richard Chronister

Special Effects Assistant

Barry Chusid

Art Director

Jeffrey Cilley

Other

Lisa Clarity

Visual Effects

Charles Clark

Driver

Petula Clark

Song Performer

Tim Clark

Visual Effects

Thomas Clary

Visual Effects

James Clyne

Visual Effects

Richard Cody

Craft Service

Grady Cofer

Visual Effects

Amy Minda Cohen

Production Assistant

David Cohen

Models

Adrian Colbert

Other

Michael Conelly

Digital Effects Supervisor

Mike Connelly

Driver

Leslie Coogan

Set Decorator

Norman Cook

Song

Richard J Cook

Visual Effects

M Kam Cooney

Special Effects

Hugh Cornwell

Song

James B Crawford

Gaffer

Demelza Cronin

Office Assistant

Joe Crouch

Electrician

Nathan Crowley

Set Designer

David Crowther

Assistant Editor

Geno Crum

Special Effects Foreman

Matt Crum

Production Assistant

Anita Cukurs

Art Department

Brad Curry

Other

Brian Cuscino

Rerecording

Neil Cuthbert

Screenplay

James D'damery

Accounting Assistant

Casey Dame

Cgi Artist

Jeremy Dammers

Song

August Darnell

Song

Jubin Dave

Other

Howard Davidson

Other

Chris Dawson

Motion Control

Robert Dawson

Titles

Erik De Boer

Digital Effects Supervisor

Sandy De Crescent

Music Contractor

Lois Dearmond

Wardrobe

Erik Deboer

Digital Effects Supervisor

Xanthia Decaux

Casting Associate

Kenny Deco

Other

Michael Degtjarewsky

Visual Effects

Ron Del Barrio

Stunts

Oscar Delgadillo

On-Set Dresser

Paula Dell

Stunts

Bill Deluca

Driver

Luke Denitto

Props

Autry Dewalt

Song

Laura Dillemuth

Negative Cutting

James Doh

Visual Effects

Terry Doherty

On-Set Dresser

Tom Domino

Other

Tommy Dorsett

Editor

Linda Draves

Driver

Dan Duggan

Grip

D John Dumas Jr.

Grip

John Dumas

Best Boy Grip

Carol Dunn

Music Supervisor

Antoine Durr

Visual Effects

Marcelle Dutton

Driver

Syd Dutton

Main Title Design

Darrell Dyer

Electrician

Robin Eaton

Song

Jared Eddo

Stunts

Scott Eddo

Makeup

Jack Edjourian

Visual Effects

Bernard Edwards

Song

Susan Ehrhart

Assistant Production Coordinator

Kofi W. Elam

Stunts

Katrina Elder

Other

Ames Elias

Driver

Henry Paul Elsnic

Song

Robert E. Engelman

Executive Producer

Jeannie Epper

Stunts

Miles Essmiller

Other

C Evans

Song

Michael Fauntleroy

Camera

Diane Fazio

Visual Effects

Craig Fehrman

Driver

Mark Felt

Visual Effects

Nancye Ferguson

Music

Taylor Ferguson

Assistant

Deak Ferrand

Visual Effects Designer

Deak Ferrand

Matte Painter

Richard Finch

Song

Dave Finn

Visual Effects

Mary Finn

Set Designer

Joe Finnegan

Stunts

George Fisher

Stunts

John Fisher

Driver

Stephen Hunter Flick

Sound Designer

Myron Floren

Song Performer

Diana Flores

Adr

Ann Foley

Costumes

Linda Folk

Adr Editor

Brent Forrester

Screenplay

G Forzano

Music

Film Details

Also Known As
The
MPAA Rating
Release Date
1999
Distribution Company
Universal Pictures
Location
Los Angeles, California, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
2h

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States Summer August 6, 1999

Released in United States on Video January 11, 2000

Ben Stiller was previously attached to direct.

Project was previously in development at Jersey Films with Danny DeVito attached to direct and star.

Feature directorial debut for commercials director Kinka Usher.

Began shooting October 21, 1998.

Completed shooting February 25, 1999.

Released in United States Summer August 6, 1999

Released in United States on Video January 11, 2000