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Mystery Men

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Cast
Ben Stiller, Hank Azaria, William H. Macy, Janeane Garofalo, Kel Mitchell, Paul Reubens, Wes Studi, Greg Kinnear, Geoffrey Rush, Lena Olin, Eddie Izzard, Artie Lange, Pras, Claire Forlani, Tom Waits
Released
1999
marijuana | chloroform
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Cop Maguire tells superhero Roy, Mr. Furious, “Dream on, moron.” (0:08)

His publicist Victor tells Captain Amazing, “Casanova Frankenstein is locked up in a nuthouse.” (0:10)

His mother asks Jeffrey, The Blue Raja, “Are you into marijuana.” (0:22)

Reference to Saturday Night Fever (0:23)

Casanova Frankenstein asks his henchman Tony P, referring to Dr. Leek, “Have you met my psychiatrist.” (0:24)

Roy: “What kind of crazy man blows up a crazy house?” (0:25)

Amazing tells Frankenstein, “Your first night of freedom, and you blow up the asylum.”
”... and... go ahead and disengage the psychotropic bacterium dart launchers in your slippers.”
Frankenstein, referring to the object Amazing holds, ”It’s a chloroform-deploying portable enticement snare.” (0:26)

A would be superhero introduces herself as “P.M.S. Avenger.” (0:44)

Roy: “The Shoveler is hammered.”
The Spleen repeats. (0:54)

Invisible Boy, referring to The Sphinx’s wisdom: “It goes right up to the point of being, like, confusing.” (0:57)

The Sphinx tells Roy, ”To summon your power for the conflict to come you must first have power over that which conflicts you.”
”Your temper is very quick, my friend, but until you learn to master your rage...”
Roy: “You rage will become your master?” (1:00)

The Bowler: “Crazy chicken world.” (1:04)

The Bowler tells Spleen and Shoveler, “You see, that is why in general a mad scientist is less desirable than a garden-variety scientist.” (1:07)

Roy tells Shoveler, “Rage taking over.”
”Rage subsiding.” (1:12)

Captain Amazing tells the others, “Hey, morons, over here.” (1:16)

Bowler: “We need to know how many toggle flips are needed, not counting the gratuitous toggle flip you may have asked for in a moment of panic.”
Amazing: “Flip it, you moron. You’re a moron.”
Bowler: “I am not a moron.”
Roy: “Do not call her a moron.” (1:18)

Weapon designer Heller tells the others, “It’s a psychofrakulator. It creates a cloud of radically fluctuating free-deviant chaotrons which penetrate the synaptic relays... and what happens is that hallucinations become reality...”
”... most of the scientists who worked on it wound up in the insane asylum.” (1:21)

Roy tells Waitress Veronica, “... it’s pretty much a suicide mission...” (1:28)

Spleen tells Blue Raja, referring to Roy, “He’s freaking out, man, he’s freaking out.” (1:30)

Bowler tells Roy, “It’s just mixed metaphors.” (1:33)

Veronica tells the others, referring to Frankenstein, “He’s crazy.” (1:43)

Mr. Furious tells Frankenstein, “Rage taking over.”
”Rage really taking over.” (1:46)

Veronica tells the reporter, referring to Roy, “His name’s Mr. Furious, and his power comes from his boundless rage.” (1:50)

Reference in The Truth About Jane