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      Sunshine Superman

      PG Released May 22, 2015 1h 40m Documentary List
      92% Tomatometer 60 Reviews 67% Audience Score 1,000+ Ratings The life and accomplishments of Carl Boenish, one of the first pioneers of BASE jumping. Read More Read Less Watch on Fandango at Home Buy Now

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      Sunshine Superman shines a light on a fascinating life with copious amounts of incredible, thrilling footage.

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      Tom Long Detroit News You may find "Sunshine Superman" exhilarating or you may find "Sunshine Superman" terrifying, but you almost surely will not find it boring. Rated: B Jul 28, 2015 Full Review Josh Kupecki Austin Chronicle Sunshine Superman is at times a bit too reverent with the material, and there are distracting reenactments ( la The Jinx and Man on Wire), some of which seem extraneous, but overall, the film is a sun-kissed tribute to a singular individual. Rated: 3/5 Jun 11, 2015 Full Review Bruce DeMara Toronto Star Engrossing, tension-filled and utterly fascinating. Rated: 3.5/4 Jun 9, 2015 Full Review Michael J. Casey Boulder Weekly The footage is spectacular, and the big screen is the perfect place to convey that majesty. Jun 30, 2019 Full Review Morgan Rojas Cinemacy [Director] Marah Strauch captures here not only arresting visuals, she effortlessly sums up emotions, and extremely inspiring ones at that. Nov 9, 2018 Full Review Pat Padua DCist Thrilling not just from its subject's charisma and death-defying feats, but from the inventive and terrifying process of filming a jump. Aug 29, 2018 Full Review Read all reviews

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      Audience Member The greatest 01 hour: and 40 minutes ever!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Rated 5 out of 5 stars 02/11/23 Full Review Audience Member A sweet documentary on Carl Boenish, an ordinary guy with pioneering thoughts & abilities. Rated 4 out of 5 stars 01/24/23 Full Review Audience Member This was a very interesting look into the history of Base jumping. Even though a lot of the film footage is old, it still looks incredible. This documentary is bittersweet, but I think it earns itself at least one watch. Rated 3 out of 5 stars 02/22/23 Full Review Audience Member I enjoyed this one and the stories the told of early adventures in BASE jumping Rated 3.5 out of 5 stars 01/13/23 Full Review Audience Member High flying, adored. Rated 4 out of 5 stars 01/31/23 Full Review Audience Member Thrilling documentary, but I will never understand the pleasure of jumping off of a cliff. Rated 3 out of 5 stars 02/18/23 Full Review Read all reviews
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      Synopsis The life and accomplishments of Carl Boenish, one of the first pioneers of BASE jumping.
      Director
      Marah Strauch
      Producer
      Eric Bruggemann, Lars L. Maroy, Jarle Bjørknes, Lars Løge, Josh Braun, Marah Strauch
      Screenwriter
      Marah Strauch
      Distributor
      Magnolia Pictures
      Production Co
      Metrol Technology, Scissor Kick Films, Head Gear Films, Flimmer Film, The Salt Company International
      Rating
      PG (Smoking|A Brief Nude Image|Some Language|Thematic Elements)
      Genre
      Documentary
      Original Language
      English
      Release Date (Theaters)
      May 22, 2015, Limited
      Release Date (Streaming)
      Dec 5, 2016
      Box Office (Gross USA)
      $87.9K
      Runtime
      1h 40m
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