VIP my Brother Superman (also known as The Supervips) is a 1968 Italian animated movie by Bruno Bozzetto.
Supervip, the strongest man on Earth, and his brother Minivip, the weakest superman on Earth, are the descendants of a family of superheroes. They need to save the world from the evil Happy Betty, who is planning to put brain-missiles on everyones heads so that theyll only buy from her supermarkets.
This animated film provides examples of:
- Abhorrent Admirer: On the cruise ship, Minivip lands on one.
- Accidental Pervert: On the cruise ship, after Minivip's glasses are fogged, he accidentally touches a woman working, who hits him.
- Adaptational Jerkass: In the short comics made in 1968, Minivip is more of a dick than ever before or since.
- Adaptation Personality Change: See the above.
- Affectionate Parody: Minivip takes inspiration from The Phantom and James Bond , and is considered by some to be a comedic parody of the two.
- A Lady on Each Arm: Supervip during the title sequence.
- Alleged Lookalikes: Minivip and Supervip are confused for each other occasionally by the colonel.
- All Flyers Are Birds: Minivip is often mistaken for a bird, likely due to his wings. And maybe his beak-ish nose.
- All Germans Are Nazis: Schultz is very obviously a nazi, and the scientist is referred to as 'Nazi Scientist' on IMDB.
- Aloof Big Brother: Supervip to Minivip
- Ambiguous Time Period: The movie and 68' comics clearly take place in the 60s, but it is never stated.
- Americans Are Cowboys: During the intro, the cowboy Vip, and the damsel, are the only american looking characters.
- Ancient Rome: The intro shows an ancient roman Vip, and the 2018 comic.
- Androcles' Lion: The Lion Minvip meets on the cruise that turns out to be Lisa.
- The Ace: Everyone in the VIP family except for Minivip.
- Corrupt Corporate Executive: Happy Betty.
- Damsel in Distress: Lisa.
- Evil Minions: Happy Bettys factory workers.
- True Blue Femininity: Nervustrella/Nervustrata.
- We Sell Everything: Everything youll find from Happy Betty!
- Wicked Heart Symbol: Part of the H❤️B logo.
- The Woobie: Minivip.