Team POWER is a 2004 American animated superhero comedy film produced by T.J. Entertainment and Imperium Entertainment for Paramount Pictures. The sixth feature film from T.J. Entertainment and the fifth from Imperium, it was directed and co-written by Trevor Jordan and co-written and produced by Nicholas Pockes and Sean Andrews. The film follows four high school students who are discovered by an organization called SAFE, when they discover they have superpowers they must use to stop the evil organization Big Danger.
Jordan wrote the film's original screenplay in February 2003, which took prominent influence from and parodied superhero films of the early 2000s. After he revised it with Pockes and Andrews, production began in April 2003 and lasted until January 2004. The film stars the voices of David Kaufman, Janice Kawaye, Ryan Ashbury, Tara Strong, Daran Norris, and Stefán Karl, and its score was composed by John Debney.
Team POWER premiered at the Fox Wilshire Theater in Beverly Hills on June 28, 2004, and was released in the United States on July 9, 2004. It received mixed to positive reviews from critics, who praised its animation, characters, and humor, but was criticized by some as being derivative. The film earned $121.3 million worldwide over its $26 million budget, making it the sixth highest-grossing animated film of 2004, and was later released on DVD and VHS on November 2, 2004, and on Blu-ray on May 10, 2011.
- David Kaufman as Thomas "Tommy" Lightman, the leader of Team POWER who possesses the special power of lightning
- Janice Kawaye as Alex Ericsson, the co-leader of Team POWER who possesses the special power of teleportation
- Ryan Ashbury as Bryce Middleton, the third member of Team POWER who possesses the special power of fire
- Tara Strong as Elizabeth Asimov, the fourth and final member of Team POWER who possesses the special power of telekinesis
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- The film's teaser trailer was released on November 28, 2003, and was attached to films such as Elf, Looney Tunes: Back in Action, and The Cat in the Hat.
- The first theatrical trailer was released on March 4, 2004, and was attached to films such as Agent Cody Banks 2: Destination London, Ella Enchanted, and Mean Girls.
- The second theatrical trailer was released on May 8, 2004, and was attached to films such as Shrek 2, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, and The Day After Tomorrow.
- TV spots for the film were released from May to July 2004.
- Further information: Team POWER: Music from the Motion Picture