Screenplay: Neil Cuthbert & Brent Foster (based on the Dark Horse comic created by Bob Burden)
Director: Kinka Usher
Released: 1999, Dark Horse Entertainment, Lawrence Gordon Productions, UIP, MCA/Universal Pictures
Based on the Dark Horse comic, Mystery Men is the story of seven lame superhero wannabes, who are called upon to use their dubious ‘powers’ to save a bustling metropolis when Champion City’s beloved real superhero-protector, Captain Amazing (Greg Kinnear) is kidnapped. The wannabe heroes square off against the vile villain, Casanova Frankenstein (Geoffrey Rush) and his beautiful sidekick, Dr. Anabel Leek (Lena Olin), as they try to stop Casanova’s dastardly plot to take over the city.
Eddie played Tony P.. alongside Ben Stiller (Mr Furious), Hank Azaria (The Blue Raja), William H. Macy (The Shoveller), Wes Studi (The Sphinx), Paul Reubens (The Spleen), Janeane Garofalo (The Bowler) and Kel Mitchell (The Invisible Boy).