Thunder Force is a 2021 American superhero comedy film written and directed by Ben Falcone, and starring Me...
Thunder Force is a 2021 American superhero comedy film written and directed by Ben Falcone, and starring Melissa McCarthy, Octavia Spencer, Bobby Cannavale, Pom Klementieff, Taylor Mosby, with Melissa Leo, and Jason Bateman. It is the fifth collaboration between McCarthy and her husband Falcone, and follows two childhood friends who invent a way to become superheroes in a world where criminals have developed superpowers.
In a world terrorized by supervillains, one woman, scientist Emily Stanton (Octavia Spencer) has developed the process to give superpowers to regular people. But when her estranged best-friend Lydia (Melissa McCarthy) accidentally imbues herself with incredible abilities, the two women must become the first superhero team. Now, it is up to Thunder Force to battle the super-powered Miscreants and save Chicago from the clutches of "The King" (Bobby Cannavale).
The film was digitally released by Netflix on April 9, 2021. It received generally negative reviews from critics.