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Fearless Frank (1967)

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A satirical comedy about an unsophisticated country boy who treks off to Chicago, gets shot by mobsters and awakens to find that he has the powers of Superman. In HD.

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A satirical comedy about an unsophisticated country boy who treks off to Chicago, gets shot by mobsters and awakens to find that he has the powers of Superman. In HD.

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The most incredible new comedy ever laughed at!

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Fantasy | Comedy

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10 December 1969 (USA)  »

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Frank's Greatest Adventure  »

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Shown on a double-bill with Madigan's Millions (1968) in its original US release. See more »

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References The Great Race (1965) See more »

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Wonderful film!
9 April 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This was an amazing find for me and my girlfriend. We were watching late night television and were enthralled by this comic gem from the great director Philip Kaufman starring the young Jon Voight before he did "Midnight Cowboy", etc. This film was made before the television series "Batman", etc. and has some brilliant comic book conceits that have been copied in the Batman films, etc. After Frank is brought back to life by the good doctor, there's a wonderful scene which could have been the inspiration for Geoffrey Rush's character in "The King's Speech". The film stars a who's who from Chicago's Second City and is full of humor and energy. The acting and the directing are spot on for a little independent film and it foreshadowed Kaufman's talents for his later films like "the Right Stuff" and, in some ways, "The Unbearable lightness of Being". Hope it plays again soon. Does anyone know how to get a hold of a DVD of this film? We would love to get a copy.


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