An idealistic but struggling actor finds his life unexpectedly complicated when he stops a robbery while wearing the costume of Captain Avenger, a superhero character of a film he is hired to to promote. He decides to dabble at being a superhero only to find that it is more difficult and dangerous than he ever imagined. Written by
Kenneth Chisholm <email@example.com>
Help is on the way!
5 June 1980 (West Germany)
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Aspect Ratio: 1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?
Several nods to Martin Scorsese's Taxi Driver, including showing cab drivers hanging outside of the Belmore Cafeteria at night. And the casting of Leonard Harris, who played Senator Charles Palantine in Taxi Driver, playing the Mayor. In one scene, while the mayor is giving a speech, he has both arms raised in the same fashion as Taxi Driver. See more
As Steve sits in his cab listening to a portable police scanner, he is still moving the tuner (showing needle movement) while the dispatcher can be clearly heard giving the information about the fleeing criminals. See more
Maybe it doesn't matter who he is.