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The Meteor Man (1993)

PG  |   |  Action, Comedy, Fantasy  |  6 August 1993 (USA)
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A high school teacher from a troubled inner city Washington D.C. neighborhood becomes a super-powered hero and takes on the gang that has been terrorizing his streets.

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One night Jefferson Reed gets hit in the chest by a souped-up chunk of meteor. So he can fly, but he's scared of heights. He can master the information in any book ... for about fifteen minutes. Now his friends and family want him to protect their community from the dreaded Golden Lords. Written by Renee Ann Byrd <byrdie@wyrdbyrd.org>

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Rated PG on appeal for children caught up in perils of an urban environment | See all certifications »
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$30,000,000 (estimated)

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$8,023,147 (USA)
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Robert Townsend named his characters real identity, Jefferson Reed, after one of his childhood heroes, his favorite teacher. See more »

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While Jeff is fighting Simon, the character Goldilocks (Don Cheadle) can be seen goofing around, as if he's coming out of his character. See more »

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Byers the Mobster: What? WHAAAAAT?
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GOOD LOVE
Written and Produced by Pete Scott and Al Richardson
Performed by Elaine Stepter
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silly fun indeed! Just dont expect too much
13 August 2003 | by See all my reviews

Ok this was rather made for kids, rather than some 25-year-old who are looking for B-movie fun. Reading some stuff in here I decided to give it a try. About the jokes: some worked and some didn't with me - I guess the movie along with its funny special FX is OK.

I suggest some (or more!) beer along with this, unless of course you're under 18 and alcohol consumption is prohibited for your age in your country. WARNING! This is not extreme fun, rather stupid but it has its moments.


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