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The Meteor Man (1993)

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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6 August 1993 (USA)  »

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$30,000,000 (estimated)

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$8,023,147 (USA)
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Though he has no screen time, Chris Tucker is the voice of the MC in the mall when Michael (Eddie Griffin) pretends to be Meteor Man. See more »

Goofs

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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References Batman (1966) See more »

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U TURN ME ON
Written by Roy Pennon, Suamana Brown and Stephanie Riley
Produced by Roy Pennon
Performed by Hi-Five
Courtesy of Jive Records
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Hella Funny Movie
30 August 2002 | by See all my reviews

I remember seeing this film about 5 years back and geez, did it make me laugh it is an extremely funny movie starring robert townsend with cameos from such greats as cypress hill's B-Real and comedic genius Sinbad and the Hilarious Eddie Griffin this film is a great. The Story basically is jeffery reid gains super powers and becomes a crime fighting super hero.


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