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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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Cynthia Belgrave ...
Mrs. Harris
Marilyn Coleman ...
Mrs. Walker, Reed's Landlady
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Uzi, Golden Lord Gunman
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Malik, Stacy's Boyfriend
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Mrs. Laws the Principal
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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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He's coming to save the world, one neighborhood at a time. See more »


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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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Meteor Man  »

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$30,000,000 (estimated)

Gross USA:

$8,023,147
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

This is not the only time Robert Townsend has played a superhero he also played one in the Disney Channel Original Movie Up, Up and Away 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 Superman (1978) See more »

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Somebody Cares For You
Written by Frank McComb, Gerald Levert (as Gerald LaVert), Terry Stubbs, Edward Banks,
and Melvin Sephus
Produced by Terry Stubbs
Performed by Frank McComb
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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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