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A simpleton inventor becomes a superhero with a bulletproof costume and a low budget.

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Mayor Marvin Harris
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Grandma Walker
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Michael 'The Suit' Minelli
Nick Corello ...
Sammy the Blade
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Mr. Stone
Harris Peet ...
Commissioner Gains
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Tony the Match (as Joe Vassallo)
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Mr. Crudd
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Ned Beadie
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Bus Driver
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Storyline

Darryl is a childlike man with a genius for inventing various gadgets out of junk. When he stumbles on a method to make his clothes bulletproof, he decides to use his skills to be the lowest budgeted superhero of all. Written by Kenneth Chisholm <kchishol@execulink.com>

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Look, there on the ground, it's a nerd, he's insane, it's... See more »

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Rated PG-13 for off-color humor | See all certifications »
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19 August 1994 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Blankman - Um Super-Herói Muito Atrapalhado  »

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$7,892,208 (USA)
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Trivia

Greg Kinnear's feature film debut. See more »

Goofs

As Blankman and Other Guy are on the Blankmobile on the way to rescue Kimberly, the shadow of the crane camera is visible on a building to the left of the tracks. See more »

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[after "Blankman" and "Other Guy" have broken into his lair]
Michael 'The Suit' Minelli: Ah, Blankman. I see you've finally found someone to work with who dresses worse than you do.
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References Short Circuit (1986) See more »

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Do Yo Wanna Get Down
Written by Michael Angelo Saulsberry & Phillip Johnson
Produced by Michael Angelo Saulsberry and Phillip Johnson for
Portrait Productions
Performed by Portrait
Courtesy of Capitol Records, Inc.
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Way better than I expected.
23 October 2002 | by (Escondido, California, USA) – See all my reviews

I remember that I wanted to see this film when it was first released, I realized that it looked very dumb, but nonetheless, I wanted to see it. So I finally got around to renting this film and I thought it was hilarious!!!

The film is loaded with great jokes and very clean jokes (well, most of them). Damon Wayans was hilarious throughout the film, as was David Alan Grier, and their relationship and chemistry on film was excellent! Robin Givens looked fantastic throughout the film and does a fine acting job as well. Jason Alexander and Jon Polito were very good as well, although I have to say it was very odd seeing Jason Alexander with a shaved head.

Anyhow, if you liked the film "Mystery Men", then you really ought to like this film. If you watch this film, don't take it seriously, keep in mind that this is a super-hero spoof. I truly hope you enjoy the film as much as I did. Thanks for reading,

-Chris


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