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Blankman (1994)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Action, Crime | 19 August 1994 (USA)
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)
Michael Wayans ...
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John Moschitta Jr. ...
Mr. Crudd
Frazer Smith ...
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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Fighting crime on a budget. Fighting crime in his underwear. The world's biggest nerd is about to become its newest hero! See more »

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Comedy | Action | Crime

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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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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The Other Guy wears a sweater with "Michigan" emblazoned on the front. Director Mike Binder and star David Alan Grier are both native of Detroit, Michigan. See more »

Goofs

When Blankman and Other Guy are running with J-5 to find the bombs and they turn towards the bathroom, you can see someone reach their arm out to guide J-5 around the corner. See more »

Quotes

Darryl Walker: [discussing Blankman] Kevin, this is my calling. I have to make the world a safer place for my children.
Kevin Walker: Your children? You've got to be with a *woman* first! You've got to knock some boots, man! You're a virgin.
Darryl Walker: No, I'm a gentleman.
Kevin Walker: Obviously this is what you need to do to work through Grandma's death. *But*... we're gonna do it my way.
Darryl Walker: Okay, Karate Man!
Kevin Walker: What?
Darryl Walker: That's your crimefighter name.
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Connections

Featured in HBO First Look: The Making of 'Blankman' (1994) See more »

Soundtracks

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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Utterly Bizarre
29 May 2002 | by (Teesside UK) – See all my reviews

Seriously - this is one of the most bizarre films I have ever seen. What does it want to be? A super hero pastiche? Race issues comedy? Surreal wack-fun? Not sure how favourably it can be compared to other flicks such as Meteor Man or Brother From Another Planet. There are some pretty original jokes and situations, and some very unsubtle moments which still work. it held my interest for a while, but the tone seemed all over the place. Still it has Jason (George from Seinfeld, Duckman) in it.


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