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Blankman (1994)

PG-13  |   |  Comedy, Action, Crime  |  19 August 1994 (USA)
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A simpleton inventor becomes a superhero with a bulletproof costume and a low budget.

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Grandma Walker
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Michael 'The Suit' Minelli
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Sammy the Blade
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Mr. Stone
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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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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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Release Date:

19 August 1994 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Blankman, mi hermano el chiflado  »

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Box Office

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$7,892,208 (USA)
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1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

The clocks in the Hard Edition office are set to Chicago, Hoboken NJ, and Miller Time. See more »

Goofs

As Blankman & Kevin are escaping from the bank explosion, the guy coming down the stairs outside is clearly not Kevin (a stuntman). See more »

Quotes

Mr. Stone: Ratings give me a woody.
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Anyone Can Be A Hero
Written by Michael Jay & Greg Gerard
Produced by Arvel McClinton for III AM Entertainment
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Courtesy of Virgin Records America, Inc.
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Truly better than when I last saw it
19 April 2007 | by (Flower Mound, Texas) – See all my reviews

The last time I saw this movie was at least a good nine years ago... years later, I find it just as funny as I did then.

How could you not enjoy this movie? It was actually enjoyable to watch Damon Wayans' character make all these far-out gadgets... some of which look totally outlandish, but actually make sense! Sure, the comedy may be a little too goofy for some, but in the end, it helps. This movie also helped me further my belief that if you get out there and do something about a problem, you'll be making a real difference in a world of indifference.

this movie is worthy of an 8 out of 10.


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