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Blankman (1994)

 -  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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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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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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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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Look, there on the ground, it's a nerd, he's insane, it's... See more »

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Comedy | Action | Crime

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

Gross:

$7,892,208 (USA)
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(Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Young Darryl and Kevin are both played by Damon Wayans' sons. 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

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

Referenced in Robot Chicken: Casablankman 2 (2011) See more »

Soundtracks

Cry On
Written by Parks Stewart & Mitchell Jones
Produced by Silk
Performed by Silk
Courtesy of E;ektra Entertainment/Keia Records
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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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