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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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Cast overview, first billed only:
Mayor Marvin Harris
Grandma Walker
Michael 'The Suit' Minelli
Nick Corello ...
Sammy the Blade
Mr. Stone
Harris Peet ...
Commissioner Gains
Tony the Match (as Joe Vassallo)
Michael Wayans ...
John Moschitta Jr. ...
Mr. Crudd
Frazer Smith ...
Ned Beadie
Bus Driver


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 »


Comedy | Action | Crime

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for off-color humor | See all certifications »




Release Date:

19 August 1994 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Blankman - Um Super-Herói Muito Atrapalhado  »

Filming Locations:


Box Office


$7,892,208 (USA)

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Technical Specs


Sound Mix:

| (8 channels)



Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?


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


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 »


Michael 'The Suit' Minelli: Now... where is the Blankman?
[he pours hot coffee onto Mr. Stone, who sits in a wheelchair]
Mr. Stone: Hey, Einstein. In case you haven't noticed, this isn't a boil on my ass. I'm paralyzed from the waist down. I can't feel a thing.
[Minelli slaps him in the face]
Mr. Stone: I felt that.
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References The Green Hornet (1966) See more »


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Well...I loved it
26 March 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Being a tremendous superhero nerd, I loved everything about Blankman! The hokey jokes, costumes and plot. Damon Wayans must have watched all the old 60's Batman shows, as did I, and loved all the garishness of it, just as I did. Anytime I watch a movie and think..."I would make this movie EXACTLY the same way", means that it's one that I will always watch on TV, and even buy on DVD. I loved the "Blank Station", the references to David Alan Grier's superhero character as "The Other Guy" still make me laugh out loud. Yeah it has toilet humor, yeah it's a goofy parody of a goofy medium, but that just makes me love it even more. And even, God help us, Robin Givens is good enough in her role to make the whole ride an enjoyable one.

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