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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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Mayor Marvin Harris
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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
Harris Peet ...
Commissioner Gains
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Tony the Match (as Joe Vassallo)
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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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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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The clocks in the Hard Edition office are set to Chicago, Hoboken NJ, and Miller Time. See more »

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Water level inside lottery tank as the water is filling it. See more »

Quotes

Mr. Stone: Ratings give me a woody.
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References Family Matters (1989) See more »

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Super Hero
Produced, arranged and composed by Prince
Performed by The New Power Generation featuring The Steeles
Courtesy of NPG Records
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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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