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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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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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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

Michael Minnelli shoots an interviewer when questioned if he is gay. Actor Jon Polito is openly gay. See more »

Goofs

The window panes shatter before Blankman and Other Guy rappel through them. See more »

Quotes

[after "Blankman" and "Other Guy" have broken into his lair]
Michael 'The Suit' Minelli: Ah, Blankman. I see you've finally found someone to work with who dresses worse than you do.
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Referenced in Mike & Mike: Episode dated 2 February 2016 (2016) See more »

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Here He Comes
Written by Big House & G-Wiz
Produced by Gerald 'G-Bomb' Baillergeau for Grand Jury Productions
Performed by G-Wiz, rap by Big House
G-Wiz Courtesy of Grand Jury/Interscope Records
Big House Courtesy of Grand Jury 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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