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The Legend of Action Man (2010)

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Credited cast:
James McEnelly ...
Action Man
Trey Dixon ...
Mark
Derek Papa ...
Mr. Kristofferson / Jerry Lebowitz
Chris Newhouse ...
Jonathan Magnum
Justin Green ...
Norm
David Gardner ...
Officer David
Patrick Kail ...
Angry Citizen
Brian Lisco ...
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Alex Longshaw ...
Annoyed Citizen #3
Jonathan Young ...
Annoyed Citizen
Lisa Young ...
Annoyed Citizen #2
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In the quiet city of Sugar Land, one man fights to keep his city safe. Unfortunately, he's the one causing half the crimes, and Action Man is warned that if he steps out of line one more time he'll be put under house arrest. In comes Mark, a news intern looking for a story to get his work on the News, and Action Man seems like an interesting case. That is, until a murder is reported and the new duo suspects Jonathan Magnum, a suspicious millionaire who just moved in down the block. Can Action Man stop his first real villain, or is he in over his head? Written by Anonymous

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Made on a budget of only $200 pooled together by writers Derek Papa and Andy Young. See more »

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Just Awful...
27 November 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I went to a "Special" screening of the film having no idea what it was and I think I can honestly say it was one of the worst things I've ever seen. While it's impressive that they managed to get a feature filmed, I would hope that it was a major learning experience for them because I'm not sure if they made a single right choice in this movie, or even knew how to focus the camera properly. Most of the jokes were either groan worthy or directly lifted from much, MUCH better comedies. Normally I would commend someone for actually getting a feature made and putting themselves out there, but the filmmakers had to be some of the most arrogant people I've ever met. They were all completely full of themselves and really believed that it was getting in to SXSW (ha!) and that someone distributor was going to offer them bags full of cash for the rights to the movie. The whole thing was a mess and an insult to my intelligence.


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