LES FRANKEN (Michael Rapaport) leads a painfully unremarkable life as a metermaid until he enrolls in a drug study for an experimental anti-depressant. An unexpected side effect of the drug convinces Les he is developing special powers and must quit his job to answer his new calling in life - Superhero. A very select group of people in life are truly gifted. Special is a movie about everyone else.Written by
I used to dream about flying. It went the same way every night. I realized that I could fly. No that's not quite right, I realized that there was no reason I *couldn't* fly, and after that I'd float off the ground and soar above the city. But I haven't had that dream in a while now. Lately, I dream about more ordinary things, like doing my laundry, or shopping for groceries, or riding on elevators. I wonder why that is?
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Great topic - Pharmaceutical companies get the black eye they need in the movies.
I give this movie an extra point for the way it portrays this man's descent into total confusion about whether he has super powers or not. It's not easy for a superhero in this hood, and this fellow really tries hard to do the right thing but .. umm... well... you'll see.
PLOT: A man that is not entirely aware of his surroundings due to an obvious mental handicap seeks a pill that will make him a better person than he is. Could it be that he is now SUPER? or SPECIAL? He sure seems to think so and he's very enthusiastic about his new powers to fight crime.
This movie is not a date movie since it can be a turn off to someone if you are the only part of the pair laughing your ass off at the retard. -awkward!!
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