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The Photon Effect (2010)

Not Rated | | Sci-Fi | 11 June 2010 (USA)
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During a freak accident involving an experimental microwave antenna, two tower engineers gain superhuman abilities. While the powers they gain are similiar, the paths they decide to take ... See full summary »


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Dan Poole ... Derek Powers / Family Member on Street
Derek Minter Derek Minter ... Jay Powers
Brian Razzino Brian Razzino ... Bob Chase
Ariana Almajan Ariana Almajan ... Tina Viccarini
Alex Baker Alex Baker ... Kelly Hammond
Uriah Moore Uriah Moore ... Destroy
Douglas S. Adams Douglas S. Adams ... Damage (as Doug Adams)
Dave Ehrman ... Deny
Matt Holder Matt Holder ... Deny / Security Officer 2 (voice)
Johnny Ferdosi Johnny Ferdosi ... Degrade (as Janan Ferdosi)
James Kinstle James Kinstle ... Degrade (voice) (as Jimi Kinstle)
Steve Lichtenstein ... Dr. Lou Fisner
Frank B. Moorman Frank B. Moorman ... Ed Dennison
David Toothe David Toothe ... Bruce
Pete Rattigan Pete Rattigan ... Dave


During a freak accident involving an experimental microwave antenna, two tower engineers gain superhuman abilities. While the powers they gain are similiar, the paths they decide to take are not. Derek Powers wants to use his abilities to help others and to uncover the truth behind Randall Communications Incorporated (RCI), the company who designed the antenna. Meanwhile, Jay Powers secretly becomes part of the experiments performed by RCI, whose lead scientist, Tina Viccarini, is a former love interest of Jay. This series of events ultimately leads to the birth of a new superhero and supervillian. Written by Douglas Adams

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Release Date:

11 June 2010 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

Baltimore, Maryland, USA See more »

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Derek Powers: Dude, knock it off. You're out of your mind!
Jay Powers: You knock it off, man. I knew you'd be a baby when I got my super powers! You're so jealous and insecure, it's embarrassing.
Derek Powers: What super power? The ability to make someone shit themselves?
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