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With Great Power: The Stan Lee Story (2010)

Not Rated | | Documentary, Biography | 2011 (USA)
The life and career of the comic book writer and editor.

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Nikki Frakes, Will Hess (as William Lawrence Hess)
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Cast

Credited cast:
Avi Arad ... Himself
Sean Astin ... Himself
Dick Ayers Dick Ayers ... Himself
Kenneth Branagh ... Himself
Ian Bryce ... Himself
Nicolas Cage ... Himself
Gill Champion Gill Champion ... Himself
Michael Chiklis ... Himself
Thomas Haden Church ... Himself
Gene Colan Gene Colan ... Himself
Roger Corman ... Himself
Grant Curtis Grant Curtis ... Himself
Tom DeSanto Tom DeSanto ... Himself
Ramin Djawadi ... Himself
Kirsten Dunst ... Herself
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A feature length documentary on the life and creations of Stan Lee. Stan Lee is the co-creator of Spider-Man, Hulk, X-Men, Fantastic Four, Iron Man and over 200 other characters that can be found in comic books, movie screens, and in retail stores around the world. Written by Anonymous

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The incredible story behind the REAL superhero


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

2011 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

True Believer: The Father of Super Heroes See more »

Filming Locations:

Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA See more »

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Goofs

During a sequence on Marvel Productions television animation in the 1980s, identified by caption as "Spider-Man and His Amazing Friends" (one of the studio's series) is in fact the original "Spider-Man" cartoon series, produced by other animation studios more than a decade prior. See more »

Quotes

Stan Lee: I don't know what the universal conception of creator is. Steve definitely felt that he was the co-creator of Spider-man. That was really, and once he said it I realized that it meant a lot to him, that was fine with me. So I said, "Fine, I'll tell everybody that you're the co-creator." But that didn't quite satisfy him. So I sent him a letter, I put it in writing, To whom it may concern: This is to state that I consider Steve Ditko to be the co-creator of Spider-man, or something like that. ...
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Images of various scenes and characters from Marvel comic books move into the background, eventually coming together to form a portrait of Lee at the end of the credits, then the individual images separate. See more »

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Features Time Jumper (2009) See more »

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The Legend!!
23 November 2018 | by BatmanFunReviews2018See all my reviews

The life and career of the comic book writer and editor. With Great Power: The Stan Lee Story showcases the life, the career and basically the comic book history of writer and editor Stan Lee who we unfortunately lost earlier this month in the age of 95 but his work still lives one cause with great power? Comes great responsibility always remember that.


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