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Now Hiring (2014)

Not Rated | | Action, Comedy, Family | 15 March 2014 (USA)
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An out of work husband takes his wife's advice on exaggerating his work experience. When he does, he accidentally lands a job as a superhero. Now with no powers to speak of, he must become a hero as his city is threatened by a great evil.

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Mark Cantu

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Mark Cantu (story), Mark Cantu | 1 more credit »
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Credited cast:
Camden Toy ... Lord Menace
Timmy Williams Timmy Williams ... Lt. Hallenbeck
Alessandra Mañon ... Cop #1 / Reporter
Claire Tablizo ... Bus Kid #1
Johanna Goldsmith ... Reporter #2
Evan Materne ... Bus Kid #3
Akasha Villalobos ... Mary Maddox / Blinx (as Akasha Banks Villalobos)
Richard Dane Scott ... Captain Crow's Feet
Oliver George ... Thug #1
Heather Materne Heather Materne ... School Teacher
Jason Scarbrough Jason Scarbrough ... Hank Horowitz / Nightwatchman
Nikki Young ... Interviewer
Keith Berry II Keith Berry II ... M.A.X. / Det. McLane
Caitlin Rose Williams ... Sarah Martin
Willie Nelson Willie Nelson ... Thug #2
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Joe Martin is an ordinary man. Unemployed and unhappy, he struggles to provide for his wife, Sarah. When he answers a classified ad looking for superheroes, he thinks it's a simple job of dressing up for children's parties, and after exaggerating his skills, he bluffs his way onto the team. Joe discovers that he is working with real superheroes, fighting real crime. With no superpowers, he struggles to find his place on the team, and at home. When the evil Lord Menace threatens the city, and his wife, this ordinary man must find extraordinary courage. 'Average Joe' must fight for his city and his marriage. He must do what he was born to do: be a hero. Written by Anonymous

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Prepare to save the day the average way

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Action | Comedy | Family

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Wilhelm Scream Alert: Heard in the warehouse scene, when Nightwatchman throws a thug out the window. See more »

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References Die Hard (1988) See more »

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A man in need of a job applies for a Super Hero gig,
4 June 2014 | by JeremyHaydenSee all my reviews

This an awesome story about an "Average Joe" who needs a job and gets one as a super hero. The movie is set in San Antonio and follows the adventures of a super hero team doing their business in secret while looking for an addition to their elite, select squad. A mysterious evil comes back and challenges our heroes and heroines to one final dual. With disaster lurking, kidnappings and a mayor threatening to disband our anti evil doers is not enough for our "Average Joe" to step down. This is a unique story that will have you watching over and over again. With humor and a little drama "Now Hiring" will have you laughing a lot and crying a little.


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Language:

English

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15 March 2014 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

San Antonio, Texas, USA

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$150,000 (estimated)
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2.35 : 1
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