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Project Power (2020)

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When a pill that gives its users unpredictable superpowers for five minutes hits the streets of New Orleans, a teenage dealer and a local cop must team with an ex-soldier to take down the group responsible for its creation.


Mattson Tomlin
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2 nominations. See more awards »





Cast overview, first billed only:
Jamie Foxx ... Art
Joseph Gordon-Levitt ... Frank
Dominique Fishback ... Robin
Rodrigo Santoro ... Biggie
Courtney B. Vance ... Captain Craine
Amy Landecker ... Gardner
Machine Gun Kelly ... Newt (as Colson Baker)
Tait Fletcher ... Wallace
Allen Maldonado ... Landry
Andrene Ward-Hammond ... Irene
Kyanna Simone Simpson ... Tracy (as Kyanna Simpson)
C.J. LeBlanc C.J. LeBlanc ... Miggs (as CJ LeBlanc)
CG Lewis ... Tommy
Joseph Poliquin ... Indo
Jazzy De Lisser ... Candy aka Frozen Woman

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On the streets of New Orleans, word begins to spread about a mysterious new pill that unlocks superpowers unique to each user. The catch: You don't know what will happen until you take it. While some develop bulletproof skin, invisibility, and super strength, others exhibit a deadlier reaction. But when the pill escalates crime within the city to dangerous levels, a local cop (Joseph Gordon-Levitt) teams with a teenage dealer (Dominique Fishback) and a former soldier fueled by a secret vendetta (Jamie Foxx) to fight power with power and risk taking the pill in order to track down and stop the group responsible for creating it. Written by Netflix

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What would you risk for 5 minutes of pure power?

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for violence, bloody images, drug content and some language | See all certifications »

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Did You Know?


When Henry Joost and Ariel Schulman landed the directing gig, from the outset, their first choice for the lead was Jamie Foxx. See more »


Art talks about one particular shrimp with powerful arms that move so fast, they vaporize the water around it. He says it is the Pistol Shrimp, but that's actually the Mantis Shrimp. See more »


Frank: There are no laws on this drug. They don't exist officially. 'Cause every time we try to deal with it, some guys in suits show up to tell us to stop.
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Crazy Credits

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Strode Rode
Written and Performed by Sonny Rollins
Courtesy of Prestige Records/Craft Recordings
A Division of Concord
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Could have been a great film..
15 August 2020 | by faisalbhuiyanSee all my reviews

This film had everything unfortunately it wasn't executed properly. Such a shame..

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Release Date:

14 August 2020 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

New Orleans, Louisiana, USA See more »

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Technical Specs


Sound Mix:

Dolby Atmos



Aspect Ratio:

2.00 : 1
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