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Blankman (1994)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Action, Crime | 19 August 1994 (USA)
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A simpleton inventor becomes a superhero with a bulletproof costume and a low budget.

Director:

Mike Binder

Writers:

Damon Wayans (screenplay), J.F. Lawton (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Damon Wayans ... Darryl Walker
David Alan Grier ... Kevin Walker
Robin Givens ... Kimberly Jonz
Christopher Lawford ... Mayor Marvin Harris
Lynne Thigpen ... Grandma Walker
Jon Polito ... Michael 'The Suit' Minelli
Nick Corello Nick Corello ... Sammy the Blade
Jason Alexander ... Mr. Stone
Harris Peet ... Commissioner Gains
Joseph Vassallo ... Tony the Match (as Joe Vassallo)
Michael Wayans Michael Wayans ... Young Darryl
Damon Wayans Jr. ... Young Kevin
John Moschitta Jr. ... Mr. Crudd
Frazer Smith Frazer Smith ... Ned Beadie
Mark Schiff ... Bus Driver
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Storyline

Darryl is a childlike man with a genius for inventing various gadgets out of junk. When he stumbles on a method to make his clothes bulletproof, he decides to use his skills to be the lowest budgeted superhero of all. Written by Kenneth Chisholm <kchishol@execulink.com>

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Taglines:

Fighting crime on a budget. Fighting crime in his underwear. The world's biggest nerd is about to become its newest hero! See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Action | Crime

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for off-color humor | See all certifications »

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

19 August 1994 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Blankman - Um Super-Herói Muito Atrapalhado See more »

Filming Locations:

Chicago, Illinois, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$30,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$3,715,480, 21 August 1994

Gross USA:

$7,941,977

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$7,941,977
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby SR | SDDS (8 channels)

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The Other Guy wears a sweater with "Michigan" emblazoned on the front. Director Mike Binder and star David Alan Grier are both native of Detroit, Michigan. See more »

Goofs

Towards the end of Darryl's and Kevin's interview with the psychiatrist, the tilting lava box on the desk is down at the right side, from the brother's POV In the next shot, from the psychiatrist's POV, it is again down at the right side. See more »

Quotes

Darryl Walker: [discussing Blankman] Kevin, this is my calling. I have to make the world a safer place for my children.
Kevin Walker: Your children? You've got to be with a *woman* first! You've got to knock some boots, man! You're a virgin.
Darryl Walker: No, I'm a gentleman.
Kevin Walker: Obviously this is what you need to do to work through Grandma's death. *But*... we're gonna do it my way.
Darryl Walker: Okay, Karate Man!
Kevin Walker: What?
Darryl Walker: That's your crimefighter name.
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Connections

Referenced in Mike & Mike: Episode dated 2 February 2016 (2016) See more »

Soundtracks

Big Deep
Written by Steve Roll'n & DC the Brain Supreme
Produced by Steve Roll'n and DC the Brain Supreme for Tag Team Music, Inc.
Performed by Tag Team
Courtesy of Bellmark/Life Records
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It's funnier then you think
20 October 2001 | by mercury4See all my reviews

When I first wanted to see this movie I was much younger then I am now. I wanted to see it in theaters, but my parents thought it looked so stupid that they wouldn't take me. So I waited. The first time I actually saw it wasn't on video. It was on T.V. I loved it. It was very funny. Not to mention that it's a fun movie. David Alan Grier is just as funny as Damon Wayans. The whole super hero plot is very good and funny at sometimes with the situations. Take it from me. See this movie. You'll have lots of fun with it. See it with your friends, see it with your kids. Just see it and have fun.


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