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Blankman (1994)

Director: Mike Binder     Starring: Damon Wayans
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Format: DVD
Sku: 40162536
UPC: 043396065499
UPC 14: 00043396065499
Category Keywords: Action  Spoof  Superheroes  Theatrical Release
Rating: Game Rating Code
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Fighting crime on a budget. Fighting crime in his underwear. The world's biggest nerd is about to become its newest hero!

"...devilishly funny satire.  Hollywood Reporter
"...falling down funny.  Kansas City Star

Editor's Note
Darryl (Damon Wayons) is a geeky inventor with a superhero fixation who lives with his grandmother. When his encouraging grandmother is shot by a mob boss who is trying to sway a mayoral election, Darryl decides to do something about crime in his fictional city of Metro, Illinois--so he dons special underwear and his grandmother's housecoat and turns himself into a superhero--sort of. He has no name and no special powers, but he's all for truth, justice and the American way!


Video Features DVD, Pan and Scan (TV Format), Widescreen, Aspect Ratio 1.85:1, Dolby Digital (5.1), Dolby Surround Sound, English, Spanish, Subtitled, French, Dubbed & Subtitled

Technical Info

Release Information
Video Mfg Name Studio: Sony
Video Release Date Release Date: 6/7/2005
Video Play Time Running Time: 96 minutes
Video Release Year Original Release Date: 1994
Video CategoryId Catalog ID: 06549
Video UPC UPC: 00043396065499
Video Number of Discs Number of Discs: 1

Audio & Video
Video Original Language Original Language: English
Video Audio Spec Available Audio Tracks: English [CC], English, French Dubbed
Video Subtitle Available Subtitles: English, French, Korean, Portuguese, Spanish, Thai, Chinese
Video Color Spec Video: Color

Aspect Ratio
Video Aspect Ratio 1.85:1

Cast & Crew

Video Cast Info Christopher Lawford
Video Cast Info Damon Wayans
Video Cast Info Jasoin Alexander
Video Cast Info Jon Polito
Video Cast Info Lynne Thigpen
Video Cast Info David Alan Grier
Video Cast Info Greg Kinnear
Video Cast Info Robin Givens
Video Cast Info Mike Binder - Director
Video Cast Info Tom Sigel - Director of Photography
Video Cast Info Miles Goodman - Musical Score
Video Cast Info J.F. Lawton - Screenplay
Video Cast Info Damon Wayans - Screenplay
Plot Summary
In a world where crime is rampant and the law is null and void, a superhero could sure come in handy. But one's not available so Metro, Illinois will have to settle for Blankman. So what if he has no superpowers? Who cares if he has to use his Granny's housecoat as his cape? Or if his only weapon is an orthopedic shoe that he turns into a deadly boomerang? He's here to combat the seedy underworld kingpin who terrorizes the city -- and he's all they've got.

Professional Reviews

New York Times
"...[Gets] comic mileage from its wonderful gadgets and from [Wayans's] sweetly myopic performance....BLANKMAN plays it light and silly..." 08/20/1994 p.13

Chicago Sun-Times
"...This movie has a sweet sense of humor..." 08/21/1994 p.45

Washington Post 6 of 10
It's a sweet-natured, rather childish movie with its heart on its sleeve and its funnybone in the toity. - RIta Kempley

Product Attributes

Product attributeActor:   Wayans,Damon
Product attributeLabel:   Columbia/tri-Star
Product attributeMusic Format:   DVD
Product attributeVideo Format:   DVD
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