Overall Rank: 43625
Average Rating: 1.2/4
# of Ratings: 47
Theatrical Release Date: 08/19/1994
Genre: Comedy, Action
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Director: Mike Binder
Actors: Damon Wayans, David Alan Grier, Robin Givens, Lynne Thigpen, Christopher Lawford, Jon Polito
Plot: A childlike genius creates bulletproof clothing and decides to become a low-budget superhero.
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Ian - wrote on 09/15/2015
Just an idiotic waste of time. Nothing redeeming at all. The bottom of the barrel, with the exception of truly vile films. I gave 1 star for a memorable quote.
mdtinney - wrote on 11/21/2009
The Wayans brothers make bad movies. They're not particularly funny or well put together. Look at reviews for pretty much everything they've done and you'll see a trail of bad comments. This movie is no exception. While the concept was somewhat interesting -- an idiot savant ghetto kid who wants to be Batman -- it just didn't have a very deep structure to it and was too fluffy to be anything more than a waste of time. When the Wayans appear in other movies (say, "Requiem for a Dream") they're fine, but not in their own work. And then we get Jason Alexander thrown in here and just confusing me more. Was he funny or just a poor cardboard cut-out of a sensational journalist? I'm not sure.
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The M.O.W. - wrote on 08/02/2008
"Darryl" (Damon Williams) and "Kevin" (David Allen Grier) are brothers from Chicago who were raised by their grandmother (the late Lynne Thigpen). The boys care more about the classic live-action television series, "Batman" than politics like their grandmother.
As they grew up, "Kevin" becomes a cameraman for WWHY-TV who can easily get s date on Friday night. While "Darryl" becomes a nerdy inventor-wannabe who has never been with a woman.
Then the unthinkable happens. "Darryl" and "Kevin's" grandmother is murdered by some assailants who barge into the campaign office of a top candidate for mayor. This eventually gives "Darryl" the idea to become a masked superhero like "Batman" using his inventions that are made from home appliances.
Naming himself "Blankman", "Darryl" gets …
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