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Genres: Comedy , Sci-Fi , Fantasy
Actors: Nancy Wilson , Sinbad , Frank Gorshin , Big Daddy Kane , Bill Cosby , Bobby McGee , Don Cheadle , Marilyn Coleman , Cynthia Belgrave , Roy Fegan , James Earl Jones , Robert Guillaume , Eddie Griffin , Marla Gibbs , Robert Townsend
Director: Robert Townsend
Country: United States
Year: 1993
IMDB Rating: 4.7/10 (3562 votes)

One night Jefferson Reed gets hit in the chest by a souped-up chunk of meteor. So he can fly, but he’s scared of heights. He can master the information in any book … for about fifteen minutes. Now his friends and family want him to protect their community from the dreaded Golden Lords.

Film Review

Meteorman is a fun and entertaining comedy with some big laughs but it doesn’t fully live up to the potential of its own great concept of a school teacher becoming an unlikely superhero.What stops it from being truly great is the large plot holes , mainly those concerning meteor mans powers, and the lack of detail in the story.Another negative factor is the films insistence on overbearingly sentimental and at times very corny .Also the ending isn’t really satisfying and leaves a lot of question left unanswered .Still, its has it heart in the right place and has some first rate laugh out loud moments like the way meteor man fly’s low because of his fear of heights and the montage showcasing all of his rejected costumes .Plus its good to see a black superhero on screen .Meteor man is an enjoyable comedy but if the script has a bit more detail , then it could gave been something more.

There’s no plot.There’s a fine story about a man gaining superpowers to clean up the neighborhood, but his adventures seem rather random. His adversaries also seem to lack a larger plan. The combination of the two makes for a fairly decent film that lacks a couple of key elements to make it an increbidly good film.The comedy is good, as is the overall story. The acting is also top notch, as the characters portrayed are fun and enjoyable (I’m at a real loss to understand why other reviewers panned the acting … possibly because they don’t understand what it is they didn’t like about the movie). But again the characters seem to lack a plan for their actions.The gags in the film are exceptional, as is the case with the supermajority of Townsend’s material. However a dash more comedy could’ve served this film as the jokes are more sporatic than constant. Not a whole lot more but a few more comic bits and comical characters could’ve really helped the film, because, like I said, the…

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