The Meteor Man

  • 1993
  • Movie
  • PG
  • Comedy

THE METEOR MAN, a satirical fantasy about a man who uses newfound super-powers to clean up his ghetto neighborhood, wants to be cartoonish and meaningful at the same time. But director-star Robert Townsend misses the mark, and the combination of whimsy and piety is deadly. Jefferson Reed is a well-meaning teacher living in a crime-ridden city. One night,...read more

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01:07 — An inner city school teacher becomes a superhero after being struck by a meteor. All-star black cast, with a cameo by Bill Cosby!
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01:14 — Trailer for The Meteor Man. Robert Townsend (Hollywood Shuffle) leads an all-star cast including Marla Gibbs, Eddie Griffin, Robert Guillaume, James E (more…)

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  • Released: 1993
  • Rating: PG
  • Review: THE METEOR MAN, a satirical fantasy about a man who uses newfound super-powers to clean up his ghetto neighborhood, wants to be cartoonish and meaningful at the same time. But director-star Robert Townsend misses the mark, and the combination of whimsy and… (more)

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