Kick-Ass

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Release Date: April 16, 2010

On DVD/VOD: August 3, 2010

1h 58m | Action/Adventure, Comedy, Drama


KICK-ASS tells the story of average teenager Dave Lizewski (Aaron Johnson), a comic-book fanboy who decides to take his obsession as inspiration to become a real-life superhero. As any good superhero would, he chooses a new name—Kick-Ass—assembles a suit and mask to wear, and gets to work fighting crime. There's only one problem standing in his way: Kick-Ass has absolutely no superpowers whatsoever.

His life is forever changed as he inspires a subculture of copy cats, meets up with a pair of crazed vigilantes—including an 11-year-old sword-wielding dynamo, Hit Girl (Chloë Moretz) and her father, Big Daddy (Nicolas Cage)—and forges a friendship with another fledgling crimefighter, Red Mist (Christopher Mintz-Plasse). But thanks to the scheming of a local mob boss Frank D'Amico (Mark Strong), that new alliance will be put to the test.

Director: Matthew Vaughn
Studio: Lionsgate
Producer(s): Adam Bohling, Brad Pitt, David Reid, Kris Thykier, Matthew Vaughn, Tarquin Pack
Cast: Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, Mark Strong, Chloƫ Grace Moretz, Nicolas Cage, Clark Duke, Evan Peters, Lyndsy Fonseca, Michael Rispoli, Garrett M. Brown, Xander Berkeley, Omari Hardwick, Elizabeth McGovern
Writer(s): Jane Goldman, Matthew Vaughn
Official Site: http://www.iamkick-ass.com


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