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by Love, Nick [film director,]; Dorff, Stephen [actor.]; Griffin, Eddie [actor.]; Silva, Luis Da, Jr [actor.]; Billions, Bill [actor.]; Vertigo Films; Screen Media Films (Firm) [publisher.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelVisual materialPublisher: [New York, New York] : Screen Media Films, [2016]Description: 1 videodisc (93 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.ISBN: 9786316350718; 6316350716.Language note: Closed-captioned.Subject(s): Superheroes -- Drama | Best friends -- Drama | New Orleans (La.) -- Drama | Best friends | Superheroes | Louisiana -- New Orleans | Feature films | Superhero films | Action and adventure films | Crime films | Comedy films | Fiction films | Video recordings for the hearing impaired | Action and adventure films | Comedy films | Crime films | Drama | Feature films | Fiction films | Superhero films | Video recordings for the hearing impaired | DVD-Video discsCast: Stephen Dorff, Eddie Griffin, Luis Da Silva Jr., Bill Billions.Summary: Melvin, a reluctant superhero, lives only for crime, women and drugs until he realizes that the only way he will ever get to see his estranged son is to go straight and fulfill his potential as a crime fighter. But in a world where no one understands Melvin's condition or where it came from, his incredible powers could ultimately be his demise.
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

A man with superpowers (Stephen Dorff) neglects them for a lazy lifestyle, until he realizes one day he needs them to do good on the streets of New Orleans in order to be able to be a part of his estranged son's life. Written and directed by Nick Love. Eddie Griffin, Luis Da Silva, Christopher Berry and Yohance Myles co-star. ~ Rovi

DVD ; anamorphic widescreen (1.78:1) presentation ; Dolby digital 5.1 surround.

Closed-captioned.

Stephen Dorff, Eddie Griffin, Luis Da Silva Jr., Bill Billions.

Music, Lorne Balfe ; editor, Richard Graham ; director of photography, Simon Dennis.

DVD release of the 2015 motion picture.

Widescreen.

MPAA rating: Not rated.

Melvin, a reluctant superhero, lives only for crime, women and drugs until he realizes that the only way he will ever get to see his estranged son is to go straight and fulfill his potential as a crime fighter. But in a world where no one understands Melvin's condition or where it came from, his incredible powers could ultimately be his demise.

Bonus feature: Interview with writer/director Nick Love.

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