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Kick-ass

(DVD - 2010)
Average Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5.
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Ordinary teenager and rabid comic-book geek Dave Lizewski captures the imagination of the public when he becomes the no-nonsense vigilante, Kick-Ass. After he teams up with the fearless father-daughter crime-fighting duo, Big Daddy and Hit-Girl, the three work together to take down the criminal empire of local Mafioso Frank D'Amico. But when D'Amico's son Chris is reborn as Red Mist, the showdown between the forces of good and evil will force Kick-Ass to live up to his name, or die trying.
Publisher: Santa Monica, Calif. : Lions Gate Films, c2010
Edition: Widescreen presentation
Branch Call Number: DVD Action KICKASS
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (117 min.) :,sd., col. ;,4 3/4 in
Alternate Title: Kick-ass (Motion picture)

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Nov 25, 2014
  • Bazooka_Joe rated this: 1 stars out of 5.

Now, here's a seriously screwy superhero movie that definitely had its head right up its ass. I think that a much more appropriate title for this utter nonsense would've been "Stupid-Ass"._____ It really made very little sense to me why the Dave Lizewski character felt that he had to literally play out his little, comic-book fantasy in real-life. Was Lizewski really so frickin' deluded and beyond common-sense thinking that he couldn't see the incredibly dangerous reality of the mission that he was about to embark on (even after he had been stabbed & beaten)?_____ And, speaking about the Big Daddy & Hit Girl characters - Like, what sort of a demented message was that business sending out to parents and their kids?_____ So, here we have a seriously fukked-up father who trains his 11-year-old daughter to be an utterly ruthless, insensitive, foul-mouthed killing-machine. And never once do the questions of morals, or ethics, or common-sense thinking ever enter into the horridly violent actions of the bitchy, purple-haired Hit Girl._____ Yes. Of course, I do realize that this picture was, indeed, a "Comedy". But, from where I was sitting, I found its humor-factor to be extremely callous and cold-blooded in nature. This film literally stretched the point of its "jesting" to the absolute extreme, where it just couldn't sustain the insane momentum that it was creating and so it snapped under its own unbearable weight.

Oct 23, 2014
  • jimg2000 rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

Move over Kick-Ass, consensus is that Hit-Girl is the star of the show. Super stunts and clever story with some but not too much geeky humor.

Sep 14, 2014
  • chasingdreams rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

This movie is vulgar, yet entertaining and over the top funny.

May 06, 2014
  • George Millar rated this: 3.5 stars out of 5.

I really liked this silly little film.
It's not just a TEEN flick.

Mar 27, 2014
  • StirFry rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

Loved it! I'm an older(early 60's) guy but I thought Hit Girl was awesome, punching-out those older dudes. Way to go! Of course, the story line was a toss-away but hey, that wasn't the point. It's all fantasy anyway, and I thought it did a great job of showcasing some great moviemaking skills.

Jan 10, 2014
  • Mocha6ft3 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

I won't lie when i say i hesitated about seeing this movie. I thought it would be kind of corny even though i have read good reviews and my friend also said she read the same. So, i ventured out to find this movie on a weekday and play it on my HOMETHEATER! I can't believe the young man who's learning to be a super hero called "Kick- Ass" gets his booty kicked severly. And when i least expected it, he gets creamed by a vehicle! Damn!! I was not expecting that to happen while watching this. I was expecting light comedy and teenage curiosity. This movie caught me off guard!!! I also wasn't expecting Mr. Cage to be an unuasual crime fighter along with his very talented daughter,Hit Girl. This film was filled with many surprises that had me from the get go. Very good! Sound wise, it wasn't too shabby. There were some scenes that rocked as far as audio, but i believe most of the movie was "all around sound." This is the kind of movie i could watch more than once and it's a part of my collection. I really enjoyed this movie and i'm giving it 5 stars!!!!! For a story i thought would be corny and it wasn't, a bad guy and his son, "Hit Girl", "Big Daddy", and a smile on my face. Chopped lamb on yellow rice, lettuce, tomatoes, a few cucumbers, and lemmon aide.

Jan 07, 2014
  • mmg2681 rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

I am not really into the whole superhero thing but hubby wanted me to watch this before we saw Kick-Ass 2. I thoroughly enjoyed this movie. And yes, Hit Girl is awesome in this movie.

Nov 13, 2013
  • lcrayton2477 rated this: 3.5 stars out of 5.

OMG! Im straight but in love with HIT GIRL! The movie should have had her as the lead. Kick ass was cool too, but HIT GIRL ROCKED! Im not into comics and only rented to see what all the talk was about but now I cant wait to get my hands on KICK ASS 2.

Oct 23, 2013
  • lukasevansherman rated this: 2 stars out of 5.

A pulply comic book movie that tries to be tongue-in-cheek, but is mostly just a dumb, sub-Tarantino effort that thinks it's edgy by playing violence for laughs and having a kid swear. The cast (aside from Nic Cage, who is on his own planet) makes it somewhat worthwhile.

Oct 09, 2013
  • Pauliovirus rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

I'm kinda in love with Hit-Girl.

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Feb 01, 2014
  • VancouverCanuck rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Other: Inappropriate humor. Gotta love it.

Feb 01, 2014
  • VancouverCanuck rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Frightening or Intense Scenes: Uh.... Gore is pretty scary. And all them fights... well, yeah.

Feb 01, 2014
  • VancouverCanuck rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Sexual Content: Some 'behind' nudity, lots of covered sex, like c'mon give us the nudity in an NC-17 version. Otherwise suitable for an R rating.

Feb 01, 2014
  • VancouverCanuck rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Violence: At least 100 people die. Lots of good gore.

Feb 01, 2014
  • VancouverCanuck rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Coarse Language: Every swear word that exists

Jun 22, 2012
  • Hreindyri rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

Violence: This is not a kids movie by any stretch of the imagination. Severed limbs, stabbings, shootings...worse...

Jun 22, 2012
  • Hreindyri rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

Coarse Language: Swearing throughout. Lots of it.

Jul 30, 2011
  • bdls206 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Sexual Content: This title contains Sexual Content.

Jul 30, 2011
  • bdls206 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Violence: This title contains Violence.

Jul 30, 2011
  • bdls206 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Coarse Language: This title contains Coarse Language.

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Sep 14, 2014
  • chasingdreams rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

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Feb 01, 2014
  • VancouverCanuck rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

VancouverCanuck thinks this title is suitable for 12 years and under

Aug 14, 2013
  • ray1man rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

ray1man thinks this title is suitable for 20 years and over

Jun 22, 2012
  • Hreindyri rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

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Red_Baboon_52 thinks this title is suitable for 17 years and over

Sep 05, 2011
  • squisser rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

squisser thinks this title is suitable for 18 years and over

Jul 30, 2011
  • bdls206 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

bdls206 thinks this title is suitable for 17 years and over

Jul 28, 2011
  • marksebring rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

marksebring thinks this title is suitable for 17 years and over

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Oct 23, 2014
  • jimg2000 rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

Geek A: Yeah! I think I'm in love with her, dude.
Geek B: She looks like she's about 11 years old but...

Geek A: I can wait! I solemnly vow to save myself for her.
Geek B: I can see how that would be really difficult for you.

Feb 01, 2014
  • VancouverCanuck rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

"I'm Kick-Ass."

Aug 18, 2011
  • unclebuck rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Damon Macready: So... Have you thought a little more about what you might want for your birthday?

Mindy Macready: Can I get a puppy?

Damon Macready: [surprised] You wanna get a dog?

Mindy Macready: Yeah, a cuddly fluffy one, and a Bratz movie-star make over Sasha!

[Damon is stunned]

Mindy Macready: [laughs] I'm just fucking with you Daddy! Look, I'd love a Benchmade model 42 butterfly knife.

Damon Macready: [relieved] Oh, child... You always knock me for a loop!

Jul 30, 2011
  • bdls206 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Dave Lizewski: Jesus, guys, doesn't it bug you? Like thousand of people wanna be Paris Hilton and nobody wants to be Spiderman.
Marty: Yeah, what's with that? She has like no tits at all.
Todd: Maybe it's the porn tape, he doesn't have a porn tape.
Marty: You guys never saw "One Night In Spiderman"?

Jul 30, 2011
  • bdls206 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Dave Lizewski: With no power, comes no responsibility. Except, *that* wasn't true.

Jul 30, 2011
  • bdls206 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Dave Lizewski: I always wondered why no-one did it before me. I mean, all those comic books, movies, TV shows... you think that one eccentric loner would've made himself a costume. I mean, is everyday life really so exciting? Are schools and offices so thrilling that I'm the only one who fantasized about this? Come on, be honest with yourself, at some point in our lives we all wanna be a superhero.

Jun 11, 2011
  • jgrnlees rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

Dave Lizewski/Kick-Ass (narration/voiceover): "In the world I lived in, heroes only existed in comic books. And I guess that'd be okay, if bad guys were make-believe too, but they're not."

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Feb 01, 2014
  • VancouverCanuck rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Big Daddy dies

Jul 30, 2011
  • bdls206 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Dave Lizewski is an unnoticed high school student and comic book fan who one day decides to become a super-hero, even though he has no powers, training or meaningful reason to do so.

Feb 11, 2011
  • SnuggleB68 rated this: 3.5 stars out of 5.

Funny and entertaining

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Aug 18, 2011
  • unclebuck rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

KICK-ASS REDBAND TRAILER

Jul 30, 2011
  • bdls206 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Kick-Ass Trailer

Sep 21, 2010
  • dajota rated this: 3.5 stars out of 5.

Kick Ass Trailer

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