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Author: Matthew VaughnJane GoldmanPierre LagrangeMark MillarJohn Romita, Jr.All authors
Publisher: Santa Monica, California : Lionsgate Films, Santa Monica, California : [distributor], Lionsgate 2010. ©2010
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : English : Widescreen versionView all editions and formats
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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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Action and adventure films
Comedy films
Drama
Feature films
Fiction films
Film adaptations
Superhero films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Comic books, strips, etc. Film adaptations
Teatro
Named Person: Mark Millar; John Romita, Jr.; Mark Millar; John Romita, Jr.
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Matthew Vaughn; Jane Goldman; Pierre Lagrange; Mark Millar; John Romita, Jr.; Brad Pitt; Kris Thykier; Aaron Taylor-Johnson; Christopher Mintz-Plasse; Mark Strong; Chloë Moretz; Nicolas Cage; Elizabeth McGovern; Ben Davis; Jon Harris; Pietro Scalia; Eddie Hamilton; John Murphy; Henry Jackman; Marius De Vries; Ilan Eshkeri; Lions Gate Films,; Marv Films,; Plan B (Firm),; Lions Gate Home Entertainment,
OCLC Number: 639612066
Language Note: Soundtracks: English; with optional English or Spanish subtitles; closed captioned.
Notes: Originally released as a motion picture in 2010.
Based on the comic book written by Mark Millar and John S. Romita, Jr.
Credits: Director of photography, Ben Davis ; editors, Jon Harris, Pietro Scalia, Eddie Hamilton ; music composed by John Murphy, Henry Jackman, Marius de Vries, Ilan Eshkeri.
Cast: Aaron Johnson, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, Mark Strong, Chloë Grace Moretz, Nicolas Cage, Elizabeth McGovern.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: R; for strong brutal violence throughout, pervasive language, sexual content, nudity and some drug use, some involving children.
Description: 1 videodisc (118 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; NTSC; region 1; Dolby Digital 5.1; 16x9 widescreen (2.40:1 aspect ratio).
Contents: Special features: Optional audio feature commentary with director Matthew Vaughn --
It's on!: The comic book origin of Kick-Ass (approximately 21 min.) --
The art of Kick-Ass: Storyboard --
Costumes [slide show] --
On-set photography [slide show] --
Production design --
John Romita, Jr. art for the film --
Marketing archive [trailers and marketing campaign for the film].
Other Titles: Kick-ass (Motion picture)
Responsibility: Lionsgate and Marv present a Marv Films/Plan B production ; a film by Matthew Vaughn ; executive producers, Pierre Lagrange, Stephen Marks, Mark Millar, John Romita, Jr., Jeremy Kleiner ; produced by Matthew Vaughn, Brad Pitt, Kris Thykier, Pierre Lagrange, Jane Goldman [and others] ; screenplay Jane Goldman & Matthew Vaughn ; directed by Matthew Vaughn.

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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.

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