Plot & Details
When sad-sack loser Frank (Rainn Wilson) sees his ex-addict wife (Liv Tyler) willingly snatched by a seductive drug dealer (Kevin Bacon), he finds himself bereft and wholly unable to cope. But soon he decides to fight back under the guise of a DIY superhero called Crimson Bolt. With a hand-made suit, a wrench, and a crazed sidekick named Boltie (Ellen Page), the Crimson Bolt beats his way through the mean streets of crime in hopes of saving his wife The rules were written a long time ago: You are not supposed to molest children, cut lines or key cars; if you do, prepare to face the wrath of the Crimson Bolt!
- MPAA Rating: R
- Genre(s): Comedy
- Run Time: 96min.
- Theatrical Release Date: 04/01/2011
- DVD Release Date: 08/09/2011
- Distributor(s): Hanway Films
- Director(s): James Gunn
- Starring: Rainn Wilson , Ellen Page , Liv Tyler , Kevin Bacon , Nathan Fillion
- Themes: Unlikely Heroes,Message From God,Vigilantes,Obsessive Quests
- Tone: Whimsical,Biting,Disturbing,Satirical,Quirky,Stylized,Gruesome,Outrageous,Irreverent
- Keywords: God, addiction, comic-book, crimefighter, drug-dealer, mild-mannered, sidekick, vigilante, wife
- Country of Origin: USA - Limited (04-01-2011)
- Language: English