Defendor Poster

Release Date: February 26th, 2010

DVD Release Date: April 13th, 2010

R|1 hr 35 min

Plot Summary
An everyday guy (Woody Harrelson) believes he is a superhero and befriends a teenager while seeing a psychiatrist.

Cast: Woody Harrelson, Kat Dennings, Sandra Oh, Elias Koteas, Lisa Ray, Michael Kelly, Kristin Booth, Charlotte Sullivan

Director: Peter Stebbings

Genres: Comedy drama

Production Co: Darius Films, Insight Film Studios, Alliance

Ratings & Reviews

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  • Saving the day is Harrelson's low-key, rooted performance, adding an unexpected layer of poignancy when things take a decidedly darker turn. show more

  • That tension between silly comedy and poignant drama could have been dicey, but Stebbings and Harrelson maintain just the right balance between the two. show more

  • Although Harrelson displays the right balance of sweetness and quiet instability, Defendor’s genial spirit fails to mesh with the filmmaker’s exploration of darker emotional terrain. show more

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