The Meteor Man Poster

Release Date: March 15th, 1993

DVD Release Date: February 18th, 2003

PG|1 hr 39 min

Plot Summary
An unassuming teacher, Jefferson Reed (Robert Townsend) lives and works in an urban area plagued by a tough gang. When a falling meteor hits Jefferson, he discovers that he has gained numerous superpowers. Encouraged by his father (Robert Guillaume) and mother (Marla Gibbs), Jefferson sets out, somewhat awkwardly, to become a crime-fighting hero. While he manages to improve his community, he finds out that his powers aren't limitless, making his efforts more challenging.

Cast: Robert Townsend, Marla Gibbs, Eddie Griffin, Robert Guillaume, James Earl Jones, Roy Fegan, Cynthia Belgrave, Marilyn Coleman

Director: Robert Townsend

Genres: Fantasy

Production Co: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer

Keywords: Endearing, Father, 1990s, Transformation, Amusing, School, Quest, Mother