Release Date: March 15th, 1993
DVD Release Date: February 18th, 2003
PG|1 hr 39 min
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.
Director: Robert Townsend
Production Co: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer