The Meteor Man

From the director and star of "THE FIVE HEARTBEATS," comes a modern fairy tale about an inner city school teacher (Robert Townsend) who is gifted with super human powers as a result of a meteor shower. In turn, he chooses to use his newly acquired powers to clear up a drug- infested neighborhood. Numbering among the ensemble are James Earl Jones, Robert Guillaume and Bill Cosby; the latter playing a homeless man whom Townsend befriends. Of the story which features a host of rap musicians and vocal arrangements by Luther Vandross: "Although it has a comic bent, the underlying message preaches for kids to stay in school, off drugs and out of gangs."

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UK Release Date: 
Fri, 12/17/1993
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Running Time: 
99 Mins

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