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A crooked cop, a mob boss and the young girl they abuse are the denizens of a city's criminal underworld. It's a world that ordinary Arthur Poppington doesn't understand and doesn't belong in, but is committed to fighting when he changes into a vigilante super-hero of his own making, Defendor. With no power other than courage Defendor takes to the streets to protect the city's innocents.
An unexpected hero will rise.
Release Date: February 26, 2010
Runtime: 95 mins
All Genres: Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA, UK
IMDB Rating: 8.9
Buried.com Rating: 9.9 - (Rate This Horror Movie at Buried.com)
Category: Horror Movies Starting With D
MPAA Rating: R
MPAA Rating Reason:
Rated R for drug use and language throughout, violence and sexual content.
Woody Harrelson ...Arthur Poppington / Defendor
Kat Dennings ...Kat
Elias Koteas ...Chuck Dooney
Sandra Oh ...Dr. Park
Charlotte Sullivan ...Fay Poppington
Michael Kelly ...Paul Carter
Lisa Ray ...Dominique Ball
Kristin Booth ...Wendy Carter
Dakota Goyo ...Jack Carter
Tatiana Maslany ...Olga
Lyriq Bent ...Wayne
Tony Nappo ...Biker Cliff
James Preston Rogers ...BikerBob
Michael Cram ...Blake
Graham Abbey ...Constable Mike
John Paul Ruttan ...young Jack
Max Dreesen ...Kid Arthur
Cynthia Amsden ...Woman with Pointsetta
John N. Kozman
More Movie Taglines:
- An unexpected hero will rise.
- Arthur Poppington: Look out, termites. It's squishing time!
Dr. Park: [From Trailer] Arthur, why is it so important that you capture Captain Industry? Arthur Poppington: [after a pause] Top secret.
Arthur Poppington: There'll be time for questions later. Right now, I need your help.
Kat: That kind of information doesn't just grow on trees.
Kat: Defender? Arthur Poppington: [Emphasizing] De-FEN-DOR!
- Ellen Page was rumoured to star at one point.
Canadian actor Peter Stebbings's screenwriting and directorial debut.
Filmed in different parts of Toronto and Hamilton, Ontario.
Woody Harrelson and Elias Koteas had previously acted together in The Thin Red Line (1998).
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Rating: 9.9 out of 10.0 - 67 votes cast total