Defendor (2009)

Genres - Comedy Drama  |   Sub-Genres - Superhero Film, Tragi-comedy  |   Release Date - Feb 26, 2010 (USA - Limited)  |   Run Time - 95 min.  |   Countries - Canada  |   MPAA Rating - R
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Woody Harrelson is construction worker by day, self-made superhero by night in Defendor, a comedy that takes aim at society's infatuation with comic-book mythologies. While the city is awake, Arthur Poppington (Harrelson) holds traffic signs, and is nearly invisible to all who pass; after hours, he assumes his secret identity (complete with homemade costume) and prowls the streets in search of his arch nemesis, "Captain Industry." Along the way, he saves a young prostitute (Kat Dennings) from an abusive undercover cop (Elias Koteas), a move that proves his commitment to fighting for the weak, but also turns him into a real live fugitive from the law.

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Superhero, undercover, mental-illness