“Kick-Ass” is a 2010 superhero action-comedy movie directed by Matthew Vaughn and based on the comic book of the same name by Mark Millar and John Romita Jr. The movie follows the story of Dave Lizewski, a high school student who becomes a real-life superhero known as “Kick-Ass” after being inspired by comic books.
The movie is known for its blend of over-the-top violence and humor, as well as its subversive take on the superhero genre. The movie features strong performances from its cast, including Aaron Taylor-Johnson as Dave/Kick-Ass, Chloe Grace Moretz as the foul-mouthed and violent Hit-Girl, and Nicolas Cage as her vigilante father, Big Daddy.
Throughout the course of the movie, Dave and his fellow vigilantes navigate the dangerous and violent world of crime-fighting, taking on a ruthless gangster known as Frank D’Amico. The movie is a thrilling and entertaining send-up of superhero movies, and a commentary on the power of the individual to make a difference in the world.
“Kick-Ass” was a commercial and critical success upon its release, and has since become a cult classic of the superhero genre. The movie is a fun and irreverent take on the traditional superhero formula, and a testament to the power of imagination and creativity in storytelling.
Duration: 117 min.