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  • 15
  • Action, Fantasy
  • 1997
  • 97 mins

Spawn

Spawn

About

A government assassin is betrayed by his boss and finds himself in hell after his death. Sworn to revenge, he agrees to be resurrected and lead the devil's hordes in a final apocalyptic battle to take over the world. Another caped crusader emerges from the kingdom of comicbooks to stalk the big screen in a noisy live-action baroque spectacular. This one boasts the dark grandeur of Burton's Batman (which it shamelessly emulates), the grim urban ambience of The Crow and more firepower than a Nintendo addict's nightmare. It also has a demonic shape-shifting clown.

Cast & Connections

  • Actor: Miko Hughes, Melinda Clarke, Martin Sheen, Michael Jai White, Theresa Randle, John Leguizamo
  • Director: Mark A Z Dippé
  • Writer: Mark A Z Dippé, Alan McElroy
  • Producer: Clint Goldman
  • Photographer: Guillermo Navarro

In a nutshell

What it doesn't have is much of a plot.

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