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Kick-Ass Details


Adapted from Mark Millar's hyper-violent comic book of the same name, director Matthew Vaughn's (Matthew Vaughn) vigilante superhero film tells the tale of an average New York teenager who decides to don a costume and fight crime. Comic book geek Dave Lizewski (Aaron Johnson) may not have good coordination or special powers, but that doesn't mean he isn't a fully capable crime fighter. After purchasing a flashy wet suit on the Internet, Dave starts busting up baddies with nothing but brute force. He calls himself Kick-Ass, and he can take a beating as good as he can dish one out. Before long, Kick-Ass has become a local sensation, and others are following his lead. Big Daddy (Nicolas Cage) and Hit-Girl (Chloe Moretz) are a father-daughter crime-fighting duo who have set their sights on local mob heavy Frank D'Amico (Mark Strong). They're doing a decent job of dismantling Frank's sizable underworld empire when Kick-Ass gets drawn into the fray. But Frank's men play rough, and his son, Chris (Christopher Mintz-Plasse), is about to become Kick-Ass' very first arch nemesis. When Chris assumes the persona of Red Mist, the stage is set for a superhero showdown that could spell the end of Kick-Ass once and for all. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi

  • Release date:April 16, 2010


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Aaron Taylor-Johnson
as Dave Lizewski/Kick-Ass
Nicolas Cage
as Damon Macready/Big Daddy
Christopher Mintz-Plasse
as Chris D'Amico/Red Mist
Mark Strong
as Frank D'Amico
Chloë Grace Moretz
as Mindy Macready/Hit Girl
Omari Hardwick
as Sgt. Marcus Williams
Xander Berkeley
as Det. Gigante
Michael Rispoli
as Big Joe
Clark Duke
as Marty
Lyndsy Fonseca
as Katie Deauxma
Evan Peters
as Todd
Dexter Fletcher
as Cody
Corey Johnson
as Sporty Goon
Jason Flemyng
as Lobby Goon
Kenneth Simmons
as Scary Goon
Randall Batinkoff
as Tre Fernandez
Garrett M. Brown
as Mr. Lizewski
Elizabeth McGovern
as Mrs. Lizewski
Deborah Twiss
as Mrs. Zane
Sophie Wu
as Erika Cho
Anthony Desio
as Baby Goon
Adrian Martinez
as Ginger Goon
Joe Bacino
as Posh Goon
Stu "Large" Riley
as Huge Goon
Carlos Besse Peres
as Buttons
Tamer Hassan
as Matthew
Yancy Butler
as Angie D'Amico
Tim Plester
as Danil
Hubert Boorder
as Oscar Juarez
Craig Ferguson
as Himself
Johnny Hopkins
as 1st Gang Kid
Christopher McGuire
as Diner Fight Guy 1
Dean Copkov
as Diner Fight Guy 3
Dan Duran
as Reporter


Matthew Vaughn
Matthew Vaughn
David Reid
Brad Pitt
Tarquin Pack
Kris Thykier
Adam Bohling
Mark Millar
Book Author
Matthew Vaughn
Jane Goldman
Ben Davis
Ian Neil
Musical Direction/Supervision
Ilan Eshkeri
Composer (Music Score)
Ilan Eshkeri
Musical Direction/Supervision
Henry Jackman
Composer (Music Score)
Henry Jackman
Musical Direction/Supervision
Eddie Hamilton
Jon Harris
Pietro Scalia
Russell de Rozario
Production Designer
John King
Supervising Art Director
Jane Goldman
Stephen Marks
Executive Producer
Mark Millar
Executive Producer
Jeremy Kleiner
Executive Producer
Sammy Sheldon
Costume Designer
Matthew Collinge
Sound/Sound Designer
Danny Sheehan
Sound/Sound Designer
Sarah Halley Finn
Lucinda Syson
Laird McMurray
Special Effects Coordinator
Andy Taylor
Visual Effects Producer
Tamsin Jeffrey
First Assistant Editor
Darren Holland
Kathryn Morey
Visual Effects Editor
Tim Maurice-Jones
Second Unit Director
Fae Hammond
Fae Hammond
Hair Styles
Steve Dent
Stunts Coordinator
Mattias Lindahl
Visual Effects Supervisor
Rocco Larizza
Special Effects Technician
Peng Zhang
Fights Choreographer
Annie Penn
Script Supervisor
James O'Dee
Stunts Coordinator
Rudolf Vrba
Fights Choreographer
Ilona Herman
Ilona Herman
Hair Styles