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Kick-Ass
Directed by Matthew Vaughn (1)
Jeff Wadlow (2)
Produced by Matthew Vaughn (1–2)
Brad Pitt (1–2)
Adam Bohling (1–2)
Tarquin Pack (1–2)
David Reid (1–2)
Kris Thykier (1)
Screenplay by Matthew Vaughn (1)
Jane Goldman (1)
Jeff Wadlow (2)
Based on Kick-Ass 
by Mark Millar and John Romita, Jr.
Starring Aaron Johnson
Christopher Mintz-Plasse
Chloë Grace Moretz
Music by Henry Jackman (1–2)
John Murphy (1)
Marius de Vries (1)
Ilan Eshkeri (1)
Matthew Margeson (2)
Cinematography Ben Davis (1)
Tim Maurice-Jones (2)
Editing by Eddie Hamilton (1–2)
Pietro Scalia (1)
Jon Harris (1)
Studio Marv Films
Plan B Entertainment
Distributed by Universal Pictures
Release date(s) 2010 – present
Running time 220 minutes
Country United Kingdom
United States
Language English
Budget $58 million
Box office $155,745,007

Kick-Ass is a British-American superhero Comedy film series, based on the comic book of the same name by Mark Millar and John Romita, Jr. Its premise is that teenager Dave Lizewski sets out to become a real-life superhero, calling himself "Kick-Ass".

Cast and characters

Kick-Ass
(2010)
Kick-Ass 2
(2013)
Dave Lizewski
Kick-Ass
Aaron Taylor-Johnson
Mindy Macready
Hit-Girl
Chloë Grace Moretz
Chris D'Amico
Red Mist / Mother Fucker
Christopher Mintz-Plasse
Marty Eisenberg
Battle Guy
Clark Duke
Todd Haynes
Ass-Kicker
Evan Peters Augustus Prew
Katie Deauxma Lyndsy Fonseca
Sgt. Marcus Williams Omari Hardwick Morris Chestnut
Mr. Lizewski Garrett M. Brown
Frank D'Amico Mark Strong
Damon Macready
Big Daddy
Nicolas Cage
Big Joe Michael Rispoli
Det. Vic Gigante Xander Berkely
Sal Bertolinni
Colonel Stars and Stripes
Jim Carrey
Katryna Dubrovsky
Mother Russia
Olga Kurkulina
Miranda Swendlow
Night Bitch
Lindy Booth
Javier John Leguizamo
Doctor Gravity Donald Faison
Black Death Daniel Kaluuya
Genghis Carnage Tom Wu
The Tumor Andy Nyman
Insect Man Robert Emms
Mr. Kim Benedict Wong

Reception

Box office performance

Film Release date Box office revenue Box office ranking Budget Reference
US & Canada Other Countries Worldwide All time US & Canada All time Worldwide
Kick-Ass 26 March 2010 $48,071,303 $48,117,600 $96,188,903 #1413 N/A $30,000,000 [1]
Kick-Ass 2 14 August 2013 $28,795,985 $30,760,119 $59,556,104 #2289 N/A $28,000,000 [2]
Total $76,867,288 $78,877,719 $155,745,007 $58,000,000

Critical reception

Film Rotten Tomatoes Metacritic
Kick-Ass Failed to retrieve Rotten Tomatoes information. Please contact the bot owner.% (Failed to retrieve Rotten Tomatoes information. Please contact the bot owner. reviews)[3] 66 (38 reviews)[4]
Kick-Ass 2 Failed to retrieve Rotten Tomatoes information. Please contact the bot owner.% (Failed to retrieve Rotten Tomatoes information. Please contact the bot owner. reviews)[5] 41 (35 reviews)[6]

Future

A fourth graphic novel named Kick-Ass 3 was released in 2013 and is intended to close the story of both Kick-Ass and Hit-Girl. Millar has stated that if Kick-Ass 2 is successful that a 3rd film will go into production soon. Taylor-Johnson, Moretz, and Mintz-Plasse have all stated they would reprise their roles for a 3rd film with Moretz stating "I want to see something we haven't seen yet. Now we've seen who Mindy is, now we've seen who Hit-Girl is, I think we need to meld the characters together and have Mindy become Hit-Girl and Hit-Girl become Mindy. Maybe her natural hair has a streak of purple in it, maybe she really does go kind of crazy and go a bit darker since she lost her father." She also added, "I would only do the third one if it was logical. It needs to be a good script and a director, probably Matthew (Vaughn). The third film needs to fully wrap up the series and has to be a good note to end on."[7] On August 30, 2013, Millar says that the film is in the pipeline.[8]

References

  1. "Kick-Ass (2010)". Box Office Mojo. http://www.boxofficemojo.com/movies/?id=kickass.htm. Retrieved 28 August 2013. 
  2. "Kick-Ass 2 (2013)". Box Office Mojo. http://www.boxofficemojo.com/movies/?id=kickass2.htm. Retrieved 28 August 2013. 
  3. Failed to retrieve Rotten Tomatoes information. Please contact the bot owner.
  4. "Kick-Ass Reviews". Metacritic. http://www.metacritic.com/movie/kick-ass. Retrieved 28 August 2013. 
  5. Failed to retrieve Rotten Tomatoes information. Please contact the bot owner.
  6. "Kick-Ass 2 Reviews". Metacritic. http://www.metacritic.com/movie/kick-ass-2. Retrieved 28 August 2013. 
  7. "Moretz: Bugatti for Kick-Ass 3?". The Belfast Telegraph. http://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/entertainment/film-tv/news/moretz-bugatti-for-kickass-3-29503871.html. Retrieved 18 August 2013. 
  8. Kick-Ass 3 in the pipeline
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