R | | Action, Comedy, Crime
Dave Lizewski is an unnoticed high school student and comic book fan who one day decides to become a superhero, even though he has no powers, training or meaningful reason to do so.
Was the second most pirated film of 2010 (11.4 million downloads on BitTorrent), ahead of Inception (2010) which was #3 (9.72 million downloads). Avatar (2009) was #1 (16.58 million downloads).
I always wondered why nobody did it before me. I mean, all those comic books, movies, TV shows. You think that one eccentric loner would've made himself a costume. I mean, is everyday life really so exciting? Are schools and offices so thrilling ...
Dave Lizewski: ...
When Kick-Ass and Hit-Girl depart by jet-pack after killing Frank D'Amico at the end of the film they are initially flying down University Avenue in Toronto, before the footage cuts to NYC. Canadian flags and the provincial legislature are visible in the background.
The film has a 2009 copyright year in the credits.
$19,828,687 18 April 2010