Directed by: Matthew Vaughn
Written by: Jane Goldman (screenplay), Matthew Vaughn(screenplay), Mark Millar(comic book) & John Romita Jr. (comic book)
Starring: Aaron Johnson, Nicolas Cage and Chloe Moretz
Run Time: 117 mins
Genre(s): Action | Adventure | Comedy
Status: Available on DVD
In New York, teenager Dave Lizewski (Aaron Johnson)is a loser at high-school, a fan of comic books and ignored at school. He spends most of his time with his friends Marty (Clark Duke)and Todd (Evan Peters ) who are also comic book fans. Dave has a crush on Katie Deauxma (Lyndsy Fonseca) but she in turn does not even notice him. One day, Dave decides to make a difference to his life by becoming a masked superhero named Kick-Ass. In his first superhero role he attempts to prevent a car theft by two punks, but he is inadvertently stabbed by one of them and hit by a car later. Dave is taken to hospital where his bones are fixed with metal. When he recovers, Katie begins to notices him. That night, Dave helps a man being hunted down by three guys in front of a cafeteria, the teenagers record the fight with their cell phone cameras. Then they put the footage in Internet and Kick-Ass immediately becomes famous. Meanwhile the powerful gangster Frank D’Amico (Mark Strong) believes that Kick-Ass is responsible for actions against his gang and plots a scheme to destroy him.