The Meteor Man

The Meteor Man (1993)

Get meteorized. Take a stand.

  • Genre: Fantasy, Action, Comedy, Science Fiction, Family
  • Release Date: 1993-08-06
  • User Rating: 5.1/10 from 89 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 40min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Tinsel Townsend
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Director: Robert Townsend
star 5.1/10
From 89 Ratings


One night Jefferson Reed gets hit in the chest by a souped-up chunk of meteor. So he can fly, but he's scared of heights. He can master the information in any book ... for about thirty seconds. Now his friends and family want him to protect their community from the dreaded Golden Lords.

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  • Robert Townsend

    as Jefferson Reed
  • Marla Gibbs

    as Mrs. Reed
  • Eddie Griffin

    as Michael
  • Robert Guillaume

    as Ted Reed
  • James Earl Jones

    as Earnest Moses
  • Roy Fegan

    as Simon
  • Don Cheadle

    as Goldilocks
  • Sinbad

    as Malik, Stacy's Boyfriend
  • Frank Gorshin

    as Byers the Mobster
  • Big Daddy Kane

    as Pirate
  • Bill Cosby

    as Marvin
  • Chris Tucker

    as MC in Mall (uncredited)
  • Wallace Shawn

    as Mr. Little
  • Bobby McGee

    as Uzi, Golden Lord Gunman
  • Joel Weiss

    as Orderly
Camera John A. Alonzo Director of Photography
Sound Cliff Eidelman Original Music Composer
Editing Pam Wise Editor
Editing Andrew London Editor
Writing Robert Townsend Screenplay
Directing Robert Townsend Director
Production Robert Townsend Producer
Production Christopher Homes Producer
Production Loretha C. Jones Producer
Editing Adam Bernardi Editor
Editing Richard Candib Editor
Editing Robaire W. Estel Editor