Cornman: American Vegetable Hero

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Cornman: American Vegetable Hero
Cornmanposter.jpg
Theatrical Poster
Directed byBarak Epstein
Produced byBarak Epstein
Robert Epstein
Written byBarak Epstein
StarringMike Wiebe
Melissa Bacelar
Adam Lockhart
James Hoke
Music byJames Hoke
Mike Wiebe
CinematographyRobert Johnson
Edited byMichael Fleetwood
Distributed byWorldWide International Picture Studios
Release date
  • March 10, 2001 (2001-03-10)
CountryUnited States
LanguageEnglish

Cornman: American Vegetable Hero a.k.a. Cornman II: The Day of the Locusts is an American cult movie first released in March 2001 by WorldWide International Picture Studios, known for producing low budget B-movies with campy concepts.[1] The film premiered at the South by Southwest Film Festival on March 10, 2001.[2] The film was directed by Barak Epstein and starred Mike Wiebe and James Hoke.[3] The film is an homage/parody of superhero films.

Plot[edit]

Cornman is a superhero whose powers include the ability to communicate with corn. He must face the evil Dr. Hoe who is trying to take control of all the corn in the world.[4]

Cast[edit]

Actor Role
Mike Wiebe Dr. Hoe
James Hoke Cornman
Adam Lockhart Cornman
Melissa Bacelar Sheila #3
Daniel Villarreal The Psychic Nose / Footsoldier
Noe Garcia Butterboy
Blair Rowan Starch
Mae Moreno Waxy
Robert Bell Huckleberry Rob / Footsoldier
Russell Gavin Cooper Cornsparagus
Jeannie Elliot Sheila #2

Awards[edit]

The film won several awards at the various film festivals where it was screened. It premiered at the 2001 South by Southwest Film Festival but failed to garner any awards there. The film won the 2001 Deep Ellum Award for Best Comedy Feature at the Deep Ellum Film Festival.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ allmovie ((( Cornman: American Vegetable Hero > Overview )))
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2008-03-28. Retrieved 2008-05-06. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  3. ^ allmovie ((( Cornman: American Vegetable Hero > Cast )))
  4. ^ Cornman: American Vegetable Hero (2001) - Plot summary
  5. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2008-03-28. Retrieved 2008-05-06. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)

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