The Condor (film)

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The Condor
The Condor.jpg
DVD cover
Directed by Steven E. Gordon
Written by Stan Lee (story)
Marv Wolfman
Starring Wilmer Valderrama
María Conchita Alonso
Kathleen Barr
Michael Dobson
Mary Elizabeth McGlynn
Cusse Mankuma
Cinematography Larry Brown
Edited by Shawn Logue
Distributed by Anchor Bay Entertainment
Release date
  • March 20, 2007 (2007-03-20)
Running time
74 minutes
Country United States
Language English

The Condor is an animated superhero film about a new character created by Stan Lee. It features the voices of Wilmer Valderrama, María Conchita Alonso, Kathleen Barr, Michael Dobson, Mary Elizabeth McGlynn, and Cusse Mankuma. Originally titled El Lobo, it was released under the Stan Lee Presents banner, which is a series of direct-to-DVD animated films distributed by POW Entertainment with Anchor Bay Entertainment. The story was by Stan Lee, with the script by former The New Teen Titans writer Marv Wolfman. It is set in the same world as Mosaic, a prior Stan Lee Presents film. The Condor was released on DVD on March 20, 2007 and had its television premiere on Cartoon Network on March 24, 2007.[1] Since then, the film has been poorly received.

Plot[edit]

A professional skateboarder named Tony Valdez is severely injured by mind-controlled zombies created through nano-technology the day his parents mysteriously die in an accident secretly caused by his father's business partner Nigel Harrington. It seems likely that he'll never walk again until Tony's friend Sammi outfits him with similar nano-technology. It is only with the help of this new technology that Valdez is able to regain his mobility and also gain superhuman abilities as a side effect. But it turns out the technology that both healed him and allowed the creation of the zombies is connected to the death of his parents, who invented it. With new powers at his disposal, Valdez fights off the zombie threat and discovers more about the murderer of his parents and his true enemy, a minion known as Taipan.[2]

Cast[edit]

Reception[edit]

The Condor has received generally negative reviews. Movie reviewer Rotten Tomatoes gave it an audience rating of 36%, based on 3 reviews.[3]

References[edit]

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  3. ^ Stan Lee Presents: The Condor, retrieved 2016-09-16 

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