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Definition of the adjective Kick-Ass
What does Kick-Ass mean as an attribute of a noun?
- [slang] Rough, aggressive; powerful and successful.
- [slang] Excellent, first-class.
"Kick-Ass" is a 2010 British-American superhero film based on the comic book of the same name by Mark Millar and John Romita, Jr. The film was directed by Matthew Vaughn, who co-produced with Brad Pitt and co-wrote the screenplay with Jane Goldman. Its general release was on 25 March 2010 in the United Kingdom and on 16 April 2010 in the United States. It is the first installment of the Kick-Ass film series.
- also known as Kick-Ass - O Novo Super-Herói, Kick-Ass: Uus superkangelane, Un superhéroe sin superpoderes, Kick-Ass - Un superhéroe sin super poderes, Kick-Ass - Quebrando Tudo, Kick-Ass: Un superheroe sin superpoderes, Kick-Ass. Listo para machacar, Ha/Ver, Пипец
- countries: United States of America, United Kingdom
- language: English Language
- producers: Brad Pitt, Kris Thykier, Adam Bohling, Tarquin Pack, Matthew Vaughn & David Reid
- executive producers: John Romita Jr., Mark Millar, Stephen A. Marks, Jeremy Kleiner, Pierre Lagrange
- production design by Russell De Rozario
- art direction by Sarah Stuart, Joe Howard, John King
- written by Matthew Vaughn & Jane Goldman
- based on "Kick-Ass" by Mark Millar & John Romita Jr.
- Aaron Taylor-Johnson as Kick-Ass
- Garrett M. Brown as Mr. Lizewski
- Clark Duke as Marty
- Evan Peters as Todd
- Deborah Twiss as Mrs. Zane
- Lyndsy Fonseca as Katie Deauxma
- Sophie Wu as Erika Cho
- Elizabeth McGovern as Mrs. Lizewski
- Christopher Mintz-Plasse as Chris D'Amico
- Christopher Mintz-Plasse as Red Mist
- Stu Riley as Huge Goon
- Johnny Hopkins as Gang Kid #1
- Ohene Cornelius as Gang Kid #2
- Mark Strong as Frank D'Amico
- Michael Rispoli as Big Joe
- Corey Johnson as Sporty Goon
- Nicolas Cage as Damon Macready
- Tamer Hassan as Matthew
- Yancy Butler as Angie D'Amico
- Omari Hardwick as Sergeant Marcus Williams
- Xander Berkeley as Detective Vic Gigante
- Craig Ferguson
- Jason Flemyng as Lobby Goon
- Kenneth Simmons as Scary Goon
- Chloë Grace Moretz as Hit-Girl
- Adrian Martinez as Ginger Goon
- Alexander Hathaway as Comic Book Store Manager
- Annie Cooper as Jess
- Anthony Desio as Baby Goon
- Carlos Besse Peres as Buttons
- Christopher McGuire as Diner Fight Guy #1
- Dan Duran as Reporter
- Dana Tyler as News Anchor
- Dean Copkov as Diner Fight Guy #3
- Dexter Fletcher as Cody
- Dexter Navy as Comic Book Store Employee
- Hubert Boorder as Oscar Juarez
- Jacob Cartwright as Running Teenager
- Joe Bacino as Posh Goon
- Katrena Rochell as Female Junkie
- Kirk Tingblad as Audience Member
- Kofi Natei as Rasul
- Louis Young as Breaking News Reporter
- Maurice DuBois as News Anchor #2
- Max Callum as Police Officer
- Max White as Diner Fight Guy #2
- Melissa Anne Smith as Cheerleader
- Mihai Arsene as Michalsky - NYPD Police Officer
- Nicolas Cage as Big Daddy
- casting by Sarah Finn & Lucinda Syson
- cinematography by Ben Davis
- edited by Eddie Hamilton, Jon Harris, Pietro Scalia
- music by John Murphy, Marius de Vries, Ilan Eshkeri, Henry Jackman
- costume design by Sammy Sheldon
- set decoration by Tina Jones & Clive Thomasson
- locations: Cinespace Film Studios, Hamilton, London, New York City
- genres: Crime Fiction, Action Film
- subject: Vigilante
- tagline: I can't read your mind but I can kick your ass.
- rating: R (USA), UK: 15, R15+
- released on (5 years ago)
- some of the awards:
- Critics' Choice Movie Award for Best Young Performer nomination for Chloë Grace Moretz
- Critics Choice Award for Best Action Film
- British Independent Film Award for Best British Independent Film nomination for Matthew Vaughn
- British Independent Film Award for Best Director nomination for Matthew Vaughn
- British Independent Film Award for Best Screenplay nomination for Matthew Vaughn & Jane Goldman
- European Film Awards Audience Award for Best Film nomination for Matthew Vaughn, Brad Pitt, Kris Thykier, Adam Bohling, Tarquin Pack & David Reid
- Teen Choice Award for Choice Movie Breakout Star - Female nomination for Chloë Grace Moretz
- Teen Choice Award for Choice Movie Breakout Star - Male nomination for Aaron Taylor-Johnson
- Teen Choice Award for Choice Movie Actor: Action Adventure/Thriller nomination for Nicolas Cage
- Teen Choice Award for Film - Choice Movie: Action Adventure
- Teen Choice Movie Award: Villain nomination for Christopher Mintz-Plasse
- People's Choice Award for Favorite Action Movie
- MTV Movie Award for Best Fight (Hit-Girl vs. Frank D'Amico) nomination for Chloë Grace Moretz & Mark Strong
- MTV Movie Award for Best Breakthrough Performance nomination for Chloë Grace Moretz
- NME Award for Best Film
- MTV Movie Award for Best Breakthrough Performance, received by Chloë Grace Moretz
- MTV Movie Award for Biggest Badass Star, received by Chloë Grace Moretz
- official website: kickassofficial.webs.com
"Kick-ass" a.k.a. "Kick Ass" is the first of two books which highlight some of Carl Hiaasen's best columns in the newspaper Miami Herald. It was published in 1999, and followed by Paradise Screwed: Selected Columns.
- language: English Language
- genres: Fiction, Speculative fiction
- subjects: History of the Americas, Florida, Politics, Places, Journalism, United States of America, Government, Local, Current events
- copyright: 2001
- released in (16 years ago)
"Kick-Ass" a.k.a. "Kick-Ass: The Game" is a beat 'em up video game developed and published by Frozen Codebase for iOS and PlayStation Network. It is based on the movie and comic book Kick-Ass.
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Kick-Ass: Dave Lizewski is a fictional character in the 2010 film Kick-Ass.
- also known as Dave Lizewski
- child of Mr. Lizewski
- created by Mark Millar & John Romita Jr.
- in films:
- "Kick-ass" a.k.a. "Kick Ass (We Are Young)" is a song by British singer and songwriter Mika and Moroccan-Swedish record producer RedOne released as a single from the soundtrack to the film Kick-Ass. It was released on 2 May 2010.
- "Kick-ass" a.k.a. "Kick Ass" is a 2010 album by Mika.
- "Kick-ass" a.k.a. "KICK-ASS!" is a musical album of SILENT KIDS.
- released on (11 years ago)
- "Kick-ass" a.k.a. "Kick Ass" is a musical EP of The Next.
- released in (35 years ago)
- "Kick-ass" a.k.a. "Kick Ass" is a musical album of Backwash.
- released on (8 years ago)
- Kick-Ass is a creator-owned comic book series written by Mark Millar and illustrated by John Romita, Jr. It is published by Marvel Comics under the company's Icon imprint.
- Kick-Ass is a British-American superhero comedy film series, based on the comic book of the same name by Mark Millar and John Romita, Jr. Its premise is that teenager Dave Lizewski sets out to become a real-life superhero, calling himself "Kick-Ass".
- also known as キック・アス
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by Robert Allen
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by John Ayto, John Simpson
Also kick-ass, adjective Characterized by such behaviour; rough, uncompromising. 1976–. T. MORRISON Kicking ass at Con Edison offices, barking ...
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- Kick-Ass Biotic
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- The Kick-Ass Cinema
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- Kinder - Kick-Ass Dragon Dude
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- Kick-Ass Quilt
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- Kick-Ass Billboard in Front of Hollywood Sign
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Quotes about Kick-Ass
I don't particularly dislike any kind of person that might be reading my stuff. They like it and that's cool, but I don't do the work for any kind of group in particular, except for hobos, who just plain kick ass and light up my life. (Jhonen Vasquez)
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