Defendor Synopsis
An everyday guy believes he is a superhero and befriends a teenager while seeing a psychiatrist.
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90

Boxoffice Magazine

By Pam Grady
That tension between silly comedy and poignant drama could have been dicey, but Stebbings and Harrelson maintain just the right balance...
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60

L.A. Weekly

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Although Harrelson displays the right balance of sweetness and quiet instability, Defendor’s genial spirit fails to mesh with the...
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60

Variety

By Dennis Harvey
Harrelson shines, particularly in framing scenes with Sandra Oh as a tactful court psychiatrist.
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50

The Hollywood Reporter

By Michael Rechtshaffen
Saving the day is Harrelson's low-key, rooted performance, adding an unexpected layer of poignancy when things take a decidedly darker turn.
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50

Los Angeles Times

For all its aspirations, the film never meshes into something cohesive or substantial. Its naive earnestness has its charms, but like its...
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Five Word Review

By samlouiswriter
It's actually pretty damn funny...

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Rated PG | For drug use, coarse language and violence