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Yup Yup Man (2000)

Yup Yup Man is a schizophrenic street man who wants to become a crime crusader like Dark Justice, his favorite comic book. As he focuses on his crime fighting crusade, his delusional traits... See full summary »

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Credited cast:
William Bumiller ... Yup Yup Man
David Bowe ... Jack
Jocelyn Seagrave ... Jillian
Mo Gallini ... Boxer (as Matt Gallini)
Chase MacKenzie Bebak Chase MacKenzie Bebak ... Young Robert
Debi A. Monahan Debi A. Monahan ... Deb O'Reilly
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Brian Bailey Brian Bailey ... Beggar
Nate Barlow ... Tranvestite Hooker
Judi Beecher ... Diana
Kelly Ann Bense Kelly Ann Bense ... Waitree
Danielle Le Bouty Danielle Le Bouty ... ATM girl
Tyree D. Burnett Tyree D. Burnett ... Pots
Julius Carter Julius Carter ... Bad Dad
Ricki Dale Ricki Dale ... Melissa
Robert Enriquez ... Julio
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Yup Yup Man is a schizophrenic street man who wants to become a crime crusader like Dark Justice, his favorite comic book. As he focuses on his crime fighting crusade, his delusional traits weaken, making him seem outwardly normal. In the end, he must choose between a destructive world of crime fighting or aspiring to grow his inherent goodness. Written by Brendan Hill <swatchdog@bigpond.com>

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23 June 2000 (USA) See more »

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Dark Justice See more »

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"Dark Justice"
8 December 2012 | by Uriah43See all my reviews

Emotionally traumatized when he was a little boy by an event involving the death of his father, "Robert" (William Bumiller) lives a lonely existence as the "Yup Yup Man" who aimlessly collects aluminum cans to purchase bare essentials and comic books. His favorite is titled, "Dark Justice" which involves a vigilante who fights crime beyond the auspices of the law. Witnessing crime all around him he confides to a bartender named "Jack" (David Bowe) that what society needs is a "caped crusader" who will take matters into his own hands and put a scare into the criminal element. Not thinking that it will amount to anything Jack encourages Robert to do just that. At any rate, rather than give away any surprises for those who haven't seen this movie, I will just say that it is built upon a fairly good premise. Unfortunately, there are numerous holes in the plot and a person has to willingly overlook them to gain any satisfaction from this film. The acting is surprisingly decent, especially on the part of William Bumiller and Jocelyn Seagraves as his girlfriend, "Jillian". But because it oversteps the boundaries of believability, it just isn't enough. Also possibly worth mentioning is the fact that this film has been retitled to "Dark Justice" which may cause confusion among some viewers.


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