In this good-natured comic fantasy, Robert Townsend (who also directs) plays a schoolteacher and sometime jazz musician who gains superpowers after he's hit by a meteor. With his new abilities to fly, see through walls, heal wounds, and translate dog language, Townsend tackles the gangs that are disrupting his neighborhood. Marla Gibbs, James Earl Jones, and Sinbad co-star. 99 min. Standard and Widescreen; Soundtracks: English Dolby Digital Surround, Spanish Dolby Digital mono; Subtitles: English, French, Portuguese, Spanish; theatrical trailer.