Project Power is a 2020 American superhero film directed by Ariel Schulman and Henry Joost, produced by Eric Newman and Bryan Unkeless, and written by Mattson Tomlin. It stars Jamie Foxx, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, and Dominique Fishback, alongside Colson Baker, Rodrigo Santoro, Amy Landecker and Allen Maldonado, and follows a drug dealer, police officer, and former soldier who team up to stop the distribution of a pill that gives the user superpowers for five minutes. The concept is quite similar to a 2016 Indian Tamil-language science fiction action film Iru Mugan written and directed by Anand Shankar.
Project Power The film was released on August 14, 2020, by Netflix. It received mixed reviews from critics, with praise for the performances but criticism for not taking full advantage of its premise.
An ex-soldier, a teen and a cop collide in New Orleans as they hunt for the source behind a dangerous new pill that grants users temporary superpowers.