A fearless, globe-trotting, terrorist-battling secret agent has his life turned upside down when he discovers his wife might be having an affair with a used car salesman while terrorists smuggle nuclear war heads into the United States.
Jamie Lee Curtis,
Julius and Vincent Benedict are the results of an experiment that would allow for the perfect child. Julius was planned and grows to athletic proportions. Vincent is an accident and is somewhat smaller in stature. Vincent is placed in an orphanage while Julius is taken to a South Seas island and raised by philosophers. Vincent becomes the ultimate lowlife and is about to be killed by loan sharks when Julius discovers that he has a brother and begins looking for him. Written by
John Vogel <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Arnold Schwarzenegger had a lot of fun working on the film. The part he had the most fun filming, was when his character drives Vincent's (DeVito's) car into the supermarket parking lot on two wheels. In the close-up shots of Schwarzenegger, his reaction and the looks on his face were genuine. See more »
In the washroom, the beer bottle in the background moves from different towel dispensers, depending on the shot. See more »
Above average fish out of water/odd couple type comedy
This is a quietly amusing film which I enjoyed more than I expected.
While Schwarzenegger is the "star" of the movie, this is really de Vito's film. He dominates every scene he is in, and maintains a manic character who actually shows some change as the film progresses without losing the basic energy of his persona.
While the plot is a little tenuous at times and there are only one or two real belly laughs I enjoyed the film, even on the small screen. Worth watching, but probably not worth buying.
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