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With the help of a magic ticket, a young film fan is transported into the fictional world of his favorite action film character.

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Young Danny Madigan is a big fan of Jack Slater, a larger-than-life action hero played by Arnold Schwarzenegger. When his best friend, Nick the projectionist, gives him a magic ticket to the new Jack Slater film, Danny is transported into Slater's world, where the good guys always win. One of Slater's enemies, Benedict the hitman, gets hold of the ticket and ends up in Danny's world, where he realises that if he can kill Schwarzenegger, Slater will be no more. Slater and Danny must travel back and stop him. Written by Alexander Lum <aj_lum@postoffice.utas.edu.au>

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A great classic comes to the screen. See more »


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Rated PG-13 for strong action sequences | See all certifications »

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18 June 1993 (USA)  »

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Extremely Violent  »

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Budget:

$70,000,000 (estimated)

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£3,634,344 (UK) (17 September 1993)
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This movie features two actors who played the character of Antonio Salieri: F. Murray Abraham, who played the character in the movie Amadeus (1984); and Ian McKellen, who played the role on stage in the Peter Shaffer play. See more »

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When in Benedicts house, as The Red-eye is lingering, a dark glass window reveals the camera man. See more »

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[first lines]
Dekker: This is one hell of a way to spend Christmas...
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Crazy Credits

The only opening credits in this film are the ones for "Jack Slater IV" See more »

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References Rambo III (1988) See more »

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Poison My Eyes
Written by Charlie Benante, Scott Ian, John Bush, and Frank Bello
Performed by Anthrax
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Arnie sends himself up brilliantly
28 July 2003 | by (cambridge) – See all my reviews

This would have been the movie of the summer had Jurassic Park not been released at the same time.

Arnie sends himself up brilliantly and the it never takes itself seriously. My god the people who slate this movie are sad as it seem that they search for art when it's not even been thought of by the writers. Smile and give your faces a rest.

Great action scenes which are obviously fake. Charles Dance is also superb.


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