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[Harry is reading the name of Ray's boat]
That's Italian. It means "We kick ass."
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Rated as a movie, this deserves about a 2. Rated by how much fun you will have watching it, it deserves about a 7.
If it took itself seriously it wouldn't be much fun, but fortunately it has a light touch. A man who is half machine, the "mandroid" John Doe, goes on a quest to find and kill the mad scientist who installed the half-machine part. Joining him are a scientist (Denise Crosby), an R2D2 wannabe, an Indiana Jones wannabe, and a ninja! Along the way, there are boat chases, a barroom brawl, inept bad guys, Roman soldiers, and goofy physical comedy. Roy Dotrice makes a fun villain.
If it sounds like it might be fun to you, give it a try.
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