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,
A retired special agent named John Matrix led an elite unit and has left the armed forces to live in a secluded mountain home with his daughter Jenny. But now he is forced out of retirement... See full summary »
Mark L. Lester
Rae Dawn Chong,
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 realizes that if he can kill Schwarzenegger, Slater will be no more. Slater and Danny must travel back and stop him.Written by
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Premiere Magazine ran an article in 1993 in which stated that there were nearly 200 intentional "gaffs"! Gaffs are what the industry used to call mistakes ,some intentional some actual mistakes, in other words every scene has a mistake purposely inserted to make the audience feel as if they are in the movie. See more »
Jack Slater walks around New York City without anybody thinking he was Arnold. He most likely would have been mobbed by fans. See more »
This is one hell of a way to spend Christmas.
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The only opening credits in this film are the ones for "Jack Slater IV". See more »
This film is one of Arnie's most thoughtful, in terms of creating the film within a film world. For example, the fact that there are no 'ugly' women, or the sheer scale of the L. A. P. D precinct. There are some brilliant cameos made by celebrity names, including Jean-Claude Van Damn, and even Arnold's wife, Maria Shriver. The action is fast and furious, and shows off even more of Arnie's sense of comedy.There is also a dark contrast between the film world and the real world, for example, the fact that Benedict can kill people in the real world, without anyone caring.
Arnie also performs the action scenes with humour, in a way, taking the mickey of his past characters.
Keep an open mind, and it's hugely enjoyable.
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