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The Last Stand (2013)

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The leader of a drug cartel busts out of a courthouse and speeds to the Mexican border, where the only thing in his path is a sheriff and his inexperienced staff.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... State Trooper
... Ray Owens
Titos Menchaca ... Mayor
Richard Dillard ... Irv
... Harry
Mathew Greer ... Sam
... Burrell
... Pony Tail
... Christie
... Lewis Dinkum
... Jerry Bailey
... Mike Figuerola
... Faceburn
James Burnett ... Poyo
... Cohan
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Storyline

Sheriff Owens is a man who has resigned himself to a life of fighting what little crime takes place in sleepy border town Sommerton Junction after leaving his LAPD post following a bungled operation that left him wracked with failure and defeat after his partner was crippled. After a spectacular escape from an FBI prisoner convoy, the most notorious, wanted drug kingpin in the hemisphere is hurtling toward the border at 200 mph in a specially outfitted car with a hostage and a fierce army of gang members. He is headed, it turns out, straight for Summerton Junction, where the whole of U.S. law enforcement will have their last opportunity to make a stand and intercept him before he slips across the border forever. At first reluctant to become involved, and then counted out because of the perceived ineptitude of his small town force, Owens ultimately accepts responsibility for the face off. Written by Production

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Not in his town. Not on his watch. See more »

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Action | Crime | Thriller

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Rated R for strong bloody violence throughout, and language | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

18 January 2013 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

El último desafío  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$45,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$6,281,433, 20 January 2013, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$12,050,299

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$48,330,757
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Trivia

During filming, Arnold Schwarzenegger was seen purchasing clothes at Walmart. They were for the film's crew, as it was freezing during the night-time scenes in the desert. See more »

Goofs

When the electromagnet picks up the car, the guard's gun is magnetized and flies up to the ceiling, but Gabriel Cortez' shackles and chains are not affected by the magnet at all. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
State Trooper: [getting on the radio after being passed] Dispatch...
Dispatcher: Go ahead...
State Trooper: Contact the FAA and tell them some smart ass is flying a jet plane around out here without any lights.
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Connections

References Conan the Barbarian (1982) See more »

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I Ain't Superstitious
Written by Willie Dixon
Performed by Santana featuring Jonny Lang
Courtesy of Arista Records
By arrangement with Sony Music Licensing
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Missing 80/90's Action Movies? - The Last Stand Is For You!!!
22 January 2013 | by See all my reviews

A lot of my favourite films growing up and to this day are some of Arnold's Classics like T2, Predator and countless others. Although not one of his best, The Last Stand is one of Schwarzeneggers better films and perfect for him to do what he does best - shoot bad guys and crack one liners. This film is a quality made action film that contains some innovative stuff blending old school car chases, blazing gunfights and an intriguing yet simple story in a solid modern action movie. Other than the action,the film blends comedy very nicely. The whole theatre was cracking up especially at the characters of Johnny Knoxville and Luiz Guzman. The movie overall is a solid, fun and entertaining film that keeps the momentum going to the final climax which is sure not to disappoint. If that sounds appealing to you, Check it out and you'll be sure to enjoy.

Overall: Solid 7/10


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