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The strong arm of the law.
A tough-on-crime street cop must protect the only surviving witness to a strange murderous cult with far reaching plans.
This is why you should give this film a pass:
- cutting pizza with scissors
- 'This is where the law ends and I start...........sucker!'
- Matchstick toothpick.
- Dennis Leary once said he wanted a cheese helmet so he could put it on and eat cheese the entire day. This is that.
- There is no plot. This is a good thing.
- Lots of A-team violence.
Brigitte Nielsen is awful. It's like watching an East European shot put athlete trying to act.
I want to give this 5 stars, but I feel that might be too dishonest (or perhaps it's a new level of honesty I'm not ready to admit yet). Takes the DIRTY HARRY ethos to its logical confusion, as senseless violence begats senseless police work amidst a war-torn wasteland rife with product placement. Although pretty ahead of its time for having a climactic factory shootout years before either ROBOCOP or TERMINATOR 2. The movie tips its allegiances, however, by showing a Pepsi sign obliterated by a shotgun blast while a hero cop enjoys a refreshing Coca-Cola Classic™.
Bonus: This is a Christmas movie!
Without any irony or that "aware of how silly it is" quality people for some goddamn reason champion in action movies these days, this Sylvester Stallone penned thriller hurls a big sleazeball of post-Dirty Harry fascism at your eyeballs faster than you can say MTV. I would argue that Cannon Films generally, and this film in particular, represent the nexus of low brow exploitation and slick Hollywood spectacle (and perhaps its apex too). This is a nasty and mean piece of work, that, though never overtly graphic, feels as grimy and ludicrous as some of the stuff that played on 42nd Street in the decade prior. It's all coated in a sheen of style from director George P. Cosmatos and…
COBRA is certainly a unique experience. Nothing about it makes any sense, and right from the beginning the tone is set as something surreal, bordering on science fiction. It's mean as hell and the strange camera angles turn it into a kind of dirty nightmare. If Stallone was wilder it would have resembled a comic book, instead his deadpan manner turns him into a charming little Terminator. There is no real villain, only a vague army of murderous psychopaths, making the story into a paranoid vision of our society. If you've ever wondered what it's like to have social anxiety this is pretty close - Cobra is too busy battling this endless stream of faceless monsters to have an actual…
Schwarzenegger rueda Commando? Pues yo adapto una novelucha y me casco un Sly con ecos de slasher, producción de la Cannon y Brigitte Nielsen con 22 años.
Vaya pelazo, Cobretti.
The 80s where the year of cheesy action movies, and Cobra is definitelly one of my favorite, but I'll just have to apologize to all of you english speakers, because you'll never now the ultimate cheesyness level of portuguese dubbing for this movie. They've made such a ridiculous job that made it become an iconic piece of art, hilarious and tremendously badass. It's so great that I've seen it three times already if I'm not wrong, and not a single one of them with the original audio.
I just can't rate it normally, so I'll give it five stars, representing the amount of fun I always have watching it.
Known as the essence of 80's action cinema. For me it's more like a horror-thriller with cool stallone anti-hero in it. It pairs cult horror maniac with rambo in the city. I love it!
Ts was my first time watching what I imagine a lot of people consider a 'classic' slice of 80's action. Has a surprising horror element to it and a weird if slightly under developed bad guy. Enjoyable if slightly dated.
“Cobra” is Sylvester Stallone's attempt to recreate “Dirty Harry” in the eighties. He took the basic premise from Paula Gosling's novel “Fair Game” and wrote a screenplay for himself to star in. It's been a long time since I read the book, but from what I can tell Sly kept almost nothing from the book. As far as I'm concerned, he could have written the screenplay so no one, not even Gosling herself, could have guessed that there's where he got the idea.
To play it safe, they cast Reni Santoni as Cobra's partner. Yes, the same Reni Santoni that played Harry Callahan's partner in “Dirty Harry”. And Andrew Robinson is in there, too. Not as the killer this time,…
This review reportedly contains spoilers. I can handle the truth.
Did this film have a plot or a villain? I was watching it, I was watching Sly drop some badass quotes, I was watching a few ok action scenes and then I was watching the end credits. I can't remember if there was a plot other than Sly stopping some dudes that liked chanting and raising axes into the air. And I can't remember if there was a villain other then that Russian looking dude, but I have no idea how or where he came into it. I wasn't even drunk or high, just mildly tired and yet I either missed everything or there was nothing. I'm confused. Car chase aside though, I didn't find much inspiring here.
Cobra is one of those rare movies that would actually benefit from a remake, there are some really cool ideas characters in this movie but the execution just doesn't do them justice. Every few scenes or so we get a glimpse of gold as Stalone offers the female lead a half eaten carrot, has a loving argument with his partner or is featured as one half of a bizarre montage juxtaposed over a model's photo shoot for no real reason. But unfortunately these slices of awesome are overshadowed by a clumsy plot and an awkward direction.
Cobra is a fun action movie but don't expect anything super memorable here and you should have a good time.
Le puse tres estrellas por la nostalgia y porque la mire con mi viejo y eso hizo que la disfrute un 100% más.
REVENGE OF 80's :
Cobra is a highly entertaining underrated
action flick that guarantees the viewer a
I always liked Sylvester Stallone. I don't think
the man was ever given the credit he
deserved as a writer/actor
He looks Amazing In This One
Stallone is the ultimate loose cannon cop. The only person I ever seen cut pizza with scissors. A great movie of him taking on a cult of psycho killers.
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