I FUCKING LOVE COLOURING
Ruthless cop Marion Cobretti is on the hunt for a serial killer known as the Night Slasher while protecting a witness.
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.
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.
Sly in seiner Blütezeit haut einen stumpfen Spruch nach dem anderen raus. "Du bist die Krankheit und ich die Medizin!"
Ich liebe einfach 80er Jahre Actionfilme!
This is the most hard ass film ever made.
This was just bad.
Stallone brings the pain to a gang of killers in this entertaining 80's action movie.
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