Every film that has ever been nominated for an Academy Award in any category. Enjoy!
When he said I do, he never said what he did.
Harry Tasker is a secret agent for the United States Government. For years, he has kept his job from his wife, but is forced to reveal his identity and try to stop nuclear terrorists when he and his wife are kidnapped by them.
"DA BRIDGE IS AAUUUT!"
the best (and the most) American action film of the last 20 years.
mushroom cloud kiss is *the* image of Cameron's career.
I've seen this at least five or six times and I fall in love with Jamie Lee Curtis all over again every time. The way she wets her hair with the water from the flowers. The way she strips for Arnold while he sits in the dark. Oh yeah, the rest of the film is pretty good, too, but it's that damn hotel room scene .... whew!
In fact, I was in Taipei several years ago and met a certain lady who came back to my own hotel room. The movie happened to be on the pay-per-view channel and after we watched it, I asked her if she was up for a little role play. The way she reenacted that scene ... whoa! Unforgettable.
Okay, so now everyone in the world knows why I rate this movie so highly. So sue me. But really ... it's a great film!!!
Anyone with any desire to make an action film should be made to watch this first.
This is proof that sometimes, throwing everything at the camera can create a visual extravaganza.
True Lies is nearly 20 YEARS OLD, and the action set pieces still stand up to anything that I have seen since. Like THAT scene on the bridge. Unbelievable.
Shwarzenegger is brilliant in this. This is must be his 3RD best film.
"What kind of a sick bitch takes the Ice cube trays out of the Freezer?"
Fucking release this on Blu-Ray already!!!
"Can you hurry up? My horse is getting tired."
This isn't much other than a middle finger to the espionage and spy genres and a kick in the balls to James Bond but with James Cameron behind the camera it's A-grade blockbuster entertainment. Here, Cameron is simply showing off and putting his feet up, and it is worth every second 'cause he does it so fucking well. After 18 years, True Lies has aged perfectly - the action may require a massive suspension of belief but it is hardly surpassed in spectacle. Only Cameron could orchestrate a chase between an Arab on a motorcycle and Schwarzenegger on a horse, and make it positively coherent. But, that's the tip of the…
"True Lies" has a plethora of cool ideas, and original ones as well. It also features some very awesome and memorable action sequences, a great performance from Arnie, and sometimes clever screenplay. But there are sadly some issues with the the movie to make it not so great. But trust me, I still like "True Lies", in fact, it's a pretty good movie but I caught a few errors throughout.
This film has the potential of being bad, but surprisingly with the pluses I gave to the film, it doesn't wreck, it only crashes in some aspects. Like how it feels like three totally different movies, that each one of them are incredibly underdeveloped. The first act mainly focuses on…
Why can't Arnie and James work together again?
Couldn't decide whether it wanted to be an over-the-top action movie, or a completely non-serious parody of action movies. A mixed bag of occasional fun action and humor.
Mixed on the movie--but wouldn't it make a great Blu-ray? And THE ABYSS too? Your subjects await, Mr. King of the World.
An "Arnold" movie in the truest sense of the term. This movie features Arnold Schwarzenneger at the top of his game. The action is over the top, almost comedic, the muscles are impressive, the supporting cast of Jamie Lee Curtis, Bill Paxton and (most surprising) Tom Arnold are strong. There is comedy, romance, a little sex, explosions and, most importantly, a strong sense of knowing exactly what type of movie they were making here.
Did I mention it was directed by James Cameron?
A fun movie. 4 out of 5 stars and you can take that to the Bank (of Marquis).
What a ride! This movie is full of memorable scenes like the trailer park and bridge scenes. Tom Arnold always has a few good one liners as well that will make you chuckle. Grab a bowl of popcorn and watch this movie.
a piece of shit
Loads of fun! Tom Arnold was absolutely perfect. Bill Paxton was awesome. Looking for the perfect popcorn afternoon flick? Look no further. Did I say it was loads of fun! Enjoy!
Cameron had a budget and he knew how to use it.
Here's the thing with True Lies, it's one of Arnie's most bonkers films but it's awesome. Unbelievable, over the top and sometimes stupid but a riot from start to finish. Arnie plays a secret spy who hasn't told his wife of 15 years that he's a spy, his most recent job is like a normal day at the office for him but something happens with his wife that gets her entangled in his job. We start out with a tense, action packed opening sequence with the signature Arnie saying one liners right off the bat, it's also very funny and it sets the tone for the type of film we're about to see. If you liked the beginning you are…
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