Is this film a deconstruction?
Or some mixture of all three?
It really doesn't matter because it's so damn enjoyable! This film lampshades pretty much every action movie trope there is and only gets better as it goes along. This self aware film is packed to the brim with classic Arnold Schwarzenegger, movie shout-outs, & celebrity cameos. Plus Ian Mckellen is Death & Danny DeVito is an animated police cat. Top That!
Then there's this fantastic line:
Benedict: Gentlemen. Since you are about to die anyway, I may as well tell you the entire plot. Think of villains Jack. You want Dracula? Dra-cool-la? Hang on
[takes out the ticket]
Benedict: , I'll fetch him. Dracula? Huh. I can…