Arnold Schwarzenegger appears as a pumped-up Shakespearian hero while an announcer bellows, "Something is rotten in Denmark -- and Hamlet is taking out the trash!" This gag sets the stage for the post... read more
Directed by: John McTiernan
Release Date: June 18, 1993
DVD Release Date: September 16, 1997
Stats: 5,293 reviews
Flixster Reviews (5,293)
August 2, 2011
I thought that this film could've been handled a little better than it could've with Schwarzenneggers standards, but its very entertaining. The main character does a good job as being a kid with a disfunctional life, a mom who's never hardly around, no dad and the closest father ...
May 19, 2011
A somewhat cheesy kids movie, but it's very funny. I really liked Schwarzenegger in this movie, he's very cool. I enjoyed this movie, it's good.
May 16, 2010
I really don't understand why this movie gets so much flack, it's really a great idea and fun critique of Hollywood movies. Maybe it was too ahead of its time and maybe it still is, but I enjoyed it a lot. Arnold Schwarzenegger was extremely brave and humble to joke about himself...
February 15, 2010fb733768972
I thought it was extremely funny throughout, but the plot is extremely weak. However, the comedy overcomes the story by a mile.
November 17, 2009
"Dracula huh? I can get King Kong! We'll have a nightmare with Freddy Krueger, have a surprize party for Adolf Hitler, Hannibal Lecter can do the catering, and then we'll have christening for Rosemary's Baby!"
Ridiculously cheezy, no brainer movie. A few ...
September 30, 2009
Upon a second review, I'm gonna go out on a limb here and say that I really liked it. Classic Cheesy Arnold, and every attempt is made to make fun of how awesome his movies are. Enough one-liners for everybody! "I am Arnold Brownschwigger!"
September 29, 2009
One of the worst films ever made but you knew that already! (Charles Dance as the bad guy is always a bit of a giveaway!)
August 2, 2009
good for kids, not good for anything else.
April 4, 2009
"Did Someone Say Action?"
A young movie fan gets thrown into the movie world of his favourite action film character.
This film has been described as a turkey by many a film critic, but then t...
April 2, 2009
"I'm the hero so shut up" That single line with Arnold"s awful delivery was priceless, Overall the movie was really fun well at least in its first half
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