Last Action Hero1993
"Last Action Hero" (also known as "Extremely Violent", "Letzte Action Held, Der", "Last action hero - l'ultimo grande eroe") is an Action/Adventure/Comedy/Fantasy film directed by John McTiernan, and written by Shane Black (screenplay), released on June 18 of 1993 in the USA , starring Arnold Schwarzenegger, Austin O'Brien, F. Murray Abraham, Art Carney, Charles Dance and Frank McRae.
He's mean . . . And he'll blast through your screen! [DVD cover]
Who is the director of "Last Action Hero":
Last Action Hero was directed by John McTiernan, an American director, producer, actor, and writer.
Before making Last Action Hero, John McTiernan had directed Medicine Man, released in 1992, The Hunt for Red October (1990), Die Hard (1988), Predator (1987), Nomads (1986). Since, he directed Die Hard: With a Vengeance, released in 1995, The 13th Warrior (1999), Basic (2003), Crash Bandits (2007), The Camel Wars (2009).
When was "Last Action Hero" released:
Last Action Hero was initially released on Friday, June 18, 1993, in the United States. Also released on Friday, June 18, 1993 has been Once Upon a Forest (dir. Charles Grosvenor and David Michener). This was twenty-six (26) years ago.
It has been released on Friday, July 30, 1993 in the United Kingdom; Wednesday, August 11, 1993 in France; Thursday, October 07, 1993 in Germany; Friday, August 20, 1993 in Spain; Thursday, September 16, 1993 in Australia and on Saturday, August 28, 1993 in Japan.
Who is at the casting of "Last Action Hero":
At the casting of Last Action Hero we find Arnold Schwarzenegger, previously seen in Dave (1993) and Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991); Austin O'Brien (The Lawnmower Man (1992)); F. Murray Abraham (Loaded Weapon 1 (1993), Mobsters (1991)) [ more... ]
- Arnold Schwarzenegger, Professor Toru Tanaka and Billy D. Lucas also appeared together in The Running Man, released in 1987.
- Arnold Schwarzenegger and Billy D. Lucas can be seen in Twins, released in 1988.
- Ian McKellen and Charles Dance can also be seen in Plenty, released in 1985.
- Ian McKellen and Robert Prosky also appeared together in The Keep, released in 1983.
What is the Storyline of "Last Action Hero":
The story is an adventure that begins when a boy named Daniel "Danny" Madigan (O'Brien) is magically transported into the surreal world of an action film featuring his fictional hero, Jack Slater (Schwarzenegger). Slater is the hero of the Jack Slater film series, a fearless LAPD detective whose commanding officer Lieutenant Dekker (Frank McRae) frequently yells at him for breaking rules.
Since his father died, Danny has been skipping school to watch movies with his friend Nick, an old man who [...]
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