History Film / LastActionHero

1st Sep '17 1:43:52 AM StClair
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* LimitedWardrobe: While not pointed out in dialogue, the brief look in Slater's closet during the once-a-movie "shoot the assassin hiding in the closet" sequence has a line of identical outfits ([[WallOfWeapons complete with an entire shelf of]] [[HandCannon Desert Eagle pistols]].

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* LimitedWardrobe: While not pointed out in dialogue, the brief look in Slater's closet during the once-a-movie "shoot the assassin hiding in the closet" sequence has a line of identical outfits ([[WallOfWeapons complete with an entire shelf of]] [[HandCannon Desert Eagle pistols]].pistols]]).
1st Sep '17 1:42:10 AM StClair
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* HighVoltageDeath: Slater dispatches the Ripper using electricity; While on a rainy rooftop The Ripper throws an axe at him, Jack takes the axe and uses it to chop open a nearby powerbox. He climbs onto the side of the building and pushes the cut power lines into the puddles Ripper is standing in, electrocuting Ripper to death.

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* HighVoltageDeath: How Slater dispatches the Ripper using electricity; Ripper. While on a rainy rooftop The together, the Ripper throws an axe at him, him; Jack takes the axe and uses it to chop open a nearby powerbox. He powerbox, then climbs onto the side of the building and pushes the cut power lines into the puddles the Ripper is standing in, electrocuting Ripper to death.in.



** InstantEmergencyResponse: Lampshaded in that same scene. Benedict is shocked to discover that you can steal a car in the real world without police sirens instantly sounding. To test this new situation, he walks up to a man and shoots him repeatedly, then waits for the sirens. When that doesn't work, he yells that he's just shot and killed a man, to which the only response is someone off-screen yelling at him to quit making a racket.

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** InstantEmergencyResponse: Lampshaded in that same scene. Benedict is shocked to discover that you can steal a car in the real world without police sirens instantly sounding. To test this new situation, he walks up to a man and shoots him repeatedly, then waits for the sirens. When that doesn't work, he yells that he's just shot and killed a man, to which the only response is someone off-screen yelling at him to quit making a racket. Cue the AsideGlance and EvilGrin.



* MostWonderfulSound: ImUniverse, Jack's reaction to hearing Mozart, or classical music in general, for the first time.

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* MostWonderfulSound: ImUniverse, InmUniverse, Jack's reaction to hearing Mozart, or classical music in general, for the first time.
1st Sep '17 1:29:36 AM StClair
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--->'''Benedict''': If God were a villain...he'd be me.

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--->'''Benedict''': -->'''Benedict''': If God were a villain...he'd be me.



--->'''Hamlet''': To be, or not to be...not to be. *lights cigar as an explosion goes off behind him*

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--->'''Hamlet''': -->'''Hamlet''': To be, or not to be...not to be. *lights cigar as an explosion goes off behind him*
31st Jul '17 6:45:16 AM speedyboris
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* MusicalGag: After Danny says, "They always look dead. In "Die Hard" a guy is hung and at the end of the movie, he comes back.", the soundtrack plays a few notes from the ''Die Hard'' score. Both films were composed by Creator/MichaelKamen.

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* MusicalGag: After Danny says, "They always look dead. In "Die Hard" ''Film/DieHard'', a guy is hung and at the end of the movie, he comes back.", the soundtrack plays a few notes from the ''Die Hard'' score. Both films were composed by Creator/MichaelKamen.
31st Jul '17 6:44:46 AM speedyboris
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* MusicalGag: After Danny says, "They always look dead. In "Die Hard" a guy is hung and at the end of the movie, he comes back.", the soundtrack plays a few notes from the ''Die Hard'' score. Both films were composed by Creator/MichaelKamen.
30th Jul '17 9:00:24 AM Sumatris
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* BlingBlingBang: In a [[FreezeFrameBonus blink-and-you-miss-it scene]] during Slater's and Danny's encounter with Vivaldi, the mobster briefly threatens Danny with a gold-plated, ornately engraved pistol.
29th Jul '17 4:56:10 PM eroock
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* RedRightHand: Benedict's glass eye.
29th Jul '17 4:53:52 PM eroock
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* OhCrap: Slater has a moment of this when clinging onto a piece of metal from the [[ElevatorFailure broken elevator]] which eventually gives in and let's him [[SlowMorionFall fall in slow motion]].
29th Jul '17 4:49:16 PM eroock
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* DeadlyDodging: Slater dodged the bullets from the helicopter which then kill the mooks behind him.



* ElevatorFailure: Slater falls out of a broken elevator.



* ImperialStormtrooperMarksmanshipAcademy: The thugs in the beginning. Again, {{lampshaded}} as usual.

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* ImperialStormtrooperMarksmanshipAcademy: The thugs in the beginning. Again, {{lampshaded}} as usual. Happens again later when the mooks use their machine guns on Slater as he escapes with the corpse.
26th Jul '17 6:06:03 PM stigler
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* CrapSaccharineWorld: In Jack Slater's world there are "no unattractive women", cartoon cats work for the police departmant and the good guys always win but there is apparently no classical music, things blow up with the slightest bit of impact and the hero's son and favorite second cousin and regular uniform cops are killed just for the entertainment of people in the world.

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* CrapSaccharineWorld: In Jack Slater's world there are "no unattractive women", cartoon cats work for the police departmant department and the good guys always win but there is apparently no classical music, things blow up with the slightest bit of impact and the hero's son and favorite second cousin and regular uniform cops are killed just for the entertainment of people in the real world.
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