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Film / Bad Ass

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Revenge drama/action/comedy starring Danny Trejo, Ron Perlman and Charles S Dutton very loosely based on Epic Beard Man, but expands greatly on this subject matter into areas Tom Bruso wouldn't even dream of.

Frank Vega (Trejo) is a Vietnam vet living in Los Angeles who finds himself on a bus one day when a couple of skinheads jump on and start harassing a senior citizen. Frank's protection of the man with his impressive moves earns him the respect of the media and city; he just wants to be left alone and go on with his quiet life, but...

Seems his old war buddy Klondike has something he shouldn't, which results in tragedy... Cue Vega going on a Roaring Rampage of Revenge throughout L.A.


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  • Combat Pragmatist: Frank's fighting style, which catches everyone save Panther completely off guard.
  • Famed in Story: Frank is famous because of Youtube recording what he did to the skinheads.
  • 100% Heroism Rating: Frank beats a bunch of people up, blows up a garage, probably killing two guys in the process, smashes a statue, several cars and parking meters, an entire glass lobby and wrecks a city bus, and what does he get? Why, he gets made an honorary police officer!
  • Humble Hero: Frank dismisses the attention he gets when he becomes the focus of praise.
  • Idiot Ball: At least two attractive women in LA leave their back doors open at night!
  • Theme Music Power-Up: In with the film's name, whenever you hear the "Bad Ass" theme song, someone's in for a world of hurt.
  • Those Two Bad Guys: The skinheads from the bus. They reappear twice, and both times they completely fail to even scratch Frank, and he was tired and bleeding from a kukri slash to the leg the third time!


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