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6 Underground is an action film directed by Michael Bay and written by Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick (of Deadpool fame). The film stars Ryan Reynolds, Mélanie Laurent, Dave Franco, Manuel Garcia-Rulfo, Adria Arjona, Corey Hawkins, and Ben Hardy.

It tells the story of 6 billionaires who form a vigilante squad by faking their deaths to take down notorious criminals.

The film will be available exclusively on Netflix on December 13, 2019.


6 Underground provides examples of the following tropes:

  • Due to the Dead: In the trailer a dead soldier with the American flag wrapping his coffin is given the respects by another soldier.
  • Hollywood Magnetism: Ryan Reynold's character activates a device he touts as the "world's biggest magnet" in the trailer.
  • Roofhopping: People are seen hopping on the roofs of Florence in the trailer, including one runnning down the dome of the Santa Maria del Fiore Cathedral.
  • Scenery Porn: There are some gorgeous aerial views of Abu Dhabi and Florence in the trailer.
  • Two Girls to a Team: A shot of the titular 6 walking towards the camera in the trailer shows that it includes two women.


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