Last Action Hero Synopsis
Magic ticket puts boy (Austin O'Brien) in screen he-man's (Arnold Schwarzenegger) world.
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Boston Globe

By Jay Carr
Last Action Hero is a spectacularly uneven movie. Its action is hectic, but scattershot and mostly pretty empty. On the other hand, it is...
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63

Chicago Tribune

By Gene Siskel
The stunt work and special effects are top flight; Schwarzenegger and the kid are just fine, but we can't help but want this film to stop...
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63

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
For all of its sensational stunts and flashes of wit, however, Last Action Hero plays more like a bright idea than like a movie that was...
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60

Empire

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This is an attempt to be both a high-octane actionfest and a satire on such films, the result of which is the weirdest concoction: the...
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50

TV Guide

Hero claims to be a gentle, playful parody of the action/adventure genre, but comes off as a mercenary attempt to cash in on summer...
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50

ReelViews

By James Berardinelli
Last Action Hero is sporadically entertaining, but it could have been a whole lot more. Trimmed down and better edited, this film might...
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50

USA Today

By Susan Wloszczyna
This movie-within-a-movie action-comedy spoof is a too long, too loud tease as it toys with the Schwarzen-dude's well-toned cinematic...
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25

Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
Last Action Hero makes such a strenuous show of winking at the audience (and itself) that it seems to be celebrating nothing so much as its...
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12

The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

By Rick Groen
It's not a bomb at all. A dud is more like it - Last Action Hero isn't interesting enough to be explosively bad. For all the inflated...
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0

San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
The script is weak and unrelenting. The stunts are unspectacular. The special effects are nothing you haven't seen before. But worst of...
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Rated PG-13
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Iffy for 13+ Arnold spoofs action movies, adds more violence.
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