Last Action Hero (1993): What the Heck Happened?!

Season 4 | Episode 30
51m | Sep 19, 2023

In the summer of 1993, action hero Arnold Schwarzenegger and action director John McTiernan delivered a movie that was billed as "the greatest action movie of all time". What audiences saw was a combination of action, satire and farce that did not sit well.

Who's to blame for this film's lack of success? Was it Schwarzenegger and McTiernan? Was it the marketing team? Was it Bill Clinton?

Join Jason and Dee, along with AFIlmBy podcast's Jeff Johnson, as they take a deep dive into what went wrong, how they could've fixed it and how this movie lands today. Plus, how does it compare to Alien 3?!

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