Everything Wrong With Last Action Hero in 17 Minutes or Less

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Last Action Hero is known as a relative flop, commercially and critically, but the movie's actually pretty fun. Far from perfect though... and FULL of sins.
Thursday: sins of a bad superhero movie
Remember, no movie is without sin. Which movie's sins should we count next?
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Comments

  • Cat Mate
    Cat MateDay ago

    5 sins for wasting water in the shower? Dude, it's not a cinema sin, it's an ecology sin, are you fracking Greta or what :D

  • nonnonsence
    nonnonsence2 days ago

    This movie is not more confusing than Tenet. If you need a run down on Tenet I got you.

  • TTM 1895
    TTM 18952 days ago

    I can't believe you actually felt the need to Sin this one. The only Sin it needs is being made.

  • Jared Tetreault
    Jared Tetreault2 days ago

    Very good concept that was sadly undermined by writing. The world around it and the characters dragged the movie down. Would love to see a remake

  • mrN3w7
    mrN3w74 days ago

    Oh man I still love this movie so badly :).

  • Brando Calrissian
    Brando Calrissian5 days ago

    you seriously gave a sin for a theatre serving chocolate cake?! I think more should!

  • KingCosworth
    KingCosworth7 days ago

    It had a fairly poor reception when it came out, but I always liked this movie. I think people went in thinking 'Predator' but what they got was 'Home Alone', with an Austrian accent

  • Dixie Normous
    Dixie Normous9 days ago

    Wouldn't playing the prequel to an extremely popular franchise before its sequel releases be a good idea? Everyone loves watching/re-watching the prequels before the next movie, the chance to go see it in theatres again is something people would gladly pay for.

  • 9mm Theater
    9mm Theater11 days ago

    LMAO, did you just make another channel, within a channel!!! I'm sinning Cinemasins!

  • Luke Henderson
    Luke Henderson13 days ago

    Some of these Sins were given for things that were wrong with Jack Slater IV, but were intentional to highlight bad action movie tropes. So Last Action Hero got Sins for highlighting sins?

  • Marina Bre
    Marina Bre16 days ago

    That wasn't chocolate cake, THAT was yellow cake with chocolate frosting lol

  • I'm Norman!
    I'm Norman!19 days ago

    How was there not a "something my college girlfriend said" sin for "the climax is on the fritz" line???

  • Vikkor Heel
    Vikkor Heel20 days ago

    Uhh no.

  • I care
    I care22 days ago

    wow you have really shown how commie you are in this.

  • WHITE FAT MAN
    WHITE FAT MAN22 days ago

    This movie kind of sounds like it was adapted by a novel. Like the book story thieves.

  • WHITE FAT MAN
    WHITE FAT MAN22 days ago

    One of the only things I didn’t like about this movie is that death coming out of the movie theater was pointless, it didn’t advance the plot In any way

  • Noah Hartsfield
    Noah Hartsfield23 days ago

    "Paige in Kankakee" You lived in Kankakee? Small world. I live here and that was my Blockbuster growing up.

  • Caleb Gallegos
    Caleb Gallegos23 days ago

    There are no flaws with this movie change my mind

  • broken foxx
    broken foxx25 days ago

    I just rewatched this recently and that Hamlet fake is an absolute highlight. Charles Dance is another

  • Off-White Jesus
    Off-White Jesus25 days ago

    I love this fucking movie✅

  • Ernest P. Worrell

    Ernest P. Worrell

    24 days ago

    Me too, it's funny as hell.

  • G DB
    G DB28 days ago

    Still one of my favorite films

  • mike roebauls
    mike roebauls28 days ago

    36 seconds of narration to endorse those useless fvckers over at Skill Share... 🛎 × 36 ...sinner...

  • David
    David29 days ago

    Magic ticket my ass, McBain!

  • John Smith
    John Smith29 days ago

    One of my favourite arnie films.

  • Baggy Trousers
    Baggy TrousersMonth ago

    Wasn't expecting the Pablo Francisco Little Tortilla Boy bit. Wasn't disappointed by it either.

  • Florian Walter
    Florian WalterMonth ago

    17:13 No sin for the worst bluescreen background ever?

  • Sebastian
    SebastianMonth ago

    Without sense to sin a movie for the inaccuracies it delivers on purpose as part of this movie's concept.

  • DrakeRainbow is a Bad Editor
    DrakeRainbow is a Bad EditorMonth ago

    “Hey look an elephant!” -Arnold Schwarzenegger

  • DrakeRainbow is a Bad Editor
    DrakeRainbow is a Bad EditorMonth ago

    Ain’t most or some older Arnold fans hates this movie. But I watched this movie and feel like underrated gem.

  • Jessica Evans
    Jessica EvansMonth ago

    Imma take a 5-hour long shower. One hour for each sin you added to an hour-long shower. F*** you homie, I got to shave stuff.

  • Dmitriy Steps
    Dmitriy StepsMonth ago

    @13:16 No, democrats paid you to say that d*shbag...

  • John Lee
    John LeeMonth ago

    The most underrated and one of the best, innovative action comedy of all time. I loved it when it came out and I still love it today.

  • Tim the Enchanter
    Tim the EnchanterMonth ago

    Arnold is awesome, and Arnold poking fun at Arnold is equally awesome. I wish they'd found a less annoying kid to play the kid.

  • Balockay Bumblebeetuna
    Balockay BumblebeetunaMonth ago

    Obvious cover up of copywriting is obvious... DING*

  • Bob Sacamano
    Bob SacamanoMonth ago

    I'm sort of happy it wasn't that successful, because then it could be shown on TV all the time.

  • Alex Venous
    Alex VenousMonth ago

    I fucking love this movie. I was very surprised it wasn't very well taken in America

  • marco thommen
    marco thommenMonth ago

    Screaming Mimi is a helicopter!

  • Marvin Van Loon
    Marvin Van LoonMonth ago

    Loved this movie!!

  • ShadowWing Tronix
    ShadowWing TronixMonth ago

    Don't you mean "why doesn't my favorite theater serve chocolate cake"? The most ridiculous thing I find about Danny is that he's a huge action movie fan, especially Jack Slater. Yet when he's drawn into a Slater movie and finds this isn't one of those cynical "in real life good people get hurt so now we're totally real life and living in this world isn't as fun as it looks" situations he spends the whole time trying to convince Jack he's fake. I'm not even as huge a fan and yet I'd be enjoying the plot armor and insanity around me...while looking to get home before the closing credits roll and I'm potentially trapped here forever.

  • Surisis
    SurisisMonth ago

    This episode was written by Ralph the Movie Maker wasn't it?

  • Ricco Canipe
    Ricco CanipeMonth ago

    am I the only one thinking there's no title at the beginning of this film compared to Christopher Nolan's Dark Knight reboot trilogy?!

  • Lunar Twilight
    Lunar TwilightMonth ago

    Never seen the movie. This is one of the few Cinema Sin vids that left me confused. :-/

  • Vistico93
    Vistico93Month ago

    Missed a sin: when the kid points out that all phones start with 555 and follows it up with there are only 9,999 possible numbers, there are actually ten thousand possibilities: he forgot about 555-0000

  • Eric Whitney

    Eric Whitney

    6 days ago

    I’d say that’s being a bit nitpicky - but I still completely agree. Lol. Even though Arnold does retort with the area codes answer, why do movies still never include area codes even when they stick to 555 numbers? It’s almost as bad as when movies include coordinates, but then if you look the real location up, they’re usually wrong too.

  • stogucheme
    stoguchemeMonth ago

    A big channel like you acknowledging ableism...it makes me so happy.

  • Anthony Jackson
    Anthony JacksonMonth ago

    I don’t care what anyone says, this movie is fucking awesome.

  • Geir Ove Eilertsen
    Geir Ove EilertsenMonth ago

    7:37 You'll always have to remove a sin for Charles Dance, no matter the movie 😊 He's just that good 😊

  • Sterling Archer
    Sterling ArcherMonth ago

    This movie was amazing

  • indefinableification
    indefinableificationMonth ago

    the word in question could be what rhymes with hunt, in which case, no they could not say that in a pg 13. However british tv after 9pm, it's a-okay

  • Baboonballs
    BaboonballsMonth ago

    Those movies being on the wrong shelf shouldn't be a sin. That is just lazy customers that didn't want to put back the movies they didn't want in the right spot or give them to an employee too. You should know that Jeremy since you worked at one. *reverse ding*

  • CUTIE PIE
    CUTIE PIEMonth ago

    6:43WHO?

  • Andrew Murray
    Andrew MurrayMonth ago

    This needed Kevin McCallister as the kid.....at least MCcaluey was capable of something resembling comedy.

  • Andrew Murray
    Andrew MurrayMonth ago

    Parodies Arnold's own movies..... a "parallel" universe were Rambo is Terminator (well, in the movie that is) Would that mean Dolf Lungren is Commmando, and Jason Statham is James Bond, 007?

  • Random MTB
    Random MTBMonth ago

    I love this movie!

  • Todd Schneck
    Todd SchneckMonth ago

    This had the best movie soundtrack song of all time in Big Gun!

  • ryx1993
    ryx1993Month ago

    Didn't they already do this movie

  • Kareem Harper
    Kareem HarperMonth ago

    For the record: Following it's wins, the Amadeus VHS release and subsequent posters (having an Amadeus poster up felt like a video store requirement) made a big deal out of the 8 Oscars. Even as a kid that was constantly in both mom and pop and chain video stores in the late 80s and early 90s, and had no idea what Amadeus was about at the time (nor any desire to know), knew about that magical 8 number. It was everywhere. Hard to miss.

  • Brian
    BrianMonth ago

    Falls in love with there psycatrist defiantly a homage to the joker

  • DudeDoodDude
    DudeDoodDudeMonth ago

    I’m a kid

  • wolfskin275
    wolfskin275Month ago

    Nice call-out to "Stranger Than Fiction" Will Ferrell Movie. Good Point is made

  • Belgian Bacon
    Belgian BaconMonth ago

    Just reading some lines in the comments still make me laugh. That movie is brilliant :D

  • SandStinger 345
    SandStinger 345Month ago

    4:53 wait a minute.....is that a terminator reference in which the truck jumps off the bridge. 7:29 ha the predator reference ('i'll be back)

  • SandStinger 345
    SandStinger 345Month ago

    0:05 once you hear skill you know it's SKILLSHARE

  • Zack Cross
    Zack CrossMonth ago

    How the movie could’ve been better. If had been Rated R, and a hard one at that. Have Benedict bring back not only the Ripper, but villains from other Schwarzenegger movies. Get rid of the cartoon cat and just have goofy sidekick cop. Replace Sharon Stone’s cameo with Riggs and Murtaugh

  • Alex Sturgeon
    Alex SturgeonMonth ago

    Arnold's last great movie! And True Lies the next year.

  • Ross Outdoors
    Ross OutdoorsMonth ago

    Shatner did meet Stewart..lmao .they weren't the same character.. you actually know the movies you mention?

  • kensae
    kensaeMonth ago

    +1 sin for not knowing the difference between a head of garlic and a clove.

  • Golbez1991
    Golbez1991Month ago

    Cinemasins, you forgot to sin the Acme video store with Blockbuster signs all over it.

  • Quinton Walker
    Quinton WalkerMonth ago

    Please do Leprechaun 'N the hood

  • Ethan Weathers
    Ethan WeathersMonth ago

    Wait a minute are you talking about the Blockbuster in Fort Oglethorpe, GA???

  • Michael Williams
    Michael WilliamsMonth ago

    There were 10 advertisements during this 19-minute clip. Two from you for skillshare, to skippable ads that popped up during this clip, and a total of four unskippable ads that popped up during this clip. Why should I stay subscribed?

  • Bolshevik Carpetbagger
    Bolshevik CarpetbaggerMonth ago

    Do Superman IV and The Land of Faraway.

  • Sam Lowry
    Sam LowryMonth ago

    what? you're sinning the stupidities in the Slater movie? that's stupid.

  • pikkisful
    pikkisfulMonth ago

    This movie s awesome till the middlepoint where it just falls apart

  • Jon Schwartz
    Jon SchwartzMonth ago

    That cake in the movie theater wasn't chocolate it was yellow with chocolate frosting. *ding*

  • ScothMcBeast
    ScothMcBeastMonth ago

    I always figured the clip started the countdown...

  • Chris P. Bacon
    Chris P. BaconMonth ago

    Why did F. Murray Abram give up so soon? There's a 10 year old Kid holding a 50. Caliber Desert Eagle. The kick would knock him 10 feet back on his Ass.

  • Cody Rush
    Cody RushMonth ago

    10:24 .....yes that's the joke. That's why it's funny.

  • Seek1878
    Seek1878Month ago

    I like this movie and think its a really good parody of the action genre. Bite me.

  • Zion Belton
    Zion BeltonMonth ago

    the alice in chains song in the beginning of the movie tho🔥🔥🔥

  • Andrew Gann
    Andrew GannMonth ago

    2028

  • Zidane Ilyas33
    Zidane Ilyas33Month ago

    It was a an underrated film 🎥

  • Nathan Cruz
    Nathan CruzMonth ago

    I’ve got to watch this movie so bad.

  • FallenProdigy
    FallenProdigyMonth ago

    Bring On The Whales!

  • Mr. NoRide
    Mr. NoRideMonth ago

    The end verdict should be “What the Hell Have I”

  • Matthew McKee
    Matthew McKeeMonth ago

    you missed a chance for "here comes 2" -grampa Simpson outtake.

  • гарненькадівчина puellam servum ad dominum
    гарненькадівчина puellam servum ad dominumMonth ago

    Great premise for movie. Great arnold. Too bad they concentrated on that stupid kid and gave too much screen time to him. Critic was right movie really does slow when goes back to real world when it should of got better. They really need to write complete scripts BEFORE greenlighting projects.

  • namogel67
    namogel67Month ago

    Getting a big greedy with all the ads

  • Martyn Currill
    Martyn CurrillMonth ago

    I have questions as to why you named your penis 'Blood Thirst,' but I'm not entirely sure I want them answered...

  • Una Úlfrdottir
    Una ÚlfrdottirMonth ago

    Abelism being used in a sin is *exactly* why I subscribe to this perfect channel.

  • Captain Smoke
    Captain SmokeMonth ago

    So much wasted potential, but still by far Schwarzenegger's funniest movie.

  • Captain Smoke
    Captain SmokeMonth ago

    Yeah I mean it's a parody soo...

  • John Lord
    John LordMonth ago

    my biggest issue with this movie was the effects. That flying van ramp that exploded looked worse than the silkscreen of the moon, and i wasn in Long Beach while they were filming parts of this.

  • tubbysnowman
    tubbysnowmanMonth ago

    Sorry Dude, that is NOT chocolate cake. it looks like a vanilla sponge with chocolate frosting. If you are going to be pedantic, then get it right! :)

  • keenen benton
    keenen bentonMonth ago

    I almost choked when he said the head crusher and blood thirster line

  • keenen benton
    keenen bentonMonth ago

    My 3 favorite Arnie films Terminator 2 Last action hero Jingle all the way

  • jim p
    jim pMonth ago

    If you had the ticket, would you travel to a star wars or star trek movie to steal your favorite technology or just immediately to your favorite porn ?

  • Kira Wertz
    Kira WertzMonth ago

    DUDE!!! You're sinning the F&%# out of a movie that is INTENDED to make fun of movie sins. Like, you can be a douche about the BS that's supposedly happening in the real world, but knocking what's going on in Jack Slater IV shows you're just trying to be a complete Jerk. And you COMPLETELY skipped over the best F'n line in this film. "Why am I dealing with a dime-store putz like you, when I could be doing something MUCH more dangerous; like rearranging my sock drawer." Which is ironic because... Well, I guess I'm off to rearrange my sock drawer...

  • The Hysterian
    The HysterianMonth ago

    CSFolks, I think you kind of missed the point of the movie... (But your take was still funny!)

  • Logan Spena
    Logan SpenaMonth ago

    Thank you for reminding me that this absolute gem of a film exists.

  • James Sweebe
    James SweebeMonth ago

    That's yellow cake with chocolate frosting, not chocolate cake. You're cake is a lie.

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