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Winston S (us) wrote: almost always love anything neil does, i'll forgive the international harvesters and trans and a couple others, but that still leaves a damn good percentage of success.
Linda E (au) wrote: Awesome! It's the truth doctors don't want you to know.
Devin M (fr) wrote: The characters in this movie are constantly confused, ignorant, and incompetent, but the writing is anything but. The often funny and complex story plays out quite entertainingly with the help of some well-portayed, idiosyncratic characters.
Rhonda P (ag) wrote: This is a very good, moving film...even a cynic like me wept and cheered.
Kevin G (au) wrote: Eh it's okay. To say I've seen all of this would probably be a lie, but I think I saw most of it and got the gist of what happened from beginning to end. I've never been all that fond of these historical period pieces centered around plays. Billy Crudup in drag is what makes the movie entertaining and is what redeems it from it's semi-typical formula. The concept of men who take absolute pride in portraying women and get so lost in their roles that they practically become effeminate is inspiring in a lot of ways and pretty ironic considering the extreme conservative values of the time. That being said though, I can't say it's something I had any burning desire to watch.
Desiree Y (us) wrote: i seen this ummm at like 3 in da morn and after watchin 5 min i didnt wanna go to sleep..this is not for the faint of heart...this kids r your worse nightmare hahah well for adults lol
KIm A (it) wrote: Worst movies ever made.
Cal (fr) wrote: "You lied to me General!"The real star of Red Scorpion (an '80s action-adventure movie set in the fictional African country of Mombaka) is the glistening, muscle-bound torso of actor Dolph Lundgren. Whenever the action ceases for a period of time, this element becomes the film's primary visual focus. And since the Dolphster is perpetually stone-faced and only occasionally speaks to issue clichd commands in a hesitant monotone, his heaving chest manages to convey more emotion than his inarticulate lips. While this is more or less a given considering that the 1980s was a period of Sylvester Stallone and Arnold Schwarzenegger, Red Scorpion is a comparatively subpar effort for one simple reason: lack of quality action.In the film, Lundgren portrays a Spetsnaz (that is, an excellent Soviet agent trained in undercover work) named Nikolai Rachenko who's assigned to infiltrate and squelch a force of African rebels. While he manages to crash their stronghold, he fails to kill their leader - and his failure enrages his superiors. Having been discarded by his allies, Nikolai unexpectedly sides with the rebels; wishing to put an end to the killing and repressing of the African people. In essence, the movie concerns Nikolai's struggle with his orders. At first he is an unwavering soldier who does precisely what he's told, but he soon develops a growing resistance to his orders before finally becoming outright disgusted about the Soviet and Cuban oppression in Africa. It's worth noting that the title is derived from the scorpion that's carved into Lundgren's bountiful chest (he earns the nickname Red Scorpion, in case you didn't figure that out for yourself).Red Scorpion is essentially a poorly-veiled knock-off of the Rambo movies (specifically the sequels), with the fictional Mombaka standing in for Afghanistan or Vietnam. Nikolai is basically John Rambo with a Russian accent, with Lundgren seemingly impersonating the trained killing machine. As directed by Joseph Zito (who orchestrated a bunch of Chuck Norris-inflicted carnage with Missing in Action), Red Scorpion proceeds with the logic of an adventure comic; playing out like a Saturday morning cartoon masquerading as a live-action feature film. Helicopters and tanks blow up everything in sight and many expendable soldiers do a lot of shooting, often to the musical accompaniment of Little Richard hits. Unfortunately, we've seen it all done before (from the desert landscape to the truck chase to the swooping helicopters), and we've seen it all done better as well. We've seen the muscles, too (the only difference is the faces).'80s action films are generally recognised for dishing up massive amounts of action and gratuitous violence. Unfortunately, Red Scorpion suffers from a fatal flaw - it tries to say something relevant about the world events of the time at the expense of brainless action. If done properly, drama and seriousness in the context of an action movie can work, but a great deal of this movie is dull and uninteresting (outside of the action, that is). A lot of the runtime is devoted to the Dolphster (at his most buffest) strolling around the desert as he begins to develop a conscience. Where's all the action? The love interest? Red Scorpion contains too much preaching and moralising to satisfy in the same way the Rambo movies did. But at least the action, however limited it is, entertains to no end. Zito crafts a number of chaotic, exciting (yet still daft) shootouts. The final battle in particular is a humdinger.Considering the budget and target audience, Red Scorpion pretty much achieves its modest goals. Draggy patches notwithstanding, this is an entertaining action movie featuring Dolph Lundgren at the peak of his physical form along with a healthy dosage of one-liners. In the end, however, the film offers nothing new, and the twist of making the hero a Russian is hardly enough to extend the film's appeal beyond the audience of hardcore action fans or loyal Dolph Lundgren followers. If you do not fall into any of the abovementioned categories, give it a miss.
Edi L (de) wrote: The greatest gym scene ever!
Jag S (nl) wrote: you don't know what is meant by stand up until you've seen this!!!!!
Dane W (de) wrote: Donnie Darko takes that extra step other films dare not too. Perplexing yet valiant, Richard Kelly shows ingenious dialouge and an engrossing story one can acknowledge with Gyllenhaal's marvelous performance.