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Old 02-16-2013, 03:55 AM   #116
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Default Re: Are Old School Action Movies Dead?

Originally Posted by bullets View Post
I feel like this is the year of Old School Action movies.

The Last Stand , Bullet to the Head , Parker , Die Hard 5 , Snitch , The Tomb, and Fast and the Furious 6. Also they are rebooting Jack Ryan. Some might only be moderately successful ,but it seems revitalized for now. The only difference is that Stallone and Arnold are no longer considered mega stars. Which is a shame because they both can convincingly pull it off.
I think this was more of a last gasp for old school action movies than anything else. The last stand, bullet to the heard, parker all bombed. Die Hard 5 has been brutalized in the reviews and i'm wagering may face a similar fate.

Out of that list only fast and furious is probably going to be a smash and i for sure wouldn't call that franchise an "old school action movie" series.

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