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The Ultimate Guide To Arnold Schwarzenegger Trailers
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Total Recall (1990)

Director: Paul Verhoeven

Starring: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Rachel Ticotin, Sharon Stone, Michael Ironside

Film in a sentence: A bored construction worker heads to a memory implant service to have something exciting fired into his noggin before something goes terribly wrong and he ends up getting his ass to Mars. Or does he?

Best bit in the trailer: Arnie’s massive head. No, not the lady head with the explosive surprise – the huge red-then-blue Arnie head that floats through space at the beginning for no apparent reason. That one.

Arnold fact: All of the crew succumbed to a virulent stomach infection during the film’s Mexico-based shoot – the only ones to escape were producer Ronald Shusett and Schwarzenegger himself, the former by drinking only boiled or bottled water, the latter by only eating food especially brought in from America.
 

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1 Total Recall
The Total Recall trailer here is actually an amalgam of the teaser and the main trailer in one... So the floating head is your favorite bit n the Teaser... But what about the main trailer? (Sorry for being pedantic... ;) More

Posted by Iago 1979 on Tuesday October 23, 2012, 14:46

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Bill Duke not Bull Duke. Needed saying. More

Posted by gwd80 on Monday October 15, 2012, 22:31

3 next year it will be 20 years since he made a good movie
True Lies in 1993 then 20 years of meh. Heres hoping he chooses his next films wisely and goes out on a high. More

Posted by Notmyrealusername on Saturday October 13, 2012, 16:21

4 Elfman at the end
In reference to you talking about the "Batman and Robin" trailer, that's Elliot Goldenthal's revamped Batman theme that plays throughout the bulk of the trailer. For some reason, they do toss in Elfman's much superior version at the end which, as you said, gets ruined by that odd "whooshing" sound. Not sure if you meant just that bit or thought that Elfman did the score for the whole film? More

Posted by EriCritic on Saturday October 13, 2012, 01:15


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