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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 15
Cast
Arnold Schwarzenegger
Rodrigo Santoro
Jaimie Alexander
Peter Stomare
Harry Dean Stanton
Jonny Knoxville
Forest Whitaker
Genesis Rodriguez
Luis Guzmán
Directors
Kim Jee-woon
Screenwriters
Andrew Knauer
Running Time
107 minutes

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The Alamo? Try the Arniemo


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Plot
A crafty cartel boss (Noriega) busts out of FBI custody and heads for the Mexican border. There’s only one man that can thwart his plan to cross over near the town of Sommerton: its pencil-pushing sheriff (Schwarzenegger).


Verdict
Arnie’s toe-dip back into the action-cinema pool is a daft bit of fluff rather than a bruising mission statement. Get through the plot and you’ll be rewarded with 30 minutes of whirligig mayhem.


Reviewed by Nick de Semlyen

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