Danny Madigan (Austin O’Brien) is the world’s biggest Jack Slater (Arnold Schwarzenegger) fan. The fourth Jack Slater film is on the verge of release and Danny gets a sneak preview thanks to a friendly projectionist. But, during one of the film’s action sequences Danny is transported into the movie by a magical ticket where he gets to meet his hero. When the movie’s villain Benedict (Charles Dance) gets his hands on the ticket and uses it to enter own realm Slater and Danny must return to the real world to stop him. Last Action Hero combines over-the-top action riffing on the clichés of ‘80s and ‘90s cinema whilst demonstrating Schwarzenegger’s willingness to poke fun at his own image.
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