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R| 2 hr. 21 min.

Plot Summary
Secretly a spy but thought by his family to be a dull salesman, Harry Tasker (Arnold Schwarzenegger) is tracking down nuclear missiles in the possession of Islamic jihadist Aziz (Art Malik). Harry's mission is complicated when he realizes his neglected wife, Helen (Jamie Lee Curtis), is contemplating an affair with Simon (Bill Paxton), a used-car salesman who claims he's a spy. When Aziz kidnaps Harry and Helen, the secret agent must save the world and patch up his marriage at the same time.

Cast: Arnold Schwarzenegger , Jamie Lee Curtis , Tom Arnold , Bill Paxton , Tia Carrere , Art Malik , Eliza Dushku , Grant Heslov

Director: James Cameron

Genres: Action

Distributor: 20th Century Fox, Argentina Video Home

True Lies (1994)

Release Date: July 15th, 1994|2 hr. 21 min.

critic reviews (10)
fan reviews ( 2 )
  • 50
    Susan Wloszczyna USA Today

    Let others recharge that tired Die Hard formula. Cameron invents a new kind of family therapy that saves your marriage and the world. [15 Jul 1994 Pg. 01.D] show more

  • 100
    Rick Groen The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

    Director James Cameron always works on a mega- canvas, yet he's brought off something unique here. show more

  • 88
    TV Guide

    On the surface, True Lies is an affectionate homage to James Bond movies, ratcheted up to meet the action/adventure expectations of today's audiences. show more

  • April 09, 2010 Emswan2004
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    Aha ha ha ha this one's funny, ******** also disturbing, in that the 'small' nuclear explosion which occurs in the movie is sooo very unrealistic, and that's an understatement. In this movie, they say " You must be at least 12 miles away to be out of harms way." HUH!!! You'd really have to be on the other side of the continent, at least! Where was the tidal wave, and oh yeah, none of the windows in the buildings blew out, not to mention seeing the stars 'watch' the explosion! Noone goes blind, not even temporarily. Oh yeah, and then there's the radioactive fallout.... never even mentioned here. Yep, this is a comedy alright, but I'm not really laughing, as this gives young people the very false idea that one could survive a nuclear explosion at close range. FALSE

  • June 13, 2008 dglowicki
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    I love this movie. The chemistry between Jamie Lee and Arnold is almost tangible. Every time it is on I try and watch it. I especially like the lines: Helen-"Have you ever killed anyone?" Harry-"Yes but they were all bad."

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