action movies where women die off-screen

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Universal Soldier - The Return - (1999 movie) poster

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https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0176269/
was unisolthereturn.com

A previously-failed super-soldier program doesn't actually get buried after all, and everyone regrets that when its maintainers try to take over.

It's too heavy on the music, but it's generally okay.

  • Properly titled Universal Soldier: The Return



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Luke's character is on the poster but not in the movie
Luke's character is on the poster but not in the movie

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https://www.imdb.com/title/tt2527336/
https://www.starwars.com/films/star-wars-episode-viii-the-last-jedi [ 1 ] was https://www.starwars.com/the-last-jedi/

A fan edit of Star Wars - The Last Jedi - (2017 movie). It's actually quite good, though its ending is incomplete.

Supergirl is super, and something about the last of the fleet that isn't the last, and shit characters and shit writing.

The earlier movies are mandatory for this. If you thought the earlier movies were shit, then this is the nail in the coffin. Just let the franchise die.

  • Properly titled Episode VIII - The Last Jedi



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Star Wars - The Rise of Skywalker - (2019 movie) poster

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https://www.imdb.com/title/tt2527338/
https://www.starwars.com/films/star-wars-episode-ix-the-rise-of-skywalker

Supergirl supers superly.

Oh my god this is trash from every angle. Bad writing, bad acting, bad .. just bad everything everywhere always. It has no high points. Disney can suck a dick.

  • AKA Star Wars: Episode IX - The Rise of Skywalker



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Kesari - (2019 movie) poster

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https://www.imdb.com/title/tt6264938/
(trailer)

The story of [ 1 ] the seven samurai [ 2 ] the 47 ronin the 21 Sihks defending a fort.

It's not too over-the-top Bollywood, so it's a perfectly watchable "yay us" hero story.

  • Based on actual events.



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47 Ronin - (2013 movie) poster

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https://www.imdb.com/title/tt1335975/
(home page archive)

47 samurai are exiled when their master is framed, and vow revenge against those responsible.

A decent enough movie; watchable and forgettable.



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Split - (2016 movie) poster

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https://www.imdb.com/title/tt4972582/
https://www.uphe.com/movies/split (redirect)

A man struggles with a split personality disorder, turning to an unlikely group of young women for counseling. Haha, just kidding it's a kidnapping-horror movie.

Amazing acting, good writing, good all around. It's contained, straightforward and engaging. It was assembled well enough that I didn't take many notes.



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Gemini Man - (2019 movie) poster

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https://www.imdb.com/title/tt1025100/

A government assassin learns he has been cloned by a rogue lab bent on raising an army of perfect soldiers.

A fair movie. It brings nothing new or interesting, and has generally uninspired writing and action. Thinking back on it, it does seem derivative of so many other movies.



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Joker - (2019 movie) image

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https://www.imdb.com/title/tt7286456/
https://www.joker.movie/

A boy is abused, gets hit on the head, is institutionalized and has a daydream.

Raises the bar for acting with this character. A good movie, but definitely not traditional. Riveting without a particularly obvious thread. It could have been a whole lot better, but it would have needed to delve into the true and far darker roots of the main character; his mother, and you can't do that because she's a woman.

After watching this movie I just realized I didn't see the earlier one. Whoops.



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TODO - To watch with commentary and all the bonus material.

Willow - (1988 movie) poster

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https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0096446/
https://www.lucasfilm.com/productions/willow/

An evil sorcerer queen hunts a baby who's prophesied to kill her, but the baby is being spirited away by a pair of unlikely heroes: A scoundrel and a gnome.

Fun as hell. Mandatory viewing.



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