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Arnold Schwarzenegger: 5 More Awesome Performances And 5 That Sucked

The Escape Plan Despite apparently retiring, Arnie is back on the big screens this weekend with the release of Escape Plan, the action caper teaming the former Governator back up with Sylvester Stallone. The bones might ache a bit more, and the muscles might take more time to heal, but the pair celebrate genre conventions like old pros, and combine to make Escape Plan far more than just another film starring Vinnie Jones and 50 Cent. Schwarzenegger is a difficult prospect for anyone looking to break down his career: he is a curiously polarising figure, making films that are universally hated without necessarily offering a bad performance (like End Of Days) and generally being counted as an acquired taste. But as we discussed in our original 5 Awesome Performances & 5 That Sucked for the Terminator star, there is more than enough variety in the success of his performances to perpetuate his star even now. And it is that continued reach - which will see at least six more Arnie projects in the next couple of years - that warrants a second portrait in this very column, making Schwarzenegger only the second actor to enjoy the privilege of a sequel, rather fittingly following Expendables co-star Bruce Willis. Perhaps one day we'll complete the Expendables tri-fector, but for now attention turns back to the man formerly known as Arnold Strong, which is somewhat at odds with this image... Arnie Drag Gif Come with me if you want to read.
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