True Lies

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True Lies is a 1994 action movie directed by James Cameron. It stars Arnold Schwarzenegger, Jamie Lee Curtis, and Tom Arnold. Bill Paxton, Tia Carrere and Art Malik also feature, and Eliza Dushku makes an early appearance as Schwarzenegger's daughter.

This action-adventure movie is largely tongue-in-cheek. Arnold Schwarzenegger and Tom Arnold play spies. Harry Tasker (Schwarzenegger) is married to Helen (Curtis), who thinks he's a simple salesman. The movie engages in international intrigue, smuggling, terrorism and nuclear weaponry. In the process, Helen, unbeknownst to her husband, and unaware of his true occupation, tries to become involved in spycraft herself. The movie relies heavily on stunts, often performed by Schwarzenegger and Curtis themselves.

Some critics have accused this movie of being misogynistic with the hero using his agency's resources to stalk and frighten his wife whom he suspects is having an affair. Others have criticized the film for depicting Arabs as terrorists (though the roles of terrorists in the movie are played by actors of various Oriental origins, including an Armenian and a Jew.) Others still have praised it as one of Schwarzenegger's better movies.

The movie is an extended remake of the 1991 French film La Totale, directed by Claude Zidi and starring Thierry Lhermite and Miou-Miou.

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