A group of eccentric assassins are fed up with Gunther, the world's greatest hitman, and decide to kill him, but their plan turns into a series of bungled encounters as Gunther seems to always be one step ahead.
Dave 'Squatch' Ward,
Aaron Roman (Gores) is a teenager with cerebral palsy who dreams of starring in a big-time action movie. When his father (Mantegna) grants Aaron his wish for his 18th birthday, he experiences the reality a bit hard to manage.
Two strangers' lives become inextricably bound together after a devastating plane crash. Inspired by actual events, AFTERMATH tells a story of guilt and revenge after an air traffic controller's (Scoot McNairy) error causes the death of a construction foreman's (Arnold Schwarzenegger) wife and daughter.
In the opening scene at his construction site, Roman (Schwarzenegger) teases a fellow worker with the line - ("Don't worry) You're fired!" - a catchphrase from the TV series The Apprentice (2004) on which he was host. See more »
At the accident scene, partially intact fuselage sections are shown, with identifiable bodies inside, still strapped in their seats. Roman cradles the intact body of his loved one. In actuality when aircraft wreckage descends from such a height (9,000 ft., 6,000 ft., whatever) aircraft wreckage becomes pulverized and human remains are reduced to unrecognizable pieces of tissue. See more »
Maybe I should spend less time at the cemetery. The only thing is that Nadiya and Olena are there. They can't leave. So I go there and visit them, because... they can't go anywhere. They can't...
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Written by James Pierpont (uncredited)
[Incorrectly credited as Traditional]
Arrangement by Mark Todd
Performed by Phil Jeffrey See more »
Arnold, being a reverse Terminator, sought something human at any cost.
He obsesses, stalks, and tracks them down with only a photo in his hand, then kills. Is that a dramatic performance or the Terminator? Except it's not saving the future he wants but redeeming the past. The mind and grief is already time travel. It implants the moment into 'ever-present.' Now we have science, not murder, such as EMDR for treatment; though treating PTSD is interesting as one might not realize going into it they were quite comfortable with their grief; and how frightening to return to revel in it and it's not there.
I sense this is why Arnold's remorse is so genuine, that he prefers the other hell. Of course this is a screenwriting invention, as the actual real life counterpart was quite proud of how it all unfolded, even becoming a national hero in his country.
I was hoping he would sue the airline for tens of millions, and we the audience would be like, 'Oh yes, what would I do with that much cash?' But he really just wants the 'sorry' and that's how the film was conceived as an unstoppable vs immovable, since the airlines are not allowed to take any responsibility at all and Arnold, being a reverse Terminator, sought something human at any cost.
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