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7 Best Arnold Schwarzenegger Movie Camoes, Ranked

The Predator prequel Prey has been a big hit with fans, even if it didn’t feature a cameo from the original star, Arnold Schwarzenegger. But as big of a star as Schwarzenegger has been, he has shown a real willingness to pop up in various movies with small and entertaining cameo appearances.

With such a big and iconic personality, many of these cameo appearances play on Schwarzenegger’s reputation in movies. Others allow him to embrace his underrated comedic skills. While they might be brief appearances, these Schwarzenegger cameos are certainly memorable.


Dr. Dolittle 2 (2001)

Eddie Murphy talking to a bear in Dr Dolittle 2

The original Dr. Dolittle was a charming and entertaining family comedy starring Eddie Murphy as a doctor who discovers that he can hear animals talking. While the sequel seemed to suggest the movie’s premise had already run out of steam, it continued the trend from the original of featuring a number of cameos from actors voicing the various animals, including Bob Odenkirk and Norm MacDonald.

Schwarzenegger lent his voice to the brief role of a white wolf who teaches Lucky the dog how to properly mark his territory. With the strong Austrian accent, Schwarzenegger’s voice is instantly recognizable as the animal and he delivers some of the most iconic Schwarzenegger movie quotes in case fans didn’t notice who he was.

Terminator: Salvation (2009)

The T-800 skeleton in Terminator Salvation

Technically speaking, Schwarzenegger doesn’t appear in a cameo in Terminator: Salvation but his famous face does make a memorable appearance. This fourth Terminator movie was the first that didn’t star Schwarzenegger. And despite Christian Bale taking the lead role as adult John Connor, Schwarzenegger’s presence was sorely missed.

The closest thing fans get is John being confronted by an early creation of Schwarzenegger’s iconic T-800 character. Unfortunately, the potential of the moment is let down by the lackluster CGI used to bring back a younger version of the villain. However, it is exciting to see Schwarzenegger return even in such an unexpected way and cements that the Terminator is one iconic character that should never be recast.

The Long Goodbye (1973)

Arnold Schwarzenegger shirtless next to Elliot Gould in The Long Goodbye

Given that he would eventually go on to become the biggest movie star of all time, it is a lot of fun seeing Schwarzenegger pop up in some of his small early roles. It is particularly mind-blowing to watch the excellent noir mystery The Long Goodbye and see Schwarzenegger’s small role as a wordless goon.

This adaptation of Raymond Chandler’s novel stars Elliott Gould as private detective Philip Marlowe who finds himself implicated in a murder. Though he doesn’t have any lines, Schwarzenegger stands out with his muscular stature as a goon who briefly roughs up Marlowe. With such a small early role, it is wild to see how far Schwarzenegger has come since then.

Around The World In 80 Days (2004)

Arnold Schwarzenegger in royal clothes in Around the World in 80 Days

Around the World in 80 Days is the first time Schwarzenegger shared the screen with fellow action icon Jackie Chan. Although fans hoping to see these superstars fight will be disappointed, Schwarzenegger does at least get to add a comedic spark to the movie with his silly cameo.

The adventure comedy remake is set in the 19th century and follows a British inventor and his valet who embark on a trip around the world where they meet all kinds of colorful characters. The movie features a number of cameos, including Kathy Bates and Owen Wilson. But Schwarzenegger briefly steals the show as Prince Hapi, a self-centered ruler who only cares about giant parties and marrying as many wives as he can.

Dave (1993)

Arnold Schwarzenegger with Kevin Kline in the Oval Office in Dave

The political comedy Dave has such a winning and fun premise that it doesn’t even really need a cameo from Schwarzenegger in order to be great. Kevin Kline stars as a man who shares an uncanny resemblance to the President of the United States. When the President is incapacitated, he is recruited to stand in for him.

Amidst the wacky and funny political misadventures, the White House gets a visit from Arnold Schwarzenegger himself who is there to promote his health program for children. It is fun seeing Schwarzenegger playing himself in a grounded way in a movie. Instead of relying on his iconic status, he plays the straight man to Kline’s comedic abilities in his brief appearance.

The Rundown (2003)

Dwayne Johnson with a torn shirt in The Rundown

Once Schwarzenegger started moving towards a political career, Hollywood was looking for a new larger-than-life figure who could take his place as the biggest action star. Wrestler turned actor Dwayne Johnson proved he had what it takes in the wild and entertaining action adventure The Rundown.

Johnson plays a bounty hunter sent to the Amazon to find a target. In the opening scene, Johnson’s character enters a club for his first action sequence of the movie. As he is walking in, he passes Arnold Schwarzenegger who simply says to him, “Have fun.” Though it is a blink-and-miss-it appearance, it feels like a really cool moment of Schwarzenegger passing the torch to the next generation of action stars.

The Expendables (2010)

Arnold Schwarzenegger talking to Sylvester Stallone in The Expendables

Sylvester Stallone assembled a very impressive cast of action stars for The Expendables, including Jason Statham and Jet Li. But even with the movie’s huge action sequences, perhaps the most exciting moment was seeing a conversation between Stallone and fellow action movie icons, Bruce Willis and Schwarzenegger.

The single scene appearance finds Stallone’s hero Barney Ross being recruited by the mysterious Mr. Church (Willis) for a job only for his old colleague Trench (Schwarzenegger) to show up. With the obvious animosity between the characters, it is a lot of fun to see the two stars butting heads. And while fans would have to wait until the sequels to see Trench get in on the action scenes, there are still some great inside jokes to make this appearance the best of the franchise.
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‘I am officially off the market’: When Margot Robbie revealed she made the ‘conscious’ decision of not dating actors

Margot Robbie revealed her decision to not date actors because of the media scrutiny that came with a public relationship of two high-profile actors
Back in 2015, A-lister Margot Robbie made a declaration that she would not be dating any actors. The actress may have alluded to her fiance Tom Ackerley, who she married the following year in 2016. In an exclusive interview with Marie Claire, she revealed that being in a relationship as an actor herself came with its own set of challenges. She believed that dating someone who was popular would add on to the media scrutiny.

Margot Robbie opened up on why she made a conscious decision to not date actorsTalking to Marie Claire, she claimed, “I am officially off the market.” She then shared the reasoning behind her decision and added, “I made a conscious decision not to date actors.” She continued to explain, “But not because I hate actors. That’s a nasty generalization to make, and that’s not the case. People take such an interest in your love life when you have a profile, it puts a lot of stress on a relationship.”
The Barbie actress continued, “So two people with profiles, I figure it’s just double the amount of scrutiny, and I’d like to avoid that at all costs.” This came after reports of her locking lips with Tarzan co-star Alexander Skarsgard started making rounds. It was reported that she was caught kissing the actor during the Sundance Film Festival.

Margot Robbie revealed she opted for a minimal lifestyle even after becoming an actorIn the interview, Robbie also opened up about how she was adapting to fame. She shared, “I have a normal 24-year-old life. If I were a waitress, I’d probably have the exact same lifestyle. I’d go to the same clubs I go to already, live in the same house with the same housemates, hang out with the same people.”
However, Margot Robbie tied the knot with Tom Ackerley who is an English producer and actor. The duo met on the sets of 2013 movie Suite Francaise where Tom was working as an assistant director. Post marriage, both of them launched their production company LuckyChap Entertainment.

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Monica Bellucci and Tin Burton at lunch in the restaurant in Selci Lama

For All Saints’ Day, the Hollywood star from Tiferno returned to his native Umbria to enjoy a moment of relaxation and then visit his parentsOn the occasion of the All Saints’ Day celebrations, the Hollywood star of Tiferno origin, Monica Bellucci, returned to her native Umbria to enjoy a moment of relaxation and to visit her father Pasquale and her mother Brunella.Flanked by her current partner Tim Burton, she went to lunch, together with about twenty old friends, at the Osteria del Musicista, which has always been her favorite restaurant, in Selci Lama.Menu dedicated to typical dishes of the area, which includes an appetizer with breadsticks lined with coppa, duck in porchetta and grilled pork livers, polenta with wild boar sauce accompanied by the very typical cappelletti in broth.To conclude, a dessert based on fried “ciaccia” with Nutella and roasted chestnuts.
Having paid the bill and greeted the restaurant owner and lifelong friend, Roberto Polchi, Monica brought home cappelletti and broth for a family dinner.

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‘Rocky’ Was Quite Different In His Original Screenplay, Sylvester Stallone Claims

Sylvester Stallone took his friend’s advice on a rewrite of the original screenplay to Rocky. A few tweaks later, he was on his way to major success.
In the new Netflix documentary Sly, Stallone discussed how he initially conceived of the project, which had a much harder edge. In the early version, Rocky was depicted as a “thuggish” character, inspired by Martin Scorsese’s crime drama, Mean Streets.

But Stallone’s perspective changed when a friend read the script and thought the boxer was too cruel for audiences to actually care about him.
Stallone recalled her crying.

“She goes, ‘I hate Rocky. I hate him. He’s cruel. He hits people. He beats them up.’”
Stallone took it to heart, and asked what he could do to soften the character.

“I said, ‘what if you stop short of it?’ Like, maybe he almost did. He could have, that’s his job, but he doesn’t?’ ‘That’d be nice,’” he added. “I said, ‘What if he had a girlfriend or something?’ ‘Yeah, that’s nice.’ So I go back, start writing that: ‘Girlfriend. Nice.’”
$117 million in box office later, a franchise was born.

Stallone also revealed that actor Dolph Lundgren sent him to the hospital during one fight scene in Rocky IV.
“Dolph Lundgren… he pulverized me,” Stallone says in the documentary. “Later that night, my heart started to swell—which happens when the heart hits the chest—and then my blood pressure went up to 260, and they thought I was going to be talking to angels. Next thing I know, I’m in intensive care, where I’m surrounded by nuns, and I thought, ‘OK, that’s curtains.’”
Stallone was in the hospital for nine days following the incident, praying for “one more round.”
“For the first minute of the fight, it is going to be a free-for-all,” Stallone told Lundgren. The Swedish actor joked in a separate interview that all he did was “obey orders,” explaining, “[Stallone] was the boss. I did what he told me.”
Doctors allegedly told Stallone that he received a blow to the ribs that made his heart rattle around in his ribcage, a condition typically seen in head-on collisions. “I did hit a bus, of sorts,” Stallone joked.

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